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Westminster College Crowns Homecoming King and Queen

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Ian Davis and Emily Puruczky were crowned Westminster College Homecoming king and queen during the halftime festivities Oct. 12.

Westminster College Economics and Business Department Hosted Internship Strategy Panel and Alumni Networking Event

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Department of Economics and Business hosted informational panels and networking opportunities on campus in September.

Westminster College Professor Presents Research in Amsterdam

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. James Rhoads, Westminster College professor of political science, presented research at the annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Sept. 5-7 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Westminster College to Welcome Associate Professor from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary at Sunday Worship Service

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will welcome the Rev. Dr. Johannes G.J. Swart, associate professor of World Mission and Evangelism at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, as the speaker for the Spiritual Emphasis Westminster program at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The service is open to the public.

Westminster College to Celebrate Family Day Nov. 2

Monday, October 14, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will host its annual Family Day Saturday, Nov. 2.

Westminster College Students Network with Area Professionals

Friday, October 11, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-two senior Westminster College students from the "Auditing" course visited New Castle-based accounting firm Carbis Walker LLP in mid-September for a presentation and networking luncheon.

Westminster College Celebrity Series to Present Under the Streetlamp October 30

Thursday, October 10, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Celebrity Series will present Under the Streetlamp at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in Orr Auditorium.

Westminster College Director of Graduate School to be Published in School Administrator Magazine

Thursday, October 10, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Robert Zorn M`64, director of Westminster College's Graduate School, will have an article published in the November edition of School Administrator magazine.


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:

Academic Affairs - Contact Gabe Budai at 724-946-7122

Library Circulation Desk - Contact Dee Drabick at 724-946-7324

Information Systems Server 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 Costume 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.


Math, Science, Information & Technology Day (Internships and Full-time positions)
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 15
IUP Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center

Complete the Candidate Registration Form and submit it electronically with your resume to your Career Services office by Monday, Oct. 21. Candidates should contact the Career Services office for further information on how to apply and submit their resumes.

Employers will review submitted resumes and select the students they wish to interview. Not everyone will be chosen for an interview. Candidates will be notified of their application status on Nov. 11.

Part-Time Employment:

Word of Life Family Church Sunday Youth Program - 724-654-9652

The Tavern on the Square (New Wilmington) - 724-946-2020

Old Navy (Grove City) - 724-748-5726

American Eagle Outfitters Sales and Stock Associate - 724-748-4744

Titan Tidbits


To see a video of the Homecoming parade visit https://vimeo.com/76823059.


Time is running out on this special giving opportunity! The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended the Charitable IRA Rollover as an important giving option for donors 70.5 years or older.  Qualified charitable distributions may be made from traditional or Roth individual retirement accounts without paying taxes on distributions - but the provision is scheduled to expire on Dec. 31, 2013.

  • The donor must be 70.5 years or older at the time of the contribution
  • The gift may be any amount up to $100,000
  • The gift must be completed by Dec. 31, 2013 to qualify as a 2013 donation 
  • The charitable distribution IRA rollover gift counts towards your minimum required distribution for the year
  • IRA rollover gifts can be made to the designation of your choice
Consult your IRA custodian to transfer your desired gift amount to Westminster.  The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction.  As always, we encourage you to consult with your tax adviser if you are contemplating a gift under this provision.


Friday, Oct. 18
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Emily Wiest (Saint Marys, PA) Early Childhood/Special Education - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Saturday, Oct. 19
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, Oct. 20
7 p.m. - Open Door Worship - Speaker: Rev. Dr. Johannes Swart, associate professor of World Mission and Evangelism at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Monday, Oct. 21
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection Kaitlyn Gida (North Versailles, PA) Early Childhood/Special Education - 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

Symphony Orchestra Presents Fall Concert (Open to the public)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Orr Auditorium
For more information contact Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu at 724-946-7271

Department of Music Presents "Together at Last!" (Open to the public)
Featuring the Westminster College Jazz Ensemble and the University of Pittsburgh Jazz Ensemble
3 p.m. Sunday, Oct 20, Berlin Lounge, McKelvey

Faires Faculty Forum (Open to the public)
11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, Mueller Theater, McKelvey
Speakers: Colleen Burke, associate professor of communication studies; and Keith Corso, assistant
professor of communication studies
Presentation: "Integrating Speech 111 Across the Westminster Curriculum"
For more information click here.

Celebrity Series Presents Under the Streetlamp (Open to the public)
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30
For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

  • Sunday, Dec. 8 - Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion and Youngstown-area alumni and families of current Westminster students Christmas Vespers Luncheon; 1 p.m., $19 per adult, $16 Westminster students and $10 children under 12 years buffet dinner; John S. Witherspoon Room, McKelvey Campus Center; Christmas Vespers; 3 p.m.; Orr Auditorium
  • Saturday, Dec. 14 - Lawrence-Mercer-Clarion-area 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, at 724 946-7373 or email.


Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
from allrecipes.com


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended. Mix in the quick oats, walnuts, and chocolate chips. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.
3. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


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