September 8, 2021

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Victory by women’s tennis highlights start of busy fall sports season at Thiel College

Victory by women’s tennis highlights start of busy fall sports season at Thiel College

The Thiel College women’s tennis team opened the season Saturday with an 8-1 Presidents’ Athletic Conference win over the Geneva Golden Tornadoes.

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Thiel College to showcase pieces from its private collection during exhibition of prints

Thiel College to showcase pieces from its private collection during exhibition of prints

Thiel College Professor of Painting and Curator of Art Sean McConnor announces the Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery will launch its 2021–2022 exhibition schedule with a talk by Marlin Casker at noon Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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Thiel College biochemistry major participates in regenerative medicine program

Thiel College biochemistry major participates in regenerative medicine program

Katrina Deckinger ’22, a biochemistry major and member of the Dietrich Honors Institute, participated in the University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine summer school program during summer break.

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Than Oo shares student activities with alumni and friends

Director of Student Activities and Involvement Than Oo joined college archivist John Hauser ’71, H’20 and alumni and friends to talk about activities for students and on campus on Wednesday.

Rite Aid flu shot clinic for employees is Sept. 21

The Rite Aid Flu Shot Clinic is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rudisill Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.

Anyone wishing to participate in the clinic should register through the online signup and bring a copy of his or her insurance card to present to the Rite Aid representative. BCBS Highmark insurance will cover 100% of the cost of the flu shot. Deductibles will not apply.  Employees with other insurance should check with their provider to see if the shot will be covered. 

For more information, contact Angela Sorg at ext. 2150.

Celebration of Life event for Henry Barton is Sept. 18

The widow of Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science Henry Barton, D.A. is hosting a celebration of life event at 3 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Lutheran Heritage Room. Barton taught at Thiel College from 1979 to 2011 and passed away on September 21, 2020.

Anyone interested in attending should contact Monica Adametz for contact information to RSVP to Donna Barton.

Student News

Tomcat Marching Pride performs at Kennywood

The Thiel Tomcat Marching Pride performed at the 71st Kennywood Fall Fantasy Parade on Aug. 29. The parade also included performances by high school bands from Sharpsville and Mercer as well as the University of Pittsburgh. Kennywood Amusement Park in Pittsburgh holds the annual fall parades, which includes bands, performers, sponsors and team members from Kennywood marching through the park.

Special Notes

HR Notes

Thiel College welcomes:

  • William Wightman, assistant coach women’s lacrosse
  • Lance Yeagley, housekeeping


Campus Events

Dietrich Honors Institute: Be Smart About Stress
September 8 from 5–6:30 p.m.
Sawhill Georgian Room, Howard Miller Student Center

Students enrolled in the Dietrich Honors Institute are invited to attend a dinner where they will be able to share their stress-busting tips and learn strategies for staying productive and peaceful. The session will be presented via Zoom.

For more information, contact the Dietrich Honors Institute director Sheila Nowinski, Ph.D. at ext. 2033.

Common Hour: 9/11 Memorial Service
September 9 from 11 a.m. to noon
David Johnson Memorial Chapel

The Thiel College community is invited to attend a special memorial service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

For more information, contact the campus pastor Brian Riddle ’07 at ext. 2130.

Community Events

Sharon Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Blood Drive
Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Morrison Hall, 740 E State St., Sharon


Communications collateral

Employees should update the logos used on institutional materials, including email signatures, letterhead, PowerPoint slides, etc. 

Thiel College has used the shield and wordmark combination as the official institutional logo for more than a year. They are the only approved logo for academic co-curricular and institutional use. Additional athletic logo packages are also available.

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.

Publishing Schedule

T-Notes is published weekly during the academic year. It arrives Wednesday afternoons. The next edition will be out September 15, 2021. Send your event or news to by noon Tuesday, September 14 to be published in that week’s edition.

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