Past Regional Connections Events


Alumni reception for New Wilmington Mission Conference



Tuesday, July 22, 2014
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wiley Alumni House

Come enjoy a reception with fellow alumni and friends to catch up on the latest Westminster news.

Please share the news of the reception with fellow alumni returning to campus for the New Wilmington Mission Conference.






Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game



Sunday, July 20, 2014
1:35 PM
PNC Park

Join fellow area alumni for a Pirates baseball game and Kids Player Poster/Kids Day.
The Pirates will play the Colorado Rockies.  Make your reservations now!

NEW TAILGATE INFORMATION!!!

The Westminster group will meet in Gold Lot 4 (across from McFadden's) at 11:30 a.m. to tailgate prior to the game.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Look for the blue and white balloons and WC flags.

Tailgate rain location: Beer Market, 110 Federal Street.  We will notify alumni attending if we are moving to the rain site.  Food will be provided but beverages will be purchased at the Beer Market.

Group Photo will be taken at noon.

Tickets may be picked up between 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. at the tailgate area.  After 1:15 p.m., tickets will be at the Will-Call Window.

Featured Game Day Activities

  • Fun and games at the #1 Cochran Family Fun Zone on Federal Street from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Get a kid-friendly Pirates item at the gates (most Sundays) for kids ages 14 & younger with paid admission.
  • Stick around after the game when all kids are invited to "Run The Bases", presented by Kennywood, right down on the field (weather permitting).

Let's Go Bucs!!!   Let's Go Bucs!!!   Let's Go Bucs!!!   Let's Go Bucs!!!   Let's Go Bucs!!!   Let's Go Bucs!!! 






Alumni Picnic before July 3 Concert on Campus



Thursday, July 3, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Home of Sara Surgenor Arblaster '02

Gather with fellow Westminster College alumni and friends for a pre-concert picnic hosted by Sara Surgenor Arblaster '02 and her husband Mark, at their home near Brittain Lake to kick-off the Thursday, July 3, annual Westminster Independence Day Celebration.  Join us for Westminster fellowship and Independence Day spirit!!

Sara and Mark will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, buns and condiments.  Alumni attending are asked to bring a dish to share.  The alumni office will provide bottled water with flavor packets and dessert.

7:30 p.m. - River City Brass Band by Brittain Lake

Dusk - Fireworks

Please make your online reservation by Monday, June 30 - needed for food planning purposes.






Dinner and Performance - Broadway by Jeri



Saturday, April 26, 2014
6:00 PM
Witherspoon Lakeview Room

Westminster alumni and guests are invited to join Karen Campman Emmett ’75, chair, and members of the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion-Youngstown Regional Alumni Committee for this special event featuring dinner followed by the Celebrity Series performance of Broadway by Jeri. Broadway star Jeri Sager is best known for her role as Grizabella in Cats and Fantine in Les Miserables. Jeri made her Broadway debut as Fruma-Sarah in the Tony Award-winning, 25th anniversary production of Fiddler on the Roof (starring Topol in the lead role). Jeri captivates audiences with her glorious voice, funny and insightful banter, and colorful stage presence. She can bring audiences from tears to cheers with her vast range, to the delight of her many fans around the world.

If you would like to make a reservation, please contact Cindy Dafler at 724-946-7373.




Celebrity Series Season Ticket Holders - DINNER ONLY



Saturday, April 26, 2014
6:00 PM
Witherspoon Lakeview Room

Celebrity Series season ticket holders - Make your reservations for Dinner Only. Westminster alumni and guests are invited to join Karen Campman Emmett '75, chair, and members of the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion-Youngstown Regional Alumni Committee for this special event featuring dinner followed by the Celebrity Series performance of Broadway by Jeri.

If you would like to make a reservation, please contact Cindy Dafler at 724-946-7373.




Annual Meeting of the Westminster Alumni Association



Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM
Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center

All alumni are invited to attend the Annual Alumni Association Meeting on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
 

Schedule


10 a.m. Brunch with President Dorman, Vice Presidents, Alumni Association Members and current Council Members - Witherspoon Lakeview Room

10:45 a.m. Campus News from President Dorman and Vice Presidents - Witherspoon Lakeview Room

12 p.m. Executive Session of Council - Witherspoon Maple Room

12:30 p.m. Alumni Association Meeting - Witherspoon Maple Room






StarLite Dinner - Dance Cruise in Tampa Bay



Saturday, April 12, 2014
6:30 PM
Clearwater Beach Marina

Join alumnus host and trustee Keith McCauley '68, Vice President for Institutional Advancement Grady Jones and fellow Westminster alumni and guests for a three-hour cruise experience. The cruise includes great dining with live entertainment and dancing all in a genuine cruise experience.




Wear Westminster Day 2014



Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Show your Titan Pride by wearing your favorite Westminster hoodie, t-shirt, or hat, or by proudly using your Westminster coffee mug at work, or flying a Westminster banner. In short, just display that White and Blue! Get together with Westminster friends and share your Titan Pride together! Share pictures of yourself or with a group of Westminster friends showing off your White and Blue at www.facebook.com/westminsterpa. Send your pictures to the Office of Alumni Relations for use on the website and in Westminster Magazine, alumni@westminster.edu or mail to 319 S. Market Street, New Wilmington, PA 16172. Wear your Titan colors with pride January 21 in honor of the founding of Westminster in 1852.




