PinkOut Game THIS WEEKEND!
Saturday, Oct. 27, kick-off 1 p.m.
Join the sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha for the annual PinkOut game to make it bigger and better than ever before! The pink corvette from the PinkVette program will be at the stadium and all can enjoy face painting, carnival games and pink cotton candy. The band will wear their pink plumes and the colorguard will spin pink flags! Even Tommy the Tomcat will be wearing a big pink ribbon!
Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink this weekend as you cheer on the Tomcats!
NEW SONG—Campus Ministry Worship for All
Tuesday, Oct. 30 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Johnson Memorial Chapel
Reformation theme with student preaching:
and festive brass duo:
student, Andrew Gaul, and Andy Erb.
Lunch available to share/to carry out at no cost every Tuesday.
Thiel Campus Ministry: Welcoming One Another As Christ Welcomes Us
Moises Borges Brazilian Jazz Quartet
On Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 8 to 10 p.m., the Moises Borges Brazilian Jazz Quartet will be performing in the Lutheran Heritage Room in the Howard Miller Student Center at Thiel College.
Moises Borges is a self-taught acoustic guitarist and singer born in the heart of Brazil’s musical state: Bahia. Strongly influenced by Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Joao Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim, he grew up experimenting with rhythms such as bolero; baiao; xote; afoxe’; frevo forro’ and especially samba and bossa-nova which are basic to his performances. Borges is dedicated to broadening the audience for Brazilian Jazz by performing solo and with his band throughout the country.
This is a special event sponsored by The Science and Our Global Heritage Program at Thiel College. Admission is free.
Faculty Executive Committee to Host the Thiel Forum Initiative
On Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Sawhill-Georgian Room, the Faculty Executive Committee will host The Thiel Forum Initiative, which begins this semester and will continue into the spring semester for faculty, students, staff and administrators who wish to present their academic research, projects and publications.
This Forum will also provide an opportunity for faculty who were on sabbatical or who attained faculty awards to share their research and study experiences with the College community. On Nov. 13, Dr. Cynthia Kreisel, history and Dr. Laurie Moroco, communication will deliver 20-minute individual presentations on their recent sabbatical experiences.
All are encouraged to attend the Thiel Forum and support your colleagues in their scholarly activities. Students are also highly encouraged to present their research at the Forum. Please contact Dr. Mary Theresa Hall, chair of the faculty, if you are interested in presenting in the spring semester.
Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership
Faculty are being asked to encourage sophomore and junior female students with a 3.0 QPA to consider applying for a $5,000 Vira I. Heinz Scholarship. If you know of students who are interested in studying abroad, leadership development and community service, this program is for them. Contact Dr. Laurie Moroco or visit www.viraheinz.pitt.edu
for more information. The VIH Program is for women with no previous international travel experience. Application deadline is Nov. 1.
Student-Athletes of the Week
Senior volleyball setter and criminal justice/political science major, Chelsea Meister, from Liberty Center, Ohio, helped the Tomcats to a 3-1 record last week with an average of four assists per set. She had 56 total assists on the week and also contributed 26 digs and four service aces.
Jeff Swanson, sophomore biology major and soccer forward from Geneva, Ohio, scored a goal off a corner kick by Tyler Strite Saturday to give the Tomcats an early lead over Saint Vincent. It was Swason&rss second goal of the season. Thiel went on to fall to Saint Vincent, 3-1.
Scarecrows in the Park
Central Park, Greenville Sponsored by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Winners will be annouced at the conclusion of the annual Halloween Parade.
Woman-Owned Business and Health Month
October Community Conversation at the Greenville Area Public Library
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6 - 8 p.m.
An introduction to local female entrepreneurs whose businesses give back to our community. An informal information session including topics such as how they started, what they do and their future outlook for their businesses. UPMC will also present information on and the importance of raising awareness and support for preventing breast cancer.
Pink Tea Party
Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 - 9 p.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, HMSC
The event is SOLD OUT but you can still support the Pink Angels of Greenville by purchasing Tupperware online. The proceeds from the pink tea party sales as well as online sales will be donated to the Pink Angels. The website for ordering online is: www.my2.tupperware.com/debschreiber. Contact Debbie Schreiber at 724-253-4667 with questions or for more information.
Annual Halloween Parade
Saturday, Oct. 27
Central Park, Greenville Sponsored by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Registration form
Friends of the Greenville Area Public Library Cookbooks On Sale
Stop by the Greenville Library’s circulation desk to pick up your copies today! Or contact Jennie Kather ext. 2188 to purchase. Each cookbook purchase (made by Dec. 15) enters you in a drawing to win the "I Love to Cook" gift basket on display at the circulation desk.
Thiel says farewell to:
Nancy Solderich, Financial Services
I want to say thank you to all of those I have worked with over the last 8 years. It’s truly been a pleasure to be part of such a great family here at Thiel. I wish you and the College the best.
From the Wellness Committee
upcoming campus events
Current Art Exhibition
Wednesday, Oct. 24 - Friday, Nov. 30
Opening reception TONIGHT from 5 to 7 p .m. Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery, HMSC
Jason Chakravarty is a mixed media object maker living in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose works focus on the ideas of identity within culture. His most recent works reflect on human relationships, communication and social networking.
Small glass sculptures and a site-specific installation will be on display for this exhibition. The sculptures consist of photorealistic imagery including astronauts and cinder blocks. The installation will consist of a ready-made stained glass wall constructed from of over 100 milk crates, cut outs of colored glass, and fluorescent lighting.
Autumn Poetry Reading
Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Greenville Hall Terrace
Hosted by the English Club. Bring your favorite poem (or even one that you wrote!) and enjoy some cider!
Cultural Trip to the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland
Saturday, Oct. 27, bus leaves from the Robinson Theater at 3 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for faculty and staff; $5 for students. Contact Bill Robinson, ext. 2029, for tickets.
Halloween Costume Contest
Wednesday, Oct. 31, Noon - 2 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room
Carve out some time in your schedule for a frightfully good time! Spooktacular refreshments will be available, costume judging and other howling fun activities!
Annual Chili Cook-off
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Thursday, Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room
Everyone (individuals and groups) is invited to enter and/or taste. Desserts are also welcomed from those not wanting to cook chili. We will sell tickets (3 for $1) for people to buy and put in a jar by the chili(s) they like best. Each chili cooker will pick a charity and all proceeds will be split between the top three vote getters. Contact Martin Bright if you will join this community-enriching competition.
If you’re interested in submitting a story or event to T-Notes, e-mail email@example.com. Our next issue will be Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Deadline for submissions: 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29.