In the News
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 EventWednesday, October 16, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Department of Economics and Business hosted informational panels and networking opportunities on campus in September.
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 ServiceTuesday, 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.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will host its annual Family Day Saturday, Nov. 2.
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.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Celebrity Series will present Under the Streetlamp at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in Orr Auditorium.
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.
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.
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
HOMECOMING IN REVIEW
To see a video of the Homecoming parade visit https://vimeo.com/76823059.
CHARITABLE IRA ROLLOVER EXTENDED
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.
OFFICE OF FAITH AND SPIRITUALITY CHAPEL SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES
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.
UPCOMING CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
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.
UPCOMING ALUMNI ACTIVITIES
- 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.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
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.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
About The Westminster Weekly
Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak
Westminster College's weekly newsletter is published online by the Office of Communication Services (724-946-7190).
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