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Westminster to Host Hospice Live Teleconference

Westminster College will host the Hospice Foundation of America's 13th annual "Living with Grief" teleconference live – via satellite Wednesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. in the Maple Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.

 "Pain Management at the End of Life: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Practice" will be moderated by Frank Sesno, professor and public policy and communication at George Mason University and special CNN correspondent.

 This teleconference provides an educational forum in which a multidisciplinary panel of experts will look at the laws and regulations that govern the practice of pain management.  It will also examine ways in which health care workers and the general public can work together to improve the societal approach to pain management.

 The program is co-sponsored by Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Shenango Presbyterian Senior Care, Westminster College, and the Hospice Foundation of America.   The program is free and open to the public. 

Continuing education contact hours (CEs) will be available for nurses, social workers, clergy, counselors, funeral directors, psychologists, physicians, EMS personnel, EAPs and nursing home administrators for a cost of $25.

 Contact Maria Massucci, community liaison for Hospice, at (724) 983-0137 ext. 101 for more information.


International Film Festival Continues at Westminster College

"Nights of Cabiria," a 1957 Italian film that won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film, will be shown Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center Theater.

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Westminster College Yearbook Receives Award

The Argo, the Westminster College yearbook, has received the Herff Jones Showcase Award.

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Westminster College Celebrity Series Opens with The 5th Dimension

The 2002-2003 Westminster College Celebrity Series Season opens with The 5th Dimension Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

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Westminster College to Celebrate Fall Family Day

Fall Family Day

Westminster College will celebrate Fall Family Day Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Westminster Hosting Globalization and Diversity Seminar

Westminster College is hosting "Global Literacy: The Challenges of Globalization and Diversity" Wednesday, April 25, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Dr. Richard H. Dorman Selected as Westminster College's 14th President

Dr. Richard Dorman

Westminster College, one of the nation's leading independent liberal arts colleges, has selected Dr. Richard H. Dorman to serve as its 14th President. Dorman is currently vice president for institutional advancement at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.

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Westminster College to Host International Peacemaker

Rev. Yousif Matar Kodi

Westminster College will host International Peacemaker the Rev. Yousif Matar Kodi from the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) at vespers on World Communion Sunday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. and at Chapel worship Monday, Oct. 6, at 11:40 a.m. Both services in Wallace Memorial Chapel are open to the public. 

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Religion Professor's Edited Book Translated into Romanian

Dr. Bryan Rennie

Changing Religious Worlds: The Meaning and End of Mircea Eliade, edited by Dr. Bryan Rennie, Westminster College Vira I. Heinz Chair in Religion, was recently translated into Romanian by Elena Bortă.

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Professors Nominated for National Professor of the Year Recognition

Kathy Koop
Dr. John Robertson

Two Westminster College professors were nominated for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Professor of the Year program.

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