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Sunday, January 12, 2014
3:30 PM
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.

3:30 pm Pre-Worship Music




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Sunday, January 12, 2014
11:00 AM
National Presbyerian Church, Washington, D.C.

9:15 am and 11 am Worship Services




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Sunday, January 12, 2014
9:15 AM
National Presbyerian Church, Washington, D.C.

9:15 am and 11 am Worship Services




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Thursday, January 9, 2014
9:30 AM
Culpepper High School, Culpepper, VA

9:30 am Concert




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Wednesday, January 8, 2014
7:00 PM
Meadows Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, VA

7 pm Concert




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Tuesday, January 7, 2014
7:30 PM
Christ Presbyterian Church, Columbia, MD

7:30 pm Concert




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Monday, January 6, 2014
7:00 PM
First and Franklin Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD

7 pm Concert




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour


Sunday, January 5, 2014
3:00 PM
Greenwich Presbyterian Church, Nokesville, VA

11 a.m. Worship 3 p.m. Concert




Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Tour



Sunday, January 5, 2014
11:00 AM
Greenwich Presbyterian Church, Nokesville, VA

11 a.m Worship Service 3 p.m. Concert




Kraynak's Holiday Display



Saturday, December 14, 2013
8:00 AM
Kraynak's

Join the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion Regional Alumni Committee for a special tour of the Kraynak's Holiday Display. 
George Kraynak and his wife, Penny Rice Kraynak '75, will open the display early for our group.

No long line...beat the crowds...special Westminster holiday goodie bags for the children.
Event is free of charge but reservations will be helpful in planning.

Here are some local restaurants, in case you want to make plans to join your Westminster friends for breakfast after the Kraynak's tour.

Bob Evan's Restaurant, 115 S. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA
Denny's Restaurant, 2079 State Street, Hermitage, PA
Eat'N Park Restaurant, 2270 E. State Street, Hermitage, PA
Middlesex Diner, 3462 Sharon Road, West Middlesex, PA
Panera Bread, 2390 E. State Street, Hermitage, PA
Perkins Restaurant, 2945 E. State Street, Hermitage, PA
 




Christmas Vespers Alumni & Parent Luncheon



Sunday, December 8, 2013
1:00 PM
Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center

Westminster alumni, parents and families are invited for lunch before the annual Christmas Vespers Service.  Enjoy the tradition of ringing in the Holiday Season with fellowship and celebration.

Buffet Luncheon - 1 p.m., Reservations required
Vespers Service - 3 p.m., Orr Auditorium (open to the public, no charge)

Menu:  Glazed Baken Ham, Carved Gold Foil Turkey, Whipped Potatoes with gravy, Home-style Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Buttered Corn, Tossed Salad, Christmas Cookies and Beverages.

If there is someone you would like to sit with, please arrive early to reserve your seats.  Tickets will not be mailed, you will be checked in at the door.




Erie Alumni Gathering



Wednesday, November 13, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Firebirds

Join Westminster friends in the Erie area at Firebirds for a casual get together on Wednesday, November 13.
Cash bar will be available. 

Invite all your Westminster friends to meet you at Firebirds.
 




Family Day



Saturday, November 2, 2013
9:30 AM
McKelvey Campus Center

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A RESERVATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE ALUMNI OFFICE AT 724-946-7373.

Welcome families and friends to Westminster College Family Day.  Family Day has always provided special memories for our students and our extended college family - parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters.  We invite you to relax and spend the day enjoying activities and events planned just for you.

Meet President Dorman - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Berlin Student Lounge, 2nd floor McKelvey Campus Center

Family BBQ - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Old 77

Westminster Titans vs. Waynesburg Yellow Jackets - 1 p.m.
 




Homecoming & Reunion Weekend October 11, 12 & 13



Saturday, October 12, 2013


Homecoming, reunions, gatherings with college friends...all conjure memories and stories to share.  Return to campus to share your stories and catch up with current Westminster stories.  Call, text, tweet, post or email your friends now and make plans to meet on campus.  Looking for Westminster friends?  Contact the alumni office for help finding them, email: alumni@westminster.edu or phone: (724) 946-7364.

Click here to make your online reservation.

C
lick here to view the weekend schedule of events.




Parent Dinner



Friday, August 23, 2013
4:00 PM
Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center

A special dinner has been planned for parents to be held in the Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor, McKelvey Campus Center.  This is an optional event; however, it provides an excellent opportunity for parents to interact with other parents of incoming students and one last chance to relax before heading home!




EVENT CANCELLED - Welcome Open House for members of the Class of 2017 - Butler Area


Sunday, August 11, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glenn and Linda Stephenson Thompson '68, '70

Members of the Class of 2017 and their parents are invited to a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class.  For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.
Please RSVP with number in your party by August 5, 2013 by phone (724) 482-2882 or email: thrums7297@hotmail.com




EVENT CANCELLED - Welcome Open House for members of the Class of 2017 - Pittsburgh Area


Sunday, July 28, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peter and Susan Suomi Herchenroether '76, '77

Members of the Class of 2017 and their parents are invited to a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class.  For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.
Please RSVP with number in your party by July 22, 2013 by phone (412) 766-2055 or email: herk.py@verizon.net.




