Westminster College to Celebrate Family Day Oct. 20

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will host its annual Family Day Saturday, Oct. 20.

Families and friends will be welcomed with a variety of activities, including:

  • Coffee and meeting with Westminster College President Dr. Richard Dorman at 9:30 a.m. in the Berlin Student Lounge on the 2nd floor of the McKelvey Campus Center
  • Family BBQ from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Old 77 ($9 for adults and Westminster College students, $6 for children 12 and under)
  • Football game against Bethany Bison at 1 p.m. in Burry Stadium ($6 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens)

Reservations and payment for lunch must be made no later than Friday, Oct. 12, by contacting Cindy Dafler, assistant director of alumni relations, at (724) 946-7373 or email.     

General admission football tickets will be available at lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or at the gate. 

Phi Kappa Tau fraternity will hold their fourth annual can drive during lunch in Old 77.  Non-perishable canned goods collected will be donated to a local food bank.  For each item given, donors will receive a chance to win one of many gift cards.  Email John Ryniawec, Phi Kappa Tau philanthropy chair, for additional information about the drive.

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.