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Sociology Professor to Speak at Faculty Forum

Dr. Kristenne Robison

Dr. Kristenne Robison, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology, will present "Who Really 'Cares'? The Implications of Hiring Policewomen to Do Women's Work on the Force" at Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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English Professor Emerita Published in Literature Collection

Dr. Elizabeth Ford, Westminster College professor of English emerita, authored an essay that was included in a recently-published literature collection.

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Psychology Department to Host Spring Colloquium

Jerome Flint

The Westminster College Department of Psychology will host Jerome Flint for its spring colloquium Monday, April 2, at 5 p.m. in Hoyt Science Resources Center's Phillips Lecture Hall.  The program is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College to Screen Film Education Under Fire

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College International Cultures Club in conjunction with the Department of Religion, History, Philosophy and Classics will be hosting a screening and conversation of the film "Education Under Fire" Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Mueller Theater, McKelvey Campus Center. The screening is free to the public.

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Westminster College Hosts Visiting Scholar-in-Residence from Israel

Dr. Randa Abbas, visiting scholar-in-residence

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College welcomes Dr. Randa Abbas as a Visiting Scholar-in-Residence for the 2013 Fall Semester.

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Students Earn Master's Degrees

Four Westminster College students were awarded master of education degrees in December.

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Westminster College Hosting Local Area Network Party

Westminster College Admissions is hosting a local area network party (LAN) for prospective high school students, current students, and alumni Saturday, Oct. 30, beginning at 10 a.m.

 "A LAN party is an event where everyone brings their computers to one central location, hook up their computers to a small network, and play various computer games," said Stanton Fleming, coordinator of user and desktop services at Westminster College.  "The winners of the tournament can walk away with prizes such as t-shirts, hats, mouse pads, posters, software and even computer hardware."

 "You never know who is going to be on a team, you just join the game and the server puts you where it needs a player," said Colin Dean, a sophomore computer science major from Volant. 

 For more information, e-mail or visit the website

Westminster Accounting Professor Attends Meeting of Advisory Group of CPAs

Paul Wozniak, professor of accounting at Westminster College, recently attended a meeting of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) in Philadelphia.

 The mission of the PICPA is to further the well being of its members, while upholding the public interest, by: Enhancing quality services founded on professional competence, integrity, and objectivity; Serving as an advocator for, and promoting the public image of, its members; and Articulating positions on professional and public issues where the expertise of CPAs is relevant.

 Wozniak, who has been with Westminster College since 1974, earned his undergraduate and master's degrees from Youngstown State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant of Pennsylvania.

 Contact Wozniak at (724) 946-7167 or e-mail for more information.

Paul Wozniak

Senior to Give Piano Recital

Matthew Fodor, a senior music performance major at Westminster College, will perform a piano recital, Saturday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

 The program includes Chopin's "Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 1 and "Etude, Op. 25, No. 1 in A flat major;"  Debussy's "Six Epigraphes Antiques I:" Bach's "Toccata in D major, BWV 912;" Cage's "Bacchanale;" and Beethoven's "Sonate, Op. 10, No. 2 in F major."

 Fodor is a son of David and Bonnie Fodor, Hermitage.  He has performed in numerous events, on-campus recitals, and music department colloquia.  He received first place in the 2005 Mu Phi Epsilon Concerto and Aria Competition at Westminster College and received honorable mention in the Keystone State Piano Competition for Pennsylvania Music Teacher's Association in 2003 at Temple University.  Fodor has also appeared as a vocalist in the opera production of "Hansel and Gretel" and "When the Lights Go Down."  He has served as assistant musical director for the chapel drama "Godspell" and has participated in the Westmisnter Men's Chorus and Concert Choir.  In addition, Fodor has performed Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, movement three with the Westminster College Orchestra last May.  Fodor has been accepted into the graduate degree program at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

 The program is free and open to the public.  Contact the Westminster College Department of Music at (724) 946-7270 for more information.

Westminster Alumna 100th Birthday Brings Surprises

Mary Reed, 1928 graduate of Westminster College, got an unusual surprise at her 100th birthday party.

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