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Aligned with Opportunity: Carl Carpenter ‘18

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In the words of author Ester Hicks, “Just find your alignment; and those who are also in alignment will recognize you.” This sentiment could not be any truer for senior business administration major Carl Carpenter. Not only does Carl graduate this coming Spring, but he graduates with a secured position with Team Scotti, a Major League Baseball’s (MLB) insurance broker in Downtown Pittsburgh.

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International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Elects Dr. Jim C. Rhoads as President

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The 33rd consecutive International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity meeting proved to quite eventful for Dr. James C. Rhoads, professor of political science. At the meeting held Sept. 7-9 in Glasgow, Scotland at Glasgow Caledonian University, Rhoads presented two papers with his co-authors and was elected president of the Society.

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Honors Students Pay Respects at Flight 93 Memorial

Monday, September 18, 2017

On Sept. 10, students in The Battle for Public Memory, a class in the Honors Program sequence taught by Dr. Shannon Smithey and Dr. Angela Lahr, took a day trip to the Flight 93 memorial located in Stoystown, PA. The class focuses on society’s memory of the past and its descriptions of history, and how these descriptions and the collective memory shapes society’s future.

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The Power of Networking: Jennifer Gandolfi ’17, staff auditor at Crowe Horwath LLP

Monday, September 18, 2017

If you were to ask alumna Jennifer Gandolfi how she landed her current job before graduating in the Spring of 2017, she would attribute her success to what she calls the “Westminster network.” In October, Jennifer begins her journey as a staff auditor for Crowe Horwath LLP, an accounting firm that provides a range of services to financial institution and other clients in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Thanks to the support of a committed professor and a helping hand from a recent alum, Jennifer is a direct outcome of the extensive network she believes makes Westminster unique.

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U.S. News Ranks Westminster College in the Top 150 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

Monday, September 18, 2017

U.S. News & World Report included Westminster College once again as one of the 150 best national liberal arts colleges according to its “Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 12.

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#WCCares, Campus Organizations Respond to Hurricane Destruction

Friday, September 15, 2017

Hurricane Harvey left the people of Southern Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of rain, $90 billion worth of damage and 30,000 people without a home, according to CNN and Forbes. As Hurricane Irma continues to slash through Florida, The Guardian reports the storm already caused the relocation of over 160,000 people.

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“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band to Perform at Westminster College

Thursday, September 14, 2017

As part of its 2017 national concert tour, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform on October, 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium at Westminster College. The concert is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Westminster College Celebrity Series.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Dr. Pam Richardson & Twilight

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

"Pup"-town Girl

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Washington Monthly Names Westminster One of the Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the Nation

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Washington Monthly 2017 College Rankings placed Westminster College in the top 50 best liberal arts colleges in the nation. Westminster was also identified as a “best bang for the buck” college in the Northeast region of the United States.

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A Westminster Welcome: Meet Dr. René Píco II

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

We have few new faculty members joining us this year, and it's only right to give them a Westminster Welcome! Over the following weeks, a new faculty member will be spotlighted. Meet Dr. René Píco II, Associate Professor of Science and English Language Learner methods for the School of Education.

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