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Westminster College Associate Professor Published by The Living Pulpit for Second Time in a Year

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Kang-Yup Na, Westminster associate professor of religion, recently had his article, "A Meditation on Hesed, Jung, and Love," published in the August edition of The Living Pulpit.

Westminster College Adds Five New Full-Time Faculty

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College recently added five new full-time faculty members.

Westminster College Psychology Professor to Present Henderson Lecture Oct. 2

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Kirk Lunnen, Westminster College associate professor of psychology, will present the 2013-2014 Henderson Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Witherspoon Maple Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.  The event is free and open to the public.


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:
Library Circulation Desk - Contact Dee Drabick at 724-946-7324
Information Systems Server Technician/Information Systems Web Designer/Web Developer/Student Technician - Contact Kailen Fiedler at 724-946-6352
Modern Languages Student Assistant - Contact Linda Travers at 724-946-7233
Athletics Department Work Study - Contact Tammy Swearingen at 724-946-7320
Science in Motion Student Lab Worker - Contact Lori Martin at 724-946-6298
Advancement/Development Fund Phonathon Ambassadors - Contact Amber Scalfari at 724-946-6997
Information Systems Web Designer and Web Developer - Contact Kailen Fiedler at 724-946-6352
Theatre Technical Assistant/Scenic Charge Artist/Assistant Scenic Charge Artist/Assistant Csotume Shop Foreman/Stage Crew - Contact Paula Ferguson at 724-946-7236

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


Carbis Walker, LLP will be on campus Friday, Sept. 27 looking to recruit students for an accounting internship. Interested students should submit their resumes to Jennnifer Hough in the Career Center no later than Sept. 20.

"Let's Do Lunch with Family Hospice" will take place at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Lakeview Room at the McKelvey Campus Center. Come learn about internship possibilities while enjoying pizza, drinks and cookies. RSVP's are not required, but appreciated at demedakk@westminster.edu.

An internship workshop will take place at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Lakeview Room at the McKelvey Campus Center.

MC2 Inc. Business Intern and Website Intern (New Castle) - Contact Robert Irvine at 412-455-5094
Mercer United Methodist Church Youth/Children's Ministry Director - Email
Lucas Systems, Inc. Software Support Intern (Wexford) - Email
Lucas Systems, Inc. Software Engineer I Intern (Wexford) - Email
New Wilmington United Methodist Church Sunday School Teachers - Email
FedEx Associate Auditor Intern (Coraopolis) - Apply here
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County Prevention Education Intern (New Castle) - Contact Jackie Julian at 724-856-4320 ext. 120
Hampton Holistic Center Marketing/Writing Intern (Allison Park) - Call 412-486-1829
WTAE Sales and Marketing Internship (Pittsburgh) - Email

Part-Time Employment:
The Tavern on the Square (New Wilmington) - 724-946-2020
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

Titan Tidbits


(L-R) Dr. Darwin W. Huey, professor of education; Marcy L. Bessell, assistant applications processor in admissions; Alyssa L. Ludwiczak, communications specialist; Kristen M. Kuzma, student records processor in the registrar's office; and Kevin G. Siroki, head men's basketball coach.


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

Saturday, September 21
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, September 22
7 p.m. - Open Door Worship - Speaker: Rev. Jim Mohr (College Chaplain) - Wallace Memorial Chapel

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


Rock Climbing (Open to students)
7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays,The IM Gym

For more information contact Seth Morrow at 724-946-7214

Faires Faculty Forum (Open to the public)
11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, McKelvey, Mueller Theater
Speaker: Bethany Hicok, associate professor of English
Presentation: "Traveling in the Archives"
For more information click here.

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

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

The Tenors (Open to the Public)
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

(Open to the public)

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

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

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

For more information on upcoming activities view the calendar here.


Service and Support Award: Call for Nominations

Audio Visual Services is accepting nominations for the Service and Support Award, presented annually during AV Week, which is Oct. 12 - 19. Any Westminster College alumnus can be nominated for this prestigious award, which has been honoring Westminster's hardworking alumni for seven years.  To nominate a qualified individual for this honor, please use our nomination form. Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. For more information and to obtain a nomination form click here.

September 28 "Undead-line" approaching for Titan Terror 4!

It's back! Entries are rolling in for the creepiest three-minute mini movie contest ever...Titan Terror 4! WCN, Titan Radio (88.9 FM) and Audio Visual Services remind you to complete and send in your entry before the "undead-line" of September 28! For more information click here.

Chili Cook-Off to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis at Westminster Homecoming

Building off of last year's successful event, Audio Visual Services and the Audio Visual Alumni Council (AVAC) are holding the 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate by the Field House during the Homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Any group or individual on campus may submit an entry to the Chili Cook-off, including alumni. If you are interested in participating and supporting Cystic Fibrosis research, fill out the form here. The entry fee is $5 per submission and entrants are expected to supply at minimum six quarts of chili and their own crock pot. A maximum of 20 entries are being accepted for this year's event. Tastings will begin after the parade, around 11:30 a.m. at the AV tent near the football field.

For more information click here.


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


Sweet Potato Bread
from allrecipes.com


1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup water
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup chopped pecans


1. Combine sugar and oil; beat well. Add eggs and beat. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture alternately with water. Stir in sweet potatoes and chopped nuts.
2. Pour batter into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan (or 2 small loaf pans). Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about one hour.


"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile."

~William Cullen Bryant as quoted on huffingtonpost.com

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Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

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

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