Third annual Day of Giving to take place Feb. 14

January 23, 2019 | Day of Giving
Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving is an online, one-day event that encourages The Long Blue Line to show their love and make a difference for today’s students and Marietta College. “February 14 is the perfect day to share your love by supporting Marietta,” said Kathryn Gloor, senior director of annual giving. “This is a fun and...
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College proudly hosting fourth annual entrepreneurship expo on Sept. 26

September 11, 2019 | MOVEE 2019
The fourth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo (MOVEE) will be held from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26 on the Marietta College campus. MOVEE is a one-day conference that brings together the existing and aspiring entrepreneurs, educators and resource providers to learn from each other and expand their network. The keynote...
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Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition opens April 5th

March 25, 2019 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department closes out the 2018-19 exhibition season with the annual Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition, which features the work of six students. The exhibition, which is titled “Questionable at Best,” is the culmination of the students’ four years at Marietta College as artists and designers. It will be held in...
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Networking through The Long Blue Line

December 18, 2019 | Outcomes
Graduating a year early with degrees in Finance and Economics, Jessica Hill ’20 (Woodsfield, Ohio) is about to embark on an amazing job opportunity with PNC Financial Services in Indianapolis — an opportunity that almost didn’t happen. Thankfully, Hill learned the value of utilizing the resources that are available to every Marietta College...
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Marietta College inducts four students into communications honorary

May 13, 2019 | Lambda Pi Eta
Marietta College’s Department of Communication recently inducted four students into the communication honorary Lambda Pi Eta. The students who were inducted included Kelsey Carver ’20 (Bellville, Ohio), MacKenzie Marshall ’19 (Sardis, Ohio), Embrey Roberts ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) and Kayla Tomlin ’20 (Sardinia, Ohio).
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Inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Reflection draws hundreds to serve

January 22, 2019 | Civic Engagement
The temperature outside Monday morning was barely above 0, but that didn’t keep droves of Pioneers from showing up at The Gathering Place to start a morning filled with service and reflection to honor the works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From filling “GoPacks” with healthy food that will help nourish local school children...
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Marietta appears in Forbes.com rankings for 12th consecutive year

September 6, 2019 | 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 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students...
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Students from Marietta, Shenandoah high schools take top honors at 8th annual Honor High School Solo Recital

March 12, 2019 | Music
Two Marietta High School students and another from Shenandoah High School claimed the top spots in Marietta College’s eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2. Marietta High School’s Christian MesMarteau, a tenor, earned the top spot in the vocal division, while Jodan Weber, marimba, of Scott Kitchen private studio, finished...
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Marietta College's Department of Music hosting 93rd annual Handel's Messiah on Dec. 8

December 2, 2019 | Messiah
For a 93rd consecutive year, Marietta College’s Department of Music is hosting George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 8th at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. The concert, which is free and open to the public, features the College’s Oratorio Chorus and a professional orchestra and soloists.
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Graduates learn friendships, experiences just as important as earning a diploma

May 5, 2019 | Commencement 2019
Barbara Fitzgerald ’73 enjoyed sharing stories about her career, her travels around the world, and her strong connection to her alma mater during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 5. In the end, though, what she stressed most was a friendship she made during her first week on campus in the Fall of 1969.
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Newest Rickey Scholars excited about possibilities that await at Marietta College

August 30, 2019 | Rickey Scholars
Margaret Russell ’23 (Chesapeake, Virginia) likes efficiency. It doesn’t have to be her way, she says, as long as it’s more efficient. “I can’t stand inefficiency,” she says. “I like problem solving.” The freshman Physics major is one of two Rickey Scholarship recipients. The full-tuition scholarship is awarded to qualified students...
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Students honored during annual Juried Art Show at Marietta College

March 6, 2019 | Juried Art Show
The Marietta College Art Department announced the winners of multiple awards during the opening reception of its annual Juried Art Show. Among the winners was Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who won Best in Show for her piece titled “How Are You Feeling Today?” At first glance, the piece displays four separate emotions — surprise...
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Marietta B&E students take second place at undergraduate case competition

