College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Accounting seniors recognized by WV Society of CPAs

November 2, 2016 | CPAs
Marietta College Accounting seniors Andrew Billingsley ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), Brianna Finck ’17 (New Lexington, Ohio), Marissa Jeswald ’17 (North Tonawand, New York) and Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs at its...
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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Class of 2016 celebrated at 179th Commencement ceremony on May 1

May 1, 2016 | Commencement
Daley Buckwell ’16 (Northfield, New Hampshire) is acutely familiar with what it means to be a member of The Long Blue Line. She is the sixth Buckwell to graduate from Marietta College, which goes back to her grandfather Jim Buckwell ’61.
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Marietta students take top prize at business case competition

April 8, 2016 | Business & Economics
Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) has a simple explanation as to why he and two other Marietta College students recently won the annual Tau Pi Phi national business case competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Evans Internship Endowment awarded to Lydia Jones ’18

April 20, 2016 | Internships
While many other students may find themselves behind an office desk this summer, Lydia Jones ’18 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) will be spending her time outside completing and monitoring wells in the Marcellus Shale. A double major in Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Jones is excited to be interning as a completions and productions intern with XTO...
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Senior Matthew Johnson receives Charles J. Ping Student Service Award

May 2, 2018 | Student News
As Matthew Johnson ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) prepares to earn his Bachelor of Arts in both International Leadership and Political Science during Sunday’s (May 6) Commencement ceremony at Marietta College, the Warren High School graduate received an early gift.
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PAC wins six awards for programming, marketing

January 6, 2016 | PAC
Seeing several big schools take home multiple awards at the annual National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference last year, the Pioneer Activities Council (PAC) wanted to try and give them a run for their money in 2015.
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Art students honored during annual juried exhibition at Marietta College

April 18, 2018 | Student News
During Marietta College’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opening reception, the Art Department announced multiple awards including France Moise ’20 (Naples, Florida) as Best in Show. Moise, who is majoring in both Psychology and Studio Art, won for her oil on canvas, “Nueve Once.”
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Marietta College establishes Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

August 28, 2017 | Phi Theta Kappa
Marietta College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts institutions, has instituted a new scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa honor society members. Steve Lazowski, Vice President for Enrollment Management, said Marietta College is committed to attracting the best and brightest transfer students from two-year colleges. Each scholarship is a one-...
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Marietta College celebrates Class of 2017 at 180th Commencement

May 7, 2017 | Commencement
Throughout his first year as Marietta College’s President, Dr. William N. Ruud has developed a bond with the student body that is clearly evident. That relationship was on full display during Marietta College’s 180th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Sunday. It was very clear following Amy Castle ’17 (Columbus,...
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Former shy student named ODK Circle Leader of the Year

March 13, 2017 | ODK
Whitley Trusler ’17 (Newark, Ohio) was recently voted as the 2017 Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Circle Leader of the Year at Marietta College. ODK is the National Leadership Honorary that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership, and character.
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Education majors generate excitement about history in local elementary school

December 7, 2016 | Community
Dressed in a denim jumpsuit and red bandana — in the same vein as Rosie the Riveter — Hannah Offenberger ’17 (Waterford, Ohio) asked a group of Harmar Elementary students on Thursday (December 1st) if they knew where they were and what they’d be doing. “That’s right,” she responded to one of the children, “we’re in 1917 America, in a...
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Recent History graduate wins Showalter Special Collections Award

May 10, 2016 | Special Collections
Recent Marietta College graduate Brian Holliday ’16 (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Holliday, who was nominated by Dr. Katy McDaniel, won for his work “The Forgotten Church: The Revitalization of the Legacy of Thomas Ayers...
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Marietta College inducts 6 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2016 | Liberal Arts
Six 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 25.
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Emily Drabeck ’17 elected student body president

March 25, 2016 | SGA
Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2016-17.
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Competing teams hope to claim top spot in College’s inaugural PioBiz

March 29, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Three Marietta College students, who make up two competing teams, will square off at the April 1 PioPitch to present their business plans to see who will win the inaugural PioBiz. Psychology major Gabrielle Simmons ’18 (Cairo, West Virginia) is going up against the team of Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky...
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College to celebrate 181st Commencement ceremony Sunday

May 1, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Four years ago, students from across the country and the world converged on this quaint little river city to begin a truly remarkable journey. From the moment the Class of 2018 signed their shared matriculation book, their paths took many different, life-changing routes, but eventually led them to the stage they will cross on Sunday, May 6th.
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Marietta College hosts Meaningful Life Fair at DBRC on Oct. 19

October 5, 2015 | Student News
What does it mean to live a meaningful life — and how does one make life meaningful? What does it look like to live life to the fullest? Marietta College students will explore answers to these big questions during the Meaningful Life Fair from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. 
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Marietta students place second in Peoples Bank Case Competition

February 16, 2018 | Business
Abby Tornes ’18 (Lowell, Ohio) learned something about herself during the sixth annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, Feb. 10.
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Marietta College experiences growth, responds to opportunities

September 21, 2017 | Alumni
As campus settles into a new academic year, the leadership at Marietta College reflects on how well the 2016-17 year was for the Pioneer family. “When I came on board a little more than a year ago, I saw a lot of opportunities to do great things, and I also met a lot of talented people on campus who were willing to make these things happen...
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National conference is an eye-opening experience for Advertising & Public Relations student

June 27, 2017 | Student News
When it comes to learning about an industry’s newest advancements and constantly changing climate as well as having the opportunity to network with and get advice from leaders in the field, nothing beats attending a national conference. After attending the 2017 ADAMERICA Conference from June 7-10 in New Orleans with Assistant Professor of...
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Marietta students assist with Empty Bowls luncheon

April 25, 2017 | Student News
Once again, members of various Marietta College student groups and organizations contributed their time and energy to help make a local charitable event a success. Marietta students helped with both the setup and execution of the 16th annual Marietta Empty Bowls Luncheon which took place from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1st at...
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Three McDonough Scholars selected for Jepson Cambridge Program

December 12, 2016 | Student News
Marietta College’s Matthew Johnson ’19 (Marietta, Ohio) has wanted to be an attorney since junior high. Johnson, along with fellow McDonough Scholars Makenzie McAfee ’19 (Findlay, Ohio) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio), will get an early glimpse of law school as they have been selected to participate in the University of Richmond’s...
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