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Education Students Teach and Learn Through Educational Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

After the commencement ceremony ended and the final toll of the bells signaled the end of the semester, five students and two professors boarded a plane for the Dominican Republic for an educational service trip. The group spent a week observing classrooms, teaching English and working with educators in the community of Sabaneta de Yásica

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Rachael Radvansky Receives 2018 Mary Hill Book Award

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Recent graduate Rachael Radvansky received the 2018 Mary Hill Book Award from the Westminster College School of Education. Radvansky was honored in May 2018 for her academic achievement based on her capstone experience at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church Youth Programming.

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2018 School of Education Senior Breakfast

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Friday, May 11, 2018, the Westminster College School of Education hosted a breakfast celebrating this year's graduating class of education and child and family studies majors. The breakfast was held at Dr. Charlene Klassen Endrizzi’s home in New Wilmington.

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New Student Organization Donates Children’s Books to Farrell Elementary First Graders

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Recent graduates Megan-Lynn Lowry and Allissa Grimaldi had a literary vision; they wanted to give high-needs children at Farrell Elementary free books to increase their home libraries. In Fall 2017, Lowry and Grimaldi actualized this goal by creating the student organization Little Library, with support from their advisors Dr. Charlene Klassen Endrizzi and Ms. Cynthia Clarke.

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Pre-service Teachers Present at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Early childhood/special education majors Amanda Fagley, Sarah Jackson, Annie Trombetta and Mrs. Diana Reed, lecturer of education, collaborated on a presentation at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference in West Chester, Pennsylvania on May, 4, 2018. The presentation was entitled "Student Teacher Action Research in a Preschool Lab Setting," and the researchers explored if enhancing art experiences could improve language acquisition in young children. 

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Future Mathematics Teachers Attend National Conference

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Junior mathematics/secondary education majors Jacob Stoyer, Gabriel Roman, and Sumer Kassim attended the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 25-28. The students attended the conference alongside assistant professor of education Dr. Sararose Lynch and associate professor of mathematics Dr. David Offner.

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Students Attend Midwestern Early Childhood Council Conference

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sophomore child and family studies majors Alyssa Peters and Samantha Dubetz attended the Midwestern Early Childhood Council’s early childhood conference on Feb. 23 at Grove City College to further their understandings of their prospective field.

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Westminster Students & Administrators Participate in African American Read-In at Farrell Elementary

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Participating in the annual African American Read-In at Farrell Elementary is a staple during Black History Month for students at Westminster College. Every year, a group of early childhood education majors and Black Student Union members head to Farrell Elementary to read books written by African American authors to groups of young scholars. Other readers in attendance included Westminster’s vice president for student affairs Carllos Lassiter; superintendent of Farrell area school district Dr. Lora Adams-King; and Mercer county district judge Mary A. Odem amongst other prominent local community members.

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