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Westminster College Economics and Business Department Host Winter Analyst Program

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Department of Economics and Business hosted the second annual Winter Analyst Program Feb. 7.
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Westminster College to Present Bleasby Colloquium on The Great Gatsby

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations will host the Bleasby Colloquium, featuring a presentation by Bob Batchelor, executive director of James Pedas Communication Center at Thiel College and professor of communication. It will take place 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at Westminster College's Mueller Theatre in Mckelvey Campus Center. It is free and open to the public.
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Westminster College Selects Thomas Stein as Vice President for Enrollment and Financial Aid

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College has selected Dr. Thomas H. Stein as vice president for enrollment and financial aid after a nationwide search to fill the position. Stein has served as interim vice president since January, replacing David Rhodes while the search was conducted.
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Westminster College's Environmental Programs to Host Lunch Seminar on Earthquakes and Nuclear Discrimination

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Richard Brazier will present "Keeping within the Radius! Accurately Located Earthquakes and Nuclear Discrimination" at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at Westminster College's Phillips Lecture Hall in the Hoyt Science Resources Center. Brazier is the associate professor of mathematics and geology and the interim associate dean for faculty and research for University College, Penn State University.
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Westminster College Students Teach Migrant Workers English Language

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-eight Westminster College students in two sections of the Fall Semester English Language Learner course participated in teaching migrant workers and their families the English language.
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Westminster College Professor Published in The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin

Thursday, March 6, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor of education, was published in the Winter 2014 issue of The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin. Camardese, a resident of Youngstown, is a member of the Beta Chi Chapter in Ohio.
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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:

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

Psychology Department 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



Part-Time Employment:

Website Design on Go.Daddy (Neshannock Township) - Contact Mary at 724-255-9098

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

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

Titan Tidbits


PUBLIC MEETING ON LOCAL WATER QUALITY MONITORING PROGRAM MARCH 20
 

Westminster College will host a public meeting on the Lawrence and Mercer Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring (ALLARM) program at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Patterson Hall, room 208. The event is free and open to the public.
 
The agenda will include training on how to use a water monitoring probe and submitting data to the ALLARM website. There will also be updates on the water quality monitoring program, and information about how to preserve steam quality in the region and the potential impacts shale gas drilling may have on our waters.

Contact Dr. Helen Boylan at 724-946-6293 for additional information. 



STUDY ABROAD FAIR MARCH 20

12:30-2 p.m., Witherspoon Rooms
in McKelvey Campus Center



The Fair includes:

  • Information on study abroad opportunities through Westminster and other organizations
  • Insight into other cultures
  • Student Kyleigh Haynes will shares stories and photos from her trip to London
  • Give-aways
  • A chance to win a $25 Starbucks gift card
Email Haynes for additional information.



OFFICE OF FAITH AND SPIRITUALITY TO PRESENT SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

The Office of Faith and Spirituality and Chapel Drama students will present Songs for a New World at 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, and Saturday, March 22, at the Wallace Memorial Chapel. There will be a third performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23. The drama is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be collected at intermission.

Contact the Office of Faith and Spirituality at 724-946-7117 for additional information. 



DANCE THEATRE TO PERFORM MARCH 27-29
 

Westminster College's Dance Theatre will present its annual spring show  at 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, March 27-28, and 2 p.m. Saturday March 29.  All three performances are open to the public and will take place in Orr Auditorium.
 
Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for children (age five and up) and senior citizens. Westminster students, faculty, and staff can attend for $1. Tickets are available at the door.
 
Contact Gina Sharbaugh at 724-946-7249 for additional information.



MCGILL LIBRARY TO HOLD USED BOOK SALE MARCH 31-APRIL 4
 
The Westminster College McGill Library will hold its annual used book sale from noon Monday, March 31, until noon Friday April 4, during regular library hours. Paperbacks will be sold for $1 and hardcover books for $2. The book sale is open to the public.
 
Normal Library hours are 7:30 a.m.-12 a.m. Monday, 7:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 1p.m.-12 a.m. Sunday.
 
Contact Alex Julio at 724-956-7330 for additional information.



UPCOMING ALUMNI EVENT FOR TAMPA BAY-ST. PETERSBURG ALUMNI - APRIL 12

Saturday, April 12 - Alumni in the Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg area are invited to join trustee alumnus host Keith McCauley '68 and Vice President of Institutional Advancement Grady Jones for a dinner cruise.  The cruise departs from Clearwater Beach Marina and includes a buffet meal, live entertainment and dancing. Reservations due April 5.  Tickets are to be purchased directly from Keith.  For more information contact Keith at (727) 733-6075 or email.
 
For additional information, contact Cindy Dafler '03, assistant director of alumni relations, (724) 946-7373 or email.


E-RECYCLING DRIVE APRIL 12

Audio Visual Services will be hosting the E-Recycling Drive 9 a.m.-12 p.m. April 12 at the Hoyt Science Center loading dock. For more information visit westminster.edu/greenav.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND ARTS CELEBRATION

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.



SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Appalachian Health Care Human Resources Society (AHCHRS) Scholarship ($2,000)

The AHCHRS, an organization comprised of over 100 human resources professionals from the Central Pennsylvania region, is offering a scholarship to individuals majoring in human resources or a related field. The scholarship was established in memory of Dean Stultz and Samuel Griggs, former members of the Society.

Eligible Applicants:
  • A human resources major or a business major with a minor in human resource management/administration
  • An undergraduate student entering their junior or senior year in the Fall Semester or a graduate degree student.
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university located within Pennsylvania.

Deadline is April. 1. Request an application by emailing the AHCHRS Scholarship Committee 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, March 28

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

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


 

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Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

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