Strategic Management Class Works With Local Company and Alumnus
On Friday, Sept. 7, Prof. Angelo Giannini’s strategic management class toured Ilsco Extrusions, Inc. in Greenville, Pa. This semester, the class will work with John Thigpen ’86, Ilsco’s general manager, to perform a cost benefit analysis and create a business plan linked to leasing a portion of the existing factory to an outside company.
The class project manager is senior Jonathan Hogan and the team leaders are seniors Alyssa Chine, Ryan Dixon and Andrew Garrett.
NEW SONG–Campus Ministry Worship for All
Tuesday, Sept. 18 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Johnson Memorial Chapel
Words and songs led by Curt and Kathy Thompson. Free lunch to share/lunch to go is available.
Thiel Campus Ministry: Welcoming One Another As Christ Welcomes Us
Missing Overhead Projection Unit
Note from A-V
Someone removed the overhead projector, cart and extension cord from Bly Lecture Hall. A Tuesday morning class was greatly inconvenienced by the absence of this equipment. The unit’s A-V code is OU-28. Does anyone know of its whereabouts?
Homecoming Parade Route Announced
The 2012 Thiel College Homecoming Parade will travel through the streets of Greenville beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29.
The parade route is as follows: Starting point: Riverside Park. Turn right onto Alan Avenue; proceed onto North Race Street. Turn left onto Main Street; turn left onto College Avenue and will proceed past the main College entrance before turning left down Ridgeway Ave. Ending point: Ridgeway Ave.
Traffic along the parade route will be affected beginning at 11:30 a.m. The parade precedes the Thiel homecoming football game versus Waynesburg University. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m. For more information on the Homecoming parade, please contact Barbara Blue in the Office of Student Life at ext. 2192.
upcoming campus events
Fortnightly Continental Breakfast
Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. - noon
Rae Johnson’s Home - 206 Lynwood Drive, Greenville
All female Thiel College employees and female spouses or signigicant others of employees are invited to the annual fall breakfast to celebrate the new school year, visit with friends and welcome new women to the Thiel College community. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to 724-815-5578.
From the Streets to the Classroom: Education = Respect
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. - noon
Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC
Presented by Luis Garcia in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend.
Following the presentation enjoy a buffet catered by Compadres Mexican Restaurant.
Community and Military Personnel Day/Admissions Band Day
Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 1:30 a.m.
This year’s event will feature booths staffed by local community organizations and groups and a "Mobile Vet Center." The mobile center is hosted by counselors from the Erie Vet Center who can talk to veterans about their wartime experiences and the center’s readjustment services. Thiel will face Washington & Jefferson College during the football game, which kicks off at 1:30 p.m.
Student musicians from local high school marching bands also will be on campus for the admissions "Band Day" visit day and will perform during half-time with the Thiel Tomcat Marching Pride.
A tailgate lunch buffet is available to Community Day attendees for $5 per person.
Any active or retired military personnel with military ID or in uniform will receive free admission to the Thiel football game. Partial proceeds from the event will benefit the Erie Vet Center.
Con Spirito Chamber Music Concert Series Presents the Jasper String Quartet
Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Johnson Memorial Chapel
A pre-concert reception will be held in the Sawhill-Georgian Room of the HMSC at 6:30 p.m. RSVP to the Office of Special Events if you'd like to attend the reception and concert. Call ext. 2240 for more information.
For more details on the performers, visit www.jasperquartet.com.
The Jasper String Quartet is the 11th concert of Thiel's Con Spirito Chamber Music Concert Series, which began in fall 2007.
Greenville Area Public Library Annual Used Book Sale
Thursday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. ($5/brown bag day)
Donations now being accepted.
Thiel says farewell to:
Donald Aubrecht, public safety
Farewell from the Chief
Please know how much I enjoyed my stay here at Thiel and how much I loved the College, the staff, faculty and students over these almost 10 years. Thiel and its employees will always be in my heart and will always be my family. It really has been my honor and privilege to be part of such a great organization and community.
With Love to all—Chief Don Aubrecht
Individual counseling sessions will be held in the Edwin Hodge conference room on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. Interested individuals must contact George Loughry to schedule a specific appointment time.
George M. Loughry
ING Financial Advisers, LLC
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Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sawhill-Georgian Room, HMSC.
(Please note the location change.)
If employees are not able to attend at that time, UPMC Urgent Care facility will offer flu shots the weeks of Oct. 15 and Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. No appointment is necessary.
From the Wellness Committee
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.
One of the best changes available in Moodle 2 is the ability to give decimal scores. You can use as many as 5 decimal points in scoring your students' work, or entering grades manually into the grade book.
Moodle Grades Clinic
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m. or
Thursday, Sept. 20, 4 p.m.
Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 2073.
This "clinic" is designed for people who have some experience using Moodle to enter grades. We will address your specific questions during this hour.
Any faculty or staff who would like to begin using Moodle to post student grades should make an appointment with Leslie Graul or Erika Jones.
If you’re interested in submitting a story or event to T-Notes, e-mail email@example.com. Our next issue will be Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Deadline for submissions: 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17.