June 19, 2019

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Sigma Kappa national sorority recognizes Thiel College graduate with position and scholarship

Sigma Kappa national sorority recognizes Thiel College graduate with position and scholarship

Thiel College graduate Annika Schul ’19 was chosen for a pair of honors by the national organization of her sorority Sigma Kappa. She is undergoing training at Sigma Kappa’s national headquarters in Carmel, Ind. for her position as a leadership consultant with the organization.

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Thiel College releases spring 2019 Dean’s List

Thiel College releases spring 2019 Dean’s List

Two-hundred-thirty-nine students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester.

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Alumna explains what makes Thiel College unique

Terri Eddy ’19 had a one-of-a-kind experience the first time she came to Thiel College and explains why she chose Thiel to be her home for the next four years. Throughout the summer, Thiel graduates will be the subject of short documentaries about “Why Thiel?”.

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Sharon Regional announces hiring events and June programs

Sharon Regional Medical Center announces the schedule for its June community-based free health and wellness programs to provide prevention and education on important health-related topics. All events are free and open to the public.

The next Healthy Living series event is “Know the Facts About Breast Cancer” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 in the Sawhill-Georgian Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.

Dr. Maryann Payne, breast surgeon, will discuss the latest facts about causes, risk factors, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. 

To register, call 724-974-9634.

Sharon Regional is also hosting an RN & LPN hiring event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic & Imaging Center, 2435 Garden Way in Hermitage. The event is geared for hiring both registered nurses and licensed practical nurses for a variety of departments across the Sharon Regional system.

For more information, call 724-983-5536.

Other programming includes:

Childbirth Education Series

Registration is open for a 5-week session that will cover the birthing process, breathing and relaxation techniques, the role of the support person, and the cesarean birth experience. Tours of the Women’s Center at Sharon Regional will also be available. 

The next session is scheduled for July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8 at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic & Imaging Center located at 2435 Garden Way in Hermitage.  Cost is $25 for the 5-week series.

To register, call 724-983-5932.

Healthy Steps Walking Program:

Sharon Regional Medical Center and the American Heart Association have partnered on a free community-based walking program. Participants can walk and talk with experts who are available to answer fitness and health questions along the way at the next installment at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at Buhl Park fitness trail in Hermitage

For more information, call 724-983-7324.

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough

A free educational seminar featuring Sharon Regional’s Sheetal Nijhawan, M.D., fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon, to learn more about the bariatric surgery program at Sharon Regional. Sessions include information on obesity, a review of surgical weight loss options including benefits and risks, Body Mass Index, along with other information to assist participants in making an informed decision about surgical weight loss treatments.

The seminars are scheduled at 3 convenient locations in June and July, including:

  • 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Steward Surgical Specialists, 2425 Garden Way, Hermitage, Pa. 16148
  • 2 p.m. Thursday, July  11 Steward Specialty Care Neshannock, 143 Enclave Drive, New Castle, Pa. 16105
  • 5:30 p.m. July 16 at Sharon Regional Hubbard Diagnostic & Specialty Center, 880 W Liberty Street, Hubbard, Ohio 44502

To register, call 724-981-4561.

Sharon Regional Health Watch

Tune in to Sharon Regional’s “Health Watch” Health Education Hour on 790 AM WPIC Radio on the last Tuesday of each month. Listen as area physicians discuss health topics. Next episode is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 on 790 AM WPIC Radio.

For more information about any of these programs, contact Lisa DiMuccio-Zgela at 724-983-7474.

Student News

Youngstown high school students experience campus 

Students from East High School in Youngstown participated in the Youngstown Early Identification Program during the first week of June. The students took enrichment courses on campus during the day and participated in activities during the evening.

Nick Sarratori selected as faculty speaker for East Valley H.S.

Nick Sarratori ’18 was the student-selected staff speaker at the commencement for East Valley High School (Yakima, Wash.).

Sarratori, of Eden, N.Y., was one of seven valedictorians in the Class of 2018 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree and majored in history and earned his secondary education teacher certification. He is a 2014 graduate of Eden Junior Senior High School.


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).

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.

Special Notes

HR Notes

Thiel College welcomes...

  • Tawnya Caffarelli, housekeeper
  • Loretta Cook, resident director
  • Caleb Garvey ’19, resident director
  • Liza Schaef, Coordinator of the Disability Resource Center
  • Linda Volpe, housekeeper

and says farewell to...

  • Kathryn Lanfried, speech therapist
  • Kyle Marini ’18, Dietrich Honors Institute associate

Waldameer Park Discount

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

Summer Hours updates

TC Café

The TC Café is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays for lunch. Price is $6.25 (cash only). Several options, including salad bar, are available.

Post Office

The Campus Post Office/ Mail Services will have slightly limited service available on the following dates:

Post Office hours for Thursday, June 20 and Monday, June 24 are 9 a.m. to  3:30 p.m. Hours for Friday, June 21 are 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

All incoming mail/packages will be sorted and delivered and rounds for mail delivery/pick-up will take place.

Letters and Flats will be metered (postage applied) and prepaid UPS and USPS Packages can be sent.

ICM’s will be distributed and all metered mail, pre-stamped mail will be taken to the Greenville post office daily.

The post office will not be able to process outgoing:

  • FedEx Express (available at Custom Corner on Main St)
  • UPS, USPS Priority/Express or Package processing (available at the Greenville Post Office, 55 Clinton St.)

All regular services will resume on Tuesday, June 25.

For more information, contact Anita Lillie at ext. 2230.

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tennis court hours at 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (lower courts) open seven days a week. The Dr. Barry ’71 and Carol ’70 Stamm Track & Field Complex is open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.


Campus Events

New Student Orientation
June 24 and June 28
Thiel College

Members of the Thiel College Class of 2023 will be on campus to prepare for the fall semester.

For more information, contact the Office of Admission at ext. 2345.

Know the Facts About Breast Cancer
Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

Maryann Payne, M.D., breast surgeon for the Steward Medical Group, is presenting the lecture “Know the Facts About Breast Cancer” as part of the Healthy Living series.

For more information, contact the Monica Adametz at ext. 2240.

Community Events

Ask the Expert: Medicare, Co-insurance & Prescription Coverage
June 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Keifer Building, 341 East Jamestown Road

St. Paul’s billing specialist Debbie Yoos ’86,  Davevic Benefit Consultants, Inc. director of individual accounting services Mike Johnston and Walberg Family Pharmacies pharmacist and owner Bretton Walberg will discuss Medicare Open Enrollment, co-insurance and co-pays, and Medicare, Medicare supplements, and Medicare Advantage plans and prescription drug plans. An open Q&A session will follow the presentation. Reservations required. Seating is limited. 

For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Jennie Kather at 724-589-4646.

GSO Speakeasy Fundraiser
June 29 from 7–10 p.m.
Gallery Grille, Greenville

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will be holding a Speakeasy fundraiser as part of their 90th-year celebration. Tickets are $50 per person and include live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, entry in a reverse raffle, a costume contest, dance contest and more.

For more information or tickets, contact Greg Butcher, Ph.D. at 724-456-1661.

3rd annual Color Me Happy 5K Race, Roll & Stroll
Saturday, June 29 at 9:30 a.m.
The start/finish line and registration tent are in the parking lot in front of The Villa, 339 E. Jamestown Rd., Greenville, Pa.

The 3rd annual Color Me Happy 5K Race, Roll & Stroll is June 29 at St. Paul’s. Cost is $15 for racers registered before June 12, after June 12 cost is $20.

For more information, contact Mimi Dreher at 724-588-9613 ext. 1136.

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