New Wilmington Mission Conference Alumni Dessert Reception



Tuesday, July 23, 2013
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wiley Alumni House

Come and enjoy a reception with fellow alumni and friends to catch up on the latest Westminster news. 
Please share the news of the reception with fellow alumni returning t campus for the New Wilmington Mission Conference.




Welcome Open House for members of the Class of 2017 - Pittsburgh Area


Sunday, July 21, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ginny and Phil Petraglia '83

Members of the Class of 2017 and their parents are invited to a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class.  For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.
Please RSVP with the number in your party by July 15, 2013 by phone (724) 449-1018 or email: philipgpetraglia@hotmail.com.




Welcome Open House for members of the Class of 2017 - New Wilmington - Youngstown, OH area


Saturday, July 20, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peter and Marjorie Fechtmann Slonaker '84, '85

Members of the Class of 2017 and their parents are invited to a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class!  For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host. 
Please RSVP with number in your party by July 15, 2013 by phone (724) 946-8149 or email: mfslonaker@yahoo.com




Young Alumni Gathering at Olive or Twist



Saturday, June 8, 2013
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Olive or Twist

Westminster young alumni are invited to gather at Olive or Twist to reconnect and network. 
Jeff Prunzik 91, owner of Olive or Twist, will be our host.




Young Alumni Gathering at Rachel's Roadhouse



Monday, June 3, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rachel's Roadhouse

Westminster young alumni are invited to gather to network. 

Reservations are not necessary but it will help us determine how many hor d'oeuvres to order.  Cash bar will be available.




Dinner Theatre Yesterday Once More - Dinner Only



Saturday, April 27, 2013
6:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

Westminster alumni and guests are invited to join Karen Campman Emmett ’75, chair, and members of the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion Regional Alumni Committee for this special event featuring dinner followed by the Celebrity Series performance of Yesterday Once More.

With breathtaking songs that began their life with Karen and Richard Carpenter, Yesterday Once More takes audiences back in time; recapturing the music an entire generation fell in love with, and fell in love to.  The performance is enhanced with behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes of the pop culture of the ’70s, along with lush arrangements by Jim Brickman of Carpenter songs.  Vocalists Joanna Jahn (The Karen Carpenter Musical), Broadway sensation Jen Burleigh-Bentz (Mamma Mia!) and international recording artist John Tranes accompanied by a four-piece band bring world-class appeal to this live soundtrack of love, life and heartbreak.

6 p.m. - Alumni Dinner will be held in the Lakeview Dining Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center
7:30 p.m. - Celebrity Series Show Yesterday Once More - Orr Auditorium

Seating is limited for this event offered at a special price.

$15 - Celebrity Series season ticket holders - dinner only




Dinner Theatre Yesterday Once More - Dinner and Theatre Ticket



Saturday, April 27, 2013
6:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

Westminster alumni and guests are invited to join Karen Campman Emmett ’75, chair, and members of the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion Regional Alumni Committee for this special event featuring dinner followed by the Celebrity Series performance of Yesterday Once More.

With breathtaking songs that began their life with Karen and Richard Carpenter, Yesterday Once More takes audiences back in time; recapturing the music an entire generation fell in love with, and fell in love to.  The performance is enhanced with behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes of the pop culture of the ’70s, along with lush arrangements by Jim Brickman of Carpenter songs.  Vocalists Joanna Jahn (The Karen Carpenter Musical), Broadway sensation Jen Burleigh-Bentz (Mamma Mia!) and international recording artist John Tranes accompanied by a four-piece band bring world-class appeal to this live soundtrack of love, life and heartbreak.

6 p.m. - Alumni Dinner will be held in the Lakeview Dining Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center
7:30 p.m. - Celebrity Series Show Yesterday Once More - Orr Auditorium

Seating is limited for this event offered at a special price.

$49 - Dinner and performance of Yesterday Once More




Annual meeting of the Westminster Alumni Association



Saturday, April 20, 2013
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

All alumni are invited to attend the annual meeting of the Westminster Alumni Association.  Lunch will be provided following the meeting.  Please notify Linda Wilson, secretary for alumni relations, by email or phone (724) 946-7364, if you plan to attend so we may prepare for you.
Reservations due by Monday, April 15, 2013.




Executive meeting of Alumni Council


Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
McKelvey Campus Center

Committee meetings will begin at 9 a.m.
Executive meeting of Alumni Council for current members will begin at 10 a.m.




Reception for Lancaster and Harrisburg alumni


Sunday, April 14, 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Judd & Peggy McConnell's home

Join alumni hosts, Judd '55 and Peggy Edmonds McConnell '55, in welcoming President Richard Dorman to a reception at their home.  Enjoy an afternoon of connecting with fellow alumni and news from campus!

Click here for driving directions.




StarLite Dinner-Dance Cruise in Tampa Bay, FL



Sunday, April 7, 2013
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Clearwater Beach Marina, FL

Join alumnus host and Westminster trustee, Keith McCauley '68, and fellow Westminster alumni and guests for a three-hour cruise experience including a gorgeous sunset, soft breezes, changing waterfront views and brilliant stars in the evening sky!  The cruise includes great dining with live entertainment and dancing all in a genuine cruise experience. 

