New students learn about Marietta traditions at Matriculation

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation 2014
If the Class of 2018 walked away from the 2014 Matriculation ceremony with only one talking point it would have to be Marietta College cherishes tradition.
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Special viewing of '12 Years a Slave' in McDonough

February 12, 2014 | news2014
As part of Black History Month, Marietta College's Office of Diversity & Inclusion is hosting a special two-day showing of the Oscar-nominated movie "12 Years a Slave," on Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22. Both showings will take place in the Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and 2 p.m. Feb. 22.
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Marietta team reaches semifinals of EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge

May 9, 2014 | news2014
A three-student team from Instructor Lori Smith’s Advertising & Public Relations class placed in the semifinals of the 2014 EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge. All of the students in the class worked in three-person teams and developed an integrated marketing communication case for the client.  U by Kotex.
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Matriculation 2014: Dr. Karyn Sproles

August 22, 2014 | Matriculation
Dr. Karyn Sproles, Provost, delivered a charge to the students and faculty during the 2014 Matriculation ceremony at Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Listen to it here.  
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Students enjoy unexpected day off from class

February 4, 2014 | Snow Day
Ask any student and they’ll tell you a snow day never happens at Marietta College. On Monday, Feb. 3, they got a special treat and first “snow day” in five years.
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Marietta inducts 13 in prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2014 | news2014
Thirteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College. The ceremony was held in the Trustee Conference Room of the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Monday, April 28.
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Brett Lomman ’17

August 22, 2014 | news2014
Brett Lomman ’17 (Commodore, Pa.) always knew he was meant to be a student at Marietta College, but he didn’t always have a plan for what he’d do once he started here. 
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Physics Colloquium opens spring 2014 schedule on Jan. 24

January 20, 2014 | Physics Colloquium
Marietta College’s Physics Department has scheduled six presentations for the spring 2014 Physics Colloquium schedule.
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Big crowd expected for 16th annual Community Baseball Day

April 22, 2014 | Community Baseball Day
Don’t sit inside on a nice spring day, come on down to the 16th annual Community Baseball Day and be a part of the one of Marietta College's best traditions.
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Class of 2018 to move in and matriculate on Aug. 21

August 11, 2014 | news2014
In less than two weeks, Marietta College’s campus will be abuzz with more than 350 first-year students ready to start the fall semester. While some of them will have arrived earlier than the scheduled May 21 Move-In Day for a variety of activities, the majority of the Class of 2018 will officially join Marietta College on this day.
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MLK Jr. Week at Marietta

January 14, 2014 | MLK
Marietta College’s Office of Civic Engagement has eight programs scheduled for MLK Week, which will run from Jan. 20-28.
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Library hosting exhibit featuring Krause Collection art

November 19, 2014 | news2014
Beginning in November 2014 and extending through the Spring Semester, the Marietta College Legacy Library will be hosting Modern Art from the Krause Collection, an exhibit of four contemporary paintings from around the world. The paintings are available for public viewing in the Schwartz Fireplace Lounge on the first floor of the Legacy...
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All Scholars Day continues to improve each year

April 16, 2014 | All Scholars Day
In a nearly vacant Rickey 166, Tiffany New ’14 (Carroll, Ohio) was practicing her presentation one last time.
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Forbes places Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2014 | Annual Rankings
Forbes Magazine ranks Marietta College among “America’s Top Colleges,” according to its 2014 rankings, which were released recently. Marietta is ranked 414th overall in this year’s Forbes’ ranking of the 650 best colleges and universities in the nation. Marietta also ranks 18th among all Ohio four-year schools.
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College Police Department receives accreditation

January 9, 2014 | Campus Police
In June 2012, the Marietta College Police Department set its sights on becoming an accredited agency through the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) — a first for Marietta.
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College receives grant from energy foundation

November 14, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College is one of eight Ohio institutions that received a Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grant for 2014.
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McDonough hosts annual Leadership Conference April 11-12

April 3, 2014 | news2014
As the McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow each year, what makes it even more impressive is how the event is organized and presented by Marietta College students.
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New program provides needed resource for LGBT community

August 4, 2014 | LGBT
Just as you enter Coach Stacia Shrider’s office in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, you’ll notice a “Safe Zone” decal on her window.
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Double-bill closes out fall theatre schedule

November 7, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College’s Theatre Department is closing out the fall semester with a double-bill of “The Wayfarer” by Valery Briusov and “The Love Talker” by Deborah Pryor.
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Students Debate Today’s Surveillance Society in International Conference

March 28, 2014 | news2014
Mairetta College student Monica Short studying abroad this semester at IAU College in Aix-en-Provence, France participated in the 11th annual international student conference on U.S.-European relations entitled “Peace and Conflict in an Age of Total Surveillance.” Taking place on IAU’s Aix-en-Provence campus, the event was co-sponsored by...
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Science educators benefit from Rickey Summer Institute

July 8, 2014 | news2014
Gathering in a first floor lab in Rickey Science Center, a group of 17 teachers broke into small teams to work through a variety of lab experiments that will improve their ability to teach a specific physics topic to their high school students in the coming academic year.
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Marietta ranks among best schools on new Social Mobility Index

October 23, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College has been included among the best schools on the new Social Mobility Index (SMI) survey, which is co-sponsored by CollegeNet and PayScale. The SMI ranking emphasizes economic mobility and the extent that a college or university helps its students with family incomes below the national median to improve their social and...
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Forensics finishes 30th at Pi Kappa Delta Nationals

March 27, 2014 | news2014
Marietta College’s forensics team closed out the 2013-14 season by earning four awards and finishing 30th in the Overall Individual Events Sweepstakes at the Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind.
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Inaugural Multicultural Day scheduled for Oct. 24

October 9, 2014 | Multicultural Day
At the end of October, the various cultures represented on campus — from students who studied abroad, to the religious and societal cultures that make up Marietta College will be celebrated. The inaugural Multicultural Day at Marietta College, which is to be hosted by Pioneer Activities Counsel, will be held Friday, Oct. 24.
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NASA’s Bill Owen to deliver annual Krause Lecture on March 20

March 13, 2014 | news2014
Bill Owen of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be the speaker for the 2014 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science. Owen’s lecture will focus on Voyager and space exploration at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. NASA’s Voyager program launched two space probes in 1977 and both are still traveling...
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