Thiel Names Director of Student Activities and Involvement

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College welcomed Than Oo as director of student activities and involvement, a position he assumed on July 15. Oo comes to Thiel College from Binghamton University in Binghamton, N.Y., where he worked in the Office of Campus Activities as a graduate coordinator and resident director.

As director of student activities and involvement, Oo is responsible for the planning and implementation of a vibrant student activities program. He will oversee the Thiel Activities Board (TAB) and Greek life programs, and he will work with numerous clubs, organizations and student leaders to provide programs and experiences ranging from social activities to community services and other co-curricular opportunities.

Oo earned his master’s degree in student affairs administration from Binghamton University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration in hospitality management from the State University of New York, College of Technology at Delhi.

“We are very excited to have Than joining the student life team at Thiel College,” said Mike McKinney, dean of students at Thiel College. “His experience in student activities coupled with his background in hospitality will bring many new ideas and improve the quality of the out-of-class experience for our students.”

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.