Marietta College to honor high schools through #BeTheLight

April 13, 2020 | Class of 2020
With spring athletic seasons getting canceled and members of the Class of 2020 missing out on special memories related to prom and graduation, Marietta College has decided to join the #BeTheLight movement. Starting Monday, April 20th and continuing through Friday, May 22nd, the College will pay tribute to the Class of 2020 by turning on the...
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Faculty members continue to expand their fields through research

March 16, 2020 | Faculty News
McCoy Professor of Psychology Dr. Mark Sibicky uses a unique analogy when it comes to his research. “I think of it in terms of a parade. I always want to be in the parade, and I know I won’t be at the front of it, but at least I’m not standing on the sidewalk watching it go by,” he said. 
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Department of Music receives 10-year reaccreditation

February 25, 2020 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music recently learned it had achieved a 10-year reaccreditation of its programs, which include bachelor’s degrees in Music, Music Education, Music Therapy and Vocal Performance. “It is quite an honor,” said Andrew Francis, Marietta College Professor of Music and Chair of the Department...
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Marietta students receive Order of Omega scholarship

February 17, 2020 | Student News
Two Marietta College students recently earned national scholarships from Order of Omega, the Greek Honorary Society. Awarded to Quinci Jones ’20 (New Concord, Ohio) and Alyssa Prince ’19 (Hilliard, Ohio), the Patrick W. Halloran Scholarship recognizes members who show exemplary leadership, academic achievement, and service to their campus...
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Second round of College’s business start-up competition scheduled for Feb. 6

January 31, 2020 | PioBiz
Dozens of students will compete in the second round of PioBiz — a business start-up competition with a final award of $10,000 — on Thursday, February 6th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The competition, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4:00 p.m. The second round of competition is known as the “Proof of Concept” stage. In...
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MLK Jr. Day of Service continues to engage community

January 21, 2020 | MLK Day 2020
For a brief moment, Emileigh Mathis ’23 (Portsmouth, Ohio) stood in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center with friends Racheal Tingley ’23 (Tipp City, Ohio) and Jensen Greer ’22 (McConnelsville, Ohio), and reflected on why she chose to attend Monday morning’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service rather than spend a day off of classes relaxing in her...
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Annual Junior PioBiz competition open to high school students

January 13, 2020 | Junior PioBiz
The third annual Junior PioBiz Competition, sponsored by Marietta College’s Entrepreneurship program, will consist of two rounds for high school students beginning on Friday, February 21st. Students may compete alone or in up to five-member teams during the business idea competition.
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Marietta College preparing to conduct in-person classes for fall semester

May 7, 2020 | COVID-19
Marietta College announced today (May 7, 2020) that it plans to reopen campus and have in-person classes for Fall 2020, which includes opening the residence halls and dining services for all 1,200 students. President Bill Ruud said the College’s COVID-19 Recovery Task Force will monitor local and national health trends and make adjustments...
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Theatre Directing student earns Evans Endowment Internship Award

May 1, 2020 | Internship
Gwen Sour '22 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) has made a lot of her time at Marietta College. In just two short years, she has become a member of Alpha Psi Omega, Chi Omega fraternity, the Dungeons and Dragons Club, and the LGBTQ+ Activism Club. As the first student to be accepted into the College's BFA in Theatre Directing, she has also been...
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Public Accounting student excited to graduate debt-free on May 3

April 26, 2020 | Commencement 2020
When Jacob Wagner ’20 (Marietta, Ohio) graduates from Marietta College on May 3, he will do so debt-free. Graduating with a four-year-degree, debt-free, wasn’t the plan when Wagner first enrolled in nearby Washington State Community College, but he couldn’t be happier with how his journey from WSCC to Marietta College turned out.
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Junior marketing student earns Stickell Honors Scholarship

April 15, 2020 | Internship
Marietta College’s Hannah Garofalo ’21 (Leetonia, Ohio), who is majoring in Marketing, has earned the prestigious Stickell Honors Scholarship and it offers her the opportunity to work as an intern for an Austin, Texas, advertising firm this summer.  Just 20 students were chosen as 2020 Stickell Honors Student Interns nationwide. It’s a 10-...
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Marietta professor receives Rising Star Award during national convention

