Celebrate the opening of the Rissell-Schreyer Dome and all things Thiel College at
I Heart Thiel Day
Friday, Dec. 7, 4-9 p.m.
in the Dome!
This annual event is free and open to the public.
The family-friendly I Heart Thiel Day celebration features a variety of activities for everyone—from batting cages to an obstacle course and much more—and a $5 all-you-can-eat dinner buffet is offered by AVI Foodservices.
Community members and Thiel College alumni, faculty, staff and students are invited to produce a video (30 seconds or less) telling us why you love Thiel! Visit www.facebook.com/iheartthiel to submit a video (deadline Dec. 5) and like your favorite video. The videos will be shown through the evening on Dec. 7.
Moroco Article Published
Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Moroco, who had an article published in the Journal of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (STAM) entitled "Connecting Dialogic Theories in Rhetoric." Publication date was fall 2012, volume 42.
NEW SONG—Campus Ministry Worship for All
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Bringing the song/bringing the message:
"Dave Matthews Does the Christmas Story"
Lunch available to share/to carry out at no cost every Tuesday.
Thiel Campus Ministry: Welcoming One Another As Christ Welcomes Us
December Students of the Month Announced
Eric King, a senior actuarial studies major (with a minor in history) from Butler, Pa., is a very conscientious and hardworking student who exhibits a healthy balance between academics, good sportsmanship and service. King is noted for being respectful, going beyond what is required in assignments and earning the respect of the faculty and his peers. He maintains a 3.67 cumulative grade point average while participating in varsity baseball (second base and short stop) and Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honorary.
Keisha Shaw, a senior political science major (with a minor in English) from York, Pa., is an engaged, spirited and cooperative student in and out of the classroom. She is president of Chi Omega sorority, is a member of the residence life staff and participates in indoor and outdoor track. She is also involved in Order of Omega, Circle K and Sigma Tau Delta, for which she serves as secretary and performs much of the "behind the scenes" work such as organizing the Homecoming floats for the honorary and the English Club. Despite her busy schedule, she maintains a 3.54 cumulative grade point average. One of her instructors notes that "she is one of the go-to people upon whom I can always depend."
We Gather Open Together
A group of our international students organized a community art exhibition in the Langenheim Memorial Library called "We Gather Open Together." The exhibit invited community members to share personal items from their lives and share why those items are important to them. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 6. Pictured are Da young Go (exhibit director - left) and Sung eun Kwak (transportation manager) with some of the items from the exhibit.
Thank you to all those who participated: Linda Armstrong, Patricia Martin Donner, Daniel Eppley, Mary Theresa Hall, Carol Hosmer, Shunsuke Kogai, Yumehito Komukai, Sung eun Kwak, Kate LeMark, Sean Paul Oros, Anthony Patterson, Shannon Reesh, Tara Saborse, Shinjiro Todaka, Emily Trunzo and Clarissa Whippo.
Shop Til You Drop for MERP
Bus trip to Cranberry Plaza and Ross Park Mall • Sunday, Dec. 9
Bus departs Greenville Campus at 8 a.m. and Shenango Valley Campus at 9 a.m.
$35 per person, please call 724-983-8737 for reservations.
Bus will return to Farrell at approximately 9 p.m. and Greenvill by 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now at Mark’s Music in Hermitage, Pa. and Greatest Gifts in Greenville.
Or visit thegreenvillesymphony.org to purchase.
ADJUSTMENTS TO DECEMBER PAY SCHEDULE FOR EMPLOYEES ON THE BIWEEKLY PAYROLL
In order to meet the data entry and processing deadline for the pay period ending Dec. 22, 2012 (pay date of Dec. 28, 2012), it is necessary that we receive all employee timesheets and department time records no later than noon on Thursday, De. 13, 2012.
Recognizing that the pay period does not officially end until Saturday, Dec. 22, please submit all hours (work, vacation, holiday, etc.) as scheduled for Dec. 9 through 22, and submit any adjustments in the following pay period. Timesheets not submitted by the adjusted deadline will be processed in the following pay period. Please call payroll at ext. 2004 or HR at ext. 2150 or 2858 with any questions.
Direct deposits will occur on the pay date, Dec. 28.
Pay advices will be distributed via ICM on Jan. 2, 2013.
Carol Jones Farewell Reception
Please join us for a reception on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. in The Learning Commons to thank Carol for her 25 years of service, to celebrate her contributions to the Thiel community, and to wish her well in her next endeavor.
Contact Debbie Marosy about donating to the United Way.
Children’s Book Drive
Nov. 26 - Dec. 10
Please drop off your donations at the post office in the HMSC.
Sponsored by National Student Speech, Sign Language and Hearing Association
Dec. 6 & 7
Main campus offices and at residence halls
Support Pi Nu Epsilon music honorary.
Late Night Breakfast
Monday, Dec. 10, 10 p.m. – midnight
Galleria Dining Hall
Volunteers are needed for kitchen help, line workers, food runners, table cleaners, dishwashers and trash collectors. Please contact Bobbi Mutinelli or call ext. 2193. Thank you in advance for volunteering to serve our students and support them during finals!
Employee Christmas Luncheon
Friday, Dec. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room
Please respond to email@example.com by Dec. 7 if you plan to attend.
Raffle to Benefit Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund
Enter to win an autographed Mario Lemieux "Legends of Hockey" shirt valued at $900 to benefit the Phi Theta Phi Walk-a-thon for Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $20 each. See a member of Phi Theta Phi or call John Hauser at ext. 2265 to purchase. Winner determined by PA daily lottery number drawn at 6:59 p.m. on Dec. 15.
If you’re interested in submitting a story or event to T-Notes, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our next issue will be Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Deadline for submissions: 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10.