Thiel College announces Kayla Hibbard, of Greenville, Pa., and John Riggans, of New Castle, Pa., as students of the month for October 2014.
This fall marked the beginning of an exciting new era at Thiel College. For the first time in school history, the Neuroscience program became its own department and is offering both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree.
Dr. Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, will present “Realism from Giotto to Chuck Close” at Thiel College at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Thiel College has announced the addition of 12 new full-time faculty members.
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.
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.
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.
Respected academic and author Dr. M. Roy Strausbaugh will deliver the commencement address at the College’s 140th commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. May 4 at the William M. Passavant Memorial Center. He also will be conferred an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree by Thiel College President Troy D. VanAken.