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Eaton sends off Thiel College graduates with message ‘to make world a better place’

Eaton sends off Thiel College graduates with message ‘to make world a better place’
5/03/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

The Reverend Elizabeth A. Eaton, M.Div., the first female presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree and sent off Thiel College’s 238 graduates Sunday with a moving address that compelled them to “make the world a better place.”

Thiel College President among employees recognized for service milestones

Thiel College President among employees recognized for service milestones
4/24/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College President Troy D. VanAken, Ph.D., was among the 25 employees recognized for reaching a significant employment milestone with the College on Thursday, April 23.

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.

Workshop focuses on ways faculty can engage 21st century students

Workshop focuses on ways faculty can engage 21st century students
4/06/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Senior Associate Director of Northeastern University’s Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, Michael Sweet, Ph.D., worked with the Thiel College faculty Monday on teaching techniques to better challenge, educate and develop students.

Yale professor, author highlights Thiel College Earth Week celebration

Yale professor, author highlights Thiel College Earth Week celebration
4/01/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Grade schoolers to Ivy Leaguers will help Thiel College celebrate its 17th annual Earth Week with events on April 7 and 8. All events are free and the public is invited to explore this year’s theme, “Warm Temperature Experiences of the Earth.”

English professor publishes article on impact of Kinzua Dam on Seneca supernatural stories

English professor publishes article on impact of Kinzua Dam on Seneca supernatural stories
2/16/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College assistant professor of English Dr. Melissa Borgia published an article analyzing the supernatural lore of the Seneca people living near the Kinzua Dam.

Tomcats win 21st PAC Championship

Tomcats win 21st PAC Championship
2/16/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

For the 21st time, the Thiel Tomcats are the champions of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). Four Tomcats won individual titles Friday, leading Thiel to the team title at the 56th annual PAC Wrestling Championships, which took place at Washington & Jefferson College.

Thiel College Biology Chair published in professional science journal

Thiel College Biology Chair published in professional science journal
2/13/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College assistant professor of biology and chair of the Biology Department Dr. Sarah J. Swerdlow recently had her research about a new method of identifying mutant bacteria published.

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