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Westminster College Offers Fall Continuing Education Classes

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College announces several personal enrichment and leisure courses for community residents, covering interests ranging from understanding football to glass painting and learning a new language.

Continuing Education classes and seminars are non-credit and are open to all interested individuals.  Formal admission to Westminster College is not required.

Westminster College Students Earn Undergraduate and Master's Degrees

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Five Westminster College students earned undergraduate degrees and 10 earned master of education degrees over the summer.

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

Westminster College Visiting Assistant French Professor Published in International Journal

Monday, September 3, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Leslie Kealhofer, Westminster College visiting assistant professor of French, was published in Expressions maghrébines.

"‘Elle et moi, on est comme des sœurs:' the dynamics of intercultural female friendship in Philippe Faucon's Dans la vie (2007)," examines the dynamics of an unlikely friendship that develops between two ethnic-minority women in France - Halima, a Muslim Arab, and Esther, a Sephardic Jew - in Philippe Faucon's feature film Dans la vie (2007).

Westminster College Assistant Professor Publishes Book Review

Thursday, August 30, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics, recently published a book review in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Reviews, a part of the MAA Digital Library.

He reviewed Book of Proof, by Richard Hammack. The book discusses proofs and logic and was written to be used in a transition to higher mathematics course.

Westminster College Assistant Professor Presents Research at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association

Thursday, August 30, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Rena Zito, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, presented research at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association Aug. 17-20 in Denver, Colo.

Zito presented "Family Structure History, Family Process, and Teenage Cohabitation" in the Sociology of the Family session "Sexual and Romantic Relationships in Young Adulthood." This research uses nationally-representative survey data to analyze the impact of childhood family structure instability on parenting, peer contexts and, ultimately, living with a romantic partner during the teenage years.

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