December 19, 2018

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Thiel Happenings

McDowell High School senior awarded full academic scholarship to Thiel College

McDowell High School senior awarded full academic scholarship to Thiel College

McDowell High School senior Walter Holtgrefe, of Millcreek Township, has been awarded an academic scholarship worth $129,000 to Thiel College in Greenville, Pa.

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Conneaut Area senior wins full tuition scholarship to Thiel College

Conneaut Area senior wins full tuition scholarship to Thiel College

Conneaut Area Senior High School senior Evan Gerber, of Hartstown, Pa., has been awarded an academic scholarship worth $129,000 to Thiel College in Greenville, Pa.

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Thiel College awards Badger High School senior full academic scholarship

Thiel College awards Badger High School senior full academic scholarship

Badger High School senior Allison Philbrick, of Kinsman, Ohio, has been awarded an academic scholarship worth $129,000 to Thiel College in Greenville, Pa.

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Employees gather to celebrate Christmas

Thiel College faculty and staff members gathered together on Dec. 14 to sing carols, enjoy each other’s company and eat a Christmas lunch. Attendees were asked to bring a non-perishable food item, which was donated to the Good Shepherd food pantry.

Martin Luther King Jr. award nominees sought

Thiel College will be hosting its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. The theme is “The Celebration of Mindfulness, Love, and Kindness.” Nominees for the following awards are being accepted:

Deadline for all nominations submissions is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2.

For more information, contact: Anthony E. Jones at ext. 2193.

Fire alarm testing to be complete Thursday

Today and Thursday are the final days of testing for campus fire alarm systems. 

The Howland Alarm Company is testing the alarms in most buildings. Building occupants might hear an audible alarm. This is a required annual test of the fire systems.

Anyone with concerns that an alarm sounding is more than a test, should contact the police officer on duty at ext. 2222 to verify if it is a test.

Student News

Brewer, Vormelker named December Students of the Month

Thiel College announces Phillip Brewer ’19, of Cortland, Ohio, and Jessica Vormelker ’19, of Orwell, Ohio, have earned Student of the Month honors for December.

Brewer is earning a dual major in religion and theology/youth ministry with a minor in equine studies.

Vormelker is an early childhood and special education major.

Thiel College students distribute books to elementary students in region

Thiel College students AC Campbell ’19, of Dumfries, Va., Ben Daisley ’19, of Conneaut Lake, Pa., and Jean Felix ’21, of Miami, Fla., traveled to Jamestown and Hermitage to distribute 280 books to first graders in 10 classrooms in the region.

 On a separate occasion, a group of Thiel College education majors including Taylor Guth ’20Courtney Harriman ’20Megan Lee ’19Colton McCright ’19Annika Schul ’19 and Jess Vormelker ’19 assisted with the book giveaway at Greenville Elementary.


Special Notes

Holiday hours for campus resources

Campus Store

The Campus Store is closed until Jan. 9. It is available online.

DocuCenter 

The DocuCenter will close at noon Thursday, Dec. 20. It will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Dec 21.

The DocuCenter will be closed Monday, Dec 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25. It will also be closed Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan 1

For more information, contact the DocuCenter at ext. 2267.

Paul Bush ’66 Memorial Fitness Center

The Fitness Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Dec. 17 through Jan. 1. The Fitness center will be closed Dec. 24

Closed: Dec. 24–25 and 31 and Jan. 1.

Rissell-Schreyer Dome

Community walking hours in the dome will be 8 a.m. to noon beginning Jan. 2.

Office of Communications and Marketing Essentials

Email signatures, brand resources, job request form all available online

A Dropbox folder has been set up with instructions and the materials necessary to create new email signatures. Employees can find other Thiel College-branded resources including letterhead, logos and PowerPoint slides in the same folder.

Thiel College community members who need help with communications and marketing initiatives and collateral can now request those services with a job form. The request form is available on the communications and marketing webpage or linked directly below.

For more information, email the office.

Events

Campus Events

Students return
Tuesday, Jan. 8
Campus

Residence Halls open at noon; dining hall open from 4:30–6 p.m.; and the  Rotunda Bistro opens at 6 p.m.

Spring 2019 classes begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9.

For more information, contact Denise Urey ’00 at ext. 2009.

Student Teaching Seminar
Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon 
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

The Education Department faculty meets with the student teachers.

For more information, contact Nancy Castor at ext. 2065.

Common Hour: Study Abroad/Away
Thursday, Jan. 10 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. –7:30 pm
Lutheran Heritage Room, Howard Miller Student Center

Thiel students will share about their experiences studying abroad or away.

For more information, contact Cindy Sutton, Ph.D., at ext. 2119.

Community Events

Greenville Kiwanis selling discount dining cards

Mario Marini ’91 is selling the 2019 Kiwanis Club of Greenville Dining Card. The card costs $25. The card is worth $700 in discounts and is accepted at 45 restaurants in the region.  

For more information, contact Mario Marini ’91 at ext. 2022.

Etc.

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).

Publishing Schedule

T-Notes is published weekly. It arrives Wednesday afternoons. This is the final edition of 2018. The next edition will be out Jan. 2, 2019. Send your event or news to tnotes@thiel.edu by 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 to be published in that week’s edition.

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