Get Ahead This Summer with On-Campus Courses
Summer courses at Thiel are appropriate for students from other colleges, Thiel students and others (college-bound high school students or those with a bachelor’s degree) looking to delve deeply into an academic topic, earn college credit and take advantage of the educational experience offered by Thiel.
- July Session: July 6 - Aug. 2
- Evening: Mid-May -Early August
- Online: Mid-May - Aug. 5
Register today: 724-589-2110 or visit the Summer Sessions site
Excellent Choices in Education and Lifestyles (EXCEL)
Eighteen students from Youngstown City schools spent a week on Thiel’s campus attending classes in math, reading, English and personal fitness taught by Thiel College faculty and staff. In the evenings, the group participated in off-campus activities, including a trip to the Cleveland Zoo. Students who remain in the EXCEL program for their four years of high school have a chance to receive college scholarships. Head wrestling coach Craig Thurber is co-director of the EXCEL program.
Hawaii Trip Winner Annnounced!
Diane Piskor of Munhall, Pa., was the winner of the annual Blue-Gold Hawaii Raffle Trip. She is the aunt of football player Nate Blazevich. Congratulations!
community news & events
10th Annual Strawberry Festival & Auction
Sunday, June 24, 1 - 4 p.m.
The Ridgewood at Shenango Valley
One Elston Way, Hermitage, Pa., 16148
Serving delicious, complimentary strawberry desserts! Featuring live and Chinese autions, 50/50 raffle, progressive raffle for a 40" Toshiba HD LCD TV (valued at $695–supported by Eckley’s TV & Appliance Center). Auction items include: gift baskets, gift certificates, art, autographed sports memorabilia, golf packages, toys and much more! Proceeds benefit the Good Samaritan Fund. Gifts to this fund are used soley for benevolent and unfunded care. Ridgewood Shenango is a collaborative service of St. Paul’s and UPMC Horizon.
Art Auction at Fresh Grounds
Thursday, July 5, Door opens at 6:30 p.m. (auction begins at 8 p.m.)
Fresh Grounds, 172 Main Street, Greenville, Pa.
Tickets can be purchased for $30 at Fresh Grounds—tickets are limited so act now!
Join in for a formal evening of food, music and art. All proceeds benefit the Art Program at Fresh Grounds.
Adult Coed Summer Recreational Soccer League
Shenango Valley Soccer Club is looking for male and female soccer players ages 19 and up to play in a new recreational league that will begin on Sunday, July 1 and run through Sunday, August 26. Games will be played on Sunday afternoon starting at 1 p.m. and will consist of two 30-minute halves. Cost is $25 per player to cover shirt and field fees. Looking for at least four teams to start. A rotational schedule will be set depending on the number of teams registered.
Contact Shenango Valley Soccer Club to register.
Paulina Montaldo-Stader, language adjunct
and says farewell to:
Joshua Cialone, athletics
Victor Miskolitz, information technology
Jason Forrester, athletics
2012 Mercer County Heart Walk Scheduled
Saturday, Sept. 29
Registration begins at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m.
Buhl Park, Shelter #2, Hermitage, Pa.
Sign up to be a member of the Thiel Team at www.heart.org/mercerwalk (search for "Thiel College") and then begin raising funds for the walk. Our goal this year is $1500, and anyone connected to Thiel — faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends — are welcome to join our team. Raising money is easy and can even be done completely online!
Contact Jennifer Clark at ext. 2858 for more information about how you can participate.
From the Wellness Committee
Discount Tickets Available in HR
Discount combo tickets for Waldameer Park/Water World are available in the Human Resources office. Price is $21.50 per ticket.
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