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Westminster College Associate Political Science Professor Edits and Contributes to Text on Post-Soviet States

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Michael Aleprete, Westminster College associate professor of political science, recently contributed two chapters and edited a text published by Lexington Bo...
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Westminster College to Welcome Class of 2017 with Opening Convocation Aug. 23

Friday, August 9, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will welcome the class of 2017 with the traditional Opening Convocation on Friday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. in more


Westminster College Associate English Professor Connects Poetry and Fine Art at Museum in Florida

Friday, August 9, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Bethany Hicok, Westminster associate professor of English, recently presented research on Pulitzer prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop at Rollins College's C...
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Westminster College Assistant Professor Published in the Journal of Family Issues

Thursday, August 8, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Rena C. Zito, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, was recently published in the Journal of Family Issuesmore


Westminster College Assistant Education Professor Publishes Research on Teaching Mathematics

Thursday, August 8, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Sararose Lynch, assistant professor of education, was published in the August issue of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics journal Mathematic...
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Westminster College Associate Professor Presents at American Psychological Association Convention

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Jamie G. McMinn, Westminster College associate professor of psychology and interim director of Adult & Graduate Studies, gave two presentations at the annual...
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Westminster College Students Earn Undergraduate and Master's Degrees

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Seven Westminster College students earned undergraduate degrees and three earned master of education degrees over the summer.
 
Westminster grants three undergraduate d...
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Westminster College Professor Elected to State Council for Social Studies

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor of education, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS).

According to the PCSS website, "The PCSS promotes quality social studies education from kindergarten to higher learning by: advocating the social studies at all levels of education in Pennsylvania; promoting the analysis, dissemination and evaluation of social studies materials; examining and recommending certification requirements for teachers; assisting educators in organizing local social studies councils for professional development; and cooperating with schools, districts, intermediate units and other interested parties on social studies projects."
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Westminster College Selected Among The Best 378 Colleges in Nation by The Princeton Review; Also Honored for Best College Radio Station and Great Town-Gown Relations

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.  The education services company features We...
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Westminster College's Alpha Sigma Sorority Awarded Highest Honor

Monday, August 5, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Four members of the Westminster College Alpha Sigma chapter of the national Sigma Kappa Sorority attended the organization's first Regional Leadership Conference (RLC) July 26-28...
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Westminster College Associate Professor Published in Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships

Monday, August 5, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Sherri Pataki, Westminster College associate professor of psychology, was recently published in Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relati...
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Westminster College Assistant Professor Attends Seminar in Brazil

Friday, August 2, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Kristenne Robison, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, attended the Council on International Educational Excha...
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WESTMINSTER EVENTS/FYI'S

SUMMER SCHEDULE
Aug. 21: New Faculty Orientation
Aug. 22: Faculty Workshop, Faculty photos from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Please call Communication Services at 724-946-7190 to let us know you would like to have your photo taken.)
Aug. 23 - 26: First-Year Orientation for students
Aug. 27: Fall classes begin

RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Back to School Pencil Cookies
from bakeat350.blogspot.com

Directions:

  • Using yellow royal icing, outline the main pencil shape with a #2 or #3 tip. (AmeriColor Egg Yellow mixed with AmeriColor Gold)
  • With a #2 tip, outline the pencil tip in beige. (AmeriColor Copper)
  • Thin the yellow and beige icings (reserving some yellow) with water to make the flood icing the consistency of syrup.
  • Cover with a damp dishtowel and let sit several minutes.
  • Run a silicone spatula through the icing to pop any large air bubbles and transfer to squeeze bottles.
  • Fill in outlines.
  • With grey icing, use a #3 tip to add the pencil detail in 2 or 3 lines. (AmeriColor Super Black)
  • With pink icing, outline the eraser with a #2 tip. (AmeriColor Deep Pink mixed with AmeriColor Chocolate Brown)
  • Thin the pink icing with water to make the consistency of syrup.
  • Cover with a damp dishtowel and let sit several minutes.
  • Run a silicone spatula through the icing to pop any large air bubbles and transfer to squeeze bottle.
  • Fill in outline.
  • With a #2 tip, add the pencil detail stripes in yellow.
  • Using a #1 tip, add the "no. 2" and lead in black. (AmeriColor Super Black)

QUOTE OF THE MONTH

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.

~ As quoted by Marian Wright Edelman on www.theunattainablelife.com

About The Westminster Weekly


Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

Westminster College's weekly newsletter is published online by the Office of Communication Services (724-946-7190).

Please send information through e-mail to Alyssa Ludwiczak.