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Connecting Through Stories

Connecting Through Stories

There is something special that makes students want to belong to the Thiel College community. Maybe it’s a favorite professor that challenged them to succeed. Maybe it’s the strong connections that are formed from day one. Read the story of Thiel College in the words of our students.

Each student is featured on the College's Instagram account using #yourThielstory.

"Whenever I came to campus I really felt that the faculty cared about my future and campus felt like a home."
 
Cody Wagner '19, media communications major

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"I visited Thiel every summer for four years, starting in eighth grade. I’d stay on campus for a week or two at a time and take summer classes. This established my connection with Thiel quickly."
 
Anthony Donnorummo '19, business administration and finance major, politics and economics minor

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"There’s a lot of good people and resources at Thiel. Lean on the people around you and get involved. You’re here for four years and you should enjoy it."
 
Dana Depaulo '18, business administration, human resource management, marketing, and advertising major

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"I like the small school aspect of Thiel. My high school was small, and I knew Thiel would be the next step up, but I could still be comfortable in my environment."
 
Mak Sanders '21, history and religion major

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"The older students will help you find your way whenever you get lost, and they can answer any questions you have. It’s nice to know that you always have someone to help you along the way."
 
Jessica Peters '21, accounting and sports management major

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"The professors are always thinking about how they can help you. You’re not just a number. Your opinions and your goals matter."
 
Mariel Hanely '20, accounting, forensic accounting, business administration finance major

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"Thiel really promotes students and sets them up for success during and after college."
 
Josh Evjene '19, mathematics and secondary education major, physics and Spanish minor

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"Thiel made me feel good, and it made me feel challenged. That’s how I knew it would be a good fit."
 
Filippo Costanzo '18, neuroscience major, biochemistry and biology minor

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"I wanted to go to a school where my teachers knew me, and I wanted to go somewhere where I knew where to get help if I needed it."
 
Camille Radford '18, English major, international studies minor

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"Being in a secondary education major I work very closely with the professor. Our professor really gets to know us and what we want to do, where we are from and where we want to go."
 
Brooke Gates '18, biology/secondary education major

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"Once you're settled, getting connected and involved is important. The more involved you are, the more fun you're going to have."
 
Diana Sileshi '20, business administration, fashion retail management major

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"Just remember, everyone is here to help. Thiel offers a lot of opportunities. If you put in the effort and take initiative, it will pay off."
 
Jason Thorp '18, business administration, management and human resource management major

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"If you want to succeed, Thiel will give you everything you need to do it. You can’t be afraid to try to achieve your dreams because now is the time to go for it."
 
Brittany DeCarmine '18, business administration and history, pre-law major

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"I came to visit a lot when I was looking at Thiel. When I met the volleyball girls, I loved them, and they were a big reason why I decided to come here."
 
Morgan Reisz '18, business and accounting major, chemistry minor

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"The professors are a huge reason why anyone comes to Thiel. They always do what they can to get you internships and to develop your resume."
 
Terri Eddy '19, business and accounting major

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Evan Youker Headshot

"A small college like Thiel is a great place to find yourself because that's what we're all doing and you don't get lost in the crowd."
 
Evan Youker '19, neuroscience major

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