Petroleum Engineering majors claim top spot at third annual PioBiz competition

May 22, 2018 | Student News
It doesn’t take long to figure out that Derek Krieg ’19 (New Matamoras, Ohio) and Sebastian Ziaja ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) love talking about the oil and gas industry. Their passion recently paid off as the two Petroleum Engineering majors won the third round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition with their company Oilfield Basics. The...
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College hosting Capoeira-style music, dance as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Modern Languages
Marietta College is hosting two days of music, workshops and dance in the Capoeira-style as a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 5th-6th. The program features Mestre Caboclinho of Sacramento, California, and TABCAT (Tribo Afro Bahiana de Capoeira Angola Tradicional) with dancers from Columbus and Cincinnati.
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Marietta College ready to host ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference on April 6-7

March 27, 2018 | Leadership Conference
For the ninth consecutive year, more than 150 students, faculty, and staff members will converge on Marietta College for the McDonough Leadership Conference that brings together undergraduate and graduate leadership students on campus for two days.
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Eastern Texas Regional Association hosts 14th annual Alumni Golf Tournament

November 8, 2018 | golf
On October 26th, Marietta College alumni and friends gathered at the Cypresswood Golf Course in Spring, Texas, to play for a cause close to their hearts. Thirty-four alumni participated in the tournament and raised $12,145 to benefit the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology and the Marietta College Office of Alumni Relations.
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Emily Vigue ’19 elected student body president for 2018-19

May 9, 2018 | SGA
Marietta College’s student body recently elected four students from Ohio and one from California into leadership roles on the 2018-19 Student Government Association. Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio) was elected student body president and will replace Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio). Marietta’s SGA president has been an Ohio resident 10...
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NBC4 co-anchor to moderate 2nd Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College

September 17, 2018 | Debate
Colleen Marshall, co-anchor of NBC4 at 6 and 11 p.m., will be the moderator at the second Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena on Monday, Oct. 1. “I’m looking forward to an event that gives the voters of Ohio the opportunity to speak directly to the men who want to be their next governor,” Marshall said. 
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PA Program’s Capstone Course Coordinator driven to help students get published

March 20, 2018 | PA Program
With all of the hard work and long hours that they put in together during class and studying, graduate students in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program have a well-deserved reputation of forming special bonds within their cohort, and with the program faculty and staff. And thanks to the mentoring of Dr. John Grosel during their...
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2019 McCoy Professor honor shared by faculty from English, Biology

December 19, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Nicole Livengood describes her style of teaching as “energetic.” As an English professor, Dr. Livengood teaches students from a variety of majors. She said her interactive lectures help her engage her students. Livengood recently was named a 2019 McCoy Professor, the highest honor bestowed on professors at Marietta College. Biology...
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Veteran political analyst Jeff Greenfield speaking to campus, alumni about turbulent events of 1968 (and today)

September 10, 2018 | Homecoming 2018
Jeff Greenfield, a veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, will be on Marietta College’s campus from October 10th-12th speaking with multiple classes and making a special presentation to the Class of 1968 during Homecoming festivities. The focus of Greenfield’s visit is to discuss the tumultuous activities of 1968, a year...
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College announces tenure, promotions on the faculty

March 8, 2018 | tenure
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees recently approved tenure and promotion for Dr. Tej Gautam of the Petroleum Engineering & Geology Department. Gautam, who joined the College in 2012, will be officially tenured and promoted to Associate Professor on July 1. The Board also approved the promotions of Marshall Kimball (Music), Marilee...
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Rickey Scholar excited about opportunities of being a Physics major

December 3, 2018 | Rickey Scholars
Marietta College freshman Alex Blackston ’22 (Lancaster, Ohio) isn’t sure which career he will pursue, but he’s certain majoring in physics will provide a foundation for whatever path he chooses. “I like physics because of the analytical system of thought that it teaches you,” he said. “I want to be an entrepreneur and physics exposes you to...
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Class of 2018 remembered for the positive impact it made at Marietta College

May 6, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Following countless tests, papers and projects, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 received a new assignment from commencement speaker, Donald G. Ritter ’81, on Sunday afternoon.
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Art, music on tap for opening reception of College exhibitions

