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Clarkson University Honors Jill Thiemann Of Tom’s River With Charles S. Ehrlich Award

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Jill L. Thiemann, of Tom’s River N.J., is the recipient of Clarkson University’s 2005 Charles S. Ehrlich ’56 Alumni Admission Award.thiemann

The Charles S. Ehrlich Alumni Admission Award was created in honor of 1956 alumnus and Clarkson Emeriti Trustee Charles S. Ehrlich of Menands, N.Y. Ehrlich, a generous supporter of his alma mater, continues to serve as a key link between Clarkson alumni and admission recruitment activities.

Thiemann attended the Clarkson School, a unique program for high school students who have completed eleventh grade and are ready to begin college studies. She was fully matriculated as a sophomore the the following year and received her bachelor of science degree in economics from Clarkson in 1990 Thiemann received of a doctor of law degree from Widener University School of Law, in Harrisburg, Penn.

Since her Clarkson graduation, Thiemann has served Clarkson and her fellow alumni in many ways including volunteering as an admissions representative for Clarkson University, chairing the activities committee for the Class of 1990 reunion in 2010, and serving as a member-at-large on the alumni admission committee for the Clarkson University Alumni Council.

Currently, Thiemann is an associate for the law offices of O’Malley, Surman & Michelini located in Brick, N.J. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Ocean County Bar Association (OCBA), as well as an active member of the OCBA Family Law Committee.

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, is an independent university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business and the arts and sciences. Its academically rigorous, collaborative culture involves 2,700 undergraduates and 400 graduate students in hands-on team projects, multidisciplinary research, and real-world challenges. Many faculty members achieve international recognition for their scholarship and research, and teaching is a priority at every level. For more information, visit

PHOTO CAPTION: Clarkson University honored alumna Jill Thiemann recently with the 2005 Charles S. Ehrlich ’56 Alumni Admission Award, named for past Clarkson trustee and alumnus Charles Ehrlich. Thiemann received the award for her dedication and outstanding effort in assisting the Clarkson Office of Admission and Alumni Relations with the recruitment of highly qualified prospective students. (L-R) Clarkson Vice President for Admission and Alumni & Parent Relations Suzanne Liberty, Jill L. Thiemann '90, Clarkson Emeriti Trustee Charles S. Ehrlich ’56, and Clarkson President Tony Collins.

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