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Liberal Arts Living: Margaret Portmann ’19

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The beauty of a liberal arts college is that students are not only able to try their hand in different disciplines, but they are encouraged to do so. Junior English major and marketing minor Margaret Portmann embodies the essence of Westminster’s liberal arts curriculum by letting her different interests complement one another.

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Sigma Tau Delta & Scrawl Team-Up for Poetry Slam at Mugsies

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Poetry slams have the reputation of being platforms for some of the rawest and most honest poetry ever shared. Imagine poets battling mic to mic for a shot at a grand prize; going round for round with clever metaphors and similes. Whether you prefer to witness or participate in this intense battle of wordplay, the energy of slams is pulsating and will leave your lyrical hearts thoroughly satisfied. Sigma Tau Delta and Scrawl’s 2nd annual Poetry Slam promises to do just that.

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College Factual Rankings Boast Westminster College as the “Best College for the Money” in PA

Thursday, August 31, 2017

USA Today reports that Westminster College ranked #1 in the Middle Atlantic and Pennsylvania offering the “Best Colleges for the Money,” according to College Factual.

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The Unbreakable Kara Knickerbocker: The author behind Next to Everything that is Breakable

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Catching up with Kara Knickerbocker '12 may be hard to do in between the many moving facets of her life. After a full year of visiting over seven countries and running her first marathon six months after receiving a pacemaker, no wonder why her goal for the rest of 2017 is to honestly slow down.

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Victoria Volkay Wins 2017 Horn Capstone Award

Friday, May 5, 2017

Victoria Volkay, senior English major, won the 2017 Dr. Frederick Horn Capstone Award for her capstone project entitled “The Humanity in Holmes: A Character Study on the Personality and Relationships of Sherlock Holmes in Literature and Film.” Volkay’s capstone focuses on Sherlock Holmes’ personality and his relationships with various characters in the original stories, and how those relationships translated to several of the most famous film adaptations by Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Senior English Majors Present Capstones at Bleasby Colloquium

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Senior English majors presented portions of their capstone at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the year in Mueller Theater on Thursday, April 20. Below are a list of presenters and the title of their projects:

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Sherrie Flick Speaks at Upcoming Bleasby Colloquium

Friday, February 24, 2017

As part of the Bleasby Colloquia Series, the Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations presents fiction writer Sherrie Flick. Flick will read excerpts from her latest collection Whiskey, Etc. on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater, located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Brian Carroll (Berry College) Kicks Off CALL Lecture Series at Westminster College

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) Speaker Series presents the lecture "Sports, Media and the Color Line" given by Dr. Brian Carroll, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Berry College. Dr. Carroll will speak February 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College.

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Westminster College Presents Upcoming Bleasby Colloquium

Monday, November 14, 2016

Dr. Kristianne Kalata, associate professor of English, will speak at the Bleasby Colloquium on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College English Professor to Deliver Bleasby Colloquium

Friday, October 14, 2016

As part of the Bleasby Colloquia Series, the Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations will feature Dr. Bethany Hicok, Professor of English and Honors Program Director, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27, in Mueller Theater located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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