Education Department receives $224,000 Ohio Deans Compact grant

September 18, 2019 | Advancement
Gone are the days when students with special needs are separated from the general education classroom on a full-time basis. Educators at Marietta College say that’s a good thing and they are training the next generation of teachers to educate children of all abilities in the same classroom.
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Four Marietta College groups to perform at Music at the Mall on April 5th

March 27, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Department of Music will have four different groups performing at Music at the Mall at 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 5th, at Grand Central Mall in Vienna, West Virginia. Admission is free. Performing will be the Marietta College Funk Band, Floodstage, Jazz Band, and the Pio Pep Band. The funk group is comprised of 15 musicians...
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New program helps international students speak fluent English

May 21, 2019 | Students
For Marietta College’s international students, learning to speak fluent English is important from an academic standpoint but it’s important for social reasons, too. Organizers of the English Conversation Partner program say the more confident International students are in their ability to carry on casual conversations, the easier it will be...
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Blues & Americana concert scheduled at The Gathering Place on Feb. 1

January 23, 2019 | Concert
Marietta College is hosting An Evening of Blues & Americana Music at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, at the newly renovated Gathering Place — at the corner of Seventh and Butler streets. Featuring The Dany Franchi Band and The Kara Grainger Band, the event will benefit music education. Admission is $10. Beer, wine and food will be...
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Mid-Ohio Valley College Night returns to College on Sept. 16

September 9, 2019 | Students
Area high school students who want to learn more about going to college or joining the armed forces should consider attending the annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night at Marietta College. Representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities, as well as recruiters from different branches of the U.S. military, will be in Marietta...
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Marietta sending 3 faculty, 1 student to 55th annual MBAA International Conference

March 18, 2019 | Business
Faculty members in Marietta College’s Department of Business & Economics are dedicated to conducting research together and with undergraduate students. This collaborative work will be shared during the 55th annual MBAA International Conference, which opens Wednesday, March 27th, in Chicago. Participating in this year’s event, which runs...
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Physician Assistant faculty member named 2020 McCoy Professor

December 17, 2019 | McCoy Professor
Marietta College’s newest McCoy Professor said he enjoys both aspects of his career — teaching students in the Physician Assistant program while also maintaining a busy schedule as a working radiologist. Dr. John Grosel, an Associate Professor, teaches most days but still sets time aside to work for LucidHealth Riverside Radiology and...
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Marietta College inducts three students into music honorary

May 10, 2019 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music recently inducted three musicians into the music honorary Mu Psi Kappa. This was the third class to be inducted into Marietta’s chapter of the honorary. The musicians who were inducted included Vocal Performance student Megan Ross ’19 (Fairlawn, Ohio), Physics student Ryan...
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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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