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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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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 Students Compete in Trinity Firefighting Robot Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017

Westminster students Aaron Signer ‘19, Matt Gurneal ‘18 and Jacob Shodd ‘17 will be competing in the Trinity Firefighting Robot Competition in Hartford, Connecticut on March 30-April 2

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Dr. Pam Richardson Publishes Chapter for Association for Women in Mathematics Book Series

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dr. Pamela Richardson, Associate Professor of Mathematics, published a chapter entitled "SMP: Building a Community of Women in Mathematics" in the book Mathematics Education: A Spectrum of Work in Mathematical Sciences Departments. The book featuring Richardson’s work is part of the Association for Women in Mathematics book series with Springer International Publishing. 

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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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Dr. Carolyn Cuff is Taking Expertise Outside of the Classroom

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

This semester, Dr. Carolyn Cuff, professor and program coordinator for mathematics at Westminster College, took her expertise outside of the classroom, representing real-world mathematical application.

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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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