July 10, 2019

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Thiel Happenings

Eighty-seven Thiel College student-athletes recognized by PAC

Eighty-seven Thiel College student-athletes recognized by PAC

Eighty-seven Thiel College student-athletes were recognized for academic achievement in the 2018-2019 year by the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.

+  Read the full story in the Newsroom

New and prospective students on campus

Late June and early July have been busy for the Office of Admissions with three events in the span of a week and two more planned in July. New student orientations were held on June 24 and 28 while a visit day for prospective students was June 21.

The next new student orientation is Friday, and the final BBQ Visit Day is July 26.

Confirm logo usage for collateral

Faculty and staff who are using Thiel College logos on printed items or online are reminded to send those materials to the Office of Communications and Marketing for review before placing an order with a vendor.

For more information, contact Executive Director of Communications and Marketing Richard Orr at ext. 2700.

Thiel College-branded resources are available for download.

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.

Student News

Accounting alumni make it six straight

Professor of Business Administration and Accounting Gary Witsoky ’79 recently announced that for the sixth straight year 100 percent of Thiel College’s accounting students are employed or in graduate school. 

All 11 accounting students have found a position or enrolled in a graduate program. Members of the Class of 2019 are at Villanova and Cleveland State universities and the University of Pittsburgh as well as working at companies such as Ernst & Young and PNC Financial Services and the federal Department of Defense.

Education Chair updates students on Department

Professor of Education and Department Chair Doug Hazlett, Ph.D., updated the students in the Department of Education with an email recently.

He said Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education Nancy Castor and Education Services Coordinator and Library Assistant Jenn Lippert have joined him this summer in working on the Pennsylvania Department of Education Major Review.

He also offered students two important reminders.

  • With the exception of incoming first-year students, education majors should complete his/her Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators.
  • Student teachers and field course students, should be sure to have several appropriate outfits for his/her field assignments.


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).

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Publishing Schedule

T-Notes is published once every two weeks during the summer. It arrives Wednesday afternoons. The next edition will be out July 24, 2019. Send your event or news to tnotes@thiel.edu by noon Monday, July 22 to be published in that week’s edition.

Special Notes

HR Notes

Thiel College welcomes...

  • Kevin Jaszemski, police officer
  • Joshua Coppick, police officer

and says farewell to...

  • Jennifer Battles, housekeeper
  • Cory Campbell, HVAC technician
  • Clay Colley, campus pianist
  • William Watson, police officer

Waldameer Park Discount

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

Partner news from Sharon Regional 

The next edition of Sharon Regional Hospital’s Healthy Steps program is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Buhl Park.

Nutrition experts will be available at the walk to discuss healthy eating.

A simple and easy healthy recipe

Lemon Lentil Soup
4 cups vegetable broth
4 carrots, chopped
2 stalks of celery – chopped
¾ tsp of coriander
1 cup red lentils, rinsed and drained
1 ½ cups of chopped green like kale, spinach – swiss chard
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
3 Tbsp raw cashews
2 Tbsp chopped parsley

Spray bottom of saucepan with cooking spray and place over medium high heat. Sauté carrots, celery and coriander for approx. 5 minutes or until vegetables tender

Add broth and red lentils and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

Chop parsley, spinach/greens and set aside. In a food processor, combine lemon juice and cashews to form a cream

When lentils are done, stir in greens and lemon cashew cream; adjust salt and pepper to test.

Hands-only CPR information

Sharon Regional shares helpful fact sheet on hands-only CPR.

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


Campus Events

New Student Orientation
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.

Summer BBQ Visit Day
Friday, July 26
Thiel College

Prospective students will be visiting Thiel College for an introductory admission information session, a student-led campus tour and a picnic lunch on our beautiful quad.

For more information, contact admissions at ext. 2345.

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