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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Free community shows announced for College’s planetarium

February 2, 2015 | Free Shows
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for February, March, and April.
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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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Physics Colloquium continues Jan. 30 with new planetarium show

January 28, 2015 | news2015
Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe, a new full-dome show at Anderson Hancock Planetarium, will help kick off the spring portion of Marietta College’s Physics Colloquium on Friday, Jan. 30.
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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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Marietta’s Dr. Wehrman to appear on C-SPAN 3 Saturday, Jan. 17

January 12, 2015 | CSPAN
Marietta College’s Dr. Andrew Wehrman is appearing on C-SPAN 3 at 9:20 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, as he’ll discuss smallpox in Revolutionary era America.
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Marietta bids farewell to Class of 2015

May 3, 2015 | Commencement 2015
John Beale ’71 has never been shy of taking a risk, and he wanted to make sure Marietta College’s Class of 2015 understood why it is important to embrace those opportunities when they come around.
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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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College hosting Regional Community Forum on Public Education

April 4, 2014 | news2015
Quality public education is typically considered one of the top factors when families consider what community to raise their children. In an effort to look at many factors impacting education, Marietta College’s Education Department is hosting a Regional Community Forum on Public Education at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Alma...
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College to welcome 300 to alumni ranks at 178th Commencement

April 28, 2015 | Commencement 2015
In less than one week, approximately 300 seniors will don their caps and gowns, preparing for that special moment when they get to turn their tassels and officially become graduates of Marietta College. Though she’s looking forward to this weekend, Kelsey Jeffery ’15 (The Plains, Ohio) is also experiencing mixed feelings about what this...
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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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Celebrating academic achievement

April 15, 2015 | All Scholars Day
With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. But his preparation techniques were a little unconventional.
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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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Fans invited to 17th annual Community Baseball Day on April 18

April 7, 2015 | Community Baseball Day
Spring in the Mid-Ohio Valley doesn’t officially begin until Marietta College conducts the annual Community Baseball Day. The 17th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 when the Etta Express hosts Ohio Northern in a key Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Don Schaly Stadium.
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Class of 2019 ready to arrive at Marietta College

August 12, 2015 | Class of 2019
Most of the 350 new Marietta College students will begin arriving on campus Sunday, Aug. 16, as they begin a new adventure as Pioneers. Families will begin arriving on campus at 8 a.m. — and maybe earlier — to start the freshman move-in process. President Joseph W. Bruno and his wife, Diane, will be there to greet many members of the Class...
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Public Education forum returns to Marietta College on April 15

March 31, 2015 | Education
For a second consecutive year, Marietta College is hosting a Regional Community Forum on Public Education that is designed to educate community members on many of the factors that impact the public school system. Marietta is hosting a forum from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The event is free and open to...
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Marietta makes Princeton Review’s Best Colleges Rankings

August 7, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Princeton Review’s 2016 issue of The Best 380 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released earlier this week.
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Institute for Learning in Retirement makes $10,000 donation to College

March 18, 2015 | The Marietta Fund
Marietta College’s Institute for Learning in Retirement may be as popular as ever. When a new round of eight-week courses began on Monday, the program had as many as 250 students registered for at least one of the six classes. In its 23rd year of providing enriching courses to people of retirement age in the region, members of the ILR are...
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Alumni support helps Marietta surpass annual giving goal

July 22, 2015 | The Marietta Fund
Brandee Norris , Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, knew that reaching the $1.85 million Marietta Fund goal was critically important to the College.
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PioPitch program makes debut on March 19

March 11, 2015 | PioPitch
Tyler Baltzell ’15 (Dayton, Ohio) and Alina Kielbasa ’15 (Austintown, Ohio) will make Marietta College history on Thursday, March 19. The seniors will be the first students to participate in PioPitch, a program that was designed to connect students with local entrepreneurs and business leaders and allows them to “pitch” an idea.
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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 sending 3 students to annual USNA Leadership Conference

December 16, 2015 | Leadership
Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business is sponsoring three students to attend the United States Naval Academy’s Leadership Conference from Jan. 24-27.
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