Community Invited to 4th Annual Dome Opening Celebration

GREENVILLE, Pa.—The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the Rissell-Schreyer Dome on Friday, Dec. 6 from 4:30 - 10 p.m., in Thiel’s Rissell-Schreyer Dome at Alumni Stadium in Greenville, Pa. This annual event is free and open to the public.

The family-friendly Dome Opening Celebration features a variety of activities for everyone – from creating custom cellphone cases to batting cages and live bands and much more – and a $6.50 all-you-can-eat dinner buffet is offered by AVI Foodservices.

The Dome will be open for community access again this winter and spring. It will be available for walking Monday through Friday, 8 to 11 a.m. The driving range will also be available Monday through Friday, 8 to 11 a.m. Buckets of golf balls (approximately 50) are available for $5.

For the safety of community members and Thiel’s student-athletes, the community’s cooperation in recognizing the College’s wishes to keep its varsity athletic practices closed to those outside of the Department of Athletics is very much appreciated.

The Rissell-Schreyer Dome is available for rental to a variety of groups and organizations at a reasonable cost. Contact Dan McMillen at 724-589-2239 or for more information.

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.