Thiel College’s Organization of Black Collegiates, an inclusive organization to promote and raise cultural awareness around the campus, is hosting a series of events to recognize and celebrate Black History Month.
Carmen Triskett, center, poses with the Thiel College cheer squad during a recent women’s basketball game.
Hermitage businessman John R. Frangakis will be awarded an honorary degree as part of Thiel College’s 2019 Academic Honors Convocation at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 in the William A. Passavant Memorial Center.
Two Pennsylvania legislators will join 10 Thiel College faculty and staff members as honorees for the College’s annual Founders’ Day celebration at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in the College’s Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
Thiel College announces that as part of the celebration and recognition of Martin Luther King Jr., it will host the inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner that will honor members of the Thiel College community who embody the ideals of the civil rights leader. The event begins at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
“Channel of Peace” author Kevin Tuerff, who has been portrayed on Broadway, written a book about his experiences being stranded following the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. and created a pay-it-forward endeavor that encourages people to do good deeds for strangers on the anniversary of the attacks, will speak at Thiel College at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in Bly Hall of the Academic Center.
The work of Mercer, Pa. pastel and drawing artist Bill Simon and sculpturist Nancy Connelly will be on display at Thiel College’s Weyers-Sampson Gallery from January 17 to February 17.
Recognition from Forbes magazine, a state redevelopment grant, program achievement and students being featured on the “Today Show” mark some of 2018’s memories. Looking back on the year, the following are the Top 10 stories based on the number of views in the Thiel College newsroom, media attention and social media impact.
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