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Opera Westminster to Present “The Marriage of Figaro”

Friday, March 23, 2018

On Saturday, April 7 in Orr Auditorium, Opera Westminster will present the full-scale opera “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in English) at 7:30 p.m. This light-hearted opera, directed by Mihai Valcu, will showcase faculty members and students from the School of Music and is open to the public for free admission.

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Six Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Seniors Present at Pittcon 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Six seniors from the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Departments participated in the 2018 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) in Orlando, Florida. The students presented posters on their research and served as conference aids for the duration of the conference.

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Art Major Marcella Sinclair Paints Human Relationship for Capstone

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Art is a form of communication, enabling us to understand one another and empathize in a way that makes us all human. Senior fine art major Marcella Sinclair explored this avenue of her art by painting a series of 22 pieces for her capstone that showcased people who have impacted her life. 

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Dance Theatre to Present “Finesse” on March 22, 23 and 25

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Westminster College’s Dance Theatre program will hit the stage once more for their eclectic tribute to pop icon Bruno Mars, properly titled “Finesse.” Performances will be held on March 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. There will also be Sunday matinee on March 25 at 2 p.m.

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Westminster Math & Computer Science Department Hosts High School Programming Contest

Monday, March 19, 2018

Seventeen teams from five high schools attended this year’s Westminster College High School Programming Contest hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department and the Admissions Department. Participating schools included: Nichols School in Buffalo, NY (Coach Jason DeGroat); North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA (Coach Laura Prosser); Seneca Valley High School in Harmony, PA (Coaches Diane Krauland and Chad Robertson); Wilmington High School in New Wilmington, PA (Coach Mary Beth Acker); and Elizabeth Forward High School in Elizabeth, PA (Coach Mary Wilson).

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National Sociology Honorary Society Welcomes New Members

Monday, March 19, 2018

Junior criminal justice studies major Delaney Saxton and junior sociology minor Julianne Halmo were recently inducted into the National Sociology Honorary, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), at a ceremony and dinner. Alpha Kappa Delta derives its name from the first letters of the three Greek words that together signify the Society's goal: To study humankind for the purpose of service.

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New York Times Bestselling Author Dr. Arlie Russell Hochschild to Speak at Westminster College

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Dr. Arlie Russelll Hochschild, professor emerita of sociology from UC- Berkeley and one of the most respected sociologists working today, will speak about her most recent book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, on Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel at Westminster College. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be a book signing following the lecture. 

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Liz '18

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

"More than a College"

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School of Business Hosts PICPA Accounting Internship Seminar

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Westminster's Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) campus representative Sarah M. Smith '18 organized a panel of senior accounting majors to discuss accounting career paths; the value of internships; graduating with 150 credits in four years and preparing for the CPA exam. The panel discussion was held on March 13, and provided an opportunity for students to learn more about their field. Panelists included seniors Joan J. Richardson ’18, Nataleigh R. Kerr ’18, Megan E. Peluso ’18 and Nickolas A. Dickson ’18. Associate Advisor at JFS Wealth Advisors and 2016 graduate Sean Gibbon, CPA, was a special guest panelist, and stressed the importance of networking, perseverance, communication and passing the CPA exam. 

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Westminster Student Speakers Earn National Championships

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Two members of the recently formed Westminster Speech & Debate Society competed in the Novice National Forensics Tournament, March 9-11 at Suffolk University in Boston. Sophomore English Julie Yesko and senior communication studies major Christian Na represented Westminster in a field of 25 colleges and universities from across the country.

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