Three Marietta College students selected for U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference in January

December 20, 2017 | Leadership
For three McDonough Leadership scholars, the spring semester will begin like normal, but after just one week of classes, they will depart campus again, not for home but for Annapolis, Maryland, where the 2018 The U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference is being held from Jan. 21-24.
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Local non-profits benefit from College’s furniture donation

August 10, 2017 | Service
A small team of local high school students spent Wednesday afternoon in school, though they weren’t actually hitting the books. Instead of showing off their brainpower, the students — most of whom attended Marietta High School and Parkersburg Catholic High School — used their arm and leg strength to haul traditional single-seat classroom...
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AAF partners with justAjar for Cookies and Cards event

February 17, 2017 | AAF
The Marietta College chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently offered students a glimpse into a facet of the design world not often seen by people today. On Friday, February 10th the AAF club hosted a Cards and Cookies event at justAjar, a graphic design and letterpress studio in downtown Marietta. The event was put on...
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Music alumni to perform during Homecoming festivities

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
More than 750 alumni and friends are registered for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming, but four are former music students who will perform at different times on Saturday, Oct. 21st.
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College hosting area middle, high school students in inaugural Junior PioPitch on April 27

April 17, 2017 | Junior PioPitch
With the great success and promising growth seen in the PioPitch Program over the last two years, Marietta College’s Entrepreneurship program is setting forth to collaborate with another segment of the increasingly entrepreneurial local community. From 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27th, the inaugural Junior PioPitch program will take...
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Marietta College, Washington State team up to provide affordable options to undergraduates

December 19, 2017 | WSCC2MC
The education opportunities in the Pioneer City have become more expansive thanks to a new partnership between Marietta College and Washington State Community College (WSCC).
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Marietta makes Princeton Review’s Best Colleges rankings

August 8, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Princeton Review’s 2018 issue of The Best 382 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The new listings were released Monday. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 158 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2018. A total of 658 colleges...
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Alums returning for Spring 2017 Physics Colloquium

February 10, 2017 | STEM
Marietta College’s Physics Colloquium Series is made even more special this semester as each speaker is a member of The Long Blue Line. Xiaoyue (Sally) Ni ’12, will kick off the spring portion of the series at noon, Friday, February 17th, when she speaks on the topic of “Probing Microplasticity: The Mechanical Noise in Metal’s Pre-yield...
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Music Therapy facilities

October 13, 2017 | Music Therapy
Ten months after receiving a generous $1 million gift from Don '81 and Leslie Straub Ritter '85, Marietta College is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the renovated space housing Music Therapy facilities and a recording studio at 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 20th. The facilities are located in McKinney Hall are part of the...
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 21st

April 11, 2017 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to present a group exhibition of new works created by artists and designers in the Class of 2017. “Made,” the Senior Art & Design Capstone Exhibition, will run from April 21st-May 7th in the Atrium Gallery on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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Sports Management students working behind the scenes at Boca Raton Bowl

December 12, 2017 | Student News
Liz Nedved ’20 (Circleville, Ohio) didn’t expect an opportunity like this in her first semester of Marietta College’s Sports Management program. After changing her major following her freshmen year, Nedved has dived right into her new program of study with a passion and will accompany six other students from the program this December to...
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Marietta College hosting solar eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21

August 3, 2017 | solar eclipse
Marietta College, which should experience about an 86 percent eclipse within the city limits, and the College's Physics Department are hosting a solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, Aug. 21, for anyone who wants to view the exciting event. “In Marietta, we should experience about 86 percent of the Sun’s disk being blocked by the moon,”...
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McDonough bloggers sharing experience with students on campus

January 27, 2017 | Bloggers
Students in Global Leadership (LEAD 203) will get the chance to hear about the real-world application of their curriculum as two McDonough Scholars serve as “McDonough Worldwide Bloggers” during the Spring 2017 semester. “The McDonough Worldwide Blogging is a program that allows McDonough Scholars to blog while studying abroad,” said Dr....
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‘Last Chance U’ star Brittany Wagner to speak at Marietta on March 1

October 5, 2017 | Sports Management
Brittany Wagner, who quickly became the star of the Netflix docu-series Last Chance U, will visit Marietta College on Thursday, March 1st, to lecture about the importance of students maintaining focus on their academics.
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College inducts 10 into inaugural Mu Psi Kappa music honorary

April 10, 2017 | Honorary
Marietta College’s Music Department accomplished a long-standing goal when it established a chapter of Mu Psi Kappa, a music honorary, on Friday, April 7th.
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Senior art student participates in prestigious New York drawing marathon

September 23, 2017 | Art
It took a little nudge from a professor to get Hailey Bennett ’18 to apply for the New York Studio School Drawing Marathon that was held in September. Even then, Bennett was still hesitant about the possibility of spending a week in New York City doing almost nothing but drawing. “I didn’t expect to be accepted,” she says. “However, they...
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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Exhibition to feature work of former professor William Gerhold

September 28, 2017 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department’s newest exhibition will showcase the work of William Gerhold, a nature lover, and former Marietta professor. “Nature, Landscape, and Essence: Selected Artwork by William Gerhold,” will open in Gallery 310 on Friday, October 20th with an opening reception and music by Sadie Johnson ’19 from 4:00-6:00 p.m....
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Clinical Ethicist selected to be 2017-18 Executive-in-Residence

April 4, 2017 | Executive-in-Residence
Dr. Alexandra Perry, Clinical Ethicist at INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named the 2017-18 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College’s McDonough Center for Leadership and Business. Perry, who taught at the McDonough Center from 2013-15, will focus her EIR project on “Ethical Issues in Healthcare.”
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College receives more than $1.5 million bequest from Rieffenbergers

July 10, 2017 | Advancement
Marietta College today announced it has received a bequest for $1,506,465.07 from the estate of Joseph C. and Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger ’39, which establishes an endowment to support “academic programs for the Legacy Library.” The gift creates an endowed fund named the “Joseph C. & Mary Moore Adams Rieffenberger Fund.”
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TSE partners with Marietta College to form the First ScriptU

January 24, 2017 | TSE
In January, TSE Services, LLC and Marietta College announced the successful first semester activation of ScriptU as part of the Sports Management undergraduate degree program at Marietta College. ScriptU involves unique course material, designed by Rick Smith, Assistant Professor for Sports Management, focused on teaching proper live event...
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Marietta College experiences growth, responds to opportunities

September 21, 2017 | Alumni
As campus settles into a new academic year, the leadership at Marietta College reflects on how well the 2016-17 year was for the Pioneer family. “When I came on board a little more than a year ago, I saw a lot of opportunities to do great things, and I also met a lot of talented people on campus who were willing to make these things happen...
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Oliver's journey home to the Wunnenberg family

March 31, 2017 | Joel Wunnenberg
In the months leading up to his death, Joel Wunnenberg ’20 talked about and texted photos to his mother, Kim, of Oliver, a sweet, black and white pound puppy that had stolen his heart while Joel was volunteering at the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley.
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College’s student-run programming unit honored by NACA

November 20, 2017 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), the student-run programming unit for Marietta College, was yet again recognized for its programming and promotional efforts at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. At this year’s NACA conference, which was held in Covington, Kentucky, from October 26-29, PAC was...
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