November 22, 2019 | Business & Economics
Marietta College students Joe Hall ’20 (Fulton, Maryland), Seamus Kenneally ’20 (Lebanon, Ohio) and Natalie Payton ’22 (St. Marys, West Virginia) recently earned a second-place award in an undergraduate case competition sponsored by the West Virginia Society for Human Resource Management.
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Dave McShaffrey receives Herbert Osborn Award from Ohio Biological Survey

April 30, 2019 | Award
Marietta College’s Dr. Dave McShaffrey, a Professor of Biology, admits he was “a little bit shocked” to be honored recently by the Ohio Biological Survey. McShaffrey received the Herbert Osborn Award during the recent Ohio Natural History Conference held in Columbus, Ohio. The award is named after the Ohio Biological Survey’s founder and...
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Land & Energy Management students continue to stand out on national stage

August 13, 2019 | Student News
Three seniors from Marietta College’s Land & Energy Management program were recent recipients of highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL). This year, the Landman Scholarship Trust awarded just 44 scholarships nationwide. Marietta College’s Ross Keller ’20 (Long Bottom, Ohio), Tyler...
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Music Department hosting eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2

February 27, 2019 | Recital
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Marietta College chapter of National Association for Music Education Collegiate (CNAfME) will host the eighth annual High School Honor Solo Recital at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 2nd.
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Student-led consulting firm recognized for contributions

November 4, 2019 | Fifth Street Consulting
The unique nature of Marietta College’s Fifth Street Consulting caught the eye of the Ohio Communication Association recently as it named the student-run organization one of two Distinguished Student Organizations during its annual conference. Fifth Street Consulting is a student-led firm that specializes in communication and media...
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Finn, Undersander win top prize during final round of PioBiz

April 26, 2019 | PioBiz
Great ideas don’t always come from a great moment. Rebekah Finn ’19 (Cincinnati, Ohio) didn’t come up with the concept for Providing Pawsable until after her freshman year at Marietta College when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS is a connective tissue disorder that leads to unstable joints and fragile skin.
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MCAA excited to announce 2019 award winners

August 1, 2019 | MCAA
They stand out among the crowd and make a difference in the lives of others. Each year, alumni nominate a special group of peers who embody what it means to be a true Pioneer. These Marietta College Alumni Association Award winners are honored during a ceremony at Homecoming. This year, the College will honor the following Pioneers: Hall of...
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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Marietta College hosts full schedule celebrating Global Awareness Month

October 31, 2019 | Education Abroad
As a student at Marietta College, Norihiro Matsuyama ’23 (Osaka, Japan) is happy to talk with his new friends about his home country of Japan, and looks forward to the many events planned for the campus in November in celebration of Global Awareness Month.
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Noted composer, pianist returns to Marietta on July 28

July 22, 2019 | Music
Marietta is no stranger to world-class musicians. At 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 28th, composer and pianist Grisha Krivchenia will return to his hometown for a special solo performance at Marietta College. It will be his first performance at the College since 1996. Krivchenia grew up in Marietta and attended Marietta High School. His return...
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Marietta College choir’s annual fundraiser set for Feb. 23

February 13, 2019 | Winter Gala
The Choirs at Marietta College are conducting the annual Winter Gala on Saturday, February 23rd, at The Gathering Place on campus. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are pre-sold only (no tickets at the door). For tickets, visit www.MCchoirs.com. This annual fundraiser and auction feature a catered...
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Trustee Mike Salvino ’87 excited to lead Fortune 500 company

October 23, 2019 | Trustee
Former roommate and teammate Kurt Etter ’87 wasn’t surprised when he heard the news. Neither was former Marietta College basketball coach Phil Roach. In September, when Etter and Roach learned that Mike Salvino ’87 was named President and Chief Executive Officer of DXC Technology — the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services...
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Softball team raises more than $1,000 for Memorial’s Strecker Cancer Center

April 22, 2019 | Softball
The Marietta College softball program recently raised more than $1,000 through a raffle and plans to donate the earnings to the Strecker Cancer Center’s Breast Health Fund. The softball team chose to raise the money in honor of three local cancer survivors: Lisa Amrine, Vicki Ford, and Donna Venham — all of whom work or worked for Marietta...
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