Westminster College's Department of Chemistry will host Janet Bryant for the seventh annual Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture Friday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. The program is free and open to the public.
Hannah Roscoe, Westminster College sophomore early childhood/special education major, spearheaded the effort to bring a Little Free Library to New Wilmington Borough.
Seven Westminster College mathematics and computer science majors completed summer work experiences related to their field of study, including academic research, industry and information services on and off campus.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected volleyball senior Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, Pa./North Allegheny) as its Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of September 15.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Westminster women's soccer team won its fourth-straight match on Tuesday with a 2-1 win at La Roche.
The Titans (6-2) got on the scoreboard first after first-year Liss Grimaldi (Warren, OH / Ursuline) made the most of her only shot of game. Grimaldi scored her first collegiate goal after collecting a rebound and putting the ball in the back of the net. Westminster junior Raechel Pusateri (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington) earned the assist.
Pusateri added to Westminster's lead for the eventual game-winner when she scored in the 41st minute after she cut through the middle of the box and placed the ball in the left side of the goal. This marked Pusateri team-leading third goal of the season.
Titan first-year goalie Laura Page (Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park) improved to 3-1, while collecting a career-high six saves in a complete-match effort.
La Roche (2-1-2) scored its lone goal in the 61st minute when Vanessa Ceravolo chipped over the Titan defense to the left post. Alysa Nakles earned the assist.
Westminster out-shot La Roche, 22-11, including a 13-6 edge in shots-on-goal.
The Titans will travel to Pitt-Greensburg on Thursday with a game time of 4 p.m.
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WAYNESBURG, Pa. - The Westminster College women's tennis team remained undefeated for the season after an 8-1 win at Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Waynesburg on Tuesday.
The Titans improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the PAC, while the Yellow Jackets dropped to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
Titan sophomore Sydney Sterner (Imperial, PA / West Allegheny) won no. 1 singles, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Classmate Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) teamed up with first-year Gabby Eaborn (Coraopolis, PA / West Allegheny) for an 8-2 win at no. 1 doubles.
Westminster will host Geneva on Friday at 4 p.m. for its home opener.
No. 1: Mariah Turiano/Gabby Eaborn (WC) def. Rachel Klemash/Alyssa Daniel - 8-2
No. 2: Sydney Sterner/Lauren Fling (WC) def. Emily McDonold/Ellen Limback - 8-2
No. 3: Maria Pallone/Christijana Vucenovic (WC) def. Lauren Cowden/Rachel Wilson: 8-3
No. 1: Sydney Sterner (WC) def. Rachel Klemash - 7-6 (3), 6-3
No. 2: Mariah Turiano (WC) def. Alyssa Daniel - 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: Gabby Eaborn (WC) def. Emily McDonold - 6-1, 6-0
No. 4 Ellen Limback (WU) def. Lauren Fling - 6-7 (4), 6-2, 1 (10-4)
No. 5: Christijana Vucenovic (WC) def. Lauren Cowden - 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Maria Pallone Christijana Vucenovic (WC) def. Rachel Wilson - 6-4, 6-1
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College 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 379 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.
MEADVILLE, Pa. - The Westminster men's golf team competed in the two-day Guy W. Kuhn Invitational on Sunday and Monday. The Titans finished 11th with a team score of 672.