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Summer Environmental Program to Offer Early College Credit

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Westminster College is partnering with Jennings Environmental Education Center and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy on a summer camp for high school students. The summer program, EYE Con: Experiencing Your Environment through CONservation, targets students entering 9th through 12th grades and focuses on hands-on science that has real-world implications for conservation.

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2018 School of Education Senior Breakfast

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Friday, May 11, 2018, the Westminster College School of Education hosted a breakfast celebrating this year's graduating class of education and child and family studies majors. The breakfast was held at Dr. Charlene Klassen Endrizzi’s home in New Wilmington.

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New Student Organization Donates Children’s Books to Farrell Elementary First Graders

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Recent graduates Megan-Lynn Lowry and Allissa Grimaldi had a literary vision; they wanted to give high-needs children at Farrell Elementary free books to increase their home libraries. In Fall 2017, Lowry and Grimaldi actualized this goal by creating the student organization Little Library, with support from their advisors Dr. Charlene Klassen Endrizzi and Ms. Cynthia Clarke.

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Westminster College Celebrates Spring 2018 Deans List Recipients

Friday, May 18, 2018

More than 300 Westminster College students earned Dean’s List recognition for the 2018 Spring semester.

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WQED-TV’s “Filmmakers Corner” to Feature Documentary by Brad Kolesar '18, May 19

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

WQED-TV’s “Filmmakers Corner” will feature a documentary by Westminster College graduate Brad Kolesar ’18 on Saturday, May 19 at 10 p.m. The documentary "Hitting the Redline" shines the spotlight on Pittsburgh’s Vintage Grand Prix. The production was also a labor of love for Kolesar. His father and his grandfather have raced in the event for several years.

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Container Garden with Titans!

Friday, May 11, 2018

Spring has sprung! Join alumni and friends for an afternoon of tea and/or an evening of tapas at DJ's Greenhouse (located 1004 E Lake Rd, Transfer, PA 16154) on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. There are two times slots, and reservations are limited. To register for tea time at 1:30 p.m., click here. To register for tapas at 6 p.m., click here. Reservations due by Monday, May 28, 2018.

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Pre-service Teachers Present at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Early childhood/special education majors Amanda Fagley, Sarah Jackson, Annie Trombetta and Mrs. Diana Reed, lecturer of education, collaborated on a presentation at the National Student Teaching Supervision Conference in West Chester, Pennsylvania on May, 4, 2018. The presentation was entitled "Student Teacher Action Research in a Preschool Lab Setting," and the researchers explored if enhancing art experiences could improve language acquisition in young children. 

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Alexa DeSantes Presents Research at North Central Sociological Association Conference

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Senior criminal justice major Alexa DeSantes presented her capstone research at the North Central Sociological Association conference in Pittsburgh, PA. In her research entitled "College Students' Attitudes Toward Prison Conditions and Prisoner Rights," DeSantes used Q-Methodology to sort her participants' statements about prison conditions and prisoner rights. She then used statistical analysis to discover themes, or factors, in the data. Dr. Kristenne Robison and Dr. Kristin Park advised DeSantes during her research. Dr. James Rhoads assisted with the statistical analysis. 

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