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Westminster College Early Childhood Education Majors Participated in African American Read-In in Farrell

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-one Westminster College early childhood education/special education pre-service teachers participated in the 25th National African- American Read-In at more

Westminster College Students Teach Migrant Workers English Language

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-eight Westminster College students in two sections of the Fall Semester English Language Learner course participated in teaching migrant workers and their families the Eng...

Westminster College's Diversity Services Office Announces Black History Month Activities

Friday, February 7, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will celebrate Black History Month with a series of programs that are free to the public.
The events are sponsored by the Office of Divers...

Westminster College Biology Student Presents Research at Conference

Thursday, February 6, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College senior biology major Michael Brooks Jr. and associate professors Dr. Marosh Furimsky and Dr. John Robertson presented their research at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) conference in Austin, Texas, in January.
The group presented "Early Growth and Development of the Rostrum in Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)," which included aspects of Brooks' biology capstone research project and grew out of a collaboration between the three biologists as part of the Van Vranken Summer Research Program sponsored by the College's  Department of Biology.
"It is difficult to highlight one aspect of the conference, but one would be the chance to present my research to such a large group of individuals in a professional environment," Brooks said. "There were a plethora of people interested in the actual work itself and what it meant for our understanding of paddlefish. It was an indescribable feeling to have my hard work validated."

Westminster College Announces Environmental Symposium Awards

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College students won numerous awards in December at the Student Symposium on the Environment.  The event was hosted by Westm...

Westminster College Pre-Service Teachers Conduct Math/Literacy Night

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Nineteen Westminster College early childhood/special education majors participated in a Math/Literacy Night at Campbell Elementary School in Ohio in October.

Westminster College Drinko Center Introduces Transformers: Mentoring through Robotics

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Drinko Center for Experiential Learning is implementing a new after-school robotics program in collaboration with the West Middlesex School District, Cray Challenges, and Origins.

Westminster College Drinko Center Names New PACC-VISTA

Thursday, September 5, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Drinko Center for Experiential Learning named recent Westminster graduate Marah Alouise `13 as its newest Pennsylvania Campus Compact-Volunteer in Service to America (PACC-VISTA).

Westminster College Student and Professor Present at Latin Conference

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College senior Kelsey Steele, a Latin and music education major, and Dr. Dwight Castro, professor of classics, presented research at...

Westminster College Celebrity Series Announces 2013-2014 Schedule

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's 2013-2014 Celebrity Series lineup includes concerts by Air Supply, A Christmas Celebration with Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., and a special Valentine's Day concert with Jim Brickman.

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