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Anonymous donor endows scholarships at Thiel College in honor of two catering specialists

Anonymous donor endows scholarships at Thiel College in honor of two catering specialists
4/23/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Patricia Murrin (above, second from right) and Patricia Turcic (above, second from left) have spent nearly three combined decades at Thiel College helping students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of the College feel at home. Now a unique gift set up in their honor will help students in a different way.

Thiel College Athletics Reunion Weekend plans finalized

Thiel College Athletics Reunion Weekend plans finalized
4/21/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Events for the Thiel College Athletics Reunion Weekend on Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 have been unveiled, and online reservations are now being accepted through May 10.

New James Pedas Communication Center earns prestigious LEED green building certification

New James Pedas Communication Center earns prestigious LEED green building certification
1/27/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College announced today the James Pedas Communication Center has been awarded LEED silver certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.

Al Gesler is new Thiel College Director of Major Gifts

Al Gesler is new Thiel College Director of Major Gifts
10/09/14  |  Read Full Story   Print

Al Gesler, a 1990 graduate of Thiel College and a former member of the administration, has been named the Director of Major Gifts at the school.

Lead donor James Pedas, Pennsylvania First Lady to be on hand for Pedas Center Dedication

Lead donor James Pedas, Pennsylvania First Lady to be on hand for Pedas Center Dedication
10/01/14  |  Read Full Story   Print

Washington D.C.-businessman and movie producer James Pedas ’50 H’89 will attend the dedication of the $6.8 million James Pedas Communication Center at Thiel College at 11 a.m. Saturday during his alma mater’s Homecoming festivities.

One-day fundraising effort sets record for Thiel College giving

One-day fundraising effort sets record for Thiel College giving
5/28/14  |  Read Full Story   Print

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 announces initiative to endow chair in name and honor of David Miller

Thiel College announces initiative to endow chair in name and honor of David Miller
5/28/14  |  Read Full Story   Print

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 President introduces new Thiel College Lifetime Giving Society

Thiel College President introduces new Thiel College Lifetime Giving Society
5/14/14  |  Read Full Story   Print

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.

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