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Congressional Candidates to Speak at Westminster College

U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire of the 4th District of Pennsylvania will speak and answer questions at Westminster College Monday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Berlin Lounge of the McKelvey Campus Center.   The visit , originally scheduled for Oct. 3, was rescheduled due to the House vote on the financial bailout.

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Modern Language Majors to Deliver Capstone Presentations

Eleven Westminster College French and Spanish majors will give their capstone presentations in the Witherspoon Maple Room of the McKelvey Campus Center. The presentations are free and open to the public.

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College Earns Presidential Honor Roll Recognition for Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service honored Westminster College with a place on the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities.

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Admissions Staff to Visit Local High Schools

Westminster College admissions staff will visit local high schools the weeks of Nov. 1 and 8.

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Art Professor Attended Eco-Print Workshop to Prepare for Cluster Course

Peggy Cox
Eco-print samples

Peggy Cox, Westminster College professor of art, attended an eco-print workshop June 21-24 at the Craft Alliance textile studio in St. Louis.

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Education Department to Host Children's Book Author March 22

Rebecca Macri

Westminster College's Department of Education will host children's book author Rebecca Macri Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in McKelvey Campus Center's Lakeview Room.  The program is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College Economics and Business Department Host Mock Interview Event

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Department of Economics and Business hosted an alumni panel and an opportunity for majors to participate in mock interviews Nov. 10.

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Westminster College Associate Professor Published by The Living Pulpit for Second Time in a Year

Dr. Kang-Yup Na, associate professor of religion

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Kang-Yup Na, Westminster associate professor of religion, recently had his article, "A Meditation on Hesed, Jung, and Love," published in the August edition of The Living Pulpit.

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Westminster College Invites Students to Upcoming STEM Visit Day

On Friday, January 16, high school students who are interested in studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines are invited to Westminster College's STEM Visit Day. Check-in will begin at 11:45 a.m. at the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Five New Members Elected to Board of Trustees

Westminster College's Board of Trustees added 11 members in its Class of 2008, including five first-time trustees.

Melinda Claire Knight '77, Glenn Mahone, and Roberta Taylor '75 were elected to their second consecutive four-year terms, while former chairman Leonard Carroll, Ann Hope Haldeman '48, and Ross Musgrave '42 rejoin the Board after a one-year absence.

New to the Board in 2004 are Charles Burke Jr., William Carlton '67, John Landolfi '86, Doreen McCall, and Jeffrey Wiley '75.

Burke is chairman of the Grable Foundation in Pittsburgh. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Kenyon College, and a master's in French literature from Bowling Green University. He has served as a board member for Family Communications, Inc., Pace School, Mentoring Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania, and was chair of The Pittsburgh Project's capital campaign. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Laura, and their four children.

Carlton is chairman and CEO of Carlton & Company, a full-service fund-raising consulting firm. After graduating from Westminster, he earned a master's in divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and worked for 20 years at Ketchum, Inc., reaching the post of executive vice president. He is one of 71 individuals nationally who hold the advanced ACFRE credential, and belongs to the Association of Fund-Raising Professionals, the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel, and University Club of Pittsburgh. He and his wife, Adrienne, and their daughter, reside in Osterville, Mass.

Landolfi is a partner in the Columbus, Ohio, law office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. A graduate of Westminster and Ohio State University College of Law, he is a member of the Columbus, Ohio, and American Bar Associations, the Ohio State Bar Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and a number of other organizations, including the Towering Titans Organization. He also serves on the board of directors of A&F Trademark, Inc., and J.M.H. Trademark, Inc. He lives in Columbus with his wife, Christina, and their three children.

McCall is chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Harrisburg and also serves as counsel to the state's Historic Preservation Board. She previously served as assistant general counsel, then deputy general counsel in the Governor's Office of General Counsel. She received her undergraduate degree from Slippery Rock University and her law degree from Ohio Northern University, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Dauphin County Bar Association, and the American Inns of Court. She resides in Harrisburg.

Wiley is managing director for the law firm of Dickie, McCamey, and Chilcote. He earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Westminster and his law degree from Case Western Reserve University's School of Law. A former assistant district attorney in Allegheny County, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and was formerly a member of the board of directors of North Hills Passavant Hospital. He lives in Allison Park with his wife, Sharon, and their daughter.

Four new associate trustees were also elected for 2004. Barbara Faires, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and James Rhoads Jr., associate professor of political science, were named faculty representatives. Junior Jaime Carter from McDonald and senior Russell Mills from Pittsburgh were added as student representatives.

For more information, contact Joe Ann Miller, executive secretary for the president of Westminster College, at (724) 946-7134 or e-mail millerja@westminster.edu.

Charles Burke, Jr.
William Carlton
John Landolfi
Doreen McCall
Jeffrey Wiley


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