Two members of the Thiel College Class of 2013 earned valedictorian and salutatorian honors at the 139th Commencement Ceremony, which was held on May 5 at 2 p.m. in the College’s William A. Passavant Memorial Center.
Thiel College will begin construction of the $6.5-million James Pedas Communication Center this summer, with completion scheduled in early fall 2014.
Dr. Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, will present “300 Years of American Art” at Thiel College on March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
On Feb. 7, Thiel College will recognize 11 faculty and staff members and Harvey and Uta Childs at the college’s annual Founders’ Day convocation at 11 a.m. in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
Thiel College will host free Financial Aid Nights on Feb. 12 and 19 in Thiel’s Academic Center. Area high school students and their parents are invited to attend one of these informative sessions to learn about the college financial aid process and receive personal one-on-one assistance with filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
This spring, the Faculty Executive Committee of Thiel College will host the Thiel Forum Initiative each month through April. Each Forum is presented from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Sawhill-Georgian Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the Rissell-Schreyer Dome and all things Thiel College at I Heart Thiel Day on Dec. 7, 4-9 p.m., in Thiel’s Rissell-Schreyer Dome at Alumni Stadium in Greenville, Pa. This annual event is free and open to the public.
The joyful sounds of the holiday season will ring through Thiel College’s William A. Passavant Center for the 60th year during the annual Thiel College Christmas Festival on Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. The Christmas Festival is free and open to the public.