On Feb. 6, Thiel College will recognize 12 faculty and staff and Thiel College alumnus Mark A. Nordenberg ’70, H’97 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 assistant director of athletics and senior woman administrator Amy Schafer was one of just 12 individuals recently selected for the NCAA 2014 Pathway Program.
Thiel College today announced that Jacquelyn P. Muller has been appointed vice president for communication and marketing, a position she will assume on November 18. Muller has more than 20 years of higher education experience in integrated communications, media relations, reputation management and branding, advertising, and public affairs.
Thiel College welcomes Pete Rydberg, Ph.D. as Assistant Professor of Performing Arts and Director of the Thiel Players, a position he will assume this fall. Prior to his appointment at Thiel College, Rydberg was an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Theatre and Music at Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wis.
Thiel College welcomed Martin Black as Associate Dean for Career Development, a position he began in July. Prior to his appointment at Thiel College, Black was the assistant dean for career development at Brandeis University’s Heller School in Waltham, Mass. He also worked as director of career services and then director of employee relations at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College in Pittsburgh.
Thiel College welcomes the Rev. Jayne Thompson as campus pastor, a position she will assume on August 12. Rev. Thompson comes to Thiel College from University Lutheran Church of the Epiphany and Lutheran Campus Ministry, St. Cloud, Minn. where she has served as campus congregation pastor since 2005.
Thiel College welcomed Than Oo as director of student activities and involvement, a position he assumed on July 15. Oo comes to Thiel College from Binghamton University in Binghamton, N.Y., where he worked in the Office of Campus Activities as a graduate coordinator and resident director.
Thiel College will welcome Bob Batchelor, Ph.D. as Associate Professor of Communication and Pedas Endowed Chair in Communication, a position he will assume this fall. He will also be the executive director of the new James Pedas Communication Center.