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Student Government Association Gets New Government Representatives

Forty-five Westminster College students were selected by their peers to the positions in the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2006-2007 academic year. 
SGA, which consists of nine students on the executive slate and 12 senators for each of the upper classes, governs and provides entertainment for the student body.  Overall, SGA serves as a connection between the students and the Westminster College faculty and administration. 

 Contact Matthew Kerns, SGA president, at for more information. 

Westminster Celebrity Series Welcomes Celtic Sensation "Leahy"

Leahy, performers of Celtic music and step-dance, will appear at the Westminster College Celebrity Series Monday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

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Westminster College Diversity Symposium Finishes February with Three Programs

The Westminster College Diversity Symposium finishes February with three events, which are free and open to the public.

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Faculty Forum Continues at Westminster College

Dr. Bethany Hicok, assistant professor of English at Westminster College, will continue Westminster's Faculty Forum Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 11:30 a.m. in Patterson Hall room 311.

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Noted Cellist and Pianist to Give Recital at Westminster Sept. 30

Cellist Barbara Thiem and pianist Theresa Bogard will perform Saturday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

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Worldwatch Institute President to Speak on Breaking America's Oil Addiction

Christopher Flavin

Energy expert Christopher Flavin will speak about Breaking America's Oil Addiction at Westminster College Thursday, April 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the Witherspoon Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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We chipped, we partied . . . at the Field Station

Flurry of activity at the chipper
Working at the chipping take cooperation
Friends meet and make new friends
Fire helps warm the hands and the spirit

 What happened at the Field Station on Saturday, Dec. 8, would most likely not qualify as a real party by some folks of the younger set. We had no loud music (although the chipper hummed a noisy tune) and we did not dance (although we moved around a lot) but we did have a great time at the Fall / Early Winter Chipping Party, an event that has become a tradition.

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Graduate Presented Paper at National Meeting

Colby King, a 2007 Westminster College graduate and current sociology graduate student at the University of South Carolina, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) Aug. 1-4 in Boston.

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Mathematics Professor Named Secretary-Elect of National Association

Dr. Barbara Faires

The Mathematics Association of America (MAA) Board of Governors announced the election of Dr. Barbara Faires, Westminster College professor of mathematics, as secretary-elect of the MAA.

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Director of Bands to Receive Keystone Salute

Dr. R. Tad Greig

Dr. R. Tad Greig, director of bands and chair of Westminster College's Department of Music, was selected to receive the Keystone Salute, the highest honor conferred by the Pennsylvania Federation of Music Clubs (PFMC).

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