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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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Echoes from Greece: Westminster Honors Students Reflect on Their Time Abroad

Friday, June 2, 2017

Echoes from Greece: Danielle Grady '20, public relations major

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Echoes from Greece: Westminster Honors Students Reflect on Their Time Abroad

Friday, June 2, 2017

Echoes from Greece: Troy Holden '20, biochemistry major

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Westminster College Honors Student Heads to National Collegiate Honors Conference in Atlanta, GA

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Alina Clough, junior honors student at Westminster College, was accepted into the 2017 National Collegiate Honors Conference to be held in Atlanta, GA later this year. Clough will present her poster entitled “Philanthropic Cartography: Crowdmapping Rural Tanzania with OpenStreetMap (OSM).”

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Honors Students Travel to Pittsburgh to Present Research

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

From April 6th to April 9th, five Westminster honors students had the opportunity to present research at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference. The conference brings together hundreds of honors students from around the region to share research and ideas. Appropriately, the theme for the conference was “Bridging the Divide,” inviting students to investigate ways in which metaphorical bridges can be constructed between various topics, cultures, and disciplines.

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Westminster Honors Students Awarded Honorable Mention Status in Goldwater Scholarship Competition

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has announced 240 new Goldwater Scholars and identified 307 students as Honorable Mentions. For 30 years, Goldwater Scholarships have been awarded to thousands of undergraduates pursuing careers in STEM research. Westminster College honors students Tyler Heintz ’18 and Audrey Nickle ’18 were granted Honorable Mention status in the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship competition.

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Honors Students Experience the Rigors of Monastic Life

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Westminster College honors students spent a weekend at a Monastery in Mohawk, New York this past November learning more about monastic life. The trip was part of an honors course that Dr. Russell Martin, Professor of History, is teaching this semester on Eastern Orthodox Christianity.

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Westminster All-College Honors Program Dines with President Richardson

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Westminster All-College Honors Program students and Dr. Bethany Hicok, honors program director, enjoyed dinner with President Kathy Richardson and her husband on Nov. 6.

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Westminster College Honors Program Sits Down with Geraldine Brooks

Monday, October 24, 2016

The Westminster All-College Honors Program had the opportunity to sit and talk with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Geraldine Brooks, on Sept. 28, at President Kathy Brittain Richardson’s house.

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Westminster College Debuts Improved Honors Curriculum

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Westminster College’s improved Honors Program debuted this semester with 21 Honors scholars enrolled in the first course of the new Honors course sequence, Ancient Greek Justice.

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