Dr. Louis T. Almen, who led Thiel College from 1976 to 1990 as its 15th president died June 3 in Oviedo, Fla. He was 88.
Wednesday, May 21 was a record-breaking day in the history of Thiel College. During the Thiel Fund Challenge, Thiel’s 2:1 match day on May 21, alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff and students rallied in just 24 hours to raise $51,975 demonstrating their belief in the Thiel Commitment.
Thiel College President Troy D. VanAken recently announced the launch of a new initiative to raise $1 million to endow an academic chair in name and in honor of David Miller, professor of economics and business administration and Norman P. Mortensen Chair of Economics.
The Thiel College athletic department kicked off Memorial Day weekend with its annual Blue-Gold Golf Outing at the Greens of Greenville on Friday, May 23.
Thiel College announced Kimberly Ault and Jacqulyn Laura-Ann Buentello as its top two graduates among its class of 185 graduates recently during the 140th annual Commencement exercises.
Thiel College President Troy VanAken recently unveiled plans for the college’s most prestigious donor recognition organization, the Thiel College Lifetime Giving Society, which will honor the college’s largest benefactors.
The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) recently unveiled plans for its first-ever Scholar-Athlete of the Year Banquet, which will be held Monday, May 19, at the Cranberry Room of the Four Points by Sheraton in Cranberry Township, Pa.
Dr. Joseph Nairn, of Rochester, N.Y., was recently elected president of the Thiel College Alumni Association Board of Directors during its meeting last weekend.