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Psychology professor discusses ADHD, cigarette smoking at Faires Faculty Forum

Monday, March 8, 2021

Dr. Jessica Rhodes, assistant professor of psychology at Westminster College, will present “ADHD & Cigarette Smoking: An Examination of Prognostically Relevant Behaviors and Mediators of a Complex Relationship” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, via Zoom.

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Levis shares how she uses the feeling she received when stepping foot on Westminster College's campus to help other students know which college is right for them

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Nicole Levis '93, a previous business administration major and now school counselor featured in a recent Public Source article and a 2017 School Counselor of the Year award recipient, shares how she defines "success" in her role and how she uses the feeling she received when stepping foot on Westminster College's campus to help other students know which college is right for them.

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Westminster College Celebrity Series presents virtual St. Patrick’s Day show ‘Ireland with Michael’

Monday, March 1, 2021

Westminster College’s Celebrity Series will present a special St. Patrick’s Day virtual concert, “Ireland with Michael,” with renowned Irish singer Michael Londra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 17.

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Men’s Lacrosse: Titans Open UPMC Sports Complex

Sunday, February 28, 2021

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's lacrosse team fell, 20-11, at home in their season opener against Grove City College in the first ever contest at the UMPC Sports Complex on Saturday.
 
Westminster (0-1) jumped out to a 2-0 lead early over Grove City (1-0) with two quick goals courtesy of sophomore Hamish Mathwin (Marion, Australia / Westminster) and junior Shawn Kernaghan (Denver, PA / Cocalico) just over five minutes into the contest. The Wolverines responded with four consecutive goals (4-2) and scored seven of the remaining nine goals in the frame to lead 7-4 after one. The Titans deposited the first three goals of the second stanza to knot the game back up at seven a-piece, before Grove City scored two more tallies to take a 9-7 into the halftime break.

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Volleyball: Titans Shut Out Chatham in Season Opener

Sunday, February 28, 2021

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The defending Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Champion Westminster volleyball team opened their 2020-21 season with a 3-0 win over Chatham at home Saturday evening.
 
Titan junior Becky Adelman (Randolph, OH / Waterloo) registered a match-high 11 kills, while tying a match-high five blocks and earning a match-best three service aces. Classmate Maya Steward (Los Angeles, CA / William Howard Taft) added seven kills, while senior Megan Steele (Corry, PA / Corry) and sophomore Kaylee Sciubba (Tarentum, PA / Deer Lakes) each notched six kills. Sciubba also tied a match-high with five blocks, including a match-best three solo rejections. Junior Samantha Kelly (Irwin, PA / Penn-Trafford) dished out a match-high 26 assists, to go along with nine digs. First-year Malia Duffy (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) led the defense with a match-high 20 digs. Also registering double-digit digs were Steward and first-year Lauren Lampus (Sarver, PA / Freeport Area) who both had 13. First-year Claire Tobin (Battlecreek, MI / Lakeview) added seven digs.
 
Westminster (1-0) won the first set convincingly, 25-12. In the frame, Adelman had four kills and four blocks, to go along with three service aces. The second set consisted of seven ties. Chatham (0-1) led 5-2, however, the Titans responded with a 6-2 run to take an 8-7 lead. Both teams kept battling, with the Titans maintaining the lead, and the second set was tied at 24. A kill by Lampus and a service ace by Tobin put Westminster up 2-0 going into the final stanza. The Cougars led the majority of the third set and had a late 22-18 lead. The Titans, however, regrouped and closed out the set and the match with seven unanswered points; Steward and Adelman each had two kills apiece in the run. Adelman had a match-best five kills in the final set.
 
The Titans are back in action Tuesday, March 2 at Washington & Jefferson with a 7 p.m. start time.
 

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Westminster faculty members earn promotions, tenure

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Westminster College Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions and tenure at its recent February meeting.

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Multicultural, diversity counselor is featured speaker for Westminster’s VOICE program

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Dr. Darla Timbo, an accredited psychologist and therapist who specializes in multicultural and diversity counseling and training, will discuss “Generational Tales of Strength, Courage and Black Trauma” as part of Westminster College’s Voices Organizing to Inspire Change and Empowerment (VOICE) initiative at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, via Zoom.

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Men’s Basketball: Titans Take Down Defending PAC Champs Grove City

Saturday, February 20, 2021

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster men’s basketball team won, 78-68, over the defending Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Champions Grove City at home Saturday afternoon. Titan senior Daniel Ritter (North Lima, OH / South Range) led the way with a game-high 30 points - his second 30-point performance of the season.

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Titan Profile: Hannah Paczkowski Miller ’13

Friday, February 19, 2021

Hannah Paczkowski Miller ’13
B.A., Broadcast Communications
Omaha, Nebraska

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Westminster remains committed to affordability with low tuition rate increase for 2021-2022

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Westminster College, a nationally recognized “best bang for your buck” school, will again keep cost increases low for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year.

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