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Westminster College -- a vital economic, cultural, and educational resource in our community

Economic Impact
· Estimated local economic impact: $49.8 million in 2000-01
· Estimated $16.6 million spent locally during 2000-01
· 2000-01 payroll: $11.2 million
· 2000-01 operating budget: $27.7 million
· 354 employees
· More than 10,000 Westminster alumni reside in Pennsylvania and Ohio
· Westminster awards $13.5 million in scholarships annually
· Students participated in internships with 190 area companies and organizations during 1999-2000

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Westminster Professor Author's Book on Bows & Archery

Dr. David Gray, professor of psychology at Westminster College, has authored Bows of the World published by The Lyons Press, Guilford, Conn.

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Planetarium Presents "Hubble Vision"

The Westminster College Planetarium will present "Hubble Vision" Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 5-7 and Oct. 26-28 at 7 p.m. in the Planetarium located in room 116 of the Hoyt Science Resources Center.

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Junior Music Major to Perform Vocal Recital

Jill Darby, a junior music performance major at Westminster College, will present her vocal recital Monday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in Orr Auditorium 

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Fall 2007 Dean's List Announced

More than 400 Westminster College students earned Dean's List recognition for the 2007 fall semester.

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Westminster College Announces Constitution Day Winner

Dawn McDonough, a Westminster College freshman elementary education major, won the Sept. 19 Constitution Day competition.

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Choral Groups to Present Concert April 26

Chamber Singers
Concert Choir

The Westminster College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present "Waltzing among the Roses" Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

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College to Host Hunger Banquet for Haiti Relief

Westminster College will host a Hunger Banquet Thursday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. The event is open to the public by advance ticket purchase.

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Political Science Professors Presented at International Meeting

Dr, James Rhoads
Dr. Michael Aleprete

Dr. James Rhoads, Westminster College professor of political science, and Dr. Michael Aleprete, Westminster assistant professor of political science, presented "U.S. Policy: Structure of Elite Opinion" at the 26th meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Oct. 7-9 at the University of Akron.

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Notes from the Field Station: Himalayan Singing Bowls

Barbara Elliott holding a singing quartz bowl
New Wilmington Kiwanis Club members at the Sandy Edmiston Labyrinth
Barbara Elliott demonstrating a singing bowl

Art, music and meditation came together at the Sandy Edmiston Labyrinth on May 23 when Barbara Elliott, a local graphic art designer and member of the New Wilmington Kiwanis Club, presented a dramatic program with an ancient art-form:  singing bowls made of various metals and quartz crystal. 

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