June 6, 2018

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Thiel Happenings

Newsroom Highlights

Enjoy these stories recently posted in the Newsroom.

Thiel College recognizes 271 students for spring 2018 Dean’s List

Thiel College recognizes 271 students for spring 2018 Dean’s List

Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, announces 271 students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester.

Read the full story in the Newsroom

Seniors discuss special impact Thiel College had on their lives

Six graduates sat down with Professor of Business Administration Karen Shaffer to talk about what Thiel College means to them and how it has prepared them for life. Many of the professors on campus got special recognition, too, for their contributions to creating a fulfilling and enriching campus experience for the students.

Orientation Days and barbecues highlight Admissions' activities

The Office of Admission held its first summer orientation session on June 2. Seventy-eight students registered for the fall 2018 semester. Additional Orientation Days are on Friday, June 22 and Monday, June 25.

Also, scheduled this summer are two BBQ visit days on June 18 and July 27.

Event Schedule

  • 9-9:30 a.m. — Check-in and continental  breakfast
  • 9:30-9:40 a.m. — Welcome
  • 9:40-9:55 a.m. — Admission presentation: Class of 2022
  • 10-11:30 — Interactive campus tour
  • 11:30-12:15 — Faculty breakout sessions
  • 12:15 — BBQ picnic luncheon

For more information, email Admissions or call ext. 2345.

Thiel Alumnus named teacher of the year

Thiel College graduate Phil Double ’12 was named North Central Middle School’s 2018 Teacher of the Year and an Honor Roll Teacher with the Kershaw County (S.C.) School District. Watch the video to hear this North Central Middle School student talk about the impact Double has had on him.

Student News

Study Abroad shares adventures in Iceland, Australia and New Zealand

Thiel College students, faculty and made two separate trips this spring. One group explored Australia and New Zealand, while another group went to Iceland.

Special Notes

Campus Store update

The on-campus College Campus Store is temporarily closed for inventory. The store is open for orientation days and special events. Online orders will continue to be processed. Thiel College thanks you for your patience and looks forward to unveiling our new fall merchandise.

For more information, email the Campus Store.

Tomcat Tributes

Tomcat Tributes 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).

Going the extra mile
Nominees: Anna Reinsel, Ph.D. ’06
Nominators: Gary Witosky ’79
Comment: “Anna did a fantastic job coordinating and managing the recent study abroad trip to Iceland. During the trip, she was focused on creating a positive and safe learning experience for our students. Her efforts resulted in an extremely successful trip and a great experience for all.”

TC Café summer hours

The TC Café is open Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for summer lunches. Price is $6.25 and offers several options including salad bar.

T-Notes publishing schedule

The next edition of T-Notes will be out June 20. T-Notes is published twice each month in May, June and July. It will resume its weekly schedule in August.

Send your submissions by noon Monday, June 18 to tnotes@thiel.edu to have your items published in that week’s edition.


Campus Events

Twilight Tour Experience
June 13 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Twilight Tours are a personalized campus experience designed to fit busy prospective student schedules at night. Meet with a Thiel College admissions representative and explore academic programs.

RSVP online! For more information, contact the Office of Admission at admissions@thiel.edu or ext. 2345.

Summer BBQ Visit Day
June 18 from 9 a.m.

Visit Thiel College this summer for an introductory admission information session, a student-led campus tour and a picnic lunch on our beautiful quad.

RSVP online! For more information, contact the Office of Admission at admissions@thiel.edu or ext. 2345.

Community Events

Ask an Expert series
June 28 at 6:30 p.m.
The Keifer Building, 341 East Jamestown Road

St. Paul’s “Ask an Expert” series will discuss the “Ins and Outs of Estate Planning” with attorney Carolyn Hartle and financial professional Ken McEwen ’73.

Seating is limited and reservations are required.

RSVP to gfay@sp1867.org or call 724-589-4667.


Connect with Thiel College

The College’s Facebook live series which is hosted by the Office of Admission and features students answering questions about life at Thiel can be viewed on Facebook. Upcoming sessions will discuss orientation, the First-year Experience and Welcome Week.


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