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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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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