Westminster group reserved space on lower deck which is wheelchair accessible.  A parking pass is available for the entire evening for a fee of $2 from the cruise ship gate office before departure.
Handicapped - free parking with handicapped tag displayed in windshield.

Tickets are to be purchased directly from Keith McCauley '68, 1715 Santa Barbara Drive, Dunedin, FL  34698. 
Click here to email Keith or phone (727) 733-6075.

Reservations due by Friday, March 22, 2013.





Alumni Council Meeting


Saturday, January 26, 2013
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

Committee meetings will begin at 9 a.m.
Full Council will meet at 10 a.m.
Lunch following the conclusion of the meeting.




Wear Westminster Day



Monday, January 21, 2013


Wear your Titan colors with pride January 21 in honor of the founding of Westminster in 1852.

WEAR WESTMINSTER DAY CHECKLIST
  • Show your Titan Pride by wearing your favorite Westminster hoodie, t-shirt, or hat, or by proudly using your Westminster coffee mug at work, or flying a Westminster banner.  In short, just display that White and Blue!
  • Get together with Westminster friends and share your Titan Pride together!
  • Share pictures of yourself or with a group of Westminster friends showing off your White and Blue at www.facebook.com/westminsterpa.
  • Send your prictures to the Office of Alumni Relations for use on the website and in Westminster Magazine.

Click here to purchase Westminster gear online through the bookstore.
Click here to submit a photo of yourself or your friends from Westminster wearing Westminster gear.




Concert Choir Tour


Wednesday, January 9, 2013
5:15 PM
Columbia, SC - Shandon Presbyterian Church

5:15 p.m. - "Wednesdays at Shandon" Church dinner
6:15 p.m. - Concert

To make a dinner reservation, contact the church office at 803/771-4408 before noon, Tuesday, January 8.  Cost for adults is $6 and children $4.




Concert Choir Tour


Tuesday, January 8, 2013
7:00 PM
Lakeland, FL - First Presbyterian Church Lakeland

7 p.m. - Concert
 




Concert Choir Tour


Monday, January 7, 2013
7:00 PM
Dunedin, FL - St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

7 p.m. Concert




Concert Choir Tour


Sunday, January 6, 2013
9:00 AM
Sarasota, FL - Church of the Palms

9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Worship Services
Luncheon following the 11 a.m. service.  To make a luncheon reservation, please call the church at 941-924-1323 ext. 234.
2 p.m. Concert




Concert Choir Tour



Friday, January 4, 2013
6:00 PM
St. Petersburg, FL - Maximo Presbyterian Church

6 p.m. Concert




Kraynak's Holiday Display



Saturday, December 8, 2012
8:00 AM
Kraynak's

Make plans to tour the Kraynak's Holiday Display and beat the crowds!!  Special Westminster holiday goodie bags for the children.

Chair, Karen Campman Emmett '75, and the Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion Regional Alumni Committee have made arrangements for a special tour of the holiday display.  George Kraynak and his wife, Penny Rice Kraynak '75, will open early for our group.




Christmas Vespers Dinner



Sunday, December 2, 2012
4:30 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Witherspoon Rooms

Westminster alumni, parents and families are invited for dinner before the annual Christmas Vespers Service.  Enjoy the tradition of ringing in the Holiday Season with fellowship and celebration.

Reception - 4:15 p.m. - Carlson Atrium, 3rd floor, McKelvey Campus Center
Buffett Dinner - 4:45 p.m. - Witherspoon Rooms, 3rd floor, McKelvey Campus Center
Vespers Service - 7 p.m. - Orr Auditorium (open to the public, no charge)

Menu:  Glazed Baked Ham, Carved Gold Foil Turkey, Whipped Potatoes with Gravy, Home-style Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Buttered Corn, Tossed Salad, Assorted Christmas Cookies, Beverages

If there is someone you would like to sit with, please arrive early to save your seats.  Tickets will not be mailed; you will be checked in at the door. 

Cost:  $16 - Adults
            $14 - Westminster Students (reservations are required for Westminster Students)
             $ 9 - Children ages 11 and under









Pittsburgh Area Alumni Networking Luncheon



Thursday, November 8, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Hyatt Place Pittsburgh - North Shore

Join Pittsburgh area alumni for a networking luncheon to make connections in your profession or a professional area you are interested in pursuing.  Jackie Meade M'78, Director of the Career Center, will share news of career services available to alumni and how alumni may assist the Career Center and current students.






The Erie Club


Saturday, October 27, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Erie Club

Join Board of Trustees' Chair, Thomas A. Tupitza '79 and the Erie Regional Alumni Committee in welcoming President Richard Dorman to dinner at the Erie Club.  Enjoy an evening of connecting with fellow alumni, news from campus and good food!

Classes of 2007 - 2012 may attend for a discounted rate of $10!




