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Westminster College History Majors Present Research at Wilmington Township Civic League

Thursday, April 17, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College sophomore history majors Taylor Brooks and Krystina Rothhaar presented "Women's History Month in a Westminster College Context" at the Wilmington Township Civic League meeting in March.
 
Brooks and Rothhaar, utilizing research done for a Fall Semester course in historical methods, described the origins of Women's History Month, highlighted the role of Westminster College as path-breaking institution in the history of women's post-secondary education, outlined the enrollment patterns of female students, and described the achievements of several notable Westminster alumnae.

Brooks is a daughter of Guy and Michele Brooks and a graduate of Jamestown Area High School.
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Public Viewing of 'Toxic Hot Seat' Added to Westminster College Earth Week Activities

Thursday, April 17, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - A free public viewing of the environmental documentary "Toxic Hot Seat" has been added to Westminster College's Earth Week celebration activities. The film will ...
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Westminster College to Present Guest Pianist April 29

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will present guest pianist Holly Roadfeldt in Revolutionaries, Romantics, Rogues, and Rachmaninoff at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Orr Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public.
 
The program will feature works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff. It will also include a world premiere by Dr. Daniel Perttu, Westminster assistant professor of music theory and composition. Other pieces on the program include works by Joan Tower, Alan Theisen, Christopher Cresswell, and Kirk O'Riordan.

Roadfeldt made her orchestral debut with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13. She is an active solo pianist and chamber musician performing standard and eclectic recital programs in the United States, Europe and Asia.  Roadfeldt has premiered over 70 solo and chamber works.  She has performed with members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic, the Colorado Orchestra, and the Utah Symphony.
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Westminster College Assistant Professor of Mathematics Published in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. David Offner, assistant professor of mathematics, published "Packing the Hypercube" in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory Vol. ...
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Westminster College Associate English Professor Publishes Essay on Author Elizabeth Bishop

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Bethany Hicok, Westminster associate professor of English, was recently published in The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Bishop.
 
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Westminster College Student Singers and Musicians to Present Spring Choral Concert

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present a Spring Choral Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday,...
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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:

Audio Visual (Various Positions) - Contact Gary Swanson at 724-946-7188

Communication Services Student Worker - Contact Alyssa Ludwiczak at 724-946-7190

Media Art + Design Lab Assistant - Contact Kurt Roscoe at 724-946-7237

Preschool Lab Student Aide - Contact Debi Roud at 724-946-7356

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

Sodexo Dining Services Catering Server - Contact Nick Chifolo at 724-946-7853


Internships:

RTI Internation Metals, Inc. Human Resources Intern (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Brunner Human Resources Assistant (Pittsburgh) - Apply here

Hertz Management Trainee Intern (Various Locations) - Email

CGI Gases Accounting Intern (Washington,Pa.) - Email


Part-Time Employment:

Coach at Grove City Premium Outlets - Apply in person Monday - Thursday

Steel Valley Roofing - Email

New Castle Country Club Servers, Bartenders, and Hostess - Email

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

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SPRING CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL APRIL 24

The Westminster College Department of Music will present its Spring Chamber Music Recital Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public.

Contact Dr. Melinda Crawford Perttu at 724-946-7271 or email for additional information.



MCGILL LIBRARY HOSTING STORY TIME NOW TO APRIL 30

The Westminster College McGill Library will host Story Time at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays now until April 30. Story Time is free and open to preschoolers and children of all ages.
 
Contact Alex Julio at 724-956-7330 for additional information.



ANNUAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING APRIL 26

All alumni are invited to attend the Annual Alumni Association Meeting on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
 
Schedule:

  • 10 a.m. - Brunch with President Dorman, Vice Presidents, Alumni Association, Members and current Council Members - Witherspoon Lakeview Room
  • 10:45 a.m. - Campus news from President Dorman and Vice Presidents - Witherspoon Lakeview Room
  • Noon - Executive Session of Council - Witherspoon Maple Room
  • 12:30 p.m. - Alumni Association Meeting - Witherspoon Maple Room Go to www.westminster.edu/events to place an online reservation.
 For additional information, please contact Linda Wilson at 724-946-7364.
 
Reservations due by Friday, April 18, 2014.



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


ERIC J. GENNUSO AND LEROY D. (BUD) LOY JR. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Scholarship Program and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA) is offering at least two $5,000 scholarships, with the possibility of more.

The deadline is May 2.

Email Eric Madden for additional information.



WESTMINSTER COLLEGE SPRING ACADEMIC SCHEDULE

Friday, April 11
Last day to withdraw from a 7-week course held the second half of the semester

Thursday, April 17 - Monday, April 21
Easter Holiday Break

Tuesday, April 22
Classes resume and Monday classes meet

Monday, April 28 - Saturday, May 31
Open add/drop/registration for Fall 2014 begins

Friday, May 2
Classes end

Wednesday, May 7
Reading Day

Monday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 6, AND Thursday, May 8 - Friday May 9
Final Period

Saturday, May 17
Commencement

About The Westminster Weekly


Editor: Alyssa Ludwiczak

Westminster College's weekly newsletter is published online by the Office of Communication Services (724-946-7190).

Please send information through e-mail to Alyssa Ludwiczak.