Alumna returns to Thiel College as Director of Campus Health & Wellness Services

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College welcomed back new Director of Campus Health and Wellness Services Christine Cianci ’96 at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Previously, Cianci was employed as the Director of Health Services on campus from 2014-2018. Prior to working with the College, she was Certified School Nurse at Keystone Charter School from 2008-2014 and Greenville Area School District from 2000-2008.  She has been employed most recently as a Nurse Practitioner at UPMC Urgent Care, Franklin, Pa.

The Massillon, Ohio native graduated from Thiel College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. In 2007, Cianci continued her education at California University of Pa. earning a master’s degree in exercise science. She then pursued a master’s degree in nursing from Walden University and became a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.

Thiel College opened a new Health Center on the ground floor of the Howard Miller Student Center. The expanded facility includes examination rooms, a waiting area and offices. Both counseling and health services are available in the space. 

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.