Fall Family Day


Saturday, October 20, 2012
9:30 AM
Berlin Student Lounge & Old 77

9:30 a.m. - Coffee with the President, Berlin Student Lounge, 2nd floor McKelvey Campus Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Fall Family Day BBQ, Old 77

Please note:  Westminster students require paid reservations.
Adults & Westminster students - $9
Children under 12 - $6

If you'd like to make a reservation, please contact Cindy Dafler by phone (724-946-7373) or daflercs@westminster.edu.




Homecoming & Reunion Weekend



Saturday, September 29, 2012


Make plans to meet College friends during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend - September 28, 29 & 30, 2012.

Click here for a complete weekend schedule.

Click here to place your online reservations.

Call, text, tweet, post or email  your friends now and make plans to meet on campus. 

Questions??  Contact the alumni office by phone (724) 946-7364 or email: lwilson@westminster.edu







Alumni Council Meeting


Saturday, September 8, 2012
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

Committee meetings will begin at 9 a.m.
Full Council will meet at 10 a.m.
Lunch following the conclusion of the meeting.




Class of 2016 Welcome Picnic


Wednesday, August 29, 2012
5:30 PM
Wiely Alumni House

Class of 2016 Welcome Picnic sponsored by Student Alumni Association and Alumni Council.  Gather at Wiley Alumni House for wings, games and sign your class banner.




Parent Dinner


Friday, August 24, 2012
4:30 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Witherspoon Rooms

All new Westminster parents are invited to the Parent Dinner before heading home.  This dinner provides an excellent opportunity for parents to interact with other parents of incoming students and one last chance to relax before heading home.


To place an online reservation - click here.




Legacy Family Reception


Friday, August 24, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Ferguson Lounge

Westminster Legacy Family Reception for all legacy members of the Class of 2016 and their alumni family members.  A legacy family photo will be taken at 12:30 p.m.




Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game with Skyblast



Saturday, August 11, 2012
7:05 PM
PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!!     EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!     EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!!     EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!

Join fellow area alumni for a Pirates baseball game and Skyblast 2012!  The Pirates will play the San Diego Padres and Skyblast will welcome Styx to the PNC Park stage while Zambelli fireworks light up the sky.  Only 50 tickets available.  Make your reservations now!

Saturday, August 11, 2012
7:05 p.m. - Game
Skyblast 2012 following the game

$20 per person - ticket includes $10 in food and/or merchandise credit.

Tickets can be picked up from the Westminster representative at the main ticket windows on General Robinson Street (near left field gate) between 5:45 - 7 p.m.  After 7 p.m. please pick up tickets at the Will-Call Window.

NOTE:  50 tickets available.  6 ticket limit per alumna/nus

Click here to purchase tickets.  See you at the ballgame!!!!





Welcome Open House for Class of 2016


Sunday, August 5, 2012
Home of Phil Petraglia '83 and wife Ginny

Members of the Class of 2016 and their families are invited to a Welcome Open House at the home of Phil Petraglia '83 and wife Ginny.
More details to follow.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2016


Saturday, July 28, 2012
Home of Peter '84 and Marjorie Fechtmann Slonaker '85

Members of the Class of 2016 and their families are invited to a Welcome Open House at the home of Peter '84 and Marjorie Fechtmann Slonaker '85.
More details to follow.




New Wilmington Mission Conference Alumni Dessert Reception


Tuesday, July 24, 2012
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
President's home

Alumni returning to campus will enjoy a dessert reception hosted by President Rick Dorman and his wife, Beverly, at their home.

Please share the news of the reception with fellow alumni returning to campus for the New Wilmington Mission Conference.

Click here to place a reservation online.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2016


Sunday, July 22, 2012
Home of Peter '76 and Susan Suomi Herchenroether '77

Members of the Class of 2016 and their families are invited to a Welcome Open House at the home of Peter '76 and Susan Suomi Herchenroether '77.
More details to follow.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2016


Sunday, July 22, 2012
Home of Glenn '68 and Linda Stephenson Thompson '70

Members of the Class of 2016 and their families are invited to a Welcome Open House at the home of Glenn '68 and Linda Stephenson Thompson '70.
More details to follow.




PCUSA General Assembly Alumni Luncheon


Thursday, July 5, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
General Assembly in Pittsburgh

Local alumni are invited to lunch with fellow alumni who are serving as delegates attending the 220th PCUSA General Assembly in Pittsburgh.  President Dorman will give a college update. 

Luncheon will be held in the Erie Room at the Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh City Center.

Click here to make your reservations online.




Columbus Schakolad Chocolate Factory (SOLD OUT)



Saturday, June 16, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Schakolad Chocolate Factory

SOLD OUT - SOLD OUT - SOLD OUT

Join alumnus host, Tom English '87, at his shop, Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Upper Arlington, for a fun evening including a chocolate fountain, chocolate molding, tour of the chocolate factory, sampling of truffles and ganaches, wine and chocolate!  Meet Columbus-area alumni and enjoy an evening of great chocolate and Westminster fellowship.

Evening compliments of your alumnus host, Tom English '87.

Click here to place your reservations online.





Westminster Campus Brunch


Saturday, June 9, 2012
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Lakeview Room

Enjoy a beautiful morning on Westminster's campus and join fellow alumni and guests for a Westminster Brunch.  Karen Campman Emmett '75, member of Westminster's Alumni Council, will be our alumna host.  Tawni Darby '13, Student Government President and Student Alumni Association President, will share updates on student life, academics, activities and what is new on campus. 

