Marietta petroleum graduates ranked among best by PayScale.com

August 30, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
It’s no doubt that Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering Program is among the best in the nation at preparing talented leaders in the energy industry, and a recent ranking released by PayScale.com highlights yet another reason to bolster Pioneer Pride. Marietta College ranks eighth on PayScale.com’s list of Best Schools for Engineering...
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Pioneers take care of business, advance to Sweet 16

March 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta is back in the Sweet 16. With a convincing 88-64 victory over No. 23 Guilford Saturday night, the Pioneers (26-4) will continue their quest for an NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball championship next week. No. 7 Marietta has a chance of hosting the next round, but won’t learn its fate until Sunday. “Hoping like mad that it’s here...
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Marietta College celebrates the opening of new music therapy program

October 23, 2017 | Music Therapy
As is true for most alumni, Marietta College is the root of countless meaningful moments for Don and Leslie Straub Ritter. In addition to earning their degrees, the Ritters also gained lifelong friends, made lasting memories, and also met and married each other on the historic campus. On Friday, the couple made and shared yet another memory...
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16 seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2017 | Phi Beta Kappa
Sixteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Trustee Conference Room on Monday, May 1.
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Student, faculty research shows Groundhog Effect on stock prices

January 9, 2017 | Groundhog Effect
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 is well aware of the lore of Punxsutawney Phil. She has heard of the groundhog’s prediction skills when it comes to foreseeing an early spring on Feb. 2. However, she had no idea the impact the little guy had anticipating the ups and downs of the United States’ financial markets. “It is quirky, but when you look at...
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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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Marietta students honored at music association conference in Cleveland

February 28, 2017 | Awards
During the recent three-day Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Cleveland, two Marietta College students received honors. Michael Reese ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), a music education major, was awarded one of only five Ohio Foundation for Music Education student teaching scholarships at the OMEA Conference. The $...
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Petroleum Engineering professor honored with ‘Achievement Award’

October 20, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
Dave Freeman, Professor and Chair of Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department, was recognized with the “Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty,” at the Eastern Regional meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on October 5th in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Marietta College students win Psychology Jeopardy again

April 27, 2017 | Psychology
Marietta College’s Psychology Department claimed the Psychology Jeopardy championship for the sixth time in seven years at the Tri State Psychology Conference at West Liberty University in Wheeling, West Virginia. The team of Daniel Carlsen ’18 (Vincent, Ohio), Megan Hendrich ’17 (Ravenna, Ohio), Brooklyn Howes ’17 (Albany, Ohio), Micayla...
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College offers music performing opportunities for community members

August 15, 2017 | Music
Marietta College has two performance ensembles — Symphonic Ban and Oratorio Chorus — that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Local farmers, student competition winners up next at PioPitch

February 27, 2017 | PioPitch
Marietta College’s March PioPitch program features an entrepreneurial family who has been in business for more than 100 years, and two students who are just beginning their business in the community. On March 2, Bill and Janet Stacy of Stacy Family Farm, LLC, and Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio)...
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National Athletic Trainers’ Association President-elect to speak at College

October 18, 2017 | Sports Medicine
Tory Lindley, Northwestern University’s associate athletic director and head athletic trainer, is speaking to classes at Marietta College on Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27. Lindley is the president-elect of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and he will serve a three-year term beginning in 2018. He will make a...
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Paige Berschet ’18 elected student body president for 2017-18

April 20, 2017 | SGA
Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2017-18. Berschet, who is majoring in both Political Science and Organizational Communications & Public Relations, succeeds Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) following her year as student...
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PioNation ranks 4th in Division III men's basketball home attendance

August 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball
There's no place like home. Marietta College ranked in the Top 5 of NCAA Division III schools in home men's basketball attendance for the second straight season. The Pioneers averaged 1,251 fans per game last winter, good for fourth in the country. This is Marietta's highest ever ranking among the annual attendance leaders.
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Management journal selects Marietta professor’s paper for publication

February 15, 2017 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Assistant Professor of Management John Fazio co-authored a paper that has been recently approved for publication in the journal Management Decision.  The paper is titled “The Role of Affective Commitment in the Relationship Between Social Support and Turnover Intention.”
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Students, employees volunteering for Make a Difference Day

October 16, 2017 | Community Service
More than 100 Marietta College students and employees will participate in the annual Make a Difference Day activities from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 28th. About a dozen projects are planned, but according to Maribeth Saleem-Tanner, Director of Civic Engagement, not all of them will occur on Oct. 28th. “Make a Difference Day projects at...
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Marietta College officially welcomes back Doo Dah Day

April 12, 2017 | Doo Dah Day
This year, Marietta College will be formally relaunching Doo Dah Day for the first time since 2013. It is scheduled for 5-11 p.m., Friday, April 21, following All Scholars Day. Wrapped in tradition dating back to 1974, Doo Dah Day marks the celebration of the arrival of spring and allows students to take a break from their rigorous studies...
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Alumnus receives help from friends after Hurricane Harvey

September 12, 2017 | Hurricane Harvey
Gregg Dyakon ’17 and his parents watched helplessly as news reports and updates from their Kingwood neighbors came in about how Category 4 Hurricane Harvey was pummeling their community.
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Women artists featured at Gallery 310 exhibition that opens Sept. 1

August 7, 2017 | Gallery 310
Serving as an invitational exhibition of multi-generational female artists from around the East Coast, “I Embody...”, the first Gallery 310 exhibition of the fall semester, is sure to be of interest to many throughout the campus and local community. “I Embody...” will be on display in Gallery 310 from Sept. 1 through Oct. 6, with an opening...
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Marietta students compete in annual PetroBowl in Denver

February 9, 2017 | PetroBowl
Five Marietta College students recently traveled to Denver to compete in the annual PetroBowl national tournament in Denver. PetroBowl is a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) sponsored event where teams from schools from across the nation compete against each other by correctly answering questions about the practice of petroleum...
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Branford Marsalis Quartet close out 2016-17 Esbenshade Series on April 23rd

April 11, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Branford Marsalis Quartet, along with guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will wrap up the 2016-17 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College on Sunday, April 23rd, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
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Langel plays key roles in helping women’s soccer, women’s hockey negotiate labor deals

October 2, 2017 | Outcomes
Having gone down this path 20 years earlier, John B. Langel ’70 was the right person for the women on the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to contact.
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College’s entrepreneurial program returns on Feb. 2

January 26, 2017 | PioPitch
PioPitch, a venue for local established and aspiring entrepreneurs to present their experiences and ideas, returns to Marietta College on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Thomas 124. Michael Bond, founder of Spoken AAC, and Courtney Knoch, owner of Silver Linings, will speak about their experiences in starting a local business, and answer questions from...
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Marietta a recipient of Fund for Positive Engagement Award

October 5, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced 40 college and university recipients of grants to bring people together across lines of difference from its Fund for Positive Engagement, including Marietta College.
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