Alumni, donors give $104,376 during third annual Day of Giving

February 15, 2019 | Day of Giving
During Marietta College’s third annual Day of Giving, 712 Pioneers showed their love for MC by making a gift and raising $104,376 in support of today’s students and Marietta College programs. “This was a wonderful way to celebrate the love we all have for MC, and it was so exciting to see The Long Blue Line quadruple their results over last...
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Junior wins first round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition

October 22, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Karson Snyder ’21 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) plans to revolutionize the way athletic recruiting services help high school students connect with colleges around the U.S. Snyder unveiled his idea, “Hidden Talents,” during the first round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition and he claimed the top spot on Thursday,...
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College hosting annual Spring Choral Concert on April 26th

April 17, 2019 | Spring Choral Concert
Marietta College’s Department of Music will conduct its annual Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 26th. The concert will be held at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. “This is our end-of-year concert and I’m very excited to showcase what we’ve been working on all semester,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty,...
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College's inaugural Women's Inspirational Summer Experience a huge hit

July 15, 2019 | Civic Engagement
This summer marked the dawn of a new undertaking at Marietta College. The Women’s Inspirational Summer Experience (WISE) welcomed its first cohort of high school students to campus for four days starting on Tuesday, July 9th. This four-day residential experience provided young women in high school with a glimpse of college life and helped...
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Marietta students receive Order of Omega scholarships

February 13, 2019 | Greek Life
As president of their sorority and fraternity, Loren Coontz ’20 (Rootstown, Ohio) and David Erzen ’19 (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania) know the value of campus involvement at Marietta College. Both students are also active in a variety of organizations and campus groups, including Omicron Delta Kappa.
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Entrepreneur, 1974 graduate named College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence

October 14, 2019 | Executive-in-Residence
Doug Griebel ’74, a highly accomplished entrepreneur and senior executive, has been named Marietta College’s 2019-20 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence. Griebel is chairman and co-founder of RM Hospitality Group Inc. in New York City.
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Marietta College Opera Workshop to present Amahl and the Night Visitors

April 11, 2019 | Opera
The Marietta College Department of Music is presenting an Opera Workshop — Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti — at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, in Hermann 217. 
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Athletic Training alumni recently recognized by NATA

July 2, 2019 | Sports Medicine
Two graduates of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program were recently honored by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Dr. Chris Ingersoll ’85, who was the Vice Provost for Health Science Affairs and Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at the University of Toledo, will be the founding dean of UCF’s College of Health...
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Ninth annual Mole Day 6k raises $900 for local charity

February 12, 2019 | Mole Day Race
The Marietta College Chemistry Club recently raised $900 for the MOV Gift of Life Foundation through its ninth annual Fluorine Mole Day 6k. The MOV Gift of Life Foundation was formed in 2017 by a group of local transplant recipients, living donors, candidates awaiting life-saving transplants, and people who care deeply about the cause. Among...
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Unheralded Women's Wednesday kicks off with Dr. Ann Bragg

September 27, 2019 | Unheralded Women's Wednesday
No matter the subject field or line of work, it’s no secret that women are far too often overlooked by history textbooks, despite having major accomplishments. Unheralded Women’s Wednesday, a speaker series created by Dr. Michele Jeitler, is back again this semester aiming to help change that.
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Ninth annual All Scholars Day offers a variety of educational opportunities

April 10, 2019 | All Scholars Day
On Thursday, April 18th, not a single class will be conducted on Marietta College’s campus. However, it would be easy to make an argument that more learning and academic pursuits will take place than any other day throughout the year. Marietta College is conducting its ninth annual All Scholars Day, which is a campus-wide celebration of...
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New course allows students to experiment with 3D projects

June 13, 2019 | 3D Printers
Marietta College first-year student Mitch Nelsen ’22 grew up around cars. He also worked with Legos as a kid, so building and tinkering is just something he’s always loved to do. This semester, he’s been ‘tinkering’ with 3-D printing. It’s a course custom built for someone like him because students aren’t just learning about 3-D printing,...
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Second-round PioBiz winners develop a concept for eco-friendly product