September 5, 2018 | Art Exhibition
For two hours on Friday, September 14th, Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center will be the hippest place in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The College’s Art Department is excited to present an evening full of art and music with two exhibitions and a live performance by Back Porch Alibi on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center on Butler...
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Morgan Rich ’19 named finalist for AAPL’s Outstanding Graduate award

March 1, 2018 | AAPL
Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) wasn’t too disappointed when she learned she wasn’t named the American Association of Professional Landmen Outstanding Graduate. Finishing in the top four was rewarding enough. “It is great to know that my college career, as well as my experiences, have been recognized by the national organization of...
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Marietta signs MBA articulation agreement with Marshall University

November 20, 2018 | MBA
Marietta College officials recently signed an articulation agreement with  Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business to facilitate admission of Marietta’s students into MU’s new online MBA program. “We are very excited about this new partnership with Marshall,” said Dr. Janet Bland, Marietta College Provost. “We think it will be a...
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College to celebrate 181st Commencement ceremony Sunday

May 1, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Four years ago, students from across the country and the world converged on this quaint little river city to begin a truly remarkable journey. From the moment the Class of 2018 signed their shared matriculation book, their paths took many different, life-changing routes, but eventually led them to the stage they will cross on Sunday, May 6th.
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MOVEE announces keynote speaker for 3rd annual expo on Sept. 27

August 24, 2018 | MOVEE
Organizers of the third annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo (MOVEE), which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Thursday, Sept. 27, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speaker is Robert Metz ’90. Metz, Senior Vice President for Global Business Operations and External Affairs at Horizon Pharma, will make his...
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Marietta College to host theatre and history discussion during March's PioPitch

February 27, 2018 | PioPitch
The March 2018 PioPitch, sponsored by the Marietta College Entrepreneurship Program, will welcome two entrepreneurs who are using their talent and creativity to invigorate the local arts and history scene. The session is scheduled for 4-5 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas Hall 124) on the Marietta College...
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Community invited to College’s Fall Band Concert on Nov. 29

November 16, 2018 | Fall Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is presenting its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29th, at Peoples Bank Theatre (222 Putnam St.). The concert, which is entitled “Moved by Music,” features performances by the Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Marshall C. Kimball,...
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College adds Irene Neu Study Area to Legacy Library

April 27, 2018 | Legacy Library
The Dr. Irene D. Neu Jones ’44 Legacy Library Endowment continues to make an impact at Marietta College. On Saturday, April 21st, the College unveiled the Irene Neu Study Area on the first floor of Legacy Library. Nine study nooks for private individual study space were created.
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Campus celebrates the arrival of new students during Move-In Day

August 22, 2018 | Move-In Day
Though it took minutes to drive to campus from her home, Alexis Roberts ’22 (Marietta, Ohio) was excited to reach a special milestone in her life: Move-in Day at Marietta College. “I’m excited but also nervous,” the Psychology major said, as she and her parents, Michelle and Kenneth Roberts, prepared to move into Russell Hall. “Marietta was...
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Women's Basketball claims first OAC championship with win at ONU

February 24, 2018 | OAC
Sometimes making history takes a week longer than you expected. After letting its first Ohio Athletic Conference regular season championship slip through its fingers a week ago, Marietta College's women's basketball team wasn't about to let another opportunity go by the wayside.
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Marietta College Trustees approve no tuition increase for 2019-20

November 8, 2018 | Tuition
Marietta College’s Board of Trustees, acting on the recommendation of the College’s senior leadership, has approved to not increase student tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year — holding the cost to attend Marietta to the same level as 2017-18.
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Eighth annual Nonprofit Capacity Building Conference on May 9th

April 24, 2018 | Nonprofits LEAD
Marietta College is excited to invite nonprofit staff, volunteers, board members and supporters to attend the eighth annual Nonprofit Capacity Building Conference on Wednesday, May 9th. Participants are able to choose workshops to attend that discuss board development, fundraising, event planning, mental health first aid and much more! This...
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Marietta College announces 2018-19 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

August 3, 2018 | Executive-in-Residence
Paul Worstell, former PRO-TEC Coating Company President, has been named the 2018-19 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence (EIR) at Marietta College. “I am excited for the opportunity to serve Marietta College students as the 2018-19 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence,” Worstell said. “Our project, ‘Senior Transition: Preparing for the Next...
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