A GIFT THAT WILL KEEP ON GIVING
Dec. 16, 2009
GREENVILLE, PA – On Tuesday, Dec. 15, Dr. Troy VanAken, Thiel College president, surprised Dr. Joyce Cuff, professor of biology, with notification of a $25,000 gift from Thiel alumnus Dr. Carl A. Hoffman Jr. ’69, president and CEO of Harrisburg-based Primecare Medical Inc. The donation will help underwrite Cuff’s year-long sabbatical trip to East Africa beginning in summer 2010. Cuff will work with health clinics serving rural communities whose primary health challenges include management of malaria, HIV-AIDS and water-borne diseases.
About Thiel College
Founded in 1866, Thiel College is a liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located in Greenville, Pa., that provides a great balance of academic challenge, personal and social involvement, and exceptional value to its 1,000 students. For more information about Thiel College, which is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, visit www.thiel.edu or call 800-24-THIEL.