Education Professor Selected for Transatlantic Outreach Program

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor of education, was selected to participate in the Transatlantic Outreach Program, a public/private partnership study tour through Germany.

The program involves approximately 50 social studies educators from across the United States for a two-week tour that provides an opportunity to experience modern Germany. Participants will visit Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Hamburg, Kiel, Dresden, Schwerin, Weimar, and Leipzig.

As part of the program, Camardese will be required to write curriculum and conduct two workshops at the local, district, state, regional, or national level.

The program is sponsored by the Federal Republic of Germany Foreign Office, Deutsche Bank, and the Robert Bosch Foundation.

Camardese, who has been with Westminster since 2001, earned an undergraduate degree from Ohio University, master's from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. from Kent State University.

Contact Camardese at (724) 946-7183 or e-mail camardah@westminster.edu for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Guide to America's Best Colleges. Westminster ranked third 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 371 Colleges" and "Best in the Northeast" 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.


Dr. Amy Camardese