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Westminster College Hosted Children's Book Author

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College hosted children's book author Arthur Dorros for a presentation in April at the McKelvey Campus Center and at Neshannock Memorial Elementary School.

Dorros, of Seattle, has written more than 20 books, from nonfiction and science picture books, to humorous stories and bilingual books. He has traveled around the world, including in South America, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Australia, and has incorporated his travels into his storytelling.

The presentation was sponsored by Westminster's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi international education honor society and Westminster's Drinko Center for Experiental Learning.

Elementary education majors, who serve as Kappa Delta Pi officers and helped organize the program are:

  • President Mike Pandolph, who recently graduated with a degree in early childhood/special education, is a son of Martin and Nancy Pandolph and a graduate of Bethel Park High School.
  • Community Outreach Coordinator Elizabeth Ishman, a senior early childhood/special education major, is a daughter of Donald and Kandace Ishman and a graduate of Dubois Area High School. 

Contact Dr. Alison DuBois, Westminster assistant professor of education and Kappa Delta Pi adviser, at 724-946-6039 or email for additional information.  

(L-R) Elizabeth Ishman, Dr. Alison DuBois, Arthur Dorros, and Mike Pandolph.