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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 Books. Dr. Aleprete co-edited the volume with Rachel Vanderhill from Wheaton College. 
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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 Orr Auditorium.
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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 Cornell Fine Arts Museum in Winter Park, Florida.
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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 Issues.
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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 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
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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 convention of the American Psychological Association July 31-Aug 4 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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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.
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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).
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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 Westminster in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 378 Colleges."
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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 in Philadelphia, where they accepted the sorority's highest honor on their chapter's behalf.
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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 Relationships.
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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 Exchange's (CIEE) Community Engagement and Development seminar in May in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Titan Tidbits


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.