Marietta College receives National Endowment for the Arts grant

September 4, 2019 | Grants
The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding Marietta College a grant of $10,000 to support bringing the quartet, Women of the World, to the campus and Marietta community. “All Americans should have access to the arts,” said Mary Anne Carter, acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. “Grants such as this one to Marietta...
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Marietta High School student wins first round of Junior PioBiz

March 12, 2019 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta High School’s Kayla Floyd took the top prize during the first round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on campus on Friday, March 1. A total of 18 students from Marietta and Parkersburg South high schools presented 15 business ideas during the “Problem/Solution” phase of Junior PioBiz and Floyd’s project...
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Marietta College names new Vice President for Advancement

November 26, 2019 | Advancement
Dr. Joshua Jacobs, a dynamic and experienced fundraiser, will become Marietta College’s Vice President for Advancement starting Jan. 2, President Bill Ruud announced today. Jacobs was selected following a highly competitive national search.
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2000 graduate to serve as Schwartz Leader-in-Residence in 2019-20

May 2, 2019 | Leadership
Jaime Cleland '00 will return to Marietta College next school year as the 2019-20 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence. Currently, she is an acquisitions editor at the Modern Language Association where she works with college professors to develop books on teaching. Cleland will come to campus to lead workshops and projects involving publishing and...
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Campus Day of service honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 9, 2019 | Day of Service
Spending time at the local Boys & Girls Club is a pretty common occurrence for members of Marietta College’s baseball team, so when coach Brian Brewer learned the entire campus was encouraged to participate in the campus’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, he knew exactly where his players would want to be.
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Marietta moves up to No. 45 in Washington Monthly rankings

August 26, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institution’s contribution to the public good — up five spots from last year. The Washington Monthly 2019 College Guide and Rankings assess institutions based on social mobility (graduation rate, first-generation...
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Snarky Horns to do 3-day residency at Marietta College’s Department of Music

March 5, 2019 | Music
The Snarky Horns, a group of four horns from the three-time GRAMMY Award-winning jazz/rock group Snarky Puppy Jazz, will conduct a three-day residency at Marietta College from March 18-20 that will conclude with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on the final day at The Gathering Place.
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Marietta rowing alumnus gives unprecedented gift to historic rowing program

November 11, 2019 | Rowing
Marietta College alumnus and a former Pioneer Rowing coach, Jeffrey C. Hugel ’77, has given an unprecedented gift to create two major endowments in support of the College’s rowing teams. Hugel has committed to giving $253,000, annually, for the remainder of his lifetime, to establish the Marietta Rowing Coaching Fund and the Marietta Rowing...
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Robert Evans Internship award winner to work in Chicago this summer

April 29, 2019 | Internship
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana) has competed in PioBiz, studied abroad and will represent the student body as a member of the Student Government Association next academic year. But her most exciting day as a Marietta College student may be when she learned she was awarded the Robert Evans Internship Endowment, which will provide...
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Recent College donations benefit multiple local organizations

August 6, 2019 | Donations
The good things in life become even better when they are shared with someone else. Marietta College recently went on a donating spree as they contributed furniture, desks, beds and various items to 12 local organizations. Hundreds of these high-quality items will stay in use after making their way to schools, camps, and local non-profit...
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College welcomes back Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 as first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

February 25, 2019 | Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Dr. Douglas Greene ’62 is a man of action. He built a career on it and now, in retirement, he’s sharing his knowledge with others. “My thought process is if there’s a problem I’ll see if there’s a solution,” he said. “If not, why shouldn’t I just do it?”
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Esbenshade Series features local artist, writer Julie Zickefoose on Nov. 14

November 1, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Local naturalist, artist and writer, Julie Zickefoose will speak about her book, Saving Jemima: Life and Love With a Hard-luck Jay, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Zickefoose thinks of herself as an “unsung, minor, rather dirty superhero. Her superpower: saving small, economically...
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Rachel Ewing elected Student Body President for 2019-20

April 25, 2019 | SGA
Marietta College’s 2019-20 Student Government Association leadership comes from three states, including a California native as student body President. Marietta’s students elected Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton, California) to be the SGA President, and she will replace Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio). Ewing said she is looking forward to...
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Alpha Xi Delta sorority stands out during national convention

July 30, 2019 | Greek Life
“Realize Your Potential.” It’s the motto that reminds the women of Alpha Xi Delta to pursue excellence in everything they do… and they know how to do exactly that. The Marietta College chapter was recently recognized at the sorority’s national convention in Seattle as they were presented with three different marks of distinction. For...
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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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College’s renovated baseball complex renamed Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park

October 28, 2019 | Pioneer Park
Following six months of renovations, Marietta College is excited to announce its baseball facility will now be called Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park.
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Spring Band Concert's ‘Grateful Heart Farewell Tour’ to be finale for Kimball

April 22, 2019 | Band
Marshall C. Kimball will do his best to keep his emotions in check when Marietta College hosts its annual Spring Band Concert at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 27th. Kimball will officially be ending his 47-year career as a band director — the last 13 at Marietta College — as he directs his final performance. The concert, which is free and open...
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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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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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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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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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