Click here to place your reservations online. 




Cleveland Aquarium



Sunday, June 3, 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Meet fellow alumni for a wonderful afternoon at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium!  We have the aquarium classroom reserved from 2 - 4 p.m. as a place for your family and guests to take a break and meet with other alumni. 

2 - 4 p.m. - Meet for dessert at the aquarium classroom.  Drinks and dessert will be provided by the Alumni Office.  The aquarium Cafe is available for those who wish to purchase lunch. 
2:30 p.m. - Educational program featuring aquarium speaker
3 p.m. - College update

Please note that strollers are not permitted in the aquarium on Sundays.  Special needs strollers are always welcome.

Tickets are to be picked up from the Westminster representatives at the main aquarium entrance between 12:30 - 2 p.m.  The aquarium will remain open until 6 p.m.

Click here to place your reservations online.




Pittsburgh Young Alumni



Saturday, June 2, 2012
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Houlihan's

Westminster young alumni, classes of 1996-2012, will meet for a fun evening on the patio at Houlihan's in Cranberry Township.  Mike Haggerty '92, Manager of Houlihan's, will be our host for the evening. 

Reservations are not necessary but it will help us determine how many hors d'oeuvres to order.  Drink tickets, two drinks for $10, can be purchased at the event.

Email invitation only.  Contact your Westminster friends and make plans to meet at Houlihan's.

Click here to make your online reservation. 




Alumni Volunteer Opportunity - Westminster Cares Day


Saturday, April 21, 2012
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County

Throughout the day, the campus community participates in volunteer opportunities both on and off campus.  This special day is an exciting opportunity for students to volunteer in and around their communities.

Your Role:  Gardening, painting, organizing the food pantry, moving and replacing furniture for the Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County.

Crisis Shelter Mission:  The Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County empowers and advocates for those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes.  We inspire and educate citizens to create safer communities and break the cycle of violence.

To participate, please click here to complete the online submission form.




StarLite Dinner-Dance Cruise in Tampa Bay



Sunday, April 15, 2012
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Clearwater Beach Marina

Join alumnus host and Westminster trustee, Keith McCauley '68, and fellow Westminster alumni and guests for a three-hour cruise experience including a gorgeous sunset, soft breezes, changing waterfront views and brilliant stars in the evening sky!  The cruise includes great dining with live entertainment and dancing all in a genuine cruise experience. 

Westminster group reserved space on lower deck which is wheelchair accessible.  Free parking after 6 p.m.  Handicapped free parking with handicapped tag displayed on windshield. 

Menu includes twelve entrees and accompaniments.  Cash bar available. 

Tickets to be purchased directly from Keith McCauley '68, 1715 Santa Barbara Drive, Dunedin, FL  34698. 
Contact Keith by email or phone (727) 733-6075. 
Reservations due by Friday, March 30, 2012.




Alumni Gathering - Jacksonville, Florida


Saturday, April 14, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Home of Matt '07 and Stephanie Martin Kerns '07

Join alumni hosts, Matt '07 and Stephanie Martin Kerns '07, at their home for a casual Jacksonville-area alumni gathering.  Meet and network with alumni and share Westminster memories.  A fun evening is planned.

Please RSVP to Matt or Stephanie by email or phone (570) 690-1996. 
To place a reservation on-line click here.

Reservations due by Wednesday, April 11, 2012.




Alumni Association Meeting


Saturday, April 14, 2012
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Witherspoon Rooms

Each year the spring Alumni Council meeting serves as the annual Westminster Alumni Association meeting.   The 2012 meeting will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Witherspoon Rooms on the third floor of McKelvey Campus Center.  Lunch will be provided following the meeting.

There are several agenda items of special interest:
  • President Dorman and Gloria Cagigas, vice president for institutional advancement, will provide current campus news.
  • Presentation of the 2012-2017 Alumni Council strategic and operational plan, which will guide Council efforts to grow alumni engagement with Westminster College.
  • Jonathan Smith ’02, web services coordinator, will give a tour of online Westminster resources including the Westminster website, social networks and the online alumni directory to be launched this summer. 

So we may be properly prepared to welcome you, please contact Linda Wilson, secretary for alumni relations, by Wednesday, April 11, to confirm your attendance.
Click here to contact Linda by email or phone (724) 946-7364





Alumni Volunteer Opportunity - Poverty Simulation


Thursday, March 22, 2012
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Witherspoon Rooms

The Poverty Simulation is an opportunity for students to participate and learn more about what it means to live in poverty.  Westminster's Drinko Center and Lawrence County Community Action Partnership co-sponsor the event to give students an opportunity to role-play as individulas living below the federal poverty level.  Participants will role-play by using community resources toprovice shelter, food, clothing, education and utilities for four 15-minute "weeks" during the simulation.

The goal of the simulation is for participants to leave with an understanding of the struggles that impoverished individuals face.  Click here for a short Simulation Promo from last year.  Two hundred and fifty students participated in last year's Poverty Simulation.

