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Westminster College Music Majors Selected for Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Honors Band

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Ten Westminster College instrumental music majors have been selected to perform in the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Honors Band Feb. 28-March 2 at Shippensburg State University.

Westminster College to Present Flute and Clarinet Duo Recital March 6

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will present the Flute and Clarinet Duo Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in Orr Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public.

Westminster College Students Earn Undergraduate Degrees

Monday, February 24, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Five Westminster College students have been added to the list of students who earned undergraduate degrees in December.

Westminster College Students and Professor Present Research at Society for Neuroscience Conference

Friday, February 21, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College students Katherine Bowers and Sarah Roth each presented research with Dr. Robin McGovern, Westminster assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience, at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting in San Diego, Calif., during the Fall Semester.

Westminster College Student Alumni Association Hosts Leadership Dinner

Friday, February 21, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student Alumni Association (SAA) hosted the fifth annual Student Organization Leadership Dinner Feb. 11. The theme for this year's dinner was Leadership: The Westminster Way.


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:

Advancement/Development Student Worker - Contact Kelli McKee at 724-946-6995

Psychology Depart Student Worker - Contact Darlene Ann McCoy at 724-946-7356

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

Athletics Department Student Worker - Contact Tammy Swearingen at 724-946-7320

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

Career/Internship Fairs:

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.


Visions Center on Blindness Summer Internship (Spring Valley, N.Y.) - Apply here

Moody Radio 90.1 FM Internships (Chicago) - Apply here

WaterFire Sharon Performance Production Intern - Email

WaterFire Sharon Marketing/Public Relations Intern - Email

WTAE Sales and Marketing Department Internship (Pittsburgh) - Email

Part-Time Employment:

Westminster College Field Station Summer Technician(s) - Application available in Biology Dept. or Career Center

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Summer Lifeguards - Apply here

Cedar Point Entertainment Department (Sandusky, Ohio) - Apply here

Macy's Retail Sales Associate (Hermitage) - Apply here

Camp Frog Summer Camp (North Springfield) - Email

Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources Seasonal Positions - Email

Huntington Bank Seasonal Float Teller (New Castle) - Apply here

Howard Hanna Real Estate Assistant (New Castle) - Email

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

Titan Tidbits


Thursday, Feb. 20 - Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m.
(Free and open to the public)
Beeghly Theater

*Contains adult content and language*


April 30, Starting at 8 a.m.
(Free and open to the public)

Events include:

  • Opening remarks from Westminster College President Dr. Richard H. Dorman
  • Poster Sessions and Student Speakers
  • Alumni Recognition Luncheon
  • Distinguished Alumni Speaker
  • Honors Convocation

Keep checking the Weekly and the "news" section of the website for more information over the upcoming weeks.


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.


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, March 28
Last day to withdraw from a course (must have approval)

Friday, April 4 - Wednesday, April 16
Registration for Fall Semester


****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.

Friday, Feb. 28
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Jenna Hasson (New Castle, Pa.) Public Relations - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Saturday, March 1
7 p.m. - Mass - Speaker: Fr. Tom Lewandowski from St. Camillus Church - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Sunday, March 2
7 p.m. - Open Door Worship - Speaker: The Rev. Jim Mohr, College Chaplain - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Monday, March 3
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Garrett Conn (Wintersville, Ohio) Sociology/Criminal Justice - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, March 5
7:30 p.m. - Ash Wednesday Ecumenical Worship Service - Leaders: The Rev. Jim Mohr and Fr. Tom Lewandowski

Friday, March 7
11:40 a.m. - Open Door Reflection - Jenna Meighen (Greenville, Pa.) Business Administration - Wallace Memorial Chapel

Saturday, March 8 - Monday, March 17

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


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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