Several Thiel College faculty and student research teams have begun work on summer research projects that will examine such varied topics as “damage control” health habits, amphibian population decline and political gender bias. The research is a part of the second year of the Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute.
Thiel College student Amber Martin ’17, a biology major from Allison Park, Pa., presented at the spring 2016 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in San Diego. Martin spoke on the transient absorption spectrometer she built with Associate Professor of Chemistry and Department Chair Christopher Stanisky, Ph.D.
Thiel College psychology majors Amanda Hautmann ’17, Mandy Slupek ’17 and Nicole Johnston ’16 presented their research into gender bias in Thiel College course texts on April 23 at the Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
Admission Counselor Justin Gregorich, Senior Associate Director of Admission Sonya Lapikas and Director of Alumni Relations Kelly Sanzari ’13 graduated from Leadership Shenango on May 19.
Thiel College faculty members recently completed the first phases of the fourth annual Dr. Edwin Hodge Jr. Institute for Teaching and Learning for summer 2016.
A group of anonymous donors made a $150,000 gift to Thiel College for incoming president Susan Traverso, Ph.D., to use for the College at her discretion. The donors said they were “making the gift in honor of Thiel College’s 150-year history of educating men and women and with a deep belief in the promise of the leadership by Dr. Traverso.”
Susan Traverso, Ph.D., has been named the 20th president of Thiel College. Traverso has served as the provost and senior vice president at Elizabethtown College since 2007. She takes office in August as the first female president of Thiel College.
Nine members of the Thiel College Cycling Club departed May 9 on the 800-mile, 10-day “Brain Campaign 2 Maine.”
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