July 9, 2014
Next Issue: July 23
Thiel College announced today that Larry T. Vallar has been appointed as the vice president for enrollment management and will assume the post on July 21.
Josh Fleming has been named the head coach of the Thiel College women’s tennis team, as announced by Director of Athletics Jack Leipheimer ‘74.
Thiel College junior Nic Jones was recently named to the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Don’t miss the new Thiel College promotional video showcasing summer renovation and improvement projects and highlighting the new core curriculum and its focus on presentational literacy which coincides with the opening of the James Pedas Communication Center.
The cross-collaborative effort was led by Vice President for Communication and Marketing Jacki Muller. Junior Communication major Trenton Keisling ’16 got hands-on experience in videography and voiceover work. Associate Director of Web Development Jonathan Shearer directed and edited the video, and Assistant Public Relations Director Dominick DiRienzo scripted the video and provided production assistance. Communication professor Victor Evans provided professional support and creative input in the project. Students, faculty and staff also participated in making the video.
Ryan Carson ’14 is among 10 ParenteBeard summer accounting interns who helped Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on June 30. In addition to the accounting work the summer interns are performing and observing, for the first time, the firm’s summer interns are demonstrating ParenteBeard’s mission to serve the communities where team members live and work by participating in charitable community service activities in Pittsburgh.
Carson and the other interns assisted the nonprofit by organizing, packing, preparing and shipping food boxes to local community food distributors.
Kyle Marini ’18, a Greenville High School graduate and incoming Thiel College freshman, will display his charcoal sketches at Sans MOCO gallery beginning Friday through Aug. 22.
Marini is one of the winners of a David E. Baughman Scholarship, which covers his tuition for all four years. Marini is a fine art major.
Ben Beck ’10 is Gallery Director at Sans MOCO. The gallery is above Fresh Grounds coffee shop at 172 Main St., Greenville.
Thiel College welcomes:
Tuesdays at Thiel
July 15, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mark Your Calendar
Finding activities on campus is easier and more complete now as the Sports Information office posts sports schedules to the Calendar of Events.
Inaugural Thiel Fund Benefit A Taste of Giving
Sunday, July 20
Lago Winery, Jamestown, Pa.
Tickets are $25 per person and $45 per couple.
Alumni Day at Kennywood Park
Sunday, August 24
Perry Paws 5K
Wednesday, July 30, 7 p.m.
A 5K run/walk and kids fun run at the Sheakleyville Fairgrounds. Cost is $20 per runner and $1 for the Kid's Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Commodore Perry cross country team and the Commodore Perry Elementary PTO. More information, email email@example.com
Fresh Grounds Open Mic
Saturday, July 26, 2 to 5 p.m.
The public open mic is for musicians of all ages, their friends and families. All types of music welcome. Christian coffee house with professional stage, lights, sounds system, sound engineer. Musicians register for a spot at 1:30 p.m. and event begins at 2. Musicians have up to 20 minutes each. Supportive environment for beginners, students.