The 10 most viewed stories of 2015

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Appointments, a groundbreaking, high-profile appearances and historic announcements made 2015 an exciting year for Thiel College.

President Troy D. VanAken, Ph.D., announced the Thiel 2016 Capital Campaign, Rod ’86 and Jill (Gardner) Wilt ’85 endowed the first coaching position at the College and in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, and ground was broken for a new track and field facility. Those were just three of the items among the 109 Newsroom stories in 2015.

Which of those resonated most with website readers? As we look back on the year, these are the 10 most viewed Newsroom stories …

10. Professor with expertise in social and health psychology joins Thiel College faculty

9. Chart-topping country artist Craig Campbell to perform at Thiel College

8. Eaton sends off Thiel College graduates with message ‘to make the world a better place’

7. President VanAken announces public phase of largest capital campaign in College’s history

6t.  Claussen appointed to prestigious Communication Department role and Noted Pittsburgh filmmaker Nugent joins faculty

4. Rod Wilt ’86 and his wife, Jill ’85, make historic gift to wrestling program

3. Thiel College officials break ground for new track and field complex

2. Matt Roloff, reality star of ‘Little People, Big World’, speaks at Thiel College

… and the most viewed story of 2015 was …

1. Thiel College ranked in top tier of U.S. News & World Report regional rankings

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About Thiel College

Thiel College is a private liberal arts institution founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 25 varsity sports, and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio to more than 900 students. 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.