Marietta College Partners with Barnes & Noble to Manage Campus Bookstore

July 1, 2015 | Bookstore
Barnes & Noble College has been named the new operator of Marietta College’s bookstore, school officials announced today. The existing bookstore staff will stay on and transition to new management, which will take effect July 6, 2015.
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Founders Day speaker remembers mentor, friend — Dr. Richard Krause

February 13, 2015 | Founders Day 2015
This year’s Founders Day followed in tradition by honoring esteemed Marietta College faculty and staff. However, this year differed because of the focus placed on celebrating the life of one of Marietta’s most revered alums.
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Tropical experience helps students relate to conservational leadership

June 5, 2015 | Education Abroad
From seeing howler monkeys and stingrays up close and personal, to experiencing the diverse and unique ecosystems of a dry forest, cloud forest and rainforest, the three weeks that Nell ’18 (Perry, Ohio) and Hayley Cormack ’18 (Perry, Ohio) spent in Central America will be a time they will never forget.
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Marietta inducts 11 into Tau Pi Phi honorary

February 4, 2015 | Business & Economics
Marietta College’s Department of Business & Economics inducted 11 students into Tau Pi Phi, the national business honorary, on Feb. 3.
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Recent Marietta graduate receives ‘Critical Language’ scholarship

Marietta College’s Eric Miranda-Marin ’15 (Olmsted Falls, Ohio) is one of approximately 550 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Program in 2015.
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College to present 7th annual Christmas with the Concert Choir

December 2, 2015 | Christmas
Marietta College’s seventh annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra is going to have a couple new twists on Dec. 13. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. But this year the new Marietta Children’s...
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College to honor Dr. Krause ’47 at 180th Founders Day celebration

January 30, 2015 | Founders Day 2015
There are few alumni who are as notable or who gave back as much to Marietta College as Dr. Richard M. Krause ’47. Because of Krause’s distinguished career as well as his close involvement with Marietta College, he will be honored at the school’s 180th Founders Day ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 12. The program begins at 7 p.m. and also includes...
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College to present annual Fall Band Concert on Nov. 17

November 12, 2015 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Music Department will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, on Fenton Court.
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Professors, students discuss Charlie Hebdo attack

January 26, 2015 | Pizza & Politics
It’s unlikely a U.S. newspaper or magazine would have published the editorial cartoons that France’s Charlie Hebdo did in regards to Islam, according to Marietta College’s Dr. Mike Tager.
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Marietta College inducts 14 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2015 | Phi Beta Kappa
  Fourteen 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 27.
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Registration for Great Decision Series opens in November

October 27, 2015 | Great Decisions Series
Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership & Business will once again be hosting the Great Decision Series in early 2016.
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Former professor honored with 2nd Shields Award

January 9, 2015 | Shields Award
Dr. Mabry M. O’Donnell, McCoy and Hillyer Professor Emerita, became the first person ever recognized with winning two John Shields Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Pi Kappa Delta. O’Donnell, who advised Marietta College’s Forensics Program for more than 30 years, was presented with the plaque by a member of the National Council in...
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2015 graduate can add Ross Fellow to his résumé

April 28, 2015 | Ross Fellow
When Joe Andler ’15 (Canal Fulton, Ohio) moves out of his residence hall on May 3, he will likely take a few moments and reflect on the impact Marietta College has made on his life. “It hasn’t hit me yet that I won’t be here any more. It’s bittersweet in every bit of the word,” he said. “I’m ready to get on with my life, but I’m not excited...
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College unveils new, mobile-friendly website

October 12, 2015 | Website
It’s been a few weeks since students moved back to campus and the fall semester began, but today (Oct. 12, 2015) there’s another renewed sense of pride and excitement in Marietta College with the launch of a redesigned central website.
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Spring concerts feature talent of choirs, bands at Marietta

April 9, 2015 | Bands
Marietta College’s Department of Music is gearing up for its spring concert season, which begins with a Jazz Concert on Tuesday, April 14.
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Three-day Family Weekend begins Friday

September 15, 2015 | Family Weekend
Each year a special weekend, packed with unique activities and opportunities, is set aside to encourage fellowship with family and friends of current Marietta College students. For Ross Lidman ’18 (Liberty Township, Ohio), the excitement for the upcoming Family Weekend is beginning to intensify.
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PAC organizes impressive list of fall campus events

September 3, 2015 | PAC
The variety and quality of programming being brought to Marietta College’s campus has seen a significant improvement within just the past year. A lot of those positive changes are a direct result of the work of the students who comprise the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC). PAC is Marietta’s student-run organization that serves as the...
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Kennedy Clyde ’16 elected student body president for 2015-16

April 3, 2015 | Student Government
  Kennedy Clyde ’16 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2015-16.
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College presents yearlong series ‘Marietta’s Hidden Histories’

August 11, 2015 | Hidden HIstories
At times, it seems the histories of Marietta College and the City of Marietta are intertwined. This academic year, Marietta College plans to put a twist on this relationship by hosting Marietta’s Hidden Histories — six different presentations touching on the city’s interesting and colorful past. The series kicks off Monday, Sept. 28, with...
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McDonough to host sixth annual Leadership Conference April 10-11

March 26, 2015 | Leadership Conference
Marietta College will be host to a weekend of presentations, workshops, dialogues and more about the field of leadership as it relates to diverse topics on April 10-11.
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Marietta improves in annual Forbes.com rankings of U.S. Colleges

August 5, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
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Improvements to undergraduate research make big impact in Chemistry

March 13, 2015 | Undergraduate Research
Kaely Becker ’15 (Brunswick, Ohio) is tenacious. Her professors call her stubborn. No matter what adjective you want to use, her determination is a big reason why she will graduate this May as a published scholar.
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Marietta names Dr. Lisa P. Phillips new Dean of Students

July 22, 2015 | Dean of Students
Long-time student affairs leader Dr. Lisa P. Phillips, who has demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, has been named Dean of Students at Marietta College, effective Aug. 10.
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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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