College proudly partners with Downtown Marietta for inaugural 'First Fridays'

January 23, 2017 | First Fridays
In a couple of weeks, Downtown Marietta will learn if it is a finalist for the Small Business Revolution and earn a shot at a $500,000 grant for revitalization projects. The downtown area put on an impressive showing over a two-day period (January 6-7) when representatives from Small Business Revolution were in the city to evaluate Marietta...
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College Factual considers Marietta one of the best in the nation

September 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College, who has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation by multiple organizations over the summer, is ranked 211th in College Factual’s Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money out of 1,325 institutions that earned a ranking. Marietta also ranks 11th in Ohio for Best Value.
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Seven Marietta seniors to present at ACS’ national meeting

March 24, 2017 | ACS
Seven Marietta College seniors will present their chemistry research when they attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting being held April 2-6 in San Francisco. Presenting their research at the National Meeting and Exposition will cap off the undergraduate careers of Megan Bache ’17 (Westland, Michigan), Adam Garlow ’17 (Vincent,...
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Opera Workshop performance free, open to public on Nov. 14th

November 9, 2017 | Vocal Performance
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting an Opera Workshop performance — The Old Maid and the Thief — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 14th, in Hermann 217.  The opera, which is under the direction of Instructor of Voice and Opera Dr. Amy Yekel, is free and open to the public.
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College inducts 11 students into new chemistry honorary

June 15, 2017 | Honor Society
During the spring semester, 11 students were inducted as founding members of Marietta College’s new chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon — a chemistry honorary. Inductees at Marietta College were chosen based on their academic performance in chemistry courses, overall academic performance at the college, and character.
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Tres Vidas to be performed at Marietta College on October 13th

September 7, 2017 | Modern Languages
Core Ensemble, who has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, will perform Tres Vidas at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 13th. It will be performed at the Friederich Theatre in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. Tres Vidas is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women:...
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Shale Crescent USA to speak at Economic Roundtable on March 29

March 15, 2017 | ERT
Jerry James ’80 and Wally Kandel ’87, both representatives of Shale Crescent USA, are scheduled to discuss economic development opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley and what’s being done to promote the region around the world, at the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Marietta Country Country Club....
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Men’s basketball continues longest streak in D3hoops national rankings

November 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta College men's basketball, who is ranked 13th in the 2017-18 D3hoops.com preseason poll, has been in the Top 25 for 42 consecutive polls — the longest streak in the nation in NCAA Division III. The streak started with the December 8, 2014, national poll when the Pioneers cracked the poll at No. 25 after opening the season 7-0....
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HOBY ambassadors will host Super Summer Kick Off on June 10th

June 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
High school students from the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Program, which is conducting its annual Ohio South seminar at Marietta College, will be facilitating the Super Summer Kick Off from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, June 10th. It will be a day of educational, fun activities to help children start the summer break on the right foot. This...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician …...
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Raising Awareness on human trafficking, drug abuse coming to College

September 1, 2017 | Awareness
Marietta College is hosting “Raising Awareness: Fighting Against Human Trafficking and Drug Abuse,” from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, September 7th. The presentations and panel discussion, which are spearheaded by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office, will take place in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. The event is free...
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Campus mourns the death of freshman Joel Wunnenberg

March 10, 2017 | #38
Coach Andy Waddle remembers sitting in his office with then-recruit Joel Wunnenberg and Joel’s mother talking about the two-way high school standout football player from Springdale High School in Springdale, Pennsylvania.
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Interfaith Amigos visiting Marietta area for three days in November

October 26, 2017 | Interfaith Amigos
The internationally renowned Interfaith Amigos will visit Marietta and other sites in southeast Ohio — including Marietta College — from November 10th through the 12th. These three clergymen have given their inspiring presentation in the U.S. — from Seattle to New York City — as well as in the Middle East and Japan, and have been featured as...
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Marietta College Education Department Call for Comments

May 16, 2017 | Accreditation
The Education Department of Marietta College is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 22-24, 2017. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of...
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Marietta promotes Marra to VP for Administration & Finance/CFO

January 12, 2017 | Administration & Finance
Marietta College has appointed Michele Marra as Vice President for Administration & Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017. Marra served as Assistant Vice President for Finance for the past year, after initially joining Marietta in September 2015 on a contract basis as an interim controller.
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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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