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Westminster College Celebrates Fall 2016 Deans List Recipients

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Westminster College would like to congratulate students who earned Dean’s List recognition for the 2016 fall semester.

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Group from Westminster College Spends Spring Break on a Work Trip in Georgetown, SC

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A group of 28 Westminster College students along with Rev. Jim Mohr, Stephanie Lehman and Joyce Laughlin traveled to Georgetown, South Carolina for this year’s Westminster College Spring Break with a Purpose trip. The team worked on two houses and collected items for the HFH ReStore with Habitat for Humanity in Georgetown, teaching children from two Charleston elementary schools to read as part of the Reading Partners program.    

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Westminster College Hosts West Virginia Philosophical Society Spring Conference

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The West Virginia Philosophical Society held its spring meeting at Westminster College on March 17 and 18. The West Virginia Philosophical Society has been in existence since 1947 and meets twice a year. 

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Charles Borges Previews Capstone Documentary “A Chance to Play”

Monday, March 20, 2017

Charles Borges ’18, Broadcast and Media Production major, recently shared his vision for his capstone documentary project about the Miracle League of Southwestern PA (MLSWPA).  His project, "A Chance to Play," goes into production this summer.

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Early Childhood/Special Education and Child and Family Studies Majors Visit DC

Friday, March 17, 2017

Eight Early Childhood/Special Education and Child and Family Studies majors visited Washington D.C. over spring break. The group of students visited early childhood programs at Aidan Montessori and American University Lab Schools. The directors of both schools met with the students to discuss program philosophy and offered extensive tours. The school visits ended with Q&A sessions with other staff members.

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Westminster College Choral Department Hosts "Brothers, Sing On Men's Choral Festival"

Monday, March 13, 2017

Please join the choral department for an afternoon of uplifting music featuring performances by the Westminster College Men’s Chorus, Upper St. Clair High School Men’s Ensemble and a festival chorus of 125 singer including high school men from around the region. The concert is Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Orr Auditorium at Westminster College. Free and open to the public.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Robert

Monday, March 13, 2017

From Students to Alumni

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Westminster College Announces Spring Fitness Classes

Monday, March 13, 2017

Westminster College announces upcoming spring fitness classes. All classes are open to the public. Classes are $25 for 4 classes or $7 per individual class.

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Softball: Titans Sweep Season-Opening Florida Games

Friday, March 10, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Westminster College softball team swept its 2017 season-opening Florida games, the start of its 10-game Rebel Spring Games Florida trip, on Friday. The Titans won, 3-1, against Muskingum in game one and won, 6-5, against Bluffton in game two.
 
Against Muskingum (2-7), the Titans scored two runs in the first inning. Both teams scored a run in the fifth. The Muskies outhit the Titans 8-4. In the first, sophomore Kailey Liverman (Purcellville, VA / Loudoun Valley) singled in senior Emily Lindsey (Freeport, PA / Freeport) for the first run of the game. Junior Addie Dieterich (Purcellville, VA / Loudoun Valley) scored senior Checka Nardone (Ellwood City, PA / Lincoln) off a single for the second run of the game. Westminster added insurance when junior Courtney Cohen (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington) brought Lindsey home with a single in the fifth. Titan junior pitcher Jazmyn Rohrer (Purcellville, VA / Woodgrove) (1-0) gave up one run in five innings on five hits. She registered five strike outs and had six walks. Junior Emiley Westfall (Jefferson, OH / Perry) earned the save after pitching a scoreless seventh.
 
Against Bluffton (6-3), the Beavers took an early 1-0 lead after an RBI-walk in the first inning. Dieterich tied the game with an RBI-triple in the fourth, scoring Liverman. Westfall put the Titans in front, 2-1, after bringing Liverman home with a ground out. Bluffton regained the lead, 3-2, after a run in each of the fourth and fifth innings. Dieterich tied the game at three with an RBI-double in the sixth, scoring sophomore Emily Secrist (Chambersburg, PA / Chambersburg Area). Later in the inning, Dieterich scored on a throwing error and the Titans led 4-3. Bluffton's Josie McElroy connected on a two-run double in the sixth, to put the Beavers ahead 5-4. In the seventh inning, Liverman delivered a two-out-two-run-double, scoring Lindsey and Dieterich, putting Westminster back in front, 6-5. In its last at-bat, Bluffton had the bases loaded with one out, however, Titan first-year pitcher Kayla Troxil (Canfield, OH / Canfield) sealed the win after forcing a fly out and a ground out. Troxil (1-0) earned the win after coming in for relief. She pitched six innings and gave up four runs on nine hits. Troxil struck out one and walked three. For the game, Westminster outhit Bluffton, 12-9.
 
Westminster (2-0) continues its Florida trip on Saturday, March 11. The Titans play Wheaton (Mass.) at 1:30 p.m., followed by New Jersey at 3:45 p.m.  

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