Westminster College will celebrate Constitution Day 2008 with an activity-based lecture about the electoral college Friday, Sept. 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.
The Westminster College "Get Real!" series concludes Thursday, April 16, with "Investing after College - Goals, Opportunities, and Avenues" presented by David Smith, Westminster assistant professor of accounting.
Dr. David Swerdlow, Westminster College professor of English, will read poetry from his new book at the Bleasby Colloquium Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center. The program is free and open to the public.
Jessica Limpert, a 2007 Westminster College graduate, will speak at the Peace Studies Coffeehouse on Haiti Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. in the Witherspoon Maple Room of the McKelvey Campus Center. The program is free and open to the public.
Westminster College's fraternities and sororities raised over $13,000 in money and canned goods during Greek Week 2011.
Westminster College's Department of Music will host the Pittsburgh Trombone Project in concert Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Bryan Rennie, Vira I. Heinz professor of religion and chair of the department of religion, history, philosophy, and classics, recently published an article in the Bulletin for the Study of Religion.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor of education, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS).
Titan Radio (88.9FM) and the Westminster Cable Network celebrated the fifth annual Titan Terror Project by handing out the Grand Prize Award for Titan Terror 5. The amateur movie-making competition awarded the top prize trophy to David Trotter, Ali Srour and Storm Geary of Grove City Area Senior High School for their scary digital short, PARKED. The showcase and award presentation in the Campus Center's Mueller Theater included a delegation of students from Grove City, including the winners.
A portrait exhibition by Christine Salo Swann, a 1990 Westminster College graduate from Gibsonia, is on display at the Westminster College Art Gallery until Oct. 22. The gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday, noon-9 p.m.
"I've always known I would be an artist," Swann said. "My earliest memory is of drawing crooked smiley faces and putting the nose right between the eyes, and my mother telling me to 'draw what you see.'"
"This fascination has taken me on a diverse path, and my obsession now is faces," Swann continued. "Subtle nuances that set one child apart from another, or wrinkles of life in a wise face. Although I still rely on that first art lesson, 'draw what you see,' I now strive to see beyond a likeness into another soul, another outlook on this visual world and try to recreate the entire union of elements and invite the viewer to stop into see what I have seen from a face to face."
Swann is an artist and illustrator whose sensitive paintings of children have led her to concentrate full-time on commissioned portraits. She is an award-winning artist on the regional, national, and international level, and has been featured in the International Artist Magazine as a Master Portrait Painter. Nominated as Emerging Artist of the Year by the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Swann also teaches workshops on portraiture. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Watercolor society, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators.
Westminster College will also host a gallery talk and reception Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m., where Swann will talk more about the exhibit.
For more information, contact Peggy Cox, professor of art and director of the Westminster College Art Gallery, at (724) 946-7266 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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