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Westminster Math & Computer Science Department Hosts High School Programming Contest

Monday, March 19, 2018

Seventeen teams from five high schools attended this year’s Westminster College High School Programming Contest hosted by the Mathematics and Computer Science Department and the Admissions Department. Participating schools included: Nichols School in Buffalo, NY (Coach Jason DeGroat); North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA (Coach Laura Prosser); Seneca Valley High School in Harmony, PA (Coaches Diane Krauland and Chad Robertson); Wilmington High School in New Wilmington, PA (Coach Mary Beth Acker); and Elizabeth Forward High School in Elizabeth, PA (Coach Mary Wilson).

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National Sociology Honorary Society Welcomes New Members

Monday, March 19, 2018

Junior criminal justice studies major Delaney Saxton and junior sociology minor Julianne Halmo were recently inducted into the National Sociology Honorary, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), at a ceremony and dinner. Alpha Kappa Delta derives its name from the first letters of the three Greek words that together signify the Society's goal: To study humankind for the purpose of service.

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New York Times Bestselling Author Dr. Arlie Russell Hochschild to Speak at Westminster College

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Dr. Arlie Russelll Hochschild, professor emerita of sociology from UC- Berkeley and one of the most respected sociologists working today, will speak about her most recent book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, on Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel at Westminster College. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be a book signing following the lecture. 

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Liz '18

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

"More than a College"

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School of Business Hosts PICPA Accounting Internship Seminar

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Westminster's Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) campus representative Sarah M. Smith '18 organized a panel of senior accounting majors to discuss accounting career paths; the value of internships; graduating with 150 credits in four years and preparing for the CPA exam. The panel discussion was held on March 13, and provided an opportunity for students to learn more about their field. Panelists included seniors Joan J. Richardson ’18, Nataleigh R. Kerr ’18, Megan E. Peluso ’18 and Nickolas A. Dickson ’18. Associate Advisor at JFS Wealth Advisors and 2016 graduate Sean Gibbon, CPA, was a special guest panelist, and stressed the importance of networking, perseverance, communication and passing the CPA exam. 

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Westminster Student Speakers Earn National Championships

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Two members of the recently formed Westminster Speech & Debate Society competed in the Novice National Forensics Tournament, March 9-11 at Suffolk University in Boston. Sophomore English Julie Yesko and senior communication studies major Christian Na represented Westminster in a field of 25 colleges and universities from across the country.

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Westminster College Band Students Perform with Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Honors Band

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Last month, a group of Westminster College Band students performed in the 71st Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Honors Band at Mansfield University under one of the top composers in the country Professor Mark Camphouse. The Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Honors Band is the longest continuing honors band of its type in the entire country, and this year's band represented 25 colleges and universities throughout the commonwealth.

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Students Attend Midwestern Early Childhood Council Conference

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Sophomore child and family studies majors Alyssa Peters and Samantha Dubetz attended the Midwestern Early Childhood Council’s early childhood conference on Feb. 23 at Grove City College to further their understandings of their prospective field.

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Shauna Braun Zukowski ’92 to Give 31st Annual Christy Lecture, March 18

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Eight-time All-American swimmer and secondary school administrator Dr. Shauna Braun Zukowski '92 will return to Westminster College as the guest speaker for the 31st annual Wayne H. Christy Memorial Lecture. On Sunday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel, Zukowski will speak on her experiences as an educator, administrator, wife, mother and survivor of a ruptured brain aneurysm. 

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