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Westminster College to Hold Safe Drinking Water Workshop

Monday, April 2, 2018

On Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Patterson Hall (room 207), Westminster College will host a safe drinking water workshop. Water resource educator with Penn State Extension Susan Boser will be on campus to discuss private water systems including tips for well maintenance and preventing contamination, common water problems in Pennsylvania and treatment options. Participants are able to bring a water sample for some basic on-site testing and find out about options for further drinking water testing by certified labs.

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Emma Messett Shares Volunteer Experience at the Joshua Casteel Catholic Worker House

Monday, April 2, 2018

Sophomore business management and social policy major Emma Messett shared her experiences volunteering at the Joshua Casteel Catholic Worker House in Alliance, Ohio at a lecture held at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown. Alongside associate professor of history Dr. Angela Lahr, Messett's presentation emphasized the community spirit that characterizes the Joshua Casteel Catholic Worker House while Lahr spoke about Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.

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Westminster College Announces National History Day Winners

Monday, April 2, 2018

Over 100 students in grades 6-12 from a variety of public and private schools in Lawrence, Mercer, Butler, Clarion, and Venango counties competed in National History Day at Westminster College on Thursday, March 15

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Students Travel to Dominican Republic for Medical Mission Trip

Thursday, March 29, 2018

For the third year in a row, associate professor of Spanish Dr. Joel Postema and a few Westminster students traveled to the Dominican Republic for a medical mission trip. During the week-long trip, seniors and pre-medical students Madison Ordonez, Katelynn Morrell and Bridget Herlihy had the opportunity to work in clinics, shadowing and providing assistance to medical professionals in their future career fields.

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Mathematics Students and Faculty Attend Regional Conference

Thursday, March 29, 2018

In February, seven Westminster College mathematics majors and their faculty advisers participated in the 20th Annual Regional Student Paper Meeting at Youngstown State University. The conference was hosted by the Ohio XI chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society, a society dedicated to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding.

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Opera Westminster to Present “The Marriage of Figaro”

Friday, March 23, 2018

On Saturday, April 7 in Orr Auditorium, Opera Westminster will present the full-scale opera “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (in English) at 7:30 p.m. This light-hearted opera, directed by Mihai Valcu, will showcase faculty members and students from the School of Music and is open to the public for free admission.

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Six Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Seniors Present at Pittcon 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Six seniors from the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Departments participated in the 2018 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) in Orlando, Florida. The students presented posters on their research and served as conference aids for the duration of the conference.

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Art Major Marcella Sinclair Paints Human Relationship for Capstone

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Art is a form of communication, enabling us to understand one another and empathize in a way that makes us all human. Senior fine art major Marcella Sinclair explored this avenue of her art by painting a series of 22 pieces for her capstone that showcased people who have impacted her life. 

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Dance Theatre to Present “Finesse” on March 22, 23 and 25

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Westminster College’s Dance Theatre program will hit the stage once more for their eclectic tribute to pop icon Bruno Mars, properly titled “Finesse.” Performances will be held on March 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. There will also be Sunday matinee on March 25 at 2 p.m.

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