Thiel Names Sports Information Director
Thiel College announced yesterday that William Becque has been named sports information director, a position he assumed on Monday.
Becque comes to Thiel College from Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pa., where he served as the sports information graduate assistant. Previously Becque served as the sports information co-director at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.
As sports information director, Becque will serve as the primary contact for the various athletic programs; produce media guides, game notes, game programs, write press releases and feature articles for College marketing materials; utilize social media in departmental marketing efforts; and coordination of game day staff.
Becque holds a degree in political science from Knox and an M.B.A. from Waynesburg. Becque was a two-year starter at right tackle for Knox College, a Division III offense that finished sixth in the NCAA in rushing in 2006. He also was selected as captain by his teammates.
Thiel also has hired Andrew Mindeman as intern assistant sports information director. Mindeman has served as part-time official scorer for the Chattanooga Lookouts baseball club and sports information assistant at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga. Mindeman has a degree in interdisciplinary studies (with concentrations in business, psychology and sociology) from Covenant College.
Moodle 2 is Here—3 Training Levels Offered
upcoming campus events
New Faculty Orientation
Monday, Aug. 20, 8:30 a.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, HMSC
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m.
Bistro Area and LHR, HMSC
Annual Employee Picnic
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
HMSC Terrace and Lawn
Table service, beverages, chicken and side dishes will be provided. Guests are asked to bring a dessert for the sweet table and lawn chairs or blankets for your group. (Retirees and their families will have reserved seating at picnic tables.)
Opening Faculty Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 9:30 a.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, HMSC
Friday, Aug. 24 (Move-in Day) through Sunday, Aug. 26
Friday, Aug. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m.
Brett Stedman, sociology adjunct
Kristina McCartney, education adjunct
Emmett Rafferty, environmental science adjunct
Gregory Hungerford, sociology adjunct
and says farewell to:
Belinda Miller, housekeeping
Greg Perrine, information technology
Ed Fry, information technology
From the Wellness Committee
August Healthy Highlight: Immunizations
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.
Unable to attend the walk on Sept. 29? You don't need to attend the Buhl Park event to help raise donations! Sign up to be a member of the Thiel Team at www.heart.org/mercerwalk (search for "Thiel College") and then begin raising funds.
Our goal this year is $1,500, 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.
What if we didn't walk? The numbers are staggering:
- 65 million Americans have high blood pressure.
- Nearly 100 million have borderline-high or high cholesterol.
- More than 136 million are overweight or obese.
- 36,000 babies are born with heart defects each year.
Those numbers are frightening, but without the efforts of walkers, they could be much worse. Nearly 25 percent of the funds the American Heart Association raised last year came from the Heart Walk. Your support is absolutely critical to funding programs and saving lives. Every dollar you can raise will allow the AHA to do even more good:
- $15 can make the newest CPR Guidelines available to an emergency care provider.
- $20 could teach up to 50 people how to assess their risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke and provide the steps for them to identify and reduce their risk.
- $100 can equip one hospital or health department with resources to educate patients, the public and health professionals about stroke prevention and life after stroke—the #4 cause of death and a leading cause of serious disability.
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