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"Get Real!" Series Concludes Semester with Alumnae Panel

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Westminster College's "Get Real!" life preparation series will wrap up the semester with "First Year on the Job" Tuesday, March 27, at 12:45 p.m. in McKelvey Campus Center's Witherspoon Lakeview Room.

A panel of three recent Westminster alumnae will share tips on topics that include: what to expect, how to meet expectations, how to determine one's role, and who to ask for help.  Panelists are:
   • Katie Bittner '08, assistant director of Westminster's Audio Visual Services
   • Erin Cameron '08, graphics assistant with PeterDavid Communications
   • Jamie Guffey '09, customer service representative with Huntington Bank

The lunchtime program is limited to the first 25 Westminster students to register.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the "Get Real!" series is a program that acquaints students with life after college.  It provides helpful advice on financial planning; banking; medical care; consumer and personal legal matters; apartment, auto, and house hunting; getting the most out of leisure activities; and preparing for lifelong relationships.

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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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.