Six Thiel College professors promoted to tenure status for 2020-2021 academic year

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Six Thiel College professors were granted tenure beginning with this academic year.

Associate Professor of Religion and Department Chair George Branch-Trevathan, Ph.D.; Associate Professor of Education and Department co-chair Nancy Castor M.Ed.; Associate Professor of Psychology Shannon Deets, Ph.D.; Associate Professor of Business Administration and Accounting John Gomolchak, J.D.; Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Jared Hanneman, Ph.D.; and Associate Professor of the History and Director of the Dietrich Honors Institute Sheila Nowinski, Ph.D. were all granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor for the 2020–2021 academic year at Thiel College.

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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.