Thiel College symposium features student academic work from the past year

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College announces its third annual college-wide Student Research Symposium will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16 in the James Pedas Communication Center. The event is free and open to the public.

The symposium is an academic forum where students from a variety of disciplines present the results of their research efforts and gain confidence in publicly presenting their intellectual creations. Students from an assortment of majors will give oral and poster presentations.

“The benefits of presenting are many. It is an opportunity for students to gain self-confidence. It strengthens a student’s resume for procuring a job or getting into graduate school,” said Professor of Religion and Director of the Dietrich Honors Institute Curt Thompson, Ph.D. “It demonstrates close working relationships between faculty and students. It shows the significant research students are engaged in as part of their academic work at Thiel College.”

For more information, contact Thompson or at 724-589-2106.

About Thiel College

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.