Pioneers Rise to the Challenge

A transformative college experience begins with our people – students, faculty, staff, and alumni. For more than 180 years, lives have been impacted for the better because of the connections made at Marietta College

Ron and Simi Rinard

Ron ’72 and Simi Rinard realize just how life-changing and rewarding traveling abroad and learning about other cultures can be, which is why they decided to endow the Ronald ’72 and Simin Shelton Rinard International Travel Grants Program with a $1.5 million pledge over the course of five years.

Learn More

Student walks in front of the McDonough Center on the campus of Marietta College

Marietta College today announced that it received a $1 million pledge from Peoples Bank to enhance and facilitate the merger between the Department of Business & Economics and the McDonough Center for Leadership and Business.

Learn More


The Pioneer Story Blazes on

The story of Marietta begins with our students and blazes on
in the form of The Long Blue Line.

Truly Trailblazers

First Music Therapy graduates fulfill donors’ dream when program started

Dr. Michele Hilden Willard Inspires New Scholarship

The Michele Hilden Willard Scholarship will support students of Political Science, beginning in Fall 2021


Answering The Call

Savannah Flusche ’25 becomes a McCoy Scholar

Recognizing Excellence

The Academic Resource Center receives the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award


Introducing Your Campaign Ambassador

Meet Kyla Andreas, your student ambassador for the “This Is The Time” Campaign. A sophomore here at Marietta College majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and minoring in Leadership Studies.

Explore Ambassador Stories