August 16, 2017

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Thiel Happenings

Students looking deeper into nicotine exposure data for summer research institute

Students looking deeper into nicotine exposure data for summer research institute

Undergraduate and high school researchers are working with Thiel College faculty members to expand on nicotine research that began as a part of the Greenville Neuromodulation Center Faculty/Student Research Institute last year.

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Computer science professor’s published article discusses gaming industry’s use of multimedia

Computer science professor’s published article discusses gaming industry’s use of multimedia

Thiel College Assistant Professor of Computer Science Brian Bradshaw, D.Sc., was published in a leading multimedia information systems peer-reviewed journal recently.

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Solo exhibition and juror position highlight Thiel College art professor’s summer schedule

Solo exhibition and juror position highlight Thiel College art professor’s summer schedule

Thiel College Professor of Art Sean McConnor, M.F.A., was the juror for the Butler Institute of American Art’s midyear exhibition and is showcasing his work at the Sans MOCO Gallery in Greenville, Pa.

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All campus retreat to feature presentations and picnic

Retreat Schedule
Tuesday, Aug. 21
Howard Miller Student Center

7:30-8 a.m. Continental breakfast, Rotunda Bistro
8-9:10 a.m. Opening Session, Lutheran Heritage Room
9:15-11:25 a.m. Concurrent Sessions (various rooms of the Howard Miller Student Center)
11:30 a.m. to noon Tours of the track and field complex and the science connector (meet on the HMSC Terrace)
Noon to 1 p.m. Lunch in the TC Café  will be available for a reduced cost of $5.
5-7 p.m. Bring a dessert to share at the family picnic (HMSC lawn

Student News

Explore the world of student summer work on campus

This video series profiles student workers from departments around campus. They discuss their jobs, what Thiel is like in the summer, what they have learned and offer advice to their fellow students. 

Other videos in the series

Check out the Thiel College channel on YouTube!

Etc.

Tomcat Tributes

Tomcat Tributes are designed to recognize the teamwork Thiel College employees exhibit each day. Employees can nominate co-workers for recognition in four categories (Random Act of Kindness, Going the Extra Mile, Had a Great Idea, Just Because).


Special Notes

HR Notes

Thiel College welcomes ...

  • Zen Bliss, assistant football coach
  • Zachary Cramer, resident director
  • Jennifer Neider, assistant track and field coach
  • Tyler North, women’s volleyball coach
  • Becky Scroger, women’s soccer coach
  • James Vasconi, campus organist and Thiel Choir accompanist
  • Jodie Witherite, counselor

and says farewell to ...

  • Whitney Zunic, director of regional recruitment
  • Rianne Thornton, assistant women’s basketball coach and assistant tennis coach

Events

Campus Events

First-Year Student Orientation and Welcome Weekend

Aug. 25

  • Move-in and check-in, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Community Fair, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Lunch, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Opening Convocation, 3:30 p.m.
  • Parents depart, 4:45 p.m.
  • Welcome picnic, 5 p.m.

For a complete schedule, visit the First-Year Student Orientation website.

Welcome Weekend in the Chapel
Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.
David Johnson Memorial Chapel

Worship service as part of our First-Year Welcome Weekend. Morning Prayer begins at 10 a.m. followed by faculty and staff presentations.

For more information, contact Pastor Jayne Thompson at ext. 2130.

Zumbathon
Sept. 9 from 9-11 a.m.
Beeghly Gymnasium

The Thiel College Cheer and Dance teams will be hosting a Zumbathon in Beeghly Gymnasium from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 9. Admission to the Zumbathon is $10. A basket raffle will also be held. All proceeds benefit the cheer and dance team and will be used to offset the costs of attending competitions.

For more information, contact Amber Kimmel at ext. 2247.

Community Events

Informational lunches at St. Paul’s
Fridays in August
St. Paul’s

Anyone interested in learning more about a catered independent living or personal care services at St. Paul’s senior living communities can schedule a lunch and take a tour.

For more information, call 724-589-4646.

Crafters and vendors needed
Sept. 10 from 1-5 p.m.
St. Paul’s, O.D. Anderson Pavilion

Crafters and vendors are needed for the Vendors Village during its 20th annual Car Cruise and BBQ. Booth spaces are 10-foot squares.

For more fees and more information, call 724-588-9613, ext. 1136 or ext. 1415.

T-Notes Publishing Schedule

The next issue of T-Notes will be out Wednesday, August 23. The weekly schedule for T-Notes has resumed.

Send your submissions by noon Monday, August 21 to tnotes@thiel.edu.



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