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Registration Opens for Summer Science Splash Camp

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Westminster College is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the II-VI Foundation this July to host the Summer Science Splash Camp, a residential camp for middle-school students starting 7th, 8th and 9th grades this fall. Two sessions will be available to choose from, July 9-14 or July 16-21. Registration for both sessions is available now at http://www.westminster.edu/sciencecamp.

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Chemistry Alumna and Professor Join Forces as part of ACS Chemistry Ambassadors Program

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Chemistry alumna and Sharpsville Area High School teacher Merrissa (Malcolm) Nguyen '12 and Helen Boylan, Professor of Chemistry, have joined forces this year as part of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Ambassadors Program. Through this program, Boylan serves as a “Science Coach,” working with Nguyen to plan activities and connect classroom learning to the real world. Additionally, Nguyen’s school receives a $500 donation from the ACS to support science education.

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Westminster College Senior Wins Award at Analytical Chemistry Conference

Monday, December 5, 2016

Senior chemistry major, Christopher Caroff, was one of four undergraduate students to be awarded the 2016 EAS Student Research Award at the Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS) on Nov. 15 in Somerset, NJ.

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Westminster College Chemistry Majors Present Research

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Nine Westminster College chemistry and biochemistry majors presented the results of a service-learning project during a meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) on Oct. 13, at the Jennings Environmental Education Center.

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Westminster College to Host Ninth Annual Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture

Monday, November 7, 2016

The Westminster College Department of Chemistry will host Dr. Kasey Kovalcik for the ninth annual Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 10, in the Lakeview Room located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Support Rural STEM Students

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The National Science Foundation has awarded Westminster College a grant of $648,670 for its project “Rural Discovery Scholars: Providing Targeted Services and Role Models to Increase STEM Preparedness in Rural Students.”

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Westminster College Welcomes Six New Faculty Members to Campus

Monday, July 25, 2016

As Westminster College plans for the start of a new school year, six new faculty members prepare for their orientation into full-time faculty positions.

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Westminster College to Host Nationally Recognized Urban Educator at IQ-STEM Week, June 20 - 24

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

As part of the NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Grant, Westminster College will host an IQ-STEM workshop, June 20 – 24, featuring nationally recognized urban educator, Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. The event is open to student fellows and area STEM partner high school teachers.

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Chemistry Student Lands Prestigious Internship

Monday, May 16, 2016

Abigail Cawoski, a Westminster College junior chemistry major, has been awarded a paid industrial internship from the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) at LyondellBasell Industries in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship

Friday, May 13, 2016

Westminster College junior environmental science major, Erin Hassett, received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science.

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