Skip to main content

News Archive

 

The Ten Tenors Spend the Holidays with Westminster College

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Ten Tenors are returning to the United States this December for an 18-date tour of the East Coast and Midwest. On Monday, Dec. 11, the Ten Tenors will bring their seasonal spectacular, “Home for the Holidays,” to Orr Auditorium. Show time is 7:30 p.m.

  read more


Dr. Darcy Otto to Deliver 32nd Annual Woods Memorial Lecture, Nov. 30

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Dr. Darcy Otto, professor of philosophy at Quest University Canada, will deliver the 32nd annual Woods Memorial Lecture on Nov 30 at 7 p.m. in the Phillips Lecture Hall located in the Hoyt Science Resources Center. Otto’s lecture, "The Promise of Quantum Computing," is open to anyone interested in learning more about quantum computing. No knowledge of mathematics or quantum physics is needed to attend.

  read more


Office of Faith and Spirituality Encourages Campus to Give this Holiday Season

Friday, November 17, 2017

As the holiday season draws near, we’re all reminded why this time of year is so special—quality time with family and friends; festive decorations and yummy food; and the spirit of giving takes over. At Westminster College, the Office of Faith and Spirituality is sharing the spirit of giving by encouraging the campus to purchase Christmas gifts for local youth. The “Angel Giving Tree” is now on display in the McKelvey Campus Center in front of the Student Affairs office.

  read more


Westminster Celebrates Diversity Month

Friday, November 17, 2017

November is Celebrate Diversity Month, and the students from on-campus organizations such as Black Student Union (BSU), ALLIES and the Disability Awareness Club (DAC) came together to plan a month-long string of events to bring light to prevalent issues among minority communities in society.   

  read more


Dr. Deanne Buffalari presents research at Millersville University

Friday, November 17, 2017

Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of neuroscience, recently gave a talk at Millersville University regarding her recent research. Buffalari was invited by the psychology department at Millersville to discuss the research she has been conducting in the neuroscience laboratory at Westminster College with undergraduate students. In particular, this talk highlighted the work of three students—senior Katelynn Morrell and alumni Anthony Sloan '15 and Sarah Waszyn '16. Morrell, Sloan and Waszyn were interested in using animal models to study behavioral and cognitive disorders. This work included studies of what factors might contribute to the progression and symptoms Parkinson's disease and possible treatments for Parkinson's, as well as how individuals with ADHD might react to certain combinations of drugs. A portion of this work was published by Sloan and Buffalari last year. This work is ongoing and provides an exciting and clinically relevant field of research for undergraduate students.

  read more


Chemistry Students Present Results of Service Learning Project for Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition

Friday, November 17, 2017

Seven Westminster College chemistry and biochemistry majors presented the results of a service-learning project at a meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) on Oct. 12 at the Jennings Environmental Education Center.

  read more


Westminster Honors Students Eat Churros with the President

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Over the weekend, Dr. Hicok and the Honors students partook in the annual tradition of attending President Richardson’s home to enjoy an evening of dinner and fellowship. For some students, this was their final visit to the President’s home as their time at Westminster slowly winds down.

  read more


Humans of Westminster: Meet Andrew '19

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Gone Fishin’

  read more


Perry Encourages Faculty Social Media Use in Podcast Interview

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Westminster Graduate School Assistant Director Dr. Eric Perry was a featured guest on the Oct. 31 episode of the “The Faculty Meeting” podcast. Perry, who also serves as the Counselor Education Program Coordinator, offered ideas on how college faculty members can best make use of social media in the classroom and in their professional lives.

  read more


Internationally Acclaimed Storyteller to Speak at Westminster College

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Westminster’s Office of Faith and Spirituality welcomes Tracy Radosevic, internationally-acclaimed storyteller and educator, to campus on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13 to guest speak at Vespers on Sunday night and lead bible study/speak at chapel the following day.

  read more


Displaying 1-10 of 5252 total records