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Victoria Volkay Wins 2017 Horn Capstone Award

Friday, May 5, 2017

Victoria Volkay, senior English major, won the 2017 Dr. Frederick Horn Capstone Award for her capstone project entitled “The Humanity in Holmes: A Character Study on the Personality and Relationships of Sherlock Holmes in Literature and Film.” Volkay’s capstone focuses on Sherlock Holmes’ personality and his relationships with various characters in the original stories, and how those relationships translated to several of the most famous film adaptations by Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Hosts Relay for Life to Raise Money for the American Cancer Society

Friday, May 5, 2017

There is still time to register for Westminster College’s Relay for Life on Saturday, May 6. The opening ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Registration and further instructions are available online. Due to bad weather conditions, the event will be held indoors at Old 77.

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School of Music Presents Oboe and Bassoon Studio Recital

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Westminster College School of Music is having an oboe and bassoon recital performed by students and faculty on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The recital features several interpretations of the pastoral, a style which presents a romanticized version of rural country life, and evokes images of shepherds and bagpipes. Admission is free.

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Seven Westminster Students Inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honorary Society

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Seven Westminster College Criminal Justice Studies, International Studies and Sociology majors were inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honorary Society, on April 19, 2017. The initiated students were Rebecca Buckham, Gabriella Fabish, Coty Gander, Kelly Klaas, Caitlynn Kreider, Brittany Mavrich and Maximalian Ungerman. Charissa Mikoski is the current President and Treasurer of AKD. To be eligible for membership the students demonstrated high academic performance in both their major and general college coursework.

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Senior English Majors Present Capstones at Bleasby Colloquium

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Senior English majors presented portions of their capstone at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the year in Mueller Theater on Thursday, April 20. Below are a list of presenters and the title of their projects:

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Softball: Titans Set for PAC Championship Tournament

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – The Westminster College softball team has clinched a spot in the 2017 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Championship Tournament.
 
The four-team, double-elimination tournament will take place Friday-Saturday, May 5-6 in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
 
Second-seeded Westminster (26-10, 14-4 PAC) will play third-seeded Saint Vincent College (18-14, 11-7 PAC) on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m.
 
Top-seeded Thomas More (32-8, 18-0 PAC) and fourth-seeded Thiel College (16-18, 11-7 PAC) will match up in the second opening-round game at 12 p.m.
 
The losers of Friday's opening-round matchups will meet in elimination Game C at 2 p.m., followed by the winners of the two opening-round games facing off at 4 p.m.
 
On Saturday, the winner of Game C will meet the loser of Game D in an elimination game at 11 a.m. for the right to play for the conference title against the Game D winner at 1 p.m. If both teams have one loss at that point, the "if necessary" game is scheduled for 3 p.m.
 
The 2017 PAC Championship Tournament winner will secure the league's automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship.
 
The PAC Sports Network (www.pacstream.net) will broadcast all the games. Follow live stats here.
 
*The PAC contributed to this release.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Jackie

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Connecting the Dots

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Honors Students Travel to Pittsburgh to Present Research

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

From April 6th to April 9th, five Westminster honors students had the opportunity to present research at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference. The conference brings together hundreds of honors students from around the region to share research and ideas. Appropriately, the theme for the conference was “Bridging the Divide,” inviting students to investigate ways in which metaphorical bridges can be constructed between various topics, cultures, and disciplines.

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Two Westminster College Seniors Invited to Present Undergraduate Research at the State Capitol

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seniors Ashlyn Brown and Gabriella Fabish were selected by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to represent Westminster College at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol-Pennsylvania poster conference (URC-PA) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The students were accompanied by Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology and program coordinator/chair for neuroscience.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Alicia

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Making Connections

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