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Westminster College Offers Fall Continuing Education Classes

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College announces several personal enrichment and leisure courses for community residents, covering interests ranging from understanding football to glass painting to...
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Westminster College Celebrity Series to Present The Tenors October 9

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Celebrity Series will present The Tenors Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.
 
Since their inception five years ago, The Tenors (also known as the Canadian Tenors) have been thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful voices and memorable melodies. Their blend of classical music and contemporary pop has garnered them international success.

In their short career, they have performed on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with Celine Dion; at the live broadcast of the 2011 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles; at the opening ceremonies of Vancouver's 2010 Olympics; and for the NBA, MLB, and NHL All-Star Games. They have also shared a private tea with Her Majesty The Queen and performed during her Diamond Jubilee.
           
They have shared the stage with Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Paul Anka, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Brian McKnight, David Foster, and Natalie Cole among others, in venues from Bangkok to London, and New York to Israel.
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Westminster College Drinko Center Introduces Transformers: Mentoring through Robotics

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Drinko Center for Experiential Learning is implementing a new after-school robotics program in collaboration with the West Middlesex School District, Cray Challenges, and Origins.

"Transformers: Mentoring through Robotics" is designed to improve local middle school students' 21st century skills through the use of Lego Mindstorm Robots. The robots, along with Westminster College students, help to encourage and build confidence in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
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Westminster College to Host Campus Visitation Days

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College Admissions will host Campus Visitation Days Sept.  28 and Oct. 19.
 
Prospective students interested in learning m...
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Westminster College Ranks Fourth in Graduation Rate Performance

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College ranked fourth among top-tier National Liberal Arts Colleges in graduation rate performance, according to the 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.

The Graduation Rate Performance category measures educational outcomes based on the difference between a school's actual graduation rate and the one predicted by U.S. News based on the students' test scores and institutional resources. 
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Westminster College Drinko Center Names New PACC-VISTA

Thursday, September 5, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Drinko Center for Experiential Learning named recent Westminster graduate Marah Alouise `13 as its newest Pennsylvania Campus Compact-Volunteer in Service to America (PACC-VISTA).

This staff position is focused on developing and supporting community service, service-learning, and civic engagement programs; and is funded by a three-year grant from PACC.  This marks the sixth time Westminster has received the award.
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Announcements


The following list of internship opportunities, employers, and contact information is provided for your convenience.  Please contact the Career Center at 724-946-7339 for additional information.

On Campus:
On-campus job postings can be viewed at http://www.westminster.edu/resources/career/student_emp/student_emp_overview.cfm.

View the Titan Bulletin to see local full-time positions go to https://www.westminster.edu/resources/career/career_employment_bulletin.cfm.

Internships:
Clairton Works Federal Credit Union Accounting Intern (Elizabeth) - Email
MLP Steel Marketing Intern (Scottdale) - Email
FedEx Associate Auditor Intern (Coraopolis) - Apply here
Glade Run Lutheran Services Training/Marketing Intern (Zelienople) - Email
Environment Pennsylvania Internship - Apply here
Sweetwater Center for the Arts Marketing Intern (Sewickley) - Email
L.B. Foster Company HR Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County Prevention Education Intern (New Castle) - 724-856-4320 ext. 120
New Wilmington United Methodist Church Sunday School Teacher - Email
Cross IT Intern (Greenville) - Email
Hampton Holistic Center Marketing/Writing Intern (Allison Park) - Call 412-486-1829
Vibrant Pittsburgh Special Projects Intern - Email
WTAE Sales and Marketing Internship (Pittsburgh) - Email
American Diabetes Association Special Events Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here
Citizen's Financial Group Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Part-Time Employment:
Old Navy (Grove City) - 724-748-5726
Aeropostale Role Model/Sales Associate (Grove City) - Apply here
Macy's Shenango Retail Commissioned Sales Associate for Fine Jewelry (Hermitage) - Apply here
Chipotle Crew Members (Hermitage) - Apply here
American Eagle Outfitters PT Sales/Stock Associate (Grove City) - 724-748-4744

Titan Tidbits


OFFICE OF FAITH AND SPIRITUALITY CHAPEL SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

Friday, September 13
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Speaker: Tricia Johnston (Tionesta, PA)  Sociology/Criminal Justice - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Saturday, September 14
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, September 15
7 p.m. - Open Door Worship -  Speaker: Rev. Jim Mohr (College Chaplain) - Sermon Topic: "Simple Gifts" - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Monday, September 16
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Speaker: Alex Taylor (New Wilmington, PA) Early Childhood/Special Education - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Friday, September 20
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Chelsea Gaab (Oakdale, PA) Early Childhood/Special Education

Contact the Office of Faith and Spirituality at 724-946-7117 for more information on services or upcoming Chapel events.


UPCOMING CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Meeting (Open to students)
Wednesday, Sept. 11 (TODAY) - 5:30 p.m., Thompson Clark, Rm. 210

There will be free food and information about joining PRSSA

Auditions for Italian American Reconciliation (Open to students)
Sunday, Sept. 15, 3-6 p.m and Tuesday, Sept. 17, 5-8 p.m.
Beeghly Theater

Rock Climbing (Open to students)
Tuesdays and Thursdays,  7-9 p.m. - The IM Gym
For more information contact Seth Morrow at 724-946-7214

Children's Literature Group (Open to campus community)
Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 4:40 p.m. - Mugsies Coffee House

Get together to discuss books aimed for children and young adults.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month.
This month's book is: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Faires Faculty Forum (Open to the public)
Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11:45 a.m. - McKelvey, Mueller Theater
Speaker:Natacha Fontes-Merz, associate professor of mathematics
Presentation: "My Sabbatical with Graph Theory: Conflict, Problems, and Knighthood"
For more information click here.

Celebrity Series Presents: Air Supply (Open to the public)
Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m.


For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

Red Cross Blood Drive (Open to the public)
Thursday, Oct. 3, 12-6 p.m. - McKelvey, Berlin Lounge

To schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter: westminster

Flu Shot Clinic (Open to campus community)
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m - 2 p.m.

No appointment required.
Service provided by Rite Aid Pharmacy. Most health insurances accepted.

For more information on upcoming activities view the calendar here.


TITAN MARCHING BAND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Saturday, Sept. 14
Band competition in Jamestown, New York

Wednesday, Sept. 18
Lawrence County Marching Band Festival

Saturday, Sept. 28
Mt. Lebanon Marching Band Festival

Saturday, Oct. 5
Chartiers-Houston Marching Band Festival

Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Westminster Homecoming Parade

HOMECOMING AND REUNION WEEKEND

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2013 is Oct. 11-13. Click here to find out about the weekend's festivities!


RECIPE OF THE WEEK
  
Apple Banana Cupcakes
from allrecipes.com

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups white sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 cup ripe bananas, mashed
2 apples - peeled, cored and shredded

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour 24 muffin cups, or use paper liners. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and buttermilk. Beat in the flour mixture, mixing just until incorporated. Fold in the mashed bananas and shredded apples. Fill each muffin cup half full.
3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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.