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Westminster College Office of Faith and Spirituality to Host Spiritual Emphasis Program Events

Monday, February 3, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Office of Faith and Spirituality will host two events as part of the Spiritual Emphasis Westminster (SEW) program.  Both events are free and open to the public.
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Westminster College Mathematics Students and Faculty Attended Mathematics Conferences

Friday, January 31, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Two Westminster College mathematics students and six faculty attended the annual joint meeting of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Jan. 15-18 in Baltimore, Md.
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Westminster College Offers Spring Continuing Education Classes

Thursday, January 30, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College announces several personal enrichment and leisure courses for community residents. 
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Announcements


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:

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

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

Theatre Department (Various Positions) - Contact Paula Ferguson at 724-946-7236


Career/Internship Fairs:

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. Feb. 27 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.


Internships:

Bayer Internal Marketing and Communications Specialist Internship (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Erie Custom Computer Applications Computer Programmer Internship - Email

Fern Hollow Nature Center Summer Internship (Sewickley) - Email

Live Nation Entertainment Sponsorship Intern (Burgettstown) - Email

Midway Civic Club Grounds/Concession Stand Working Supervisor (Conneaut) - Email

UPMC Human Resource Intern - Apply here


Part-Time Employment:

Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience [PULSE] - Apply here

Howard Hanna Real Estate Assistant (New Castle) - Email

Pyrotecnico Accounting Position (New Castle) - Email

Steele Consulting Web Designer - Email

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





 

Titan Tidbits


DON'T FORGET TO DECORATE YOUR DOOR FOR G.I.V.E. DAY!!
ENTRY DEADLINE FRIDAY, FEB. 7.


Click here to submit your entry form.

Join us for G.I.V.E. Day Feb. 13
3-6 p.m. in Berlin Lounge

The event includes.....

  • "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


PRESCHOOL LAB MAIL-IN REGISTRATION DUE FEB. 7


Registration forms are available by calling Psychology Department Secretary Darlene McCoy at 724-946-7356, or on the  website. All children ages 3-4 are eligible to attend, and enrollment will be determined by a random drawing. 

The preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.


DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT FEB. 9


Westminster College Department of Music will present a Jazz Ensemble Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the McKelvey Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.
 
Contact Peggy Flynn at 724-946-7270 for additional information.


DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC PRESENTS VALENTINE'S DAY CONCERT
(FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC)


The Westminster Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will play a special Valentine's Day Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in Orr Auditorium.


FOSTER ART GALLERY HOSTS EXHIBITION UNTIL FEB. 14


The College's Foster Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition featuring work by Wisconsin-based artist Edwin Jager. Admission is free to the public. The exhibition will run until Feb. 14 and will feature altered book sculptures. Using sculpture, print, video, photography, text, and drawing, he explores the book as a physical and cultural artifact.
 
The Foster Art Gallery is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
 
Contact Summer Zickefoose at 724-946-7267 for additional information.


SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE


Presbyterian Financial Aid

The Presbyterian Church (USA) Financial Aid for Service office is currently receiving applications for three programs. Up to 30 rising freshmen will be selected to receive the National Presbyterian College Scholarship worth up to $1,500. The deadline is March 1. Guidelines and an application form can be found here.

Samuel Robinson Award

The Samuel Robinson Award seeks to stimulate interest in the Westminster Shorter Catechism by challenging Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members who are juniors or seniors in college and attending a Presbyterian related college or university to memorize and recite the catechism from memory. To further demonstrate understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the applicant will write a 2,000 word essay on an assigned topic related to the catechism. The essay is read by a panel of chaplains.
 
The two students with the highest scores receive $5,000. The lowest award for an application with essay is $1,500. Applicants are provided with a study Bible from the Betty Chrisman Fund for students who are memorizing the Westminster Shorter Catechism. The deadline is April 1.
 
Guidelines and a screening form can be found here.


WESTMINSTER COLLEGE SPRING ACADEMIC SCHEDULE


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
Spring Break - CLASSES DO NOT MEET
 


CHAPEL SERVICES SCHEDULE


Friday, Feb. 7
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - TBA

Saturday, Feb. 8
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, Feb. 9
7 p.m. - Spiritual Emphasis Sunday - Speaker: The Rev. B.J. Woodworth, lead pastor of the Open Door - Wallace Memorial Chapel.

Monday, Feb. 10
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Rachael Wetzel (Sligo, Pa.), Spanish

Friday, Feb. 14
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Brittany Heydon (Longview, Texas) Public Relations

****Thursday, Feb. 27****

Edmund C. Nelson, former Pittsburgh Steeler and current KDKA-TV Steeler analyst, will share his faith journey and stories of his football career at 7:30 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.


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


RECIPE OF THE WEEK


Chicken Bake with Black Beans and Salsa
From www.southernfood.about.com

Original recipe serves 4.


Ingredients:

4 boneless chicken breast halves

salt and pepper or a spicy seasoning blend

1 can (16 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed

1 can (12 to 15 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained

2 cups chunky salsa, divided

1 can (4 ounces) chopped mild green chile peppers, optional

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided

6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) shredded Mexican cheese blend or mixture of Cheddar, Monterey Jack, and Colby cheeses

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Sprinkle the chicken all over with salt and pepper or a spicy chicken seasoning blend.

3. Combine the drained beans, corn, 1 cup of the salsa, green chile peppers, and half of the cilantro. Put the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Arrange chicken over the bean and corn mixture, then spoon the remaining salsa over the chicken. Sprinkle with the remaining cilantro and top evenly with the cheese.

4. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 10 minutes, or until chicken is tender and juices run clear.

**Poultry must be cooked to a minimum of 165°.

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Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

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