Thiel participates in Adopt-A-Classroom program at Jamestown and Greenville elementary schools

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College Adjunct Professor of Education Julie Harris dressed as the Lorax and visited students at Jamestown Elementary School on Dec. 21. She read the “Lorax” by Dr. Seuss and gave away books to students. The event is part of Thiel College’s involvement with the United Way of Mercer County’s Adopt-A-School program.

On Dec. 8, students Justin Zinsmeister ’18 and Sam Sesti III ’18 read to the students at Greenville’s Hempfield Elementary School. Other members of the education honorary society Kappa Delta Pi distributed books to 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.