Thiel College marks work anniversaries for 25 employees during annual retreat
Posted August 23, 2019
GREENVILLE, Pa.—Twenty-five Thiel College faculty and staff members were recognized for their years of service during the campus retreat August 20 in the Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center.
The annual ceremony recognizes employees who have completed anniversaries in five-year increments starting with the fifth year.
Financial Aid Specialist Patricia Leskovac celebrated 35 years of service at Thiel College. Reaching 30 years of service were Lecturer of English Brenda DelMaramo, housekeeper Dabbie Moffett, and Learning Commons administrative assistant Barbara Samson. Professor of History James Koshan, Ph.D., and Registrar of Academic Records Denise Urey ’00 reached 25 years of service. The 25 employees represent 330 years of combined experience at Thiel College.
- Leskovac, of Greenville, Pa.
- DelMaramo, of Greenville, Pa.
- Moffett, of Greenville, Pa.
- Samson, of Sharon, Pa.
- Koshan, of Hermitage, Pa.
- Urey, of Mercer, Pa.
- Professor of English Mary Theresa Hall, Ph.D., of Hermitage, Pa.
- Professor of Art Sean McConnor, of Greenville, Pa.
- Associate Vice President for Finance and Management Constance Jablonski, of Cochranton, Pa.
- Head Baseball Coach and Assistant Director of Athletics Joseph Schaly, of Beaver Falls, Pa.
- Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science Ronald Anderson, Ph.D. ’07, of Conneaut, Ohio
- Associate Professor of Political Science Marie Courtemanche, Ph.D., of Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Assistant Professor of Psychology Shannon Deets, Ph.D., of Meadville, Pa.
- Assistant Professor of Business Administration John Gomolchak, J.D., of Erie, Pa.
- Assistant Professor of Sociology Jared Hanneman, of Sharpsville, Pa.
- Instructor Media Communications/Managing Advisor and WXTC Radio/Thielensian Pegene Watts, of Meadville, Pa.
- Housekeeper Mary Battles, of Greenville, Pa.
- Maintenance Gardner and Facilities Floater Barbara Miller, of Jamestown, Pa.
- Maintenance Plumber Apprentice Benjamin Scobbie, of Greenville, Pa.
- Maintenance General Grounds and Set-Up Coordinator Miles Smith, of Transfer, Pa.
- Coordinator of Events and Multicultural Recruitment Angella Bradley, of Greenville, Pa.
- Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Academic Dean of Student Success Gregory Butcher, Ph.D., of Greenville, Pa.
- Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing Dominick DiRienzo, of Meadville, Pa.
- Assistant Director of Digital Engagement Michael McElroy, of Grove City, Pa.
- Men’s Volleyball Coach Adam Roche, of Greenville, Pa.
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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.