Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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Education Professor to deliver keynote address at state meeting

October 20, 2017 | Education
McCoy Professor of Education Dr. Bill Bauer will give the keynote address at the State Support Team 16 Conference on Thursday, November 2nd in Chauncey, Ohio.
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Amanda Davis ’18 earns annual Evans Internship Endowment award

April 28, 2017 | Internships
Amanda Davis ’18 (Cutler, Ohio) had heard about the power of Marietta College’s Long Blue Line, but this year she was the beneficiary of its wide-reaching impact. For starters, she is the 2017 recipient of the Robert Evans Internship Endowment Award, which was established by a member of The Long Blue Line and his spouse. She will intern this...
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Matriculation ceremony adds to exciting first day for Class of 2021

August 23, 2017 | Students
For about 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Marietta College’s newest students learned why their new home is such an amazing place to live and learn during the annual Matriculation ceremony at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “At Marietta College, we take pride in assisting you with not only your academics, but your engagement in self-...
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Registration open for Essential Sponsorship Clinic at College

March 1, 2017 | Civic Engagement
Nonprofits LEAD, a program of Marietta College, will present an exciting workshop for leaders of nonprofit organizations to learn about effective, best practices for fundraising on Thursday, March 23rd.  Appropriate for any size nonprofit, the Essential Sponsorship Clinic will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Andrews Hall Great...
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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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Lab Rat: Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 excels as engineer with GE Additive

April 21, 2017 | STEM
Behind the closed doors of the research laboratory is where Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 is in her element. As an Advanced Lead Engineer with GE Additive, Meredith is still getting her hands dirty doing research and development. OK, maybe her hands don’t get as dirty these days as much of her work is done with 3-D printing technology. “I...
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Pioneers become first D3 program in Ohio to wear only Riddell's SpeedFlex helmet

August 11, 2017 | safety
As Marietta College’s football players gathered on the third floor at Don Drumm Stadium, you could hear the “oohhs” and “aahhs” as they got their first glimpse of the new football helmets. “These are pretty sweet,” said senior running back Roger Walker, who rushed for 1,292 yards last season. “Everyone loves to get new equipment, but these...
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Pioneer Activities Council Collaborates Knitting Workshop with Local Guild

February 28, 2017 | Knit Wits
On Sunday, February 18th, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) featured Knit Wits, a free knitting workshop event. Attendants had the opportunity to learn from knitting experts in the community. The K.O.M. (Kanawha, Ohio, and Muskingum — the three rivers in the guild area) Rivers Knitting Guild, a part of The Knitting Guild of America (TKGA...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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