October 18, 2017

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Thiel Happenings

Newsroom Highlights

Enjoy these stories recently posted in the Newsroom.

Student activities director participating in diversity discussion at conference

Student activities director participating in diversity discussion at conference

Thiel College Director of Student Activities and Involvement Than Oo is part of a panel discussion on “Diversity on Campus” for the College & University Public Relations and Associated Professionals Fall West Workshop on Monday, Oct. 16.

Read the full story in the Newsroom

Administration, Trustees dedicate track complex during Homecoming

President Susan Traverso, Ph.D.; Chair of the Board of Trustees Barry Stamm, M.D. ’70; Director of Athletics Amy Schafer; and Special Director of Athletic Fundraising Jack Leipheimer ’74 spoke at the track & field complex dedication during Homecoming 2017 on Saturday. Following the dedication, a 5K run-walk was held, which gave friends of the College and alumni a chance to be among the first official competitors to use the track.

Flickr  View Homecoming 2017 photos on Flickr.

Student News

Track & field team selling T-shirts

The cross country and track & field team are selling T-shirts to raise money for their 2018 spring break trip. The goal is to raise enough to compete at Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Shirts cost $20. The team is also accepting donations to support the trip.

Shirts come in sizes that range from small to 2XL and are in navy and Vegas gold.

For more information, contact Will Mills ’08 at ext. 2038.

Fuqua, Oden win TLC Extraordinary Effort Awards

Keonna Fuqua ’18, a 2013 graduate of Lawrence County (Pa.) Career & Technical Center and Jonathan Oden ’18, a 2014 graduate from Oakdale (Md.) High School were the Thiel Learning Commons Extraordinary Effort Award recipients for October.

Fuqua is a double major in criminal justice and psychology and a minor in sociology.

Oden is a criminal justice major with minor in sociology.

Puppies, ice cream and massages give students a break

Mid-term break begins Friday, but before break can start there are papers to get done and tests to take. Students could relieve some of that stress Wednesday in the Rotunda Bistro with a stress-less day that included a therapy dog, massages and an ice cream bar.


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

Campus Events

Study Abroad Table
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rotunda Bistro, Howard Miller Student Center

Representatives from CISAbroad will be available to discuss the travel opportunities they offer.

For more information, contact Study Abroad Coordinator Cindy Sutton, Ph.D.

Marching Band Preview Day
Saturday from 1-10 p.m.
Thiel College campus

Prospective students will join the Thiel Tomcat Marching Pride during a preview day. Visitors will get an overview of Thiel College, rehearse with the band and perform during the football game!

For more information, email the Office of Admission.

Haller Entrepreneur of the Year
Oct. 25 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

The Haller Enterprise Institute presents its annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award to accomplished alumni or friends of the College who have distinguished themselves in their respective professions.

For more information, contact David Miller ’61.

Ongoing Events

Worship on Wednesday
Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
David Johnson Memorial Chapel

Worship on Wednesday is offered for the entire Thiel College community during the semester. We gather each week for hymns, prayers, a message and Holy Communion. All are welcome!

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

Community Events

Greenville Symphony Art Auction 
Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room, Howard Miller Student Center

Tickets for the event cost $30 per person and $50 per couple. The event includes an art auction, music, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

For more information, go to the Greenville Symphony Orchestra web page.

Oct. 25 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Rissell-Beeghly Gym

Cost for this event is $10 with proceeds benefiting St. Paul’s.

For more information, call 724-589-4667.

Ask the Expert: Healthcare
Oct. 26 at 2  and 6:30 p.m.
The Heritage in Anderson Fellowship Hall, 339 E. Jamestown Road

Attendees can discuss healthcare questions for people turning 65 with Vice President of Bittel & Company Insurance Larry Franklin at 2 p.m. and Davevic Benefit Consultants agent Mike Johnson at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and RSVPs by Oct. 23 are recommended.

For more information to to RSVP, call 724-589-4667 or email gfay@sp1867.org.

Strayhaven Bark Crawl
Nov. 11
Greenville, Pa.

The Strayhaven Animal Shelter in Greenville, Pa. is hosting the fourth annual bar crawl fundraising event. Cost of the event is $25. Participants receive an event T-shirt. Participants will have bus transportation between stops and will sample animal-themed drink specials at each stop.

T-Notes Publishing Schedule

The next issue of T-Notes will be out Wednesday, Oct. 25. The weekly schedule for T-Notes has resumed.

Send your submissions by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 to tnotes@thiel.edu.

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