Grove City College has low tuition rates

Grove City College has low tuition rates


The US News and World Report named Grove City College the lowest tuition for a private college in Pennsylvania. School costs are the lowest in five years with the average an annual cost at $35,817, not counting room and board.

GCC’s annual charges were $17,254, before scholarships and financial aid were awarded.

The college does not accept federal funding or give discounts because of its commitment to being an independent college and safeguarding its affordability.

Alumni inducted into Hall of Fame


Ten alumni have been selected for induction into the Farrell Alumni Hall of Fame for 2018. This year’s inductees are: Stephen J. Banjak, 1956; Phillip H. Cagigas, 1962; Lorenzo E. Fesler, 1960; Presley L. Gillespie, 1984; Anthony J. Perfilio, 1965; Ronald F. Reed, retired Farrell teacher; Audrey J. Thurston, 1962; Dr. April Lynn Avery Torrence, 1985; Shane M. Wiesen, 1978; and, Dominic A. Russo, 1950 (posthumously).

The 14th annual dinner will take place Oct. 13 at Park Inn by Radisson in Shenango Township. For tickets or to place a congratulatory ad in the program booklet, contact the hall’s executive secretary, Judi Pendel, at 724-509-1212 or Jim Raykie is the executive director of the Alumni Hall of Fame. Other members include Serena Nevant, Carol Ulan, Dr. James G. Kollar, Vince Cardamon, treasurer Debbie Bordell and Pendel. Ted Pedas, founder and benefactor of the organization, is the adviser.

Thiel installs president of Lambda Sigma

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Thiel College archivist John Hauser ’71 was installed recently as the president of the national Lambda Sigma honorary society for sophomore students. Hauser became an adviser for Lambda Sigma when the Thiel chapter was installed in 1977 and has served as an adviser to both the Thiel and University of Pittsburgh chapters. He joined the national board in 1999 and served as ritual adviser and vice president.

Lambda Sigma Society is a national honor society for second-year students and is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies since 1981. Lambda Sigma meets strict guidelines for organizational excellence and scholastic eligibility required for continued membership in the association.

Local student receives degree in Kansas


Taunza Haynes of Campbell received a bachelor’s degree of business administration in human-resource management at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan., in the fall 2017 semester. The university conferred a total of 246 graduate degrees and 594 undergraduate degrees.

YSU teams up in education compact


Youngstown State University is among nine public colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio that have teamed up to create a consortium agreement to improve efficiency and effectiveness, strengthen educational offerings, provide collaborative pathways to degrees and support the region’s workforce.

The agreement – known as the Northeast Ohio Regional Higher Education Compact – brings together YSU, Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Kent State University, Lakeland Community College, Lorain County Community College, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Stark State College and the University of Akron. Presidents from the institutions gathered recently at Cuyahoga Community College for the official signing of the agreement.

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