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Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Westminster College Prepares for New Cohort of Scholars

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In 2014, officials announced that Westminster College was set to receive a $1.027 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, a program aimed to increase qualifications of secondary educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or IQ:STEM). Since its inception at Westminster, seven scholars have been accepted into the program; four of which have graduated and are in their first years of teaching.

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Division of Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences Holds Annual Spring Recognition Banquet

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Division of Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences hosted their annual spring recognition and awards banquet on Tuesday, March 29, at 5:00 PM in the Witherspoon Lakeview and Maple RoomsDr. Terri Lenox, division chair, provided opening remarks. Following the dinner, program faculty recognized graduating seniors and program recognition awards, book awards, and scholarships were awarded to the student winners.

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Westminster Mathematics and Computer Science Departments Hosts High School Programming Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017

Eighteen teams from four high schools attended this year’s Westminster College High School Programming Contest hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, in conjunction with the college Admissions Department, on Monday, March 13, 2017. Participating schools included: Nichols School in Buffalo, NY (coached by Jason DeGroat); North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA (coached by Laura Prosser); Seneca Valley High School in Harmony, PA (Coached by Diane Krauland and Chad Robertson); and Wilmington Area High School, in New Wilmington, PA (coached by Mary Beth Acker).

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Westminster College Computer Science Major Presents Interdisciplinary Work

Friday, November 4, 2016

Westminster College junior computer science major, Rachael Huff, presented her work, “User Friendly Enhancements to a Citizen Science, Water Monitoring Website,” at the Ohio River Consortium for Research and Education conference at Youngstown State University.

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Westminster College to Host Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium

Monday, October 3, 2016

The Westminster College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will host a colloquium featuring Rose Gamble ’86 at 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Hoyt 166. The event is free and open to the public.

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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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Computer Science Majors Build Robots to Extinguish Fires in Hartford, Connecticut

Monday, May 16, 2016

This spring, two Westminster College computer science majors participated in the Trinity College International Robot Competition in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Westminster College Hosts Awards Dinner, Recognizing Students in the Division of Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Westminster College’s mathematics, computer science, computer information systems, physics and engineering physics programs hosted their annual spring recognition and awards banquet, March 22.

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Join Us: Research Celebration, April 20

Friday, April 15, 2016

Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.

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Westminster College Welcomes High School Programmers to Campus, March 7

Friday, March 4, 2016

Westminster College will host over 80 students from seven surrounding school districts for the Westminster College Programming Contest, March 7 in the Hoyt Science Center.

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