April 30, 2014

T-Notes Archives
Next Issue: May 14

Thiel Happenings

Career educator and author to deliver Thiel College Commencement address and receive honorary degree

Career educator and author to deliver Thiel College Commencement address and receive honorary degree

Respected academic and author Dr. M. Roy Strausbaugh will deliver the commencement address at the College’s 140th commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. May 4 at the William M. Passavant Memorial Center. He also will be conferred an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree by Thiel College President Troy D. VanAken.

+  Read the full story in the Newsroom

Thiel College President Troy VanAken recognizes employee service milestones

Thiel College President Troy VanAken recognizes employee service milestones

Thiel College President Troy VanAken recognized 34 Thiel College employees for reaching significant employment milestones with the College recently.

+  Read the full story in the Newsroom

Spring semester ends in style with Fairwell Festival

The annual Fair-well Festival and a spring concert by multi-platinum recording artist Mike Posner marked the end of the spring semester last Friday. Prior to the concert students enjoyed many activities at the Fair-well Festival including food vendors, a chili cookoff, a caricature artist, and making tie-dye shirts to mark the occasion.

More than 400 students and community members attended the Posner show.

Maryanne Elder photos

Students help library mark National Library Week

Allen Morrill (center), Director of the Langenheim Library congratulates the winners of the National Library Week activities. Kira Lovelady (left) guessed the closest to the 1,123 M&M’s in the jar with a guess of 1,098. Caroline Witter (right) won the grand prize of a private study room in the library, filled with snacks of her choice, during a finals week evening.

Student News

Liptrap ’15 honored by American Chemical Society

Thiel College junior chemistry major Tanner Liptrap received the 2014 Penn-Ohio Border Section College Award for Excellence in Chemistry recently. He attended a dinner Friday, April 25 at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. to accept the award.

The Penn-Ohio Border Section of the American Chemical Society recognizes excellence in chemistry through the presentation of an award to the outstanding junior chemistry major at each of the four year colleges.

The ACS said in a letter to Liptrap that he was an outstanding student in chemistry and was selected by the faculty of the Chemistry Department at Westminster College.

Thiel Wrestlers volunteer for Lions Club

Members of the Thiel College wrestling team volunteered April 24 at the annual Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Day held at the Knights of Columbus in Greenville.


Special Notes

Summer Schedule Changes 

T-Notes switches to a bi-weekly release schedule during summer break.

Starting Monday the Bistro will only be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

Events

Campus Events

140th Commencement
Sunday, May 4

  • Baccalaureate Service, 10 a.m.
  • Class of ’14 Tree Dedication­, 11:15 a.m.
  • Commencement, 2 p.m.

For a complete schedule, visit the Commencement website.

Friday, May 23
Greens of Greenville

This annual golf outing raises funds to support the College's 24 varsity athletics programs. For those interested in participating in this years' event, download a registration form or contact Patti Leipheimer at 724-589-2125.

Community Events

The Greenville Symphony spring concert
Saturday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Please contact Linda Nochta for ticket information



Visit the main website →