Area Students Added to Westminster College's List of Accomplishments

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Eleven students have been added to the Spring semester's lists of accomplishments at Westminster College.

Westminster grants three undergraduate degrees ? Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music. Specialization is offered in 41 majors.

Contact Admissions at 800-942-8033 for more information about degrees and programs.

Edward DeVite has been added to the list of students who earned undergraduate degrees in May. DeVite, a business administration major, is a son of Edward and Pamela DeVite of Edinburg and a graduate of Mohawk Area High School.

The Graduate Program at Westminster College is designed for professionals who seek further professional development.  The Master of Education degree is offered in education, and master teacher.  Additionally, the Graduate Program offers courses of study that lead to certification and/or licensure as a school counselor, K-12 principal, superintendent, and reading specialist.

Contact Dr. Robert Zorn, director of adult and graduate studies, at (724) 946-7055 or email for more information about the Graduate Program.

Students who earned master's degrees are:

Hermitage, PA
Claire Vellente - counselor education

New Wilmington, PA
Phillip Frye - education

The Dean's List recognizes students who attain a grade point average of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0.  Students on the Dean's List are:

Baden, PA
Phillip Howells, a junior English major, is a son of Phillip and Debborah Howells and a graduate of Ambridge Area High School.

Chicora, PA
Lisa Kaylor, a senior mathematics major, is a daughter of Karen Kaylor and the late  Terry Kaylor and a graduate of Karns City Area High School.

Gibsonia, PA
Rebecca Mobley, a junior business administration major, is a daughter of David and Jane Mobley and a graduate of Pine-Richland High School.

Johnstown, PA
Cecilia Slifko, a senior psychology major, is a daughter of Joseph and Laura Slifko and a graduate of Bishop McCort High School.

Pittsburgh, PA
Megan Carlton, a senior early childhood/special education major, is a daughter of Andrew and Mary Carlton and a graduate of North Hills High School.

Volant, PA
Catherine Foltz, a sophomore mathematics major, is a daughter of Jeffrey and Lynn Foltz and a graduate of Wilmington Area High School.

Webster, NY
Bethany Ekimoff, a senior mathematics major, is a daughter of David Ekimoff and a graduate of Webster Schroeder High School.

East Palestine, OH
Amber Hill, a senior mathematics major, is a daughter of Mary Hill and a graduate of East Palestine High School.

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 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.