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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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Westminster College Hosts First "Woodwind Day," March 17

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Westminster College is hosting the first annual "Woodwind Day" on March 17 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and perform with top level professional woodwind pedagogues and performers. There is no registration fee, and lunch is provided. To register, visit www.westminster.edu/music and follow the link on the music homepage, or contact Dr. Tim Winfield at 724-946-7274 or winfietd@westminster.edu. Woodwind players at all levels are welcome to attend.

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Colleges Against Cancer at Westminster College to Host Relay for Life Event, April 7

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Colleges Against Cancer at Westminster College is gearing up for their annual Relay for Life event. The Relay takes place April 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Burry Stadium (rain location is the Marge Walker Center/Old 77). At 10:40 a.m., there will be a "Survivor's Ceremony" to celebrate those who have fought the battle against cancer and won. The opening ceremony and "Survivor's Lap" (a lap specifically for survivors) will follow.


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Changing Paths: Hannah Paczkowski Miller '13

Monday, March 5, 2018

Waterloo, Iowa is a long way from the quaint, homey town of New Wilmington— approximately 11ish hours matter of fact. For alumna Hannah Miller ’13 (Paczkowski), going to college outside of Iowa was very important to her. She didn’t quite know at the moment just how far her collegiate pursuits would take her from home. However, all it took was one college visit to assure her Westminster was where she was meant to be.

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Westminster Students & Administrators Participate in African American Read-In at Farrell Elementary

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Participating in the annual African American Read-In at Farrell Elementary is a staple during Black History Month for students at Westminster College. Every year, a group of early childhood education majors and Black Student Union members head to Farrell Elementary to read books written by African American authors to groups of young scholars. Other readers in attendance included Westminster’s vice president for student affairs Carllos Lassiter; superintendent of Farrell area school district Dr. Lora Adams-King; and Mercer county district judge Mary A. Odem amongst other prominent local community members.

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