November 1, 2017

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Thiel Happenings

Students to meet with state’s Lt. Gov. during visit to Thiel to promote pardons program

Students to meet with state’s Lt. Gov. during visit to Thiel to promote pardons program

Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, will host state Lieutenant Governor Michael Stack and state legislators Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Mark Longietti for an open forum at the College Nov. 2 to explain the process for obtaining a pardon or expungement of a past criminal conviction in Pennsylvania.

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Covine and Sesti recognized as first Students of Month for 2017-2018 academic year

Covine and Sesti recognized as first Students of Month for 2017-2018 academic year

Jessa Covine ’18, of Cambridge Springs, Pa., and Samuel F. Sesti III ’18, of Avalon, Pa., were the October Students of the Month for Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania.

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Professor of English reviews book that examines ideas of friendship in 16th Century

Professor of English reviews book that examines ideas of friendship in 16th Century

Thiel College Professor of English Mary Theresa Hall, Ph.D., had her book review of “Male Friendship and Testimonies of Love in Shakespeare’s England” by Will Tosh published in a leading journal on 16th-century literary issues.

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Students stop by for special delivery

Students made a surprise visit Wednesday to Roth Hall to deliver flowers to Vice President of College Advancement Roberta Leonard. The students said the flowers were a “Thank you” for everything Leonard does for students and the College.

Thiel employees and family take part in Heartwalk

Thiel employees and their family members marched in the American Heart Association Heart Walk that took place on Oct. 19 at Buhl Park in Hermitage. The team raised $200 for the AHA.

First row (L-R) Barb Miller, Ryan Broadwater, Melanie Broadwater ’98, Abby Broadwater, Brandy Little, Kim Scobbie; back row: Diana Mazur, Chris Cianci ’96, Doug Hazlett, Lisa Hazlett and Rob Mazur (not pictured).

Student News

Nine students earn year-long roles in communication program as Pedas Fellows

Nine students from a variety of majors make up the 2017-2018 Thiel College Pedas Fellows.

  • Abigail Bowser ’20 is a psychology major from Freeport, Pa. She is a 2015 graduate of Freeport Area High School.
  • Brian Brink ’21 is a media & journalism major from Meadville, Pa. He is a 2009 graduate of Silver Creek Central School in Silver Creek, N.Y.
  • Taylor Guth ’20 is a secondary education mathematics major from Ellwood City, Pa. She is a 2016 graduate of Lincoln High School. 
  • Laura Hardner ’20 is an English and psychology major from Erie, Pa. She is a 2016 graduate of Erie Collegiate Academy.
  • Paige Onomastico ’18 is an early childhood education & special education major from Bridgeville, Pa. She is a 2014 graduate of Chartiers Valley High School.
  • Payton Patterson ’18 is a media communication major from East Palestine, Ohio. He is a 2014 graduate of East Palestine High School. 
  • Alex Pollock ’20 is a computer science major from Monroeville, Pa. He is a 2016 graduate of Gateway High School.
  • Xin Ning “Eunice” Tan ’19 is a business administration & accounting major from Klang, Malaysia. She is a 2013 high school graduate. 
  • Keenan M. Weimer ’19 is an English studies major from Duncannon, Pa. He is a 2015 graduate of Greenwood High School.

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

Tune in for Thiel Today

The first episode of the revived radio show Thiel Today debuted today.

This week’s guests were Vice President for Enrollment Management Ashley Josay Zullo and Media Specialist Mike Batisti.

The show is on at noon Wednesdays and can be heard on WXTC 88.1 FM or online here.

Thiel Today is a half hour radio production that focuses on the Thiel community. Thiel Today features different departments, faculty, staff and events found at Thiel College.

For more information, contact Peg Watts at ext. 2090.

Events

Campus Events

Art Exhibition: Images of Luther
On display through Dec. 1
Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery

Exhibition images of Luther: Celebrating the 500th Year Anniversary of the Reformation.

For more information, contact Professor of Painting and Curator of Art Sean McConnor at ext. 2095.

Dr. Louis Zona Presentation
Today from 7-9 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC

Executive Director of the Butler Institute of American Art Louis Zona, Ph.D., will give a free lecture on American art in the 1920s.

For more information, contact Vice President of College Advancement Roberta Leonard at ext. 2024.

Government Day
Nov. 2 from 8 a.m.-noon
Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC

Students from various area high schools come to campus and learn about Pennsylvania government from state Sen. Michele Brooks.

For more information, contact Vice President of College Advancement Roberta Leonard at ext. 2024.

Library Research & Writing Awards
Nov. 2 from 4-6 p.m.
Stamm Lecture Hall, James Pedas Communication Center

Research and Writing Awards will be presented to students for the ninth annual Library Research Awards & The Professor Evelyn C. Baer Exemplary Writing Awards ceremony.

For more information, contact Tressa Snyder at ext. 2063.

Thiel College Equestrians Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 11 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
The Moose, 32 Shenango St., Greenville

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Thiel College Equestrians. Cost is $10 per person, $5 per Thiel student and children under 10 are free. Dinner includes spaghetti, bread, drinks and salad.

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

St. Paul’s Annual Auxiliary Craft & Bake Sale
Friday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Headland Friendship Commons at The Villas

Free admission for this sale that includes baked goods, holiday crafts, raffles, ticket auctions and door prizes. Lunch will be available.

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, Nov. 8. The weekly schedule for T-Notes has resumed.

Send your submissions by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6 to tnotes@thiel.edu.



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