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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PAC awarded NACA’s ‘Programming Organization of Year’ honor

November 16, 2016 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and executes events and programs on campus, recently won the Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. However, this is only one of many accomplishments for PAC. Students...
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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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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Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate well below national average

November 12, 2018 | Financial Aid
Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate, which is released annually by the U.S. Department of Education, is considerably lower than the national average at 4.4 percent during Fiscal Year 2015. The National Cohort Default rate during that same timeframe is 10.8 percent.
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Petroleum Engineering majors claim top spot at third annual PioBiz competition

May 22, 2018 | Student News
It doesn’t take long to figure out that Derek Krieg ’19 (New Matamoras, Ohio) and Sebastian Ziaja ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) love talking about the oil and gas industry. Their passion recently paid off as the two Petroleum Engineering majors won the third round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition with their company Oilfield Basics. The...
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Sports Management students working behind the scenes at Boca Raton Bowl

December 12, 2017 | Student News
Liz Nedved ’20 (Circleville, Ohio) didn’t expect an opportunity like this in her first semester of Marietta College’s Sports Management program. After changing her major following her freshmen year, Nedved has dived right into her new program of study with a passion and will accompany six other students from the program this December to...
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College Theatre excited to welcome community members onto stage

September 7, 2017 | Theatre
A sense of community is a defining feature of life on campus at Marietta College and throughout the surrounding town. This year, that communal spirit will be most prominently displayed in the Hermann Fine Arts Center as The Theatre at Marietta College’s 2017-18 season centers around the theme “Of, For & By Our Community.” Following that...
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Investigative Studies program helps rising junior with internship at Yale

June 19, 2017 | Investigative Studies
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know. For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.
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Four Marietta students awarded scholarships from Ohio Space Grant Consortium

April 10, 2017 | Student News
After being awarded scholarships to conduct research throughout the year, four Marietta College students made presentations at the 2017 Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute in Cleveland recently. Sheldon Mullet ’17 (Dundee, Ohio), Jennifer Starkey ’17 (El Cajon, California), Emily...
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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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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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7 Marietta College students compete in Power The Future event in Virginia

November 2, 2018 | Competition
Seven Marietta College students recently competed against 18 other colleges and universities in Power The Future, a collaboration of Dominion Energy and Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Virginia.
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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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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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