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Westminster College Foster Art Gallery to Host Reception Oct. 1

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Department of Communication Studies, Theatre and Art will host an art gallery opening and reception for Wisconsin-based artist Sarah (Pearl) Detweiler from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, October 1 at the Foster Art Gallery in Patterson Hall. A reception will include a gallery talk by the artist at 5:15 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

Westminster College Announces 2013 Homecoming Activities

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will celebrate Homecoming with a variety of activities Oct. 11-13.

Westminster College Professor Emeritus of English Publishes Poems

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. James Perkins, Westminster College professor emeritus of English, will have a book of poems published in October.

Westminster College Student Awarded Scholarship from The Pittsburgh Foundation

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College student Cassandra Ackerman recently received a scholarship through The Pittsburgh Foundation. The award will be applied to the student's tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Westminster College Hosts Visiting Scholar-in-Residence from Israel

Monday, September 23, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College welcomes Dr. Randa Abbas as a Visiting Scholar-in-Residence for the 2013 Fall Semester.

Westminster College International Film Series Announces Fall Semester Schedule

Friday, September 20, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Jake Erhardt International Film Series will kick off the fall semester with the 2011 French film The Intouchables at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of McKelvey Campus Center.

Westminster College to Host Public Meeting on Local Water Quality Monitoring Program

Friday, September 20, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will host a public meeting about the Lawrence and Mercer Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring (ALLARM) program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Thompson Clark, room 205. The event is free and open to the public.

Westminster College Admissions Staff to Visit Local High Schools

Thursday, September 19, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College admissions staff will be visiting local high schools Sept. 23-26.


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
Athletics Department Work Study - Contact Tammy Swearingen at 724-946-7320
Advancement/Development Fund Phonathon Ambassadors - Contact Amber Scalfari at 724-946-6997
Information Systems Web Designer/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.


"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. RSVPs 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.

Northwestern Mutual Financial internship representatives will be on campus Oct. 15 in the Career Center, 3rd floor of the McKelvey Campus Center. Send resume to Jennifer Hough at houghja@westminster.edu no later than noon on Oct. 8.

The Western Pennsylvania Job and Internship Fair will take place Oct. 16 at the Monroeville Convention Center. The Career Center will provide transportation. Contact the Career Center to reserve a seat. Visit www.westpacs.org to view the employer list and to register for the fair.

Penn Environment Internships - Email
Clairton Works Federal Credit Union Accounting Internship (Elizabeth) - Email
Cross IT Intern (Greenville) - Email
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

Part-Time Employment:

Chipotle (Hermitage) - Apply here
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

Titan Tidbits


This event is open to all majors. Alumni with success in a wide range of organizations will be available to network and assist students with career advice. Job opportunities in a variety of fields will be discussed in breakout sessions and at an informal luncheon. Coffee and donuts will be served from 8:30-9 a.m., then students will attend sessions.  Lunch will be served at noon. Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact Karen Coulter at 724-946-7160.


Friday, Sept. 27
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Kelcey Bailey (Earlysville, VA) Political Science - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Saturday, Sept. 28
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, Sept. 29
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,IM Gym

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

Shoot 4 the Cause (Open to campus community)
Sign-ups for t-shirts and team TODAY-Oct. 4, TUB, McKelvey

Event includes: 3x3 basketball tournaments, food and music, a shoot out game, and more.

Ecuador Service and Mountaineering Trip Informational Meeting (Open to students)
12:15-12:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, Club Room, Mckelvey

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

Tunnel of Oppression Meeting (Open to campus community)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Watto Lounge, McKelvey
This event takes groups on a tour through a series of rooms where different kinds of injustice and forms of oppression are acted out, presented and/or depicted by campus volunteers.  The sights and sounds of the experience will help participants gain an understanding and sense of what is feels like to be oppressed and discriminated against.  All scenes are acted out by student volunteers and members of the campus community.

Faires Faculty Forum (Open to the public)
11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, Mueller Theater, McKelvey

Speaker: Daniel Perttu, assistant professor of music
Presentation: "Mountain Twilight: A Tone Poem Inspired by the Landscape of the Isle of Skye"
For more information click here.

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

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

Under the Streetlamp (Open to the public)
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30

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 award, which has been honoring Westminster's hardworking alumni for seven years.  To nominate a qualified individual for this honor, please use the nomination form. Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 27. 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 Sept. 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.


from pinterest.com


15 oz. pumpkin
12 oz. evaporated milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk baking mix
2 eggs, beaten
2 TBSP butter
1 TBSP pumpkin pie spice
2 TSP vanilla
Whipped cream


1. Combine all ingredients in crockpot except whipped cream
2. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours
3. Top with whipped cream.


from www.babble.com

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