Founders’ Day is Feb. 7
If you’d like to attend the Founders’ Day Convocation and reception that follows, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 31.
Please join the campus community as we celebrate Founders’ Day on Thursday, Feb. 7 and honor our distinguished colleagues and members of the Greenville community. Harvey and Uta Childs will receive the A. Louis and Barbara Thiel Distinguished Service Award and Dr. Bill Robinson, professor of performing arts will be awarded Professor of the Year. Additional faculty members to earn recognition are:
Dr. Christopher Stanisky, chemistry, Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Mary Theresa Hall, English, Distinguished Teacher Award.
Dr. Dan Eppley, religion, Distinguished Scholar Award.
Kathryn Gray, music, Distinguished Adjunct Award.
Five staff awards will be presented during the ceremony. Receiving honors are:
Rhonda Laird, student life, Distinguished Innovator Award.
Jonathan Shearer, information technology, Distinguished Newcomer Award.
Amy Schafer, athletics, Distinguished Extra Effort Award.
Joseph Webb, multicultural affairs, Distinguished Outreach Award.
Robert Schaller, maintenance, Distinguished Service Staff Award.
Warren Keck, business administration, will receive a special commendation for years of service to the College.
Fourth Annual Library Research Awards
Please join the Langenheim Memorial Library staff as they present the fourth annual Library Research Awards on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. Students will be honored for excellent research and writing skills in completing their course assignments. All nominees will be recognized at the ceremony and the top five will present their papers.
Recyclemania Competition Scheduled for Feb. 4 through April 12
Ready, set, recycle! Recyclemania is a nationwide recycling rally that includes 630 colleges and universities. Senior environmental science major Ethan Ludwig is coordinating Thiel’s participation in Recyclemania this year, which runs Feb. 4 through April 12.
Please remember and remind students and colleagues to use the recycling bins located all around campus! Faculty contact is Anna Reinsel.
Yozwiak Takes Top Honors at Regional Twirling Competition
On Sunday, Jan. 28, Jessica Yozwiak, sophomore biology major from Boardman, Ohio, competed in the Auxiliaries Ohio Classic Baton Competition and stole the show! Not only did Yozwiak earn a first place as part of a trio, she also earned a first place trophy for her college solo routine
and was named "Best in Class." All while wearing her Thiel College uniform! Congratulations, Jessica!
Student-Athletes of the Week
Morgan Berg, first-year exploratory student from Cleveland, Ohio, finished in 19th place at the SPIRE Midwest Indoor Track & Field Open Saturday in the 60-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 9.65 seconds.
Nic Jones, sophomore early childhood education major from Franklin, Pa., set a lifetime personal best in the high jump (6-6.75) last weekend at the SPIRE Midwest Indoor Track & Field Open in Geneva, Ohio. His jump landed him in second place at the open. Jones’ personal best eclipsed the mark of 6-4.75, which he set at the Al Hall Freedom Games at Edinboro University two weeks ago.
SGA Blood Drive
TOMORROW Thursday, Jan 31, noon - 6 p.m.
Multipurpose Room in the Gym
Visit www.redcrossblood.org to create an account and schedule an appointment to make a difference!
Black History Month Events
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.
Soul Food Feast
Sunday, Feb 10, 5 p.m.
The Galleria, HMSC
Think Fast Game Show
Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., LHR
Monday, Feb. 11 - Saturday, Feb. 16
Details to follow.
The African-American Experience at Thiel College: The Past Present and Future
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m., LHR
Friday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m., LHR
There is Still Time to Donate!
Please contact Debbie Marosy about making your donation to the United Way. All monies stay local!
The Rissell-Schreyer Dome is open for walking Monday through Friday 8 - 11 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 6 - 8 p.m.
The driving range is open Monday through Saturday 8 - 10 a.m.
Buckets of golf balls are available for $5. Please note that all times are subject to change without notice.
Visit the Athletic Facilities Schedule
Contact Dan McMillen at ext. 2239 or email@example.com for further information.
Support Greenville Area Public Library at 4th Annual Wine Tasting Event
"A Toast to Reading"
Saturday, Feb. 16
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sample wines from three local wineries and don’t forget our HUGE Chinese auction!
Contact Jennie Kather if you'd like to purchase tickets to the wine tasting event or for more information.
If you’re interested in submitting a story or event to T-Notes, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our next issue will be Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Deadline for submissions: 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4.