Sophomore accounting major named October Thiel Team member of the month

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Kara Sokol ’23, of Sutersville, Pa. was named the Office of Admission Thiel Team Member of the Month for October.

Sokol is majoring in accounting and is a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority. She graduated from Yough Senior High School in 2019.

“If I had to pick just one thing about Thiel that was my favorite, it would be the people,” Sokol said. “Professors go out of their way to meet with you if you need extra help. Thiel creates this atmosphere of people who are just kind and will help. It’s my absolute favorite thing!”

The Thiel Team comprises students employed by the Office of Admission. The students primarily serve as ambassadors for prospective students and their families, but they are also responsible for a variety of other jobs and including work on mailings, market research, telemarketing, event support, and other administrative, professional, and office duties.

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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.