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.
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.
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.
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.
Thiel College will begin construction of the $6.5-million James Pedas Communication Center this summer, with completion scheduled in early fall 2014.