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Westminster College Announces Fall Dean's List

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

 NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Nearly 400 Westminster College students earned Dean's List recognition for the fall semester.

Students Earn Master's Degrees at Westminster College

Friday, January 17, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Three Westminster College students were awarded master of education degrees in December.

Westminster College Announces December Graduates

Friday, January 17, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-four Westminster College undergraduate students met the requirements for graduation in December 2013:

Westminster College to Host French Film Festival

Friday, January 17, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Departments of Modern Languages and English will host its third Tournées Film Festival, a series of French films shown on consecutive Tuesdays, Jan. 28-Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.  The events are 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:

Audio Visual Department Equipment Assistant - Contact Gary Swanson at 724-946-7330

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

Information Systems (Various Positions) - Contact Kailen Fiedler at 724-946-6352

Athletics Department Work Study - Contact Tammy Swearingen at 724-946-7320

Career/Internship Fairs:

Camp Fair - 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Berlin Lounge.

Christian Ministry in the National Parks will have an information table - 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Tub in McKelvey.

Internship Workshop - 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Lakeview Room in McKelvey

Internship and Summer Job Fair - 12:30-2 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms in McKelvey

Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Job and Internship Fair - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 12 at the Monroeville Convention Center. Pre-register here for free by March 11 OR pay $10 walk-in fee at the door.


UPMC Summer Student Research Internship at Children's Hospital (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Westinghouse Corp. Internships (Madison) - Apply here

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy - Apply here

The Resumator Finance Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

American Eagle Outfitters Merchandising Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Part-Time Employment:

Pyrotecnico Accounting (New Castle) - Email

Nine West Outlet Store Sales Associate (Grove City) - Apply in person

Steele Consulting Web Designer - Email

Private Tutoring in Chemistry I and Algebra (New Castle) - Contact Leanne Foster at 724-662-3320

Mercer United Methodist Church Youth Ministry Director - 724-662-3320

Hearst Television Inc. News Associate Producer (Pittsburgh) - Email

The North Face Sales Associate (Grove City) - Apply here

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


Titan Tidbits


Friday, Feb. 14
Last day to WITHDRAW from a 7-week course held 1st half of semester
Friday, Feb. 28
Incomplete grades due
Monday, March 3

Last day for 1st 7-week course

Tuesday, March 4 - Wednesday, March 5
PE-2 and Second 7-week classes begin

Monday, March 10 - Sunday, March 16


Friday, Jan. 24
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflections - David Paladino (Jefferson Hills, Pa.), Accounting

Saturday, Jan. 25
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, Jan. 26
7 p.m. - Open Door Worship -  the Rev. Jim Mohr, College chaplain - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Monday, Jan. 27
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflections - Caitie Hosler (Lititz, Pa.), Biology

Friday, Jan. 31
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflections - Melissa Dubrawka (Tinoesta, Pa.), English

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


Monday, Feb. 3 - Friday, Feb. 7

Registration forms are available by calling Psychology Department Secretary Darlene McCoy at 724-946-7356, or on the  website.

To register, your forms must be completed and received by U.S. mail between February 3-7, 2014.  All children ages 3-4 are eligible to attend, and enrollment will be determined by a random drawing. 

The pre-school is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.


Click here to see photos of students, staff, alumni and friends wearing Westminster gear.

You can also view our Facebook page for more photos of those showing off their pride for Mother Fair!


The deadline for this 3rd Annual Campus-Wide Video Competition is quickly approaching!! Create a video to thank alumni for all they do by clicking here. The competition is open to ALL students, faculty, and staff.

Note: Online voting will allow for only one vote per person. The winner will be announced and awarded at G.I.V.E. Day on Feb. 13 in Berlin Lounge in McKelvey.


Show your appreciation for Westminster College alumni 3-6 p.m. Feb. 13 in Berlin Lounge:

  • "Play" It Forward Video Showcase and Awards
  • Door Decorating Showcase and Awards (More info to come)
  • Write a Thank You Postcard to Alumni
  • Sign Your Class Banner
  • Mingle With Westminster's Alumni Council
  • Come See the Seven-Foot Giving Pyramid and Honor Roll of Donors
  • Music - Food - Fun
Click here for more information.


White Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake
From www.allrecipes.com

Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch cheesecake


1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
3 tablespoons white sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 (10 ounce) package frozen raspberries
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
2 cups white chocolate chips
1/2 cup half-and-half cream
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. In a medium bowl, mix together cookie crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar, and melted butter. Press mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.

2. In a saucepan, combine raspberries, 2 tablespoons sugar, cornstarch, and water. Bring to boil, and continue boiling 5 minutes, or until sauce is thick. Strain sauce through a mesh strainer to remove seeds.

3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). In a metal bowl over a pan of simmering water, melt white chocolate chips with half-and-half, stirring occasionally until smooth.

4. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time. Blend in vanilla and melted white chocolate. Pour half of batter over crust. Spoon 3 tablespoons raspberry sauce over batter. Pour remaining cheesecake batter into pan, and again spoon 3 tablespoons raspberry sauce over the top. Swirl batter with the tip of a knife to create a marbled effect.

5. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until filling is set. Cool, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 8 hours before removing from pan. Serve with remaining raspberry sauce.

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Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

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