Marietta among select group in 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings

September 6, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks 303rd nationally in the third year of the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of almost 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released today. “We are delighted to be included in these rankings, and we know from discussions with our current students, and survey responses with alumni that Marietta College is...
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Second annual Junior PioPitch competition scheduled for April 19th

March 6, 2018 | Junior PioPitch
Area high school students who have an entrepreneurial spirit will have a chance to earn nearly $4,500 in cash and prizes during the second annual Junior PioPitch competition at Marietta College on Thursday, April 19th.
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Study details Marietta College’s economic impact on region

December 1, 2018 | Economic Impact
Service to the region remains one of Marietta College Core Values. That service comes in many forms — from providing a top-notch liberal arts education to adding countless intellectual and artistic enrichment opportunities to the community. A recent study commissioned by the College and conducted by Ohio University’s Voinovich School of...
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Senior Matthew Johnson receives Charles J. Ping Student Service Award

May 2, 2018 | Student News
As Matthew Johnson ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) prepares to earn his Bachelor of Arts in both International Leadership and Political Science during Sunday’s (May 6) Commencement ceremony at Marietta College, the Warren High School graduate received an early gift.
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Marietta comes in at No. 50 in annual Washington Monthly rankings

August 28, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 50th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good. The Washington Monthly 2018 College Guide and Rankings assesses institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation performance, net price rank),...
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Marietta College’s Founders Day awards and honors announced

February 27, 2018 | Founders Day
During the 2018 Founders Day ceremony, Marietta College recognized faculty, staff and community members with a variety of honors and awards. The following individuals were honored on February 15th:
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Inaugural Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship awarded to Zach Fairbanks ’19

November 19, 2018 | Scholarship
Zach Fairbanks PA’19 (Martins Ferry, Ohio) was recently awarded the Dr. Gloria M. Stewart Physician Assistant Scholarship during Marietta College’s annual White Coat Ceremony in October. Fairbanks is the first recipient of the $750 award.
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Employees to be honored during service award ceremony on May 9

April 27, 2018 | Employees
Early May at Marietta College is always a time of celebration. On Sunday, May 6, the College will bid farewell to the Class of 2018, and on Wednesday, May 9, the festivities will continue with the Employee Service Award and Retirement Recognition Ceremony at 11 a.m. in the Hermann Fine Arts Foyer.
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College welcomes largest class in almost a decade during Matriculation ceremony

August 22, 2018 | Student News
Marietta College’s annual Matriculation ceremony took a little longer than normal this year — about 20 extra minutes. There were a couple more speakers, but the reason for the extended program was because Marietta welcomed its largest class since 2009 Thursday afternoon in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “Wow, there is a lot of you out...
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Championship rings were inevitable for the 2017-18 Pioneers

February 24, 2018 | OAC
Shay Lett ’19 remembers early on in her freshman year when Ashley Barker ’18 shared some empty ring boxes with her Marietta College women’s basketball teammates. Her message? One day they would have championship rings to put in them. “We’ve been talking about filling those boxes ever since,” Lett said. It’s time to place the order.
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New GIS minor ties in well with growing geo-professional field

November 12, 2018 | GIS
Marietta College students now have the option to earn a minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which combines digital mapping with data to answer spatial questions and help solve geographical problems.
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Education Department honors students with annual awards

April 25, 2018 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department recently recognized 10 students with a variety of honors during their spring awards program.
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Marietta remains on Princeton Review’s Best Colleges rankings

August 14, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Princeton Review’s 2019 issue of The Best 384 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 159 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2019. A total of 661 colleges and universities nationwide are ranked...
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Marietta students place second in Peoples Bank Case Competition

February 16, 2018 | Business
Abby Tornes ’18 (Lowell, Ohio) learned something about herself during the sixth annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, Feb. 10.
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Marietta College’s Music Department hosting Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert

November 6, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting the Fall Jazz & A Cappella Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 8th at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert, which will feature a large variety of styles and genres of music, is free and open to the public.
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Art students honored during annual juried exhibition at Marietta College

April 18, 2018 | Student News
During Marietta College’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opening reception, the Art Department announced multiple awards including France Moise ’20 (Naples, Florida) as Best in Show. Moise, who is majoring in both Psychology and Studio Art, won for her oil on canvas, “Nueve Once.”
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Impressive performers lined up for 38th season of Esbenshade Series

August 1, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Talented musicians and dancers will highlight the 38th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features four performances that are free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Each of the four performers this season is unique from each other and are sure to appeal to a wide-ranging...
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Harvard visiting lecturer highlights 34th annual Friedman Lecture

February 13, 2018 | Milton Friedman Lecture
Dr. Maxim Boycko, visiting lecturer at Harvard University, will deliver the 34th annual Milton Friedman Lecture at Marietta College. Boycko’s talk begins at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. Boycko, who has taught economics at Moscow State University and has had research...
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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Marietta College’s new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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International Economics student wins first round of PioBiz

October 22, 2018 | PioBiz
Marietta College student Yuhang Liu ’20 (Beijing, China) recently took top honors in the first round of the PioBiz — the Problem-Solution phase — for her idea “iTown.” The International Economics student — who presented one of 13 ideas during the competition — won $140. PioBiz is a business start-up competition with a final award of up to $...
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Celebration of Life ceremony planned for Dr. John Michel

June 21, 2018 | John Michel
Arrangements have been made for a Celebration of Life for Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dr. John Michel, who passed away on May 15, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. June 30th in Andrews Hall Great Room. Dr. Michel’s family will host a reception immediately following.
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Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

January 22, 2018 | Gallery 310
Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”
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