Thiel College honors employees for years of service

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College held its annual Employee Recognition Dinner on Tuesday, April 17 in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.

This event honors those employees, faculty and staff, who reached milestone years of service.

Pictured are: Dr. Derek Nelson (religion – 5 years), Dr. Allan Hunchuk (sociology – 20 years), Richard Walcott (library – 5 years), Dr. Michael Bray (music – 15 years), April Tarantine (music – 5 years), Pam Despo (student health services – 20 years), V. Ed Fry (IT – 10 years), Dr. Michael Bacon (physics – 30 years), Jack Leipheimer (athletics – 10 years), Jennifer Curry (math/computer science – 10 years), Kurt Reiser (athletics – 10 years), Ken Stuyvesant (housekeeping – 5 years), J.K. Whalen (sociology – 5 years), Dr. Matt Morgan (philosophy – 5 years), Homer Bloom (IT – 10 years), Tammy Shilling (admissions – 25 years), Roberta Leonard (college advancement – 10 years), Sonya Lapikas (admissions – 15 years) and Kevin Fenstermacher (athletics – 10 years).

Not pictured are: Steve Brewer (athletics – 5 years), Judith Ellis (housekeeping – 5 years), Dr. Doug Hazlett (education – 5 years), Dr. Ellen Lippert (art – 5 years), Tim Loomis (athletics – 5 years), Joan Faltot (psychology – 10 years), Linda Mitchell (housekeeping – 10 years), Edward Schutte (bookstore – 10 years), Roger Seiple (maintenance – 10 years), Randy Coxson (maintenance – 20 years), Kim Scobbie (housekeeping – 20 years), Dr. Joyce Cuff (biology – 30 years) and Barbara Long-Cooper (faculty services – 30 years).

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.