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Inside-Out Students Present Program Ideas to Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Admin

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Westminster College students participating in the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program course at Trumbull Correctional Institution (TCI) had the opportunity to present program proposals to Mr. Todd Ishee, regional director of prisons in Northeast Ohio, Ms. Charmaine Bracy, warden of Trumbull Correctional Institution, and other Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) officials on April 11, 2017. Students proposed an arts program that would occur within the prison, an 8 week reentry course featuring job and interview skills, and a pilot work release program.

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Dr. Kristin Park Presents Research at North Central Sociological Association

Monday, April 17, 2017

Dr. Kristin Park, professor of sociology, presented a talk titled “Evaluating Culture and Discovering Boundaries: Non-Amish Perceptions of and Experiences with the Old Order Amish" on April 1, 2017 at the annual meeting of the North Central Sociological Association in Indianapolis, IN

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Senior Sociology Major Awarded at Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Senior Sociology major and Religion minor Charissa Mikoski presented her capstone research at the Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (NEOUSS) at the College of Wooster on April 8, 2017. Seventy-five undergraduates from over twenty-five colleges and universities presented their work in paper presentations and a research poster session.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Kristenne

Monday, November 7, 2016

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Westminster College Sociology and Criminal Justice Faculty Receives SAGE Award

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Dr. Jamie Chapman, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, was selected to receive the American Sociology Association’s SAGE Teaching innovations and Professional Development Award.

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Westminster College Sociology Professor Presents at Amish Studies Conference

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Dr. Kristin Park, Westminster College professor of sociology, presented “The Perceived Influence of Amish Residents on ‘English’ Values, Beliefs, Behaviors and Interactions in a Small Community” at Elizabethtown College in June.

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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 Demonstrates the Impact of Hunger

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Last month, Westminster College hosted the Oxfam America Hunger Simulation Banquet demonstrating the impact of hunger around the globe. 

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“Ways of Knowing Faculty Scholarship” Panel

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

“You may know Westminster’s faculty primarily as excellent teachers, but all of our faculty members are also active scholars, each a respected expert in his or her various field of study,” said Dr. Michael E. Aleprete Jr., first year program coordinator and associate professor of political science.

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Living in the Borderlands: Ukraine Between Russia and the EU

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Westminster College will host Dr. Rachel Vanderhill, author and assistant professor of political science at Wolford College, at 3:40 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in Mueller Theater, McKelvey Campus Center. The event is open to the public.

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