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Westminster College Opens Its First Mac Lab

Thursday, September 20, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will celebrate the opening of its first all-Mac computer lab with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. in Thompson-Clark Hall, room 205. The ceremony will be followed by an open house for students, faculty and staff until 4:45 p.m.

The new lab features 18 iMac computers equipped with Apple®, Adobe® and Microsoft® software. The lab will primarily be used by the broadcast communications and media art programs, but also utilized by other Westminster programs. In addition, the lab will be open during scheduled times to all Westminster students, faculty and staff when regularly scheduled classes are not in session.

The College will offer "Get to Know Mac" introductory learning sessions free to students, faculty and staff Sept. 26 during four one-hour sessions.

Contact Kurt Roscoe, Westminster assistant professor of media art, at (724) 946-6024 or email or visit www.westminster.edu/mac 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 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 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.