Thiel College Assistant Professor of History Sheila Nowinski, Ph.D., attended the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colo., from Jan. 5-8. Nowinski presented the paper “Clerical Celibacy in the Era of the Sexual Revolution” as part of a panel on French Catholic history.
Performance poet, author, activist and film producer Natasha T. Miller joins the Thiel College community for its celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. events Jan. 15-16. She will be the keynote speaker at both the 7:30 p.m. Sunday “Be The Dream” kickoff program and the 4 p.m. Monday interfaith community service. Both events are in the David Johnson Memorial Chapel on the campus of Thiel College.
Thiel College will present Benedict Oddi’s collections “Scouts” and “Nomads” from Jan. 17 to Feb. 17 in the Weyers-Sampson Gallery of the Howard Miller Student Center.
Professor of Business, Administration and Accounting and Department Chair Gary Witosky ’79 will begin the semester as Thiel College’s first David M. Miller Endowed Chair of Accounting in January. Witosky received the appointment in late September, during Thiel’s Homecoming 2016 celebrations.
Presidential announcements, historic fundraising and campus facility upgrades made up the news items at Thiel College that received the most attention this year. Looking back on the year, the following are the top 10 stories based on the number of views in the Thiel College newsroom, media attention and social media impact.
Thiel College’s Phi Theta Phi fraternity will engage in their annual Walk-a-thon for the Free Care Fund at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh beginning Friday, Dec. 2 and ending Sunday, Dec. 4.
The Thiel College Department of Performing Arts will present its 64th annual Christmas Festival, “Go Tell it on the Mountain,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in the William A. Passavant Memorial Center.
Thiel College will celebrate the seventh annual opening of the Rissell-Schreyer Dome from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 with activities for the local community. The event is free and open to the public, but some attractions require the purchase of tickets.
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