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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Land & Energy Management students continue to stand out on national stage

August 13, 2019 | Student News
Three seniors from Marietta College’s Land & Energy Management program were recent recipients of highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL). This year, the Landman Scholarship Trust awarded just 44 scholarships nationwide. Marietta College’s Ross Keller ’20 (Long Bottom, Ohio), Tyler...
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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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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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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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College honors 16 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 10, 2018 | December Graduation
Between the timely humor, thoughtful well wishes and emotional reactions, Marietta College’s 2018 December Graduation Celebration lived up to the expectations. The informal event, which was held on Sunday, December 9th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, brought together students who are graduating after 3 ½ years and those who took a little...
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College welcomes largest class in almost a decade during Matriculation ceremony

August 22, 2018 | Student News
Marietta College’s annual Matriculation ceremony took a little longer than normal this year — about 20 extra minutes. There were a couple more speakers, but the reason for the extended program was because Marietta welcomed its largest class since 2009 Thursday afternoon in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “Wow, there is a lot of you out...
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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 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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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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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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Marietta College student named finalist for AAPL scholarship

March 6, 2020 | AAPL
Ross Keller ’20 (Long Bottom, Ohio) is busy finishing up his last semester at Marietta College. On top of looking for a job and deciding if he should go to law school or earn an MBA, Keller can add one more thing to his résumé. In February, Keller returned from the 2020 NAPE Summit in Houston, Texas, after competing as a Top 4 finalist for...
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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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Marietta appears in Forbes.com rankings for 12th consecutive year

September 6, 2019 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has once again been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 4,300 degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States, Forbes ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students...
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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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New course allows students to experiment with 3D projects

June 13, 2019 | 3D Printers
Marietta College first-year student Mitch Nelsen ’22 grew up around cars. He also worked with Legos as a kid, so building and tinkering is just something he’s always loved to do. This semester, he’s been ‘tinkering’ with 3-D printing. It’s a course custom built for someone like him because students aren’t just learning about 3-D printing,...
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