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Westminster College Broadcast Communications Majors to Present Capstone Projects Dec. 1

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Nine Westminster College broadcast communications majors will present their capstone projects Saturday, Dec. 1, starting at 11:30 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.  The program is free to the public. 
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Westminster College Assistant Professor Co-authors Article on Green Chemistry

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Sarah Kennedy, Westminster College assistant professor of chemistry, co-authored an article in the Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine.
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Westminster College Associate Professor Serves on Panels at Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association

Monday, November 26, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Timothy Cuff, Westminster College associate professor of history, recently served on two panels at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association (SSHA) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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Westminster College to Screen Film Education Under Fire

Monday, November 26, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College International Cultures Club in conjunction with the Department of Religion, History, Philosophy and Classics will be hosting a screening and conversation of the film "Education Under Fire" Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Mueller Theater, McKelvey Campus Center. The screening is free to the public.
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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:

Athletic Department Lifeguard - (724) 946-7320
Audio-Visual Student Assistant - (724) 946-7188
Information Systems Student Technician - (724) 946-6352
Student Affairs Resident Assistant in Shaw Hall - (724) 946-7128

Internships:

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake PR/Marketing Intern - Submit resume to Career Center by Nov. 30
McQuillan Group LLC Accounting Internship (Pittsburgh) - Apply to: Attn: K. Salera, 127 Anderson St., Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The National Society of Leadership and Success - Apply here
Sweetwater Center for the Arts Event Planning/Exhibition Intern (Sewickley) - Email

Employment:

American Eagle Outfitters Part-Time Sales and Stock Associates (Grove City) - (724) 748-4744
Giant Eage Night Stock Clerk (New Castle) - 1700 New Butler Rd.
MedExpress Part-Time Customer Service (Neshannock) - (724) 656-4320
Seven Springs Part-time and Summer Employment - Pick up an application in the Career Center

Titan Tidbits


WESTMINSTER EVENTS/FYI'S

Scholarships/Extra Cash Available:

  • The Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program for the Winter/Spring 2013 semester includes two (2) $10,000 scholarships and four (4) $5,000 scholarships, to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college for university for the Winter/Spring 2013 semester. Students may apply for the scholarship through the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship website. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. CT on December 14, 2012.  All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to Ariel Rangel at ariel.rangel@thermofisher.com.

Alumni events:
  • Sunday, December 2 - Christmas Vespers Reception and Dinner; 4:15-6 p.m., $16 per adult, $14 Westminster Student and $9 children under 11 years; buffet dinner; John S. Witherspoon Room, McKelvey Campus Center. This is open to the entire Westminster community.
  • Saturday, December 8 - Alumni Kraynak's Holiday Display special tour; 8 a.m.; no long lines, beat the crowds, special Westminster goodie bags for children; Kraynak's in Hermitage, PA

For additional information, contact Cindy Dafler '03, assistant director of alumni relations, (724) 946-7373.

Biology department events:
  • The students and faculty of the Biology department invite you to the Biology/Molecular Biology Capstone Poster Presentations Nov. 30 from 3-5 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms, McKelvey Campus Center. The final component of liberal studies is the senior capstone course and project.

Community events:
  • Kings Chapel United Methodist Church will host their annual Drive Thru Nativity Dec. 1-2 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Admission is free. The church is located at 861 Old Pulaski Road, New Castle, PA 16105. For more information call (724) 658-7569.

Furniture for Sale:
  • Amish Light Oak Single Pedestal 65" (with 2, 1' leaves in) by 42" table with 6 high back chairs, $1300.
  • Dark oak coffee table 55"x23"x17" with 2 shelves on end with middle cabinet, $150, (free ¾" glass top).
  • Dark oak round, 18", end table with cabinet, 21" tall (matching coffee table), $50.
  • 3 pc shelf all wood (dark) unit (1 for TV with cabinet below with 3 shelves, 1 for Stereo with 5 shelves, 1 with desk, 3 drawers and 2 shelves) 30.5"x78"x16" (free 2 ikea overhead lights for unit) $75 each or $150 for all three.
  • 1 petite cane bottom chair, $45.
  • (1) 3 drawer dark oak dresser, 32.5"x29"x18.25" (free 3"4 glass top) $125.
  • (1) 3' round mirror, $150.
  • 1 Printer case, $75
  • 2 Petite Swivel rockers, $15 each or $25 for both
  • 1 86"x28"x34" 3 cushion sofa, $100
  • 1 Single pedestal 47.25" round formica table with 4 swivel tan leather like chairs, $200.

Call Camille at (724) 946-7112.

Gift Packages and Gift Certificates available through Sodexo Dining:

Parents - Need some holiday gift ideas for your student? Students - Don't know what to get your dorm mate? Order a gift basket or gift certificate here.


RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Peppermint Brittle
from allrecipes.com

Ingredients:

2 pounds white chocolate
30 small peppermint candy canes

Directions:

1. Line a large jellyroll pan with heavy-duty foil.
2. Place white chocolate in a microwave-saf bowl. Heat in microwave on medium setting for 5 to 6 minutes. Stir occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
3. Place candy canes in a plastic bag, or between two pieces of waxed paper. Using a mallet or rolling pin, break the candy canes into chunks. Stir peppermint into melted white chocolate. Spread evenly in pan, and chill until set, about 1 hour. Break into pieces by slamming on counter.


QUOTE OF THE WEEK

One kind word can warm three winter months.

~Japanese Proverb from quotegarden.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.