Marietta moves up 3 spots in U.S. News’ Best Midwest Regional Colleges

September 9, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College is ranked 10th — up three spots from last year — among the Best Midwest Regional Colleges in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta was also ranked No. 8 in the region in the Best Value Schools category. Marietta is tied Benedictine College in Kansas and Milliken University in Illinois. Each...
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Alec Shook ’19 honored as finalist for AAPL Outstanding Graduate

March 18, 2019 | Scholarship
Growing up in Zanesville, Ohio, Alec Shook ’19 often heard family members talk about working in the oil and gas industry. His interest grew and when he learned about Marietta College’s Land and Energy Management program, he felt he found a career that checked all of the boxes. “I wasn’t too much of a math and science guy, I was more business...
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Marietta selected for new Choose Ohio First grant aimed at technology majors

December 13, 2019 | Choose Ohio First
Careers in computer and information technology are expected to grow by 12 percent through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they make up 14 of the top 25 highest salaries — but there aren’t enough students majoring in this STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields to meet the demand....
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Marietta College inducts 16 students into business honoraries

May 6, 2019 | Business
Marietta College recently inducted 12 students into Tau Pi Phi, the national business honorary, and four students into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the national honorary for economics.
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Seven Marietta students selected for OPCICA Honor Band

January 22, 2019 | Music
Seven Marietta College students have been selected by the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) to perform in both the Honor Concert Band and Honor Jazz Ensemble on Jan. 26-27. This year’s Honor Band Weekend will be hosted at Capital University Conservatory of Music. The concert begins at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan....
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Theatre at Marietta College excited about 2019-20 season

September 4, 2019 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce that its 2019-20 season will feature six different productions, beginning with [title of show]. "After the relaunch of our musical theatre degree last year, we were looking for ways to provide more opportunities for those majors," said Artistic Director Andy Felt. "So, this year we are...
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Family, friends tour Encino Energy well pad named in memory of late Petroleum Engineering student

March 11, 2019 | Petroleum Engineering
Encino Energy hosted family and friends of a Marietta College student who passed away unexpectedly for a tour of a well pad named in his memory. Joel Wunnenberg  ’20 was an aspiring petroleum engineer in his first year at Marietta College when he tragically passed away in the spring of 2017.
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Toledo Law, Marietta College establish 3+3 partnership

November 22, 2019 | Partnerships
The University of Toledo College of Law and Marietta College announced a 3+3 program partnership on Nov. 8, 2019, to offer Marietta College students a faster path to complete their law degree. 3+3 is an accelerated J.D. program, which allows select undergraduate students at partner institutions to earn both a bachelor's degree and a law...
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Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 1, 2019 | Phi Beta Kappa
Seven 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 29. The inductees, who will graduate May 5 during Marietta College’s 182nd Commencement ceremony, were Tristan Bailey (Massillon,...
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New faculty member presenting photo, video exhibition in Gallery 310

August 15, 2019 | Gallery 310
Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to present “Control Series: Discipline and Domination, A Photography and Video Exhibition by Erin Zerbe” in Gallery 310 from Aug. 30 through Sept. 26. An artist reception is scheduled for 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to...
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2019 Krause Lecture in Science features UC San Diego professor

February 28, 2019 | Krause Lecture
Dr. Jack Gilbert, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California-San Diego, will present “Human and Environmental Microbial Health: A Global Perspective” at the 2019 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College on Tuesday, March 19th. Gilbert’s...
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Marietta College wind bands performing Nov. 20 at Peoples Bank Theatre

November 7, 2019 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform their fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Their concert “Bach, to the Standards” will include quintessential wind band works by the greatest wind band composers of the early to the mid-20th century.  Christopher Schletter, Interim...
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Students, faculty present research at annual psychology event

April 29, 2019 | Psychology
Marietta College Psychology students April Bartenschlag ’20 (Chandlersville, Ohio) and Madeline Holbrook ’20 (Lancaster, Ohio) recently presented their research at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychology Association in Chicago. Bartenschlag and Holbrook conducted research on social perceptions of male victims of domestic violence at...
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College excited to be a founding member of Great Lakes Esports Conference

