Shryock enrolls for fall semester at Marietta College

MARIETTA -- Chandler Shryock, of Newcomerstown, has enrolled at Marietta College for the Fall 2013 semester.

Shryock is majoring in Petroleum Engineering. Students can pursue bachelor's degrees in one of 44 majors offered at Marietta.

Approximately 385 freshmen officially joined Marietta College during the traditional Matriculation ceremony on Aug. 23.

Located in Marietta 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 begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,400 full-time students. The college offers more than 44 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.