Students begin college careers


MARIETTA — When in-person classes began for the 2021 fall semester, Marietta College welcomed approximately 360 new students who are studying in one of the more than 50 majors or have chosen to not declare a major.

Beginning their college careers are:

Derek Cline, of De Graff, is a graduate of Indian Lake High School and is majoring in Health Science.

Paige Doseck, of Botkins, is a graduate of Botkins Local High School and is majoring in Musical Theatre.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers more than 50 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s best by Forbes.com. Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution’s rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major