July 23, 2014
Next Issue: August 6
The James Pedas Communication Center is on track for a completion date of Aug. 1. The punch list walk-through for the interior and exterior of the building was completed July 1. Thiel College is working with local officials to get the Certificate of Occupancy. Landscaping is underway and depending upon weather should be completed within the next two weeks.
The James Pedas Communication Center will be dedicated during Homecoming Oct. 4. The theme for this year's homecoming celebration is 'Discover the Difference.'
Several other projects are on schedule and should be completed this month:
A check in area and second set of doors will provide better security to the fitness center. The project includes a new storage area, check in/monitoring area and a second set of doors to control outdoor air entering the fitness area.
Academic Records Office
The upgrades to the Records Office on the first floor of Roth Hall are moving forward with a projected completion date within the next two weeks.
The renovation included the removal of existing wood paneling, installation of drywall and replacement of existing lighting, electrical outlets, data drops, ceilings, flooring and furniture. The design will be similar to the renovations done to the other offices on the first floor last summer.
Kraig Smith ’12 has accepted the position of Director of Alumni Relations with the Advancement team.
He will attend a professional conference and several Midwest alumni relations events beginning July 30. His first day at Thiel in the new role will be Monday, Aug. 4.
Smith graduated from Thiel with forensic accounting, business administration, and accounting degrees.
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Tuesday, Aug. 19, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Employee Family Picnic
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 5 p.m.
Alumni Day at Kennywood Park
Sunday, August 24
Fresh Grounds Open Mic
Saturday, 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. 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.
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. For more information, email email@example.com.
Greenville High School Junior Class 5K
Sept. 6, 9 a.m. registration
Part of the Main Street Fall Festival, the race is a fundraiser to support the prom and yearbook. Registration is on Main Street near Fox's Pizza. The race starts at 10 a.m. Online registration is $15. Race day registration is $20. A race t-shirt is $10.