GREENVILLE, Pa.—Farook Aguirre ’19 and Joelle Reitz ’19 won the February Extraordinary Effort Award given by the Thiel Learning Commons.
Reitz, of DuBois, Pa., is a health systems and neuroscience major with a chemistry minor. She is a 2015 graduate of DuBois (Pa.) High School.
Aguirre, of Adventure, Fla., is a criminal justice major. He is a 2012 graduate of Freedom (Fla.) High School.
About Thiel College
Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.