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Container Garden with Titans!

Friday, May 11, 2018

Spring has sprung! Join alumni and friends for an afternoon of tea and/or an evening of tapas at DJ's Greenhouse (located 1004 E Lake Rd, Transfer, PA 16154) on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. There are two times slots, and reservations are limited. To register for tea time at 1:30 p.m., click here. To register for tapas at 6 p.m., click here. Reservations due by Monday, May 28, 2018.

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Pre-service Teachers Present at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Early childhood/special education majors Amanda Fagley, Sarah Jackson, Annie Trombetta and Mrs. Diana Reed, lecturer of education, collaborated on a presentation at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference in West Chester, Pennsylvania on May, 4, 2018. The presentation was entitled "Student Teacher Action Research in a Preschool Lab Setting," and the researchers explored if enhancing art experiences could improve language acquisition in young children. 

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Alexa DeSantes Presents Research at North Central Sociological Association Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Senior criminal justice major Alexa DeSantes presented her capstone research at the North Central Sociological Association conference in Pittsburgh, PA. In her research entitled "College Students' Attitudes Toward Prison Conditions and Prisoner Rights," DeSantes used Q-Methodology to sort her participants' statements about prison conditions and prisoner rights. She then used statistical analysis to discover themes, or factors, in the data. Dr. Kristenne Robison and Dr. Kristin Park advised DeSantes during her research. Dr. James Rhoads assisted with the statistical analysis. 

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Introduction to Sculpture Class Showcases Tiny House Inspired Sculptures

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Tiny House at Westminster was built by a group of students and faculty to integrate sustainable living education with a multitude of majors and learning experiences. Students in the “Introduction to Sculpture” course had the opportunity to build sculptures inspired by the Tiny House and had a public viewing to showcase their work on Friday, May 4

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Senior Holly Marshall Assistant Directs "The Lion King Jr." at the New Castle Playhouse

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Senior public relations major Holly Marshall's theater career has come full circle as she assistant directs the New Castle Playhouse's production of “The Lion King Jr.” Marshall will help direct 47 school age performers starring in the junior edition of the Disney classic that has captivated hearts of many since its theater debut 1994, and later on Broadway.

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Westminster College to Host 164th Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremonies, May 12

Monday, May 7, 2018

Westminster College will host its 164th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. on the Weisel Senior Terrace of Old Main, preceded by a baccalaureate service at 10¬ a.m. in Orr Auditorium. Over 250 students are expected to earn degrees at this year’s ceremony.

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Westminster College Celebrity Series for Kids Presents How I Became a Pirate

Monday, May 7, 2018

Westminster College Celebrity Series for Kids presents the Dallas Children’s Theater production of How I Became a Pirate. Based on the book written by Melinda Long and illustrated by David Shannon, Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman’s swashbuckling musical excursion about a band of comedic pirates will be brought to life in Orr Auditorium on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12

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Future Mathematics Teachers Attend National Conference

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Junior mathematics/secondary education majors Jacob Stoyer, Gabriel Roman, and Sumer Kassim attended the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 25-28. The students attended the conference alongside assistant professor of education Dr. Sararose Lynch and associate professor of mathematics Dr. David Offner.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.

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