Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Westminster College's Mathematics and Computer Science Department held its annual recognition and awards banquet March 20 in McKelvey Campus Center's Witherspoon Lakeview Room.
Opening comments were given by Dr. Terri Lenox, associate professor of computer science and chair of Westminster's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Graduating seniors were recognized and departmental awards and scholarships were presented following dinner. Assisting Lenox in the presentations were Westminster faculty: James Anthony, visiting mathematics lecturer; Dr. Jeffrey Boerner, assistant professor of mathematics; Dr. John Bonomo, associate professor of computer science; Dr. Carolyn Cuff, professor of mathematics; Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, associate professor of mathematics; Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics; and Dr. Pamela Richardson, assistant professor of mathematics.
Honored guests included: Dr. Warren Hickman, Westminster professor of mathematics emeritus and scholarship namesake, and his wife Lucinda, and Dr. Beverly Michael, a Westminster alumna and namesake of a scholarship that was presented for the first time.
Contact Lenox at (724) 946-7289 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 Forbes.com. 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 www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.