April 6, 2020 | Faculty News
A few months into his second year teaching in Marietta College’s Communication Department, Cody Clemens ’13 celebrated two major achievements.
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Visiting Entrepreneur-in-Residence to join Marietta College Feb. 26

February 20, 2020 | Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Angie Stocklin, co-founder and former Chief Operating Officer for One Click Internet Ventures, will join Marietta College as the second Visiting Entrepreneur-in-Residence during the spring semester. Stocklin will begin working with students on Wednesday, February 26th and Thursday, February 27th. She will also return in April for three days...
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Junior artist wins ‘Proof of Concept’ round of PioBiz

February 14, 2020 | PioBiz
Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who is majoring in Communication and Studio Art at Marietta College, is learning she may be a budding entrepreneur. Seaman, who won the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition, is looking at how she might start her own business of hand-painted, customizable clothing — jean jackets, jean...
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Esbenshade Series returns with Russian National Ballet on Feb. 6

January 23, 2020 | Dance
The Russian National Ballet, which has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999, is featured in Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 6th. The performance will be held at Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St., Marietta. Tickets are sold out, but you can call (740) 371-...
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Gallery 310 to feature College’s African Art Collection

January 14, 2020 | Gallery 310
Marietta College’s Art Department will conduct an opening reception for “Rites and Passages: Selected Artifacts from the Marietta College African Art Collection,” from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, February 7th, in Gallery 310 of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
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Students attend AAF Career Conference, connect with NYC alumni

January 3, 2020 | AAF
Four Marietta College students recently visited New York City where they attended the American Advertising Federation’s student career conference, toured Google’s New York offices and visited with alumni.
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Marietta College adopts test-optional admission policy for 2021-22

May 29, 2020 | testing
Any student — first-year or transfer — who applies to attend Marietta College as an undergraduate in the fall of 2021 or the spring of 2022 will have the option to submit or not to submit SAT or ACT scores. The College’s Office of Admission adopted this policy as physical distancing requirements and state-by-state guidelines from health...
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Graduating senior named inaugural winner of McKay Award

May 5, 2020 | McKay Award
The late Dr. Cavendish McKay covered some complex and not very intuitive topics during his Quantum Mechanics II course. Matthew Chih '20 (Worthington, Ohio) was in McKay's final class in Spring 2019.
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Leah Seaman ’21 earns $1,000 Winston Scholarship

April 29, 2020 | Student News
At Marietta College, students have a variety of opportunities to grow and gain experience academically and artistically. Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia) is no exception. After submitting some of her work to the regional chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters, Seaman was awarded a $1,000 prize for the Winston...
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Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 28, 2020 | 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 virtual ceremony on Monday, April 27. The inductees, who will graduate May 3 during a virtual Commencement ceremony, are Cameron Cantley (Vincent, Ohio), Rosey Cao (Shanghai, China), Matthew Chih (...
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Former basketball standout Hammond lands job with NBA's Grizzlies

April 14, 2020 | NBA
Not all NBA dreams are alike. Of course, Tyler Hammond ’14 dreamed of playing in the NBA, but he realized that wasn’t going to come to fruition years ago. But he never stopped believing he could have a career in professional basketball. “Last fall, I tweeted that I’m going to make it in the NBA and maybe not as a player,” he said. “It has...
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Campus continues adapting to online learning, isolation

March 31, 2020 | Virtual Learning
As it became clear that students would not be returning to colleges and universities across the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Marietta College quickly adapted and classes are running fairly smoothly. However, there have been challenges. Fortunately, it looks like everyone — students, faculty and staff — is rising to the occasion.
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Belpre High School students finish on top in first round of Junior PioBiz

February 27, 2020 | Junior PioBiz
Five Belpre High School students recently won the first round of Junior PioBiz, a business-idea competition hosted by Marietta College and open to all high school students in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Brady Clem, Ethan Coyner, Cody Daugherty, Walker Feick and Enrique Sobrino finished first with their idea for a “Belpre Recreation Center.” A total...
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Former Manhattan Institute senior fellow featured at College’s Leadership Q&A

February 19, 2020 | Leadership Q&A
Oren Cass, a former Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, will be featured during a Leadership Q&A at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 3rd, in Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium. Cass will speak about “The Once and Future Worker: Ensuring Markets Deliver Widespread Prosperity.” This event is free and open to the public. Cass, who...
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