Your Role:  You will be assigned a role to play in the simulation.  Two sessions are held during the event.  Session I: 3:30 - 5 p.m. and Session II: 5 - 6:30 pm.  Each simulation is broken down into four 15-minutes "weeks" followed by a debriefing. You may participate in one or both sessions.

To participate, please click here to complete the online submission form.




Christmas Vespers Alumni & Family Reception and Dinner


Sunday, December 4, 2011
4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
McKelvey Campus Center, Witherspoon Rooms

Alumni, parents & friends will join together as we prepare for the Christmas Season.  Enjoy the tradition of ringing in the Holiday Season with fellowship and celebration.

4:14 p.m. - Reception, Carlson Atrium, 3rd floor, McKelvey Campus Center
4:45 p.m. - Dinner, John S. Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center
7 p.m. - Vespers Service, Orr Auditorium

Dinner Menu:  Glazed Baked Ham, Carved Turkey, Whipped Potatoes with Gravy, Home-style Stuffing, Green Bean Cassorole, Buttered Corn, Tossed Salad, Assorted Christmas Cookies and Beverages.


Click here to place your reservations online. 




Westminster Cooks



Friday, November 4, 2011
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

President Dorman will share his favorite recipes and cooking tips and the recipe for enhancing the educational experience for Westminster students.  In addition to the cooking demonstration featuring President Dorman with the executive chef of McCormick & Schmick's, all guests will have a hands-on opportunity to join in the evening cooking. 

The dinner is limited to 40 guests.

Dinner will include your choice of salmon or chicken, accompaniments, dessert, coffee, ice tea, soft drinks and cash bar. 

To place your reservations online, click here.




Alumni Dinner and 2011 Mock Convention


Saturday, October 1, 2011
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Berlin Student Lounge, 2nd level McKelvey Campus Center

Join area alumni for a dininer on campus before attending the convention.  An overview of the Mock Convention will be provided during dinner by a member of the Convention Planning Committee.  After dinner, hear students debate the issues and nominate candidates for President and Vice-President.

Dinner will be held in the Berlin Student Lounge, 2nd level McKelvey Campus Center
Convention will be held in Memorial Field House.

Click here to place your reservations online.




Family Day


Saturday, October 1, 2011
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Campus Locations


9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Coffee and campus news with President Dorman, Berlin Student Lounge, 2nd floor McKelvey Campus Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Family BBQ, Old 77
1 p.m. - Football Kick-off, Westminster Titans vs. Washington & Jefferson

Watch your mail for the Family Day brochure to make reservations. 






Alumni at Erie Zoo


Sunday, September 25, 2011
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Erie Zoo

Meet fellow alumni and guests for a wonderful fun-filled day at the Erie Zoo. 

Tickets are to be picked up from the Westminster representative at the main zoo gate from 10:10 - 11:30 a.m.  Meet for brown-bag lunches at the Zoo Pavilion from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Drinks and cookies will be provided by the Alumni Office.  There are also concession stands for those who would like to purchase lunch at the zoo.

Tickets for Non Zoo Members are $5 for Adults and $3 for Children ages 2-12.
Tickets for Zoo Members are free of charge but you must make a reservation.

Click here to place your reservation online.

Please RSVP by September 14, 2011 in order for the zoo to issue our group tickets.







New Student Orientation and Legacy Family Reception


Friday, August 26, 2011
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
McKelvey Campus Center

Stop at the hospitality/information table, 1st floor McKelvey Campus Center, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. for general information and light refreshments.

Purchase lunch tickets at the location assigned to you in the Orientation Booklet.  Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

There will be a special reception for Legacy Families from 12 - 1 p.m. in Ferguson Lounge.  A photo will be taken at 12:30 p.m.

Opening Convocation will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  At 3 p.m. a "question and answer period" for new parents will be held.  This session is designed to provide opportunities for staff members to address any concerns. 

To conclude this eventful day, a dinner will be held in the John S. Witherspoon Room, 3rd floor McKelvey Campus Center, for parents and family members at 4:30 p.m.






Welcome Open House for Class of 2015


Sunday, August 7, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peter '76 and Susan Suomi Herchenroether '77

Member of the Class of 2015 and their families are invited to attend a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class!
Please RSVP with number in your party by August 3, 2011.
For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2015


Sunday, August 7, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cathy Sargent Mester '69

Members of the Class of 2015 and their families and invited to attend a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class!
Please RSVP with number in your party by August 3, 2011 by email or phone.
For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.





Pittsburgh Pirates featuring Skyblast 2011


Saturday, August 6, 2011
7:05 PM - 11:00 PM
PNC Park

EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!!      EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!!!!      EVENT SOLD OUT!!!!!

Area alumni and friends will gather for a Pittsburg Pirates baseball game and Skyblast 2011.  The Pirates will play the San Diego Padres and Skyblast will welcome Train to the PNC Park stage while Zambelli fireworks light up the sky.

Ticket can be picked up between 5:45 - 7 p.m. from a Westminster representative near the main ticket windows on General Robinson Street (near left field gate).  After 7 p.m. tickets may be picked up at the Will Call Window.

