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Shauna Braun Zukowski ’92 to give 31st Annual Christy Lecture, Feb 11

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Westminster College will host the 31st annual Wayne H. Christy Memorial Lecture on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. Eight-time All American swimmer and secondary school administrator Shauna Braun Zukowski '92 will speak on her experiences as an educator, administrator, wife, mother and survivor of a ruptured brain aneurysm. 

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Westminster College Students Travel to Ecuador for Field Experience

Thursday, January 18, 2018

While some of us were bundling up in these frigid temperatures, Dr. Marosh Furimsky and Dr. Joseph Balczon led a group of 30 Westminster students in traveling throughout Ecuador as part of a two-week academic field experience. Westminster's biology program offers both domestic and international travel experiences as part of the curriculum for students. While in Ecuador, the group observed and identified many different species of native and endemic animals and plants including the famous Darwin's finches, giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies.

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Westminster College Student-Athlethes Honor MLK by Volunteering at Local Organizations

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Not only does Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrate the famous activist’s legacy, MLK Day is usually celebrated with various acts of service conducted by organizations across the nation. Being that service is one of Westminster’s core values, it is no surprise that approximately 150 student-athletes and faculty/staff came together to volunteer at local organizations to honor Dr. King.

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Westminster College Sports Management Program Partners with Cleveland Cavaliers

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

While Westminster sports management students will not be tasked with guarding all-star LeBron James, they will have to find ways to market his team and sell tickets to an upcoming home game. Dr. Robert Zullo, program coordinator for Westminster’s new sports management major, has implemented a partnership where students in his “Sports Event Planning & Management” course are actively engaged in the sales process through an experiential learning project.

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CALL and Jake Erhardt International Film Series Present Sixth Annual Tournées Film Festival

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Westminster College Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) and the Jake Erhardt International Film Series will present its sixth Tournées Film Festival beginning Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater (located in the McKelvey Campus Center). Over the next six weeks, five contemporary and one classic French films will be displayed every Tuesday evening.

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Online Graduate Education Programs at Westminster College Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Monday, January 15, 2018

Westminster College was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for having one of the “Best Online Graduate Education Programs” in the country. Programs were ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence, including student engagement, student services and technology, admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, and peer reputation.

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Tough as a Titan: Carrie Whisel '14

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Imagine being flown to an undisclosed location with nothing but a backpack and piercing anticipation of what’s to come. Feel your heartbeat banging on the walls of your chest and the butterflies running marathons in your stomach knowing that you were chosen for the adventure of a lifetime. Now imagine how alumna Carrie Whisel ’14 must’ve felt when she learned she was chosen as one of two finalists to test Columbia Sportswear gear during a seven-day outdoor excursion in some of the most extreme conditions. As part of Dick Sporting Goods’ (DSG) Team of Toughness, Carrie discovered how tough she truly can be.

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Westminster College Hosts Community Breakfast and Day of Service in honor of MLK Jr. Day, Jan. 15

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Westminster College Office of Faith and Spirituality and Office of Diversity and Inclusion are hosting a "Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast" on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8:30 AM in the Witherspoon Rooms in the McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College. The campus and community are invited to attend the celebration of Dr. King's legacy. Admission is $5.00 and payable at the door.

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Valuable Experiences: Megan Douds '18

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Not only is senior psychology major Megan Douds a familiar face around campus, she also epitomizes the essence of what Westminster offers students—a quality education and holistic personal and professional development.

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Dr. R. Tad Greig Spreading Music Throughout the Region

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Dr. R. Tad Greig, director of instrumental activities and professor of music at Westminster College, is busy making music throughout the area during the first couple weeks of January. On Thursday, Jan. 4, Dr. Greig is guest conducting the Lawrence County All-Star Band, a collection of the top instrumentalists from the 8 area high schools, at Westminster at 7:00 p.m. This is a one-day event, featuring both a junior high honors band and a senior high honors band.

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