Thursday, March 28, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College student Steven Totin, a junior fine art major, was awarded a merit scholarship to attend Ox-Bow during the summer of 2013.
Ox-Bow is an art school located in Saugatuck, Michigan, that offers artist residencies and a wide variety of art classes throughout the year. Totin will attend one of the school's two-week summer art courses. The scholarship was based on Totin's artist portfolio and an essay describing his work and what he seeks to gain from attending the school.
Totin is a son of Ronald and Lisanna Hancox-Totin and a graduate of New Castle High School.
Contact Summer Zickefoose, visiting assistant professor of art, at (724) 946-7267 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 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.