August 2, 2019 | eSports
Marietta College’s esports program will begin its second year this fall as one of the founding members of the Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC). “We are excited to join the new Great Lakes Esports Conference and be one of the founding members,” said Rick Smith, Director of Marietta’s eSports Program. “This will give our esports athletes...
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Marietta College’s Greek organizations recognized for classroom success

February 25, 2019 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Greek Life was recognized at the Association of Fraternal Leadership (AFLV) Central Conference in Indianapolis for being one of 43 schools to have an All-Greek grade-point-average higher than the All-Campus grade-point-average for the 2017 fall semester, and was one of 38 schools to do the same in the 2018 spring semester.
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Revamped History class utilizing iPads to help in learning process

October 31, 2019 | Technology
Technology has made its way into just about every profession, which makes it crucial for colleges to find ways to blend its use in every major. For Marietta College’s newly revamped History 220 course, History Professor Matt Young has placed 49 iPads into the hands of students to learn about Human Geography and Geographic Information Systems...
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Employees to be honored during service award ceremony on May 8th

April 23, 2019 | Employees
Less than 72 hours after bidding farewell to the Class of 2019, Marietta College will turn its attention to recognizing employees who have reached a milestone in service, as well as two who are retiring. President Bill Ruud is pleased to honor each employee who is being recognized for milestone years of service — starting at five years and...
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Physician Assistant Program graduates 16th class

From June 2017 to July 2019, the 37 students who earned their Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Marietta College on Saturday helped to deliver 184 babies, examined 74,451 patients, completed 1,001 exams and administered 1,056 shots.
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Marathon Petroleum turns to Marietta College students for advice

February 14, 2019 | Fifth Street Consultants
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a well-established brand in Ohio and beyond, but the Marketing organization recently turned to a team of Marietta College students to provide a fresh perspective on attracting new talent to the Findlay-based company. The company’s goal is to get noticed by students in a variety of business fields such as...
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Inaugural Virginia McCoy scholarship impacts winner’s entire family

October 28, 2019 | Virginia McCoy Scholarship
Ten syllables packed with emotion — and gratitude. “Absolutely mind-blowing fantastic!” Rebecca Guhde ’23 (Signal Mountain, Tennessee) described her reaction when she learned she was the recipient of the first Virginia McCoy Scholarship, the newest Marietta College scholarship offered by members of the prestigious McCoy family. Guhde’s...
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Marietta students present research at American Physical Society meeting

April 22, 2019 | physics
Marietta College’s David Erzen ’19 (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania) and Xuan Zhu ’19 (Shandong Province, China) recently shared their research at the spring meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society. The meeting was held at the College of Wooster. Erzen, who will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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ExxonMobil Foundation gives $55,923.30 to Marietta College

July 15, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College announced today that it has received $55,923.30 from ExxonMobil and its subsidiary XTO Energy through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2018 Educational Matching Gift Program. Karen Matusic, Manager of Public and Government Affairs for XTO Energy, presented the check to Marietta College President Bill Ruud, along with Dr. Ben...
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Third annual Day of Giving to take place Feb. 14

February 13, 2019 | Day of Giving
Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving is here! This online, one-day event encourages The Long Blue Line to show their love and make a difference by making a donation. From midnight EST to 11:59 p.m. on February 14th, we’re asking Pioneers and their friends to spread the word and show that #MCGivesLuv by making a gift of any size to...
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Harrison Scholars cherish role of being first honorees

October 21, 2019 | Harrison Scholars
Ever since Gabe Brunck ’23 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) visited Marietta College’s campus and met some players from the men’s lacrosse team, he was on a mission to attend one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. “This is actually the only place I came to look, and when I saw the campus, I didn’t want to go anywhere else,” said Brunck,...
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Instructor Jordan Reed to present saxophone recital on April 25

April 15, 2019 | Recital
Saxophonist Jordan Reed, an instructor in Marietta College’s Department of Music, will be performing at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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