Thiel College will welcome Bob Batchelor, Ph.D. as Associate Professor of Communication and Pedas Endowed Chair in Communication, a position he will assume this fall. He will also be the executive director of the new James Pedas Communication Center.
Montgomery will serve as the Greenville Neuromodulation Scholar of Neuroscience and Philosophy, beginning in fall 2013. A fellowship-trained Movement Disorders Specialist who has established deep brain stimulation (DBS) programs at major medical centers and universities throughout the country and has treated more than 10,000 patients with Parkinson’s disease, Montgomery was also named Medical Director of the Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) in June.
On Feb. 7, Thiel College will recognize 11 faculty and staff members and Harvey and Uta Childs at the college’s annual Founders’ Day convocation at 11 a.m. in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
This spring, the Faculty Executive Committee of Thiel College will host the Thiel Forum Initiative each month through April. Each Forum is presented from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Sawhill-Georgian Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
Thiel College welcomed Chief Eric Allen as chief of police/director of public safety, a position he assumed on Nov. 1. Allen comes to Thiel College from the Koppel Borough Police Department in Koppel, Pa., where he served as assistant chief of police. He has more than a decade of experience in policing, including work at both Carlow University, where he served as detective, and Penn State McKeesport.
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Sawhill-Georgian Room of the Howard Miller Student Center, the Faculty Executive Committee of Thiel College will host the Thiel Forum Initiative.
Thiel College began its 147th academic year on Friday when members of the class of 2016 arrived on campus for orientation activities.
Thiel College welcomes five new full-time faculty members for the 2012-2013 academic year, which begins Aug. 27.
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