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Cross Country: Hampton, Keenan Claim Weekly ECAC Rookie of the Week Honors

Thursday, October 5, 2017

DANBURY, Conn. – Westminster College first-year runners Allison Hampton (Ten Sleep, WY /Ten Sleep) and Harrison Keenan (Cranberry, PA / Cranberry) were selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Cross Country Rookies of the Week.

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Westminster College Celebrates Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, Oct. 13-15

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Westminster College will celebrate its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Oct. 13-15 with a variety of activities.

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Chemistry and Biochemistry Students Gain Relevant Work Experience

Chem student in lab

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

As a liberal arts college, Westminster is a place for students to grow both inside and outside of their majors. Being able to effectively communicate original ideas and findings is an essential skill—especially for students who tirelessly research in the laboratory. Therefore, the Chemistry Department hosts weekly seminars for junior and seniors to further develop their professional and oral communication skills.

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Nawal Rajeh ’06 Kicks Off Spiritual Emphasis Westminster 2017 Speaker Series

Monday, October 2, 2017

Alumna Nawal Rajeh, president and director of programs at By Peaceful Means (BPM), will be the first guest speaker for the Spiritual Emphasis Westminster 2017 series. Rajeh will present her message entitled “Loving Action in the World: Working up the Will to Show Up” on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The service is open to the public.

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Westminster College Partners with The Pittsburgh Promise

Friday, September 29, 2017

Westminster College has teamed with The Pittsburgh Promise to be a Preferred College Partner. Beginning with the class of 2018, Promise eligible students accepted to one of 19 area colleges partnering in this initiative will be provided grants for room, board, or books. Westminster promises to provide targeted transition and academic support services to ensure student retention and success.

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Dr. David W. Goldberg Earns 2017-18 Henderson Lectureship Award

Friday, September 29, 2017

Dr. David W. Goldberg, associate professor of philosophy, has earned the 2017-2018 Henderson Lectureship Award. Goldberg joined the Westminster faculty in 2002. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Philosophy and was awarded a Ph.D.in Philosophy from Duquesne University.

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Dr. Jamie Chapman Named a 2017 Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching and Learning Workshop Fellow

Friday, September 29, 2017

Last semester, assistant professor of sociology Dr. Jamie Chapman was named a 2017 Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching and Learning Workshop Fellow. AKD is an international sociology honor society whose purpose is to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, as well as other social and intellectual activities that will lead to improvement of the human condition.

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Weaver Awarded “Best in Show” in Creative Works Competition

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Broadcast communications faculty Brad Weaver was awarded “Best in Show” in the faculty division of the Creative Works Competition at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) On-Location 2017 Super-Regional Conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. BEA “is a premiere international academic media organization [that drives] insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals.”

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Getting Connected: Anthony Akoto ‘19

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Over the summer, junior business administration major Anthony Akoto learned he was returning to the States from his home in Ghana earlier than anticipated this semester. After putting countless hours into his application for the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep program, Anthony received the great news he patiently waited for all summer— a position in the program! Soon after, he was invited and attended the MLT opening ceremony in Texas.

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