Reservations due by Friday, July 29, 2011.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2015


Sunday, July 31, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Phil '83 and Ginny Petraglia

Members of the Class of 2015 and their families are invited to a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class!
Please RSVP with number in your party by July 27, 2011 by email or phone.
For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2015


Sunday, July 31, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Todd Cole '83

Members of the Class of 2015 and their families are invited to attend a Welcome Open House.  Come and meet other members of your class!
Please RSVP with number in your party by July 27, 2011.
For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.




Alumni Dessert Reception for New Wilmington Mission Conference


Tuesday, July 26, 2011
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
President's Home

Come and enjoy a dessert reception hosted by President Rick Dorman and his wife, Beverly, at their home. 
Rain location Wiley Alumni House.

Share the news of the reception with fellow alumni returning to campus for the New Wilmington Mission Conference.

Please RSVP to Cindy Dafler'0s, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations by email or phone 724-946-7373.
Reservations due by Monday, July 25, 2011.




Welcome Open House for Class of 2015


Sunday, July 24, 2011
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Glenn '68 and Linda Stephenson Thompson '70

The members of the Class of 2015 and their families are invited to attend a Welcome Open House. Come and meet other members of your class!
Please RSVP with number in your party by July 20, 2011 by email or phone.
For assistance with directions, please contact the open house host.






StarLite Dinner-Dance Cruise in Tampa Bay


Sunday, March 20, 2011
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Clearwater Marina

Join alumnus host, Keith McCauley '68, and fellow Westminster alumni and guests for a three-hour cruise experience including a gorgeous sunset, soft breezes, changing waterfront views and brilliant stars in the evening sky!  The cruise includes great dining with live entertainment and dancing all in a genuine cruise experience. 

Tickets are to purchased directly from Keith McCauley, 1715 Santa Barbara Drive, Dunedin, FL  34698;   phone (727) 733-6075 or email: keithmccauley@msn.com




Westminster Students on the Road in Tyson's Corner, VA


Tuesday, March 15, 2011
6:00 PM
eCitie Restaurant & Bar

Join fellow alumni and guests for a Westminster College update from Westminster students who are members of the Student Alumni Association and are traveling over spring break with Mary Cooley James '84, Director of Alumni Relations, and Cindy Dafler '03, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations.  The students will share updates on student life, academics, activities, and what is new on campus.  Students traveling are:

            Tawni Darby '13, Public Relations major from Hermitage, PA
            Hannah Haldeman '11, Communications Studies major from Jeannette, PA
            Katie Moga '12, Political Science major and Student Associate Trustee from Ashtabula, OH

6:00 p.m. - Reception - cash bar
6:30 p.m. - Dinner

To place a reservation, please click here.

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Westminster Students on the Road in Baltimore, MD


Monday, March 14, 2011
6:00 PM
Phillips Seafood Restaurant

Join fellow alumni and guests for a Westminster College update from Westminster students who are members of the Student Alumni Association and are traveling over spring break with Mary Cooley James ' 84, Director of Alumni Relations, and Cindy Dafler '03, Assistant Director of Alumni Relatiomns.  The students will share updates on student life, academics, activities, and what is new on campus.  Students traveling are:

            Tawni Darby '13, Public Relations major from Hermitage, PA
            Hannah Haldeman '11, Communications Studies major from Jeannette, PA
            Katie Moga '12, Political Science major and Student Associate Trustee from Ashtabula, OH

6 p.m. - Reception - cash bar
6:30 p.m. - Dinner

To place a reservation, please click here.






Westminster Students on the Road in Philadelphia, PA


Sunday, March 13, 2011
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City Tavern

Join fellow alumni and guests for a Westminster College update from Westminster students who are members of the Student Alumni Association and are traveling over spring break with Mary Cooley James '84, Director of Alumni Relations, and Cindy Dafler '03, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations.  The students will share updates on student life, academics, activities, and what is new on campus.  Students traveling are:

            Tawni Darby '13, Public Relations major from Hermitage, PA
            Hannah Haldeman '11, Communications Studies major from Jeannette, PA
            Katie Moga '12, Political Science major and Student Associate Trustee from Ashtabula, OH

4 - 6 p.m. - Reception - cash bar

To place a reservation, please click here.






Westminster Students on the Road in Harrisburg, PA


Saturday, March 12, 2011
6:30 PM
Stock's on 2nd Bar & Restaurant

Join fellow alumni and guests for a Westminster College update from Westminster students who are members of the Student Alumni Association and are traveling over spring break with Mary Cooley James '84, Director of Alumni Relations, and Cindy Dafler '03, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations.  The students will share updates on student life, academics, activities, and what is new on campus.  Students traveling are:

            Tawnie Darby '13, Public Relations major from Hermitage, PA
            Hannah Haldeman '11, Communications Studies major from Jeannette, PA
            Katie Moga '12, Political Science major and Student Associate Trustee from Ashtabula, OH


6:30 p.m. - Reception - cash bar
7 p.m. - Buffet Dinner

To place a reservation, please click here.






Pittsburgh Area Alumni Networking with Wine Tasting


Thursday, November 11, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Allegheny HYP Club

Join Pittsburgh area alumni for a fun evening of networking and wine tasting to make connections in your profession or a professional area you are interested in pursuing. Jackie Meade M’78, Director of the Career Center, will share news of career services available to alumni and how alumni may assist the Career Center and current students.

Click here to place your reservations.


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