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New Wilmington Mission Conference (NWMC) to Hold 112th Annual Conference, July 22-29

Friday, July 7, 2017

The New Wilmington Mission Conference will host its 112th annual conference from July 22-29 at Westminster College.

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Broadcast Communications Alumnus Recounts His Journey from Westminster to ESPN

Friday, July 7, 2017

Several Westminster College alumni have landed their dream jobs at ESPN including alumni Denny Wolfe '97, ESPN features unit manager; Bob Bräunlich '76, vice president of remote production operations at ESPN; and now ESPN’s newest soccer correspondent, 2003 graduate Sebastian Salazar. In a candid interview, WC undergraduates Aaron Becker and Peter Andrade retrace the beginning of Salazar’s journey from WCN to ESPN in a podcast available online at www.wcn247.com

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The Unbreakable Kara Knickerbocker: The author behind Next to Everything that is Breakable

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Catching up with Kara Knickerbocker '12 may be hard to do in between the many moving facets of her life. After a full year of visiting over seven countries and running her first marathon six months after receiving a pacemaker, no wonder why her goal for the rest of 2017 is to honestly slow down.

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Westminster Rises Among Leading Institutions in Transforming Student Learning Experiences

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Westminster College was selected as one of only 12 institutions in the country to be part of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Transformations Project. The CUR Transformations Project is a four-year project designed to create cohesive, research-based undergraduate curricula in biology, chemistry, physics and psychology programs. Supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, Westminster is now among leading institutions pursuing school and college-wide transformations in student learning through undergraduate research.

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Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Westminster College Prepares for New Cohort of Scholars

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In 2014, officials announced that Westminster College was set to receive a $1.027 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, a program aimed to increase qualifications of secondary educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or IQ:STEM). Since its inception at Westminster, seven scholars have been accepted into the program; four of which have graduated and are in their first years of teaching.

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Strathgheny School of Scottish Fiddling Presents Two Free Concerts to the Public

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, the concert scheduled for Monday, July 10 will take place in ORR AUDITORIUM. 

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Carolyn Cuff: Westminster’s Necessary Voice

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Carolyn Cuff: Westminster’s Necessary Voice

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Titan Athletics - Women’s Swimming & Diving: Titans Earn Scholar All-America Recognition

Thursday, June 22, 2017

NORFOLK, Va. – The Westminster College women's swimming & diving team was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Division III Team for the Spring semester.
 
The Titans, under the guidance of first-year head coach Pat Smith, earned a 3.32 grade point average.
 
To be selected as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team, programs must have achieved a grade point average of 3.00 or higher over the Spring semester.

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Independence Day Celebration to be held at Westminster on July 3

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Come enjoy an evening full of music and fireworks at the annual Independence Day Celebration on Monday, July 3 at Westminster College’s Brittain Lake. The event is free and open to the public.

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Regional High School Students Visit Westminster for Chemistry Outreach Program

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Students from Sharpsville Area High School and Wilmington Area High School visited Westminster College in May as part of a chemistry outreach program hosted by Dr. Helen Boylan, Professor of Chemistry. The theme of the program was water quality, and both groups had hands-on experiences doing field and laboratory water quality testing.

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