May 8, 2019

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Thiel College Track & Field Complex named for influential community members

Thiel College Track & Field Complex named for influential community members

Thiel College kicked off its Commencement 2019 festivities with a celebration and naming ceremony for the Dr. Barry ’70 and Carol ’71 Stamm Track & Field Complex, featuring the Coach Jack Leipheimer ’74 Field, and the Col. Charles “Bud” Manes ’58 Track on Saturday, May 4.

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Thiel Commencement Exercises feature appeal for graduates to serve in western Pennsylvania

Thiel Commencement Exercises feature appeal for graduates to serve in western Pennsylvania

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation William Strickland Jr. addressed graduates and their friends and family, along with Thiel College faculty and staff attending the 145th Commencement Exercises in the William A. Passavant Center on Sunday, May 5.

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Student News

Bike trip headed to D.C.

Allen Morrill and Anna Reinsel, Ph.D. ’06 are leading students and alumni on a bike trip across Maryland and are scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C. on Friday.


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 once every two weeks during the summer. It arrives Wednesday afternoons. The next edition will be out May 22, 2019. Send your event or news to by noon Monday, May 20 to be published in that week’s edition.

Special Notes

HR Notes

Thiel College says farewell to...

  • Christine Ference, Academic Affairs administrative assistant
  • Richard Walcott, Library clerk
  • Alisha Burnett, housekeeper

Waldameer Park Discount

Thiel College employees are eligible for a discount at Waldameer and Water World in Erie, Pa.

Note from the Archives

College archivist John Hauser ’71 is looking for your organization’s programs. Please send copies of any end of year or induction programs you have to the Thiel College Archives.

Affiliate News

Thiel hosting several Sharon Regional Events

Sharon Regional will also be hosting a series of programs of health and wellness programs in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. On May 14, the discussion will cover stroke awareness, on May 21 experts will present on managing joint pain and on May 28 heart health will be covered. All three programs are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged. 

To register for any of the Healthy Living programs, call 800-974-9634.

Office of Communications and Marketing Essentials

Email signatures, brand resources, and a job request form are 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.


Greenville Symphony Orchestra Finale
Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
William A. Passavant Memorial Center

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra concludes its 90th anniversary season.

Greenville Honor Roll Breakfast
Friday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room, Howard Miller Student Center

A breakfast hosted by Thiel College to congratulate honor roll students from Greenville High School.

For more information, contact Tina Jones.

New Student Orientation
Saturday, June 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Deposited students for the Thiel College Class of 2023 will be on campus to prepare for the 2019-2020 academic year.

For more information, contact admissions at ext. 2345.

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