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Westminster Mathematics and Computer Science Departments Hosts High School Programming Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017

Eighteen teams from four high schools attended this year’s Westminster College High School Programming Contest hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, in conjunction with the college Admissions Department, on Monday, March 13, 2017. Participating schools included: Nichols School in Buffalo, NY (coached by Jason DeGroat); North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA (coached by Laura Prosser); Seneca Valley High School in Harmony, PA (Coached by Diane Krauland and Chad Robertson); and Wilmington Area High School, in New Wilmington, PA (coached by Mary Beth Acker).

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Westminster School of Music Enters Affiliation Agreement with Duquesne University for Music Therapy

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Westminster College School of Music is proud to announce its Affiliation Agreement with Duquesne University for Music Therapy after a culmination of efforts by the Westminster music faculty and Dr. Daniel Perttu, Chair of the School of Music.

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Westminster College Students Compete in Trinity Firefighting Robot Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017

Westminster students Aaron Signer ‘19, Matt Gurneal ‘18 and Jacob Shodd ‘17 will be competing in the Trinity Firefighting Robot Competition in Hartford, Connecticut on March 30-April 2

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Education Professor and Students Travel to Dominican Republic with Steel City Mission Group

Friday, March 24, 2017

Senior early childhood education majors Melissa Egan and Denver Baker, along with Dr. Sararose Lynch, recently traveled to Samaná, Dominican Republic as part of the Steel City Mission Group. Egan, Baker and Dr. Lynch teamed up with a group of students and Dr. Jeremy Lynch, associate professor of special education, from Slippery Rock University (SRU) to teach math and science to school aged children and families. The mission group visited 6 schools: Robales, Honduras, Arroyo Seco, El Valle, Maria Louisa and Los Coronas.

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Westminster College Wind Ensemble to Perform at Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle

Friday, March 24, 2017

The Westminster College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. R. Tad Greig will perform at the famed Scottish Rite Cathedral located at 110 East Lincoln Avenue New Castle, PA 16101 on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:30 PM. The ensemble will be assisted by the Shenango Valley Chorale and faculty artist Dr. Nancy Zipay DeSalvo. The concert will present an amazing array of the finest music for winds in one of the region’s most beautiful performance halls. The concert will be free to all with a free-will donation being accepted.

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Early Childhood Majors Co-Host Union Elementary Math Night

Friday, March 24, 2017

More than 15 Westminster College early childhood/special education majors participated in a "Math Night" at Union Elementary School in New Castle during the spring Semester. The night included a carnival theme coordinated by pre-service teachers (Westminster students in Early Childhood Practicum), student-teachers at Union Elementary and Dani Brown 12’, a Westminster alumna with a BA in Early Childhood Education. Brown teaches 5th grade at Union Elementary School.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Jordyn

Friday, March 24, 2017

Breaking Out of My Shell

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Westminster College Celebrates Fall 2016 Deans List Recipients

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Westminster College would like to congratulate students who earned Dean’s List recognition for the 2016 fall semester.

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Group from Westminster College Spends Spring Break on a Work Trip in Georgetown, SC

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A group of 28 Westminster College students along with Rev. Jim Mohr, Stephanie Lehman and Joyce Laughlin traveled to Georgetown, South Carolina for this year’s Westminster College Spring Break with a Purpose trip. The team worked on two houses and collected items for the HFH ReStore with Habitat for Humanity in Georgetown, teaching children from two Charleston elementary schools to read as part of the Reading Partners program.    

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