February 8, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania) and Audrey Albright ’21 (Moraine, Ohio) recently teamed up to win the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition with their project EcoX. As the top-place team, Dowiak, who is majoring in Biochemistry, and Albright, who is majoring in Marketing and Environmental...
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Author of ‘The Death of Expertise’ to kick off Economic Roundtable speakers

October 2, 2019 | Economic Roundtable
Dr. Thomas Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College, will speak about his most recent book, "The Death of Expertise" as part of the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Monday, October 21st at the Grand Pointe Convention Center in Vienna, West Virginia.
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Marietta College professor receives grant from Ohio Academy of History

April 10, 2019 | history
When Dr. Brandon Downing was growing up in western Pennsylvania, he had no idea he would someday write about the very Native Americans who called Kittanning home centuries before him. The story of the Delaware Indians is written in American history but it is from the viewpoint of non-Native peoples. Downing, a Marietta College History...
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Pioneer Summer Theatre to perform nine shows downtown in June, July

The Pioneer Summer Theatre (PST) at Marietta College is excited to present nine performances — five of Romeo and Juliet and four of Bye Bye Birdie —in late June and early July. The opening performance of Romeo and Juliet is scheduled for 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 27th, at the gazebo in East Muskingum Park on Front Street. Bye Bye Birdie...
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Marietta professor presents workshop at FINT conference

February 4, 2019 | Faculty
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting, presented a workshop at the 10th FINT conference in St. Gallen, Switzerland, from January 9-12. FINT, the First International Network on Trust, is comprised of a small group of trust researchers from around the globe. Johnson’s 75-minute workshop, “Writing Trust...
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College jumps 73 spots in College Factual 2020 rankings

September 23, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Alumni, students and faculty alike know that Marietta College offers one of the best educations that the United States has to offer, and College Factual has the numbers to back it up. College Factual recently released its 2020 rankings, and Marietta College is ranked 472nd out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the nation, moving up from...
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Former PetSmart executive to deliver 2019 Commencement address

April 1, 2019 | Commencement 2019
Barbara Perry Fitzgerald ’73 has had many roles at Marietta College since stepping onto campus as a freshman in 1969. On Sunday, May 5th, after completing her 14th and final year as a member of Marietta’s Board of Trustees, she will add to that list: the 2019 Commencement Keynote Speaker. 
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College excited to offer five new majors starting in Fall 2019

June 3, 2019 | Majors
This fall, Marietta College’s students will see some major — as well as some minor — additions to their educational opportunities. In keeping with the increasingly diverse academic interests of students, Marietta will offer five new majors, six new minors and one new graduate program. These new additions build on the more than 50 majors,...
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‘Driven Toward Madness’ author to speak at Marietta College on Jan. 31

January 28, 2019 | history
Ohio native Nikki M. Taylor, Professor of History at Howard University, will talk about her most recent book Driven Toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31st. Her presentation will be held at the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas 124).
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College to host Community Education Forum on April 2nd

March 26, 2019 | Education Forum
Marietta College will host a 2019 Community Educational Forum with a focus on “Trauma Informed Schools,” from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 2nd, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The forum is free and open to the public. This is the seventh annual series sponsored by the Southeast Ohio Teacher Development Collaborative (SEO-TDC), and it...
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College’s Executive Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving receives CFRE recertification

May 16, 2019 | Advancement
Marietta College’s Jarrett Stull, Executive Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving, has recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) according to CFRE International. Stull joins more than 6,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation.
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Retired President of PRO-TEC Coating to speak at Economic Roundtable on Jan. 31

January 25, 2019 | ERT
Paul Worstell, retired president of PRO-TEC Coating Company, will speak to the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon, Thursday, January 31st, at the Parkersburg Country Club. Worstell will speak about “Process Wrapped in Culture: PRO-TEC’s Performance Excellence Journey.” Worstell, the 2018-19 Fitzgerald Executive-in-Residence at...
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Marietta College named a 2019 Great College to Work For

September 16, 2019 | Great Colleges to Work For
For a second consecutive year, Marietta College is being recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
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