Jesse Publishes, Presents Articles
Congratulations to Dr. Gayle Jesse, mathematics and computer science, who published two papers this year. The first, published through IACIS (International Association Computer Information Systems), which she co-authored with a professor from Robert Morris University and California University of PA, was entitled "A model for engaging students, communities and colleges through the integration of service-learning projects into information systems courses." Issues in Information System, XIII(1), 310-320. The second article was entitled "A Pedagogical Approach Towards Teaching An Information Systems Student How To Conduct A Usability Study For An Honors Project: A Case Study" and she presented it at the annual Information Systems Educators Conference held in New Orleans, La., Oct. 31 - Nov. 4.
Audio-Visual Support Past Due Loan Forgiveness
Do you have AV equipment that you have had in your possession long passed the due date? Did you find a piece of equipment in a strange place?
Please help Audio-Visual Support retrieve missing items, by returning that equipment without worry or judgment. Take advantage of our Loan Forgiveness days! Running from Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 14, feel free to drop off the equipment in the MIMC during our hours of operation. No questions asked. No names necessary.
NEW SONG—Campus Ministry Worship for All will resume Tuesday, Jan. 15
"We are called to ponder mystery and await the coming Christ, to embody God’s compassion for each fragile human life. God is with us in our longing, to bring healing to the earth, while we watch with joy and wonder for the promised Savior’s birth."
May fresh and lasting joy and wonder be yours—yours to share—at Christmas!
Strategic Management Students Present to Local Entrepreneur, Alumnus
Professor Angelo Giannini’s Strategic Management Class developed a strategic business plan for Ilsco Extrusions Inc. of Greenville, Pa., for fall 2012. The project was to evaluate the opportunity to restart Ilsco’s aluminum cast house. The business plan was presented to John Thigpen ’86, general manager; Gary Jones, operations manager; and Howard Swartz, engineering manager, on Monday, Dec. 10
Overall project manager John Hogan, responsible for the final content, oversaw the work of three teams assigned to assess various parts of the project. Team one was to identify strategic decision points regarding the positive and negative outcomes for Ilsco along with the short and long term projections. The leader of team one was Andrew Garrett and team members were Michael Guarascio, Kris Tursky and Dotun Akinwale. Team two was to perfom a cost benefit analysis of the project with accompanying financial statements. Alyssa Chine was the leader of team two and team members were John Snowden and Yu Ly Hong. Team three was to center on the project structure regarding timelines, budgets and action plans to complete the project. Nick Rossmiller was team leader with Song Jung.
Phi Theta Phi Walk-a-Thon Raises More Than $32K and Counting
Congratulations to Phi Theta Phi who conducted their annual walk-a-thon for Children’s Hospital last weekend and have raised, to date, more than $32,700 for the Free Care Fund. The group will be collecting money through Dec. 31 and checks can be made payable to: Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund and sent via ICM to John Hauser or to Phi Theta Phi Fraternity, P.O. Box 365 Greenville, Pa. 16125.
Tickets are on sale now at Mark’s Music in Hermitage, Pa. and Greatest Gifts in Greenville.
Or visit thegreenvillesymphony.org to purchase.
Thiel says farewell to:
Susan Travaglini, post office
Douglas Richards, housekeeping
to all those who helped with the preparations for and attended the I Heart Thiel Day dome opening party on Dec. 7. Check out some photos from the event on Flickr.
Faculty and staff receive free admission to Thiel’s athletic events when showing proper school ID. Please support our teams!.
Contact Debbie Marosy about donating to the United Way.
Employee Christmas Luncheon
Dec. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Lutheran Heritage Room
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.
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