Tuesday, November 20, 2012NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's and women's basketball teams spent part of their day off volunteering at the Shenango Valley Special Olympics and at the Shenango Nursing Home. Westminster helped keep score for the athletes as they bowled at the Special Olympics and played bingo and carved pumpkins at the nursing home.
The men's team (2-0) will travel to Pitt-Bradford tonight at 7 p.m. and the women's team (1-2) will host Hiram on Saturday at 2 p.m. in its home opener.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.