THIEL WELCOMES PRO GOLFER FUZZY ZOELLER
For release July 31, 2000
GREENVILLE, Pa - Thiel College's Howard Miller Student Center (HMSC)
was the welcoming site for professional golfer Fuzzy Zoeller, this year's
celebrity golfer for the 50th annual Greenville Business & Industry Day golf
A cocktail party in the rotunda area of the HMSC was held Sunday, July
30. In addition to community members, Thiel alumni, board of trustee
members, and Thiel friends and family welcomed Zoeller to Greenville.
Zoeller has won two major titles in his golfing career -- the Masters in
1979 and the U.S. Open in 1984. The Greenville Business & Industry Day,
a community tradition, provides a forum for local businesses and
industry professionals to gather socially and discuss business
opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere. Any profits generated from the
event will be used for local business and industrial development through
the Greenville Area Economic Development Corporation (GAEDC).
Thiel College is one of the charter sponsors of the Business & Industry
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LESLIE SHAFFER JOINS THIEL ADVANCEMENT STAFF
For release July 24, 2000
GREENVILLE, Pa. - Leslie D. Shaffer of Sharon has been named associate
director of alumni services at Thiel College.
Shaffer, who earned her bachelor of arts degree
in art from Thiel College in 1980, will assist in the
overall operations of the Thiel College Alumni
Association, working with Homecoming, class
reunions and class agents.
"We're delighted to have Leslie aboard," said
John R. Hauser, Thiel's director of development
and alumni services. "Her past involvement with
Thiel will make her a real asset to the college.
"Originally from Pittsburgh, Shaffer also earned her elementary teaching
certificate from Chatham College in 1990. She resides in Sharon with her
two children, Emily Jane Wiercinski and Tess Alexa Wiercinski.
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THIEL RECEIVES CHECK FROM LUTHERAN ASSOCIATION
For release July 10, 2000
GREENVILLE, Pa. - Thiel College recently received $1,100 from the Aid
Association for Lutherans (AAL) through the AAL Member Gift-Matching
The total reflects AAL's matched portion of contributions received from
members during the first quarter of 2000.
Annual gifts of $25 to $100 made by AAL members to participating
Lutheran elementary or secondary schools, colleges or seminaries are
matched dollar-for-dollar by AAL.
Since the program was introduced in 1988, AAL has given almost $11
million to Lutheran academic institutions nationwide.
AAL, based in Appleton, Wis., is a fraternal benefit society of 1.7
million members who are joined together for insurance, education and
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ATTENTION ALL THIEL COLLEGE FACULTY AND STAFF!
For release June 29, 2000
On Monday, July 10, 2000 we will
be closing the parking lot at the Gymnasium. The college has hired a vendor to do site drainage and re-surface
this parking area with a new gravel substrate and asphalt. This work will be completed in about ten days, so all
current users of this parking area are being asked to move to the large lot behind the Passavent Center.
Once completed we will have a beautiful new parking facility with striped spaces, handicap parking area, and lighting.
If you have any questions, feel free to call the maintenance office at (724) 589-2175.
Thank you for your cooperation.
President schedules campus forums
President Masters has scheduled two fall campus forums for staff and
A forum for staff members will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6
the Lutheran Heritage Room in the Howard Miller Student Center (HMSC).
A forum for faculty members will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 in
the Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC.
Masters will discuss recent campus activities and future plans for the
college. Refreshments will be provided.
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