Record attendance expected for Marietta College’s 2017 Homecoming

October 17, 2017 | Homecoming
It will be warmer than normal, and the sun will be shining when more than 750 Marietta College alumni and friends arrive for Homecoming 2017. “There’s No Place Like Homecoming,” begins Thursday, Oct. 19 with the Art Fordham Pig Roast — the unofficial first event of Homecoming — at 4 p.m. at the Harmar Tavern, and doesn’t come to an end until...
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Marietta College junior receives coveted Stickell Internship Award

April 19, 2017 | Internships
Following an eye-opening internship in New York City last summer, Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) had lowered her expectations a bit for this summer. That all changed when she learned earlier this month that she was one of 20 students to receive a Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Internship. “Even after receiving my offer letter, I’m...
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Alumna uses her professional experience to defend the Carolina shoreline

October 3, 2017 | Environment
Peg Howell ’77 was the first woman petroleum engineer to drill oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico and worked for years in the energy industry before starting a consulting firm geared toward developing senior executives in Fortune 500 companies.
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Forbes.com continues to rank Marietta among best U.S. Colleges

August 9, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again 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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McDonough Leadership Conference continues to grow

February 14, 2017 | Leadership Conference
Following the theme, “Leadership Through Time,” historic leadership and leadership across generations will be just some of the topics discussed at this year’s McDonough Leadership Conference, being held from Friday, March 31st through Saturday, April 1st. While some will actually present their research posters or facilitate discussion...
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Biochemistry major wins Miss West Virginia USA pageant

October 14, 2017 | Miss West Virginia
In the days leading up to Marietta College’s four-day break, biochemistry major Casey Lassiter ’18 (Spencer, West Virginia) went through two rigorous interviews for entrance into graduate physician assistant programs. But rather than taking the following four days to unwind, Lassiter, who is also pursuing minors in Biology and Health...
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Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all...
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10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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College offering variety of programs for Black History Month

February 2, 2017 | Black History Month
Marietta College has special programs planned all throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. “Black History Month seeks to educate the Marietta College community about African-American heritage and promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures to enhance social and leadership development among its participants,”...
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Marietta College honored as a Tree Campus USA for 2016

October 10, 2017 | Tree Campus USA
Marietta College was recently recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Marietta is one of only 344 colleges and universities to receive this special distinction, which sets it apart from other schools and shows the College’s commitment to encouraging students and employees to care for the planet’s tree resources.
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Marietta College’s Spring Jazz Concert scheduled for April 18th

April 11, 2017 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting its annual Spring Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public, however a free will donation will be taken during the concert. The Marietta College Jazz Combo, under the direction of...
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Pennsylvania summer golf outing gaining popularity among alumni, coaches

July 29, 2017 | golf
As a steady rain pelted the finely manicured grass outside, a small group of golfers gathered around a computer screen hoping to see some positive updates on the forecast. The other 75 or so, huddled inside the clubhouse at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Meadville, Pennsylvania, were debating if the fifth annual Pioneer Challenge Golf Outing...
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Marietta named one of Ohio’s best hometowns by Ohio Magazine

July 28, 2017 | Hometown
In the November 2017 issue of Ohio Magazine, Marietta will be recognized as one of the five best hometowns in the publications 12th annual “Ohio’s Best Hometowns” edition. “Judy and I, as well as our dog Fuzzy, have lived in Marietta for more than a year now, and it didn’t take us long to realize what an amazing hometown our community is,”...
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Marietta experiences helped 2015 graduate find, adjust to first job

January 26, 2017 | Alumna
Her four years at Marietta College were anything but typical. Alina Kielbasa ’15 studied abroad multiple times, was a McDonough Scholar, a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and a volunteer piano teacher. Still, as Kielbasa was applying for jobs and looking at graduate programs in her final months at Marietta, she couldn’t decide what should...
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College to host esteemed domestic violence therapist on Oct. 2

September 29, 2017 | Domestic Violence
Jereme Ford’s life — from birth to young adulthood — was filled with suffering, pain, abandonment and loss, and that life could have put him on a path of violence and destruction. Instead, he chose understanding and compassion, education and outreach.
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Two budding entrepreneurs share 2017 PioBiz prize

April 4, 2017 | PioBiz
It was a competition between cupcakes and websites on Friday afternoon during the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition.
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Bands to perform ‘Suite Music’ concert at Peoples Bank Theatre

November 20, 2017 | Band Concert
The Peoples Bank Theatre will come alive with the sound of music as the Marietta College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform the annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30. The concert is entitled “Suite Music,” and it is free and open to the public. Doors to the theatre open at 6:30 p.m. A free-will offering will be...
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Marietta College among Money’s ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

July 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
  In the first college rankings of 2017-18, Marietta College has been included in Money magazine’s inaugural list of The Best Colleges for Your Money. Marietta is ranked 562nd out of the 711 schools that received a ranking. The list examined 2,400 four-year colleges and universities nationwide. The magazine states the rankings “are the...
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In Memoriam: Robert Walsh (1940-2017)

January 24, 2017 | Alumnus
Robert “Bob” WalshSeptember 20, 1940 — January 23, 2017 Before Robert “Bob” Walsh was a well-known name in professional sports, broadcasting and business, he was a broadcast major at Marietta College studying under the likes of Mass Media Professor Bernard Russi Jr. With great sadness, the Marietta College community learned that Walsh died...
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Assistant Director of Tutoring earns new professional certification

September 25, 2017 | ARC
Keira Hambrick, the Assistant Director of Tutoring Services at Marietta College, was recently awarded the designation of a Level 3 Certified Learning Center Professional by the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA). The NCLCA offers four levels of Learning Center Leadership Certification that individuals can apply for based on...
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Campus excited to see research and more at All Scholars Day

April 3, 2017 | All Scholars Day
The seventh annual All Scholars Day, a one-day celebration of undergraduate research at Marietta College, is scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m., Friday, April 21st. Presentations, exhibitions and discussions will be held across campus the entire day.  Started in 2011, All Scholars Day has become a signature event at Marietta. Each spring, no...
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Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition draws hundreds of students, community members to campus

November 10, 2017 | Energy Business Alliance
For Julia Losco ’21 (Wexford, Pennsylvania) and Alex Dimon ’21 (Perkasie, Pennsylvania), the first-ever Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition was successful in achieving its goal.
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Investigative Studies program helps rising junior with internship at Yale

June 19, 2017 | Investigative Studies
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know. For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.
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Alumnus excited to speak during Founders Day ceremony

January 23, 2017 | Alumni
When Dr. Robert Boswell ’73 was a student at Marietta College, he heard about Founders Day though he didn’t know much about it. Now, the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at the University of Colorado-Boulder, is excited to return and be the keynote speaker at the 182nd Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 16.
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