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Student Receives Scholarship from The Pittsburgh Foundation

Tamara Scherer, a Westminster College junior sociology major, received a $6,000 scholarship, payable over four years, from the Eugene and Nell Petrucci Fund No. 2 of The Pittsburgh Foundation.

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Senior English Majors to be Honored at Bleasby Colloquium

Westminster College senior English majors will be honored at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the academic year Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Witherspoon Maple Room of the McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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College to Host Annual Business Expo March 13

Westminster College will host the eighth annual New Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Memorial Field House.

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Music Faculty Perform in Off-Campus Locations

Jim Flowers and Dr. Nancy DeSalvo
Dr. Daniel Perttu

Westminster College music faculty Dr. Nancy Zipay DeSalvo, associate professor, and James Flowers, adjunct faculty, performed recently in off-campus locations.

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College to Celebrate Commencement May 21; Freeland to Earn Honorary Degree

Wendell Freeland
The Rev. Dr. Stephen McConnell
Watch the commencement ceremony live on May 21.

More than 250 students are expected to earn degrees Saturday, May 21, at Westminster College's 157th commencement ceremonies.  A baccalaureate service will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Orr Auditorium with commencement at 2:30 p.m. on the Senior Terrace of Old Main.

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Theatre Westminster to Present "Beauty Queen of Leenane"

Theatre Westminster will present Martin McDonagh's Beauty Queen of Leenane Feb. 23-26 in Beeghly Theater.

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Westminster College Celebrity Series to Present LeAnn Rimes Nov. 19

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Celebrity Series will welcome LeAnn Rimes Monday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

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Westminster College Assistant Professor Attends Seminar in Brazil

Dr. Kristenne Robison while hang gliding in Brazil.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Kristenne Robison, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, attended the Council on International Educational Exchange's (CIEE) Community Engagement and Development seminar in May in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Admissions Staff to Visit Local High Schools

Westminster College admissions staff will be visiting local high schools Oct. 23-31.

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Westminster Music Education Major to Give Senior Lecture

Daphne Cortes, a senior music education major from Nazareth, will give her senior lecture recital Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. in Phillips Lecture Hall located in the Hoyt Science Resources Center.

 "The topic of this presentation is a comparative analysis of the gigues from Johann Sebastian Bach's unaccompanied violoncello suites," Cortes said.

 Cortes is a daughter of Carlos and Candida Cortes, and a graduate of Nazareth Area High School.  She performs in the Westminster College Orchestra, String Chamber Ensemble, Bell Choir, and Marching band as a clarinetist.  She participates in the Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association, Lambda Sigma, Sigma Delta Pi, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Sigma Pi, Newman Club, and the Scrawl.

 The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the Westminster College Department of Music at (724) 946-7270.

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