Mathematics and Computer Science Department Hosted Alumni Speakers

Friday, April 27, 2012

Westminster College's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted alumni speakers Bradley Patton and Aaron Zavora for a job panel colloquium April 18.

Patton and Zavora, who were dual mathematics and computer science majors at Westminster, described their job-related experiences since graduation and answered questions related to career opportunities.

Patton, a 2005 graduate, is currently chief technical officer for Pittsburgh-based electronic game company Electric Owl Studios.

Zavora, who graduated last spring, is a data warehouse developer for Coventry Health Care, a national corporation.

Contact Dr. David Shaffer, associate professor of computer science, at (724) 946-7292 or email for additional information.

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 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 to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Brad Patton (l) and Aaron Zavora