GREENVILLE, Pa.—The executive director for a Pittsburgh-based scholarship organization will join 10 Thiel College employees as honorees for the College’s annual Founders’ Day celebration at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 in the College’s Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
Saleem Ghubril is the executive director of The Pittsburgh Promise to receive the Barbara and Louis Thiel Distinguished Service Award. This award is given annually to individuals who demonstrate exemplary character, continuity of leadership, and long-term service to Greenville and the surrounding community. The recipients must show a commitment to the common good above private interests. The award is named after Louis and Barbara Thiel, whose generosity made possible the founding of Thiel College in 1866. The Pittsburgh Promise funds scholarships for post-secondary access for students who graduate from City of Pittsburgh high schools.
In addition to the Barbara and Louis Thiel recognition, the Founders’ Day ceremony will highlight the contributions of Thiel College employees.
Five staff members will be honored with a Distinguished Service Award:
Five faculty members will be honored with awards.
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