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Westminster Students Offer Public Relations Seminar

The Westminster College chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) presents "Passion for PR: Carving Your Niche in the Industry" Saturday, March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center.

 The event features six Westminster alumni speakers: Debora Swatsworth Foster , a 1974 Westminster graduate and current vice president of corporate communications for H.J. Heinz Co. and member of the Westminster College Board of Trustees; Jennifer Shifler Gross, a 1999 Westminster graduate and current director of marketing at Steelcoast Creative; Sara Ialongo, a 2004 Westminster graduate and assistant account director at Blattner Brunner; Burt Lauten, a 1999 Westminster graduate and current Pittsburgh Steelers public relations/media manager; David Nobs, a 1980 Westminster graduate and current marketing director at Ruder Finn Los Angeles; and Rebecca Zeitler, a 1998 Westminster graduate and account supervisor at HealthStar PR.

 The seminar includes breakfast and lunch with a resume workshop scheduled at 1:05 p.m. and is open to PRSSA students from area colleges and universities.

 Contact Kristan Kohley, junior public relations major from Saxonburg, at for more information.

Westminster Political Science Professor Attends South African Seminar

Dr. Andrea Grove, assistant professor of political science at Westminster College, recently attended a faculty development seminar in South Africa.

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Theatre Westminster Presents Rashomon

Theatre Westminster presents its second show of the season, Rashomon, Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. in Beeghly Theater.

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Westminster College Announces Dean's List Additions

Eighteen students were recently added to the Westminster College Dean's List.

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Westminster Sorority Celebrates National Women's Friendship Day

Kappa Delta Sorority, one of the five national sororities at Westminster College, is sponsoring a dessert party Sunday, Sept. 17, from 1-3 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge located in the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Biology Professor to Present Research on Pennsylvania Rattlesnake

Dr. Ann Throckmorton
Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

Dr. Ann Throckmorton, Westminster College associate professor of biology, will share research on Pennsylvania rattlesnakes at Faculty Forum Wednesday, April 18, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Students Receive Grants for Undergraduate Research

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The Westminster College Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has awarded grants to four students to continue their undergraduate research and to present their work at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in New Orleans in the spring.

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Westminster College to Celebrate Constitution Day

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.

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"Get Real!" Series Concludes with Session on Investing

David Smith

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.

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English Professor to Read from His New Book at Bleasby Colloquium

Dr. David Swerdlow

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.

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