Cybersecurity expert to speak at annual Krause Lecture in Science

March 23, 2018 | Cybersecurity
It's almost impossible not to hear or read something about cybersecurity these days, and issues related to it are on the rise. The 2018 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College will focus on “What’s wrong with your pa$$word?” as Dr. Lorrie Cranor delivers the address at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10th, in the Alma...
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College's Honors Program offers students a variety of cultural events

December 20, 2018 | Honors Program
Students accepted to the Honors Program as incoming freshmen have already displayed their commitment to academic excellence, which is why the program is designed to help stretch the student experience well beyond the comfort zone of a classroom. Dr. David Brown, Director of the Honors Program, recently returned with a group of Honors and...
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In Memoriam: Dr. John R. Michel (1939-2018)

May 17, 2018 | Faculty News
Without a doubt, Dr. John Michel exemplified the type of professor who inspired his peers with his passion for teaching, his field, and the overall liberal arts experiential learning that makes Marietta a pioneer among all other institutions.
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Spring Choral Concert features two world premiere compositions

March 19, 2018 | Spring Choir Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will be doing something special on Friday, March 23rd during its annual Spring Choral Concert. The concert — Dreams and Journeys — will feature two world premiere compositions, one of which was written specifically for this concert.
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College welcomes former Congresswoman to campus for one week in April

December 19, 2018 | Woodrow Wilson Fellow
Marjorie Margolies, a former journalist and Democratic politician from Pennsylvania, will visit Marietta College from April 1-5 as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. She'll be making a keynote address at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Margolies' visit is being coordinated by...
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Two recent graduates share the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award

May 9, 2018 | Special Collections
Marietta College’s Hailey Bennett ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) and Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) were recently named co-winners of the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Bennett won for her infographic on the Washington County Library, while Young won for her...
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In Memoriam: Judith Dunn (1946-2018)

September 14, 2018 | In Memoriam
Judith (Judy) Lynn Lamp Dunn spent 34 years working at Marietta College as an Administrative Assistant in the Rickey Science Center. During her tenure at the college, she was known for doing everything from ordering chemicals, live mice, dead cats, and pizza to managing countless student workers and running endless errands, from serving as...
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Oil & Gas CEO to deliver Marietta College’s commencement address

March 7, 2018 | Commencement 2018
It would seem that someone as accomplished as Don Ritter ’81 couldn’t be flabbergasted. However, that’s exactly what happened when Marietta College President William N. Ruud asked Ritter to deliver the commencement address to nearly 250 graduates on May 6th in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.
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College hosting Marion Blumenthal Lazan as part of International Human Rights Day

December 3, 2018 | Human Rights
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce it will be hosting Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan in honor of International Human Rights Day on Monday, December 10th. Lazan will be speaking in the Alma McDonough Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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Three seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2018 | Phi Beta Kappa
Three 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 Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 30. The inductees, who will graduate May 6 during Marietta College’s 181st Commencement ceremony, were Franco Biondolillo (...
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Marietta College to host Gubernatorial Debate on Oct. 1

September 7, 2018 | Ohio Politics
Marietta College will sponsor and host the second of three Ohio gubernatorial debates between Republican nominee Mike DeWine and Democratic nominee Richard Cordray at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Ban Johnson Arena. DeWine, the state's attorney general, and Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, are both aiming...
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Modern Languages professor publishes article in international book

November 19, 2018 | Modern Languages
Samuel Cruz, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at Marietta College, has recently published an article in the Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex, and Latin American Culture. The article, “Class, Gender, Race in Recent Filmic Urban Brazilian Spaces,” looks at two recent Brazilian Films and their portrayal of Sao Paulo — South America’s...
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Sophomore receives ‘Best Communication’ certificate at case study competition

May 1, 2018 | PioSOAR
Marietta College’s Amanda Augustyniak ’20 (Pickerington, Ohio) was recently awarded a certificate for Best Communication in a case study competition at the NODA Region 7 conference in Hamilton, Ontario. Augustyniak participated with two students from other schools. They were given an in-depth case about an incident that could happen during...
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College leadership signs A Declaration on the Rights of Historically-Underserved Students

September 5, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
In the eight months she has been at Marietta College, Dr. Nkenge Friday, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity & Inclusion, has met with countless members of campus to gain a better understanding of the state of diversity and inclusion at Marietta — with a goal of creating ways to add and keep inclusiveness moving forward...
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Recent graduate makes instant connection with current students during visit to campus

March 1, 2018 | Alumni
Bryn Perkey ’13 had a simple goal when he returned to campus recently — say something that relates to today’s students. “I remember having alumni or a more senior executive speak at a class, and I could tell it was difficult sometimes for them to connect with a younger generation,” Perkey said. “I was excited to come back and speak with...
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Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate well below national average

November 12, 2018 | Financial Aid
Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate, which is released annually by the U.S. Department of Education, is considerably lower than the national average at 4.4 percent during Fiscal Year 2015. The National Cohort Default rate during that same timeframe is 10.8 percent.
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Marietta College adding new, unique synthetic fields for football, soccer and lacrosse

April 26, 2018 | Football
Marietta College’s Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the installation of new synthetic surfaces at both Don Drumm Stadium and Marietta Field. “We are excited to have this opportunity to improve our facilities and provide a playing experience unlike any other in the Ohio Athletic Conference,” said Marietta...
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AFL-CIO chief economist to kick off the fall speakers for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley

August 23, 2018 | ERT
William Spriggs, a chief economist with the AFL-CIO, is the first of three speakers scheduled for the Fall 2018 Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Spriggs will speak about “All of Us or None of Us: The Political Economic Challenge of Inequality,” at noon, Tuesday, September 11th, at the Marietta Country Club.
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Statement on Admission and Peaceful Protest

February 26, 2018 | Peaceful Protest
In the days since the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, high school students around the U.S. are exercising their right to peaceful protest. There are other demonstrations and school walkouts that are scheduled.
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International Leadership Studies major named 20th McCoy Scholar

November 7, 2018 | McCoy Scholar
By the time Rowan Henderson-Bernard ’22 (Columbus, Ohio) found Marietta College, she had already told herself and her mother, Julie Henderson, that her college search was done. “I was really over the whole process and told my mom ... to kindly stop sending me links to new programs and schools,” she said. Rowan’s college search was over,...
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Campus choirs to perform Duruflé Requiem on Friday, April 27th

April 23, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is combining all campus choirs, including the Oratorio Chorus, to perform Duruflé Requiem at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 27th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is at the First Baptist Church, corner of Fourth of Putnam streets.
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Competitive eSports coming to Marietta College this fall

August 15, 2018 | eSports
Marietta College will add a competitive eSports program this fall with the ultimate goal of adding it as a varsity sport in the near future, announced Larry Hiser, Director of Athletics. Marietta College has applied for membership into the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), which is the governing body of competitive...
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PioBiz’s Proof of Concept stage allows students to show off entrepreneurial mindset

February 21, 2018 | Entrepreneurship
Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) has had the idea for a food truck park in Marietta for a little while. It wasn’t until the second round of Marietta College’s PioBiz-Proof of Concept that she was confident it could work. The English major placed first in the competition and was awarded $330 to put toward her idea. She also won an...
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Campus and community invited to second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition

November 1, 2018 | Oil & Gas
Though the second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition will be bigger than last year, organizers have placed a specific focus on this event being even more educational for guests. The Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 9th, in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, with...
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Marietta College bands to perform at annual spring concert

April 16, 2018 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert — “Out of This World” — will be performed starting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. in downtown Marietta. Marshall C. Kimball, Director of Bands at the Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music, said all of the programmed music will deal with things “we can’t...
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