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Softball: Titans Set for PAC Championship Tournament

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – The Westminster College softball team has clinched a spot in the 2017 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Championship Tournament.
 
The four-team, double-elimination tournament will take place Friday-Saturday, May 5-6 in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
 
Second-seeded Westminster (26-10, 14-4 PAC) will play third-seeded Saint Vincent College (18-14, 11-7 PAC) on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m.
 
Top-seeded Thomas More (32-8, 18-0 PAC) and fourth-seeded Thiel College (16-18, 11-7 PAC) will match up in the second opening-round game at 12 p.m.
 
The losers of Friday's opening-round matchups will meet in elimination Game C at 2 p.m., followed by the winners of the two opening-round games facing off at 4 p.m.
 
On Saturday, the winner of Game C will meet the loser of Game D in an elimination game at 11 a.m. for the right to play for the conference title against the Game D winner at 1 p.m. If both teams have one loss at that point, the "if necessary" game is scheduled for 3 p.m.
 
The 2017 PAC Championship Tournament winner will secure the league's automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship.
 
The PAC Sports Network (www.pacstream.net) will broadcast all the games. Follow live stats here.
 
*The PAC contributed to this release.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Jackie

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Connecting the Dots

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Honors Students Travel to Pittsburgh to Present Research

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

From April 6th to April 9th, five Westminster honors students had the opportunity to present research at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference. The conference brings together hundreds of honors students from around the region to share research and ideas. Appropriately, the theme for the conference was “Bridging the Divide,” inviting students to investigate ways in which metaphorical bridges can be constructed between various topics, cultures, and disciplines.

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Two Westminster College Seniors Invited to Present Undergraduate Research at the State Capitol

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seniors Ashlyn Brown and Gabriella Fabish were selected by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to represent Westminster College at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol-Pennsylvania poster conference (URC-PA) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The students were accompanied by Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology and program coordinator/chair for neuroscience.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Alicia

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Making Connections

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Students Receive Embedded Clinical Instruction at George Washington Intermediate School

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Junior early childhood/special education majors taking “Testing and Assessment,” taught by Dr. Alison DuBois, assistant professor of early childhood education, special education and counseling at Westminster College, held classes on-site at George Washington Intermediate School in New Castle, PA this semester. In “Testing and Assessment,” the students learned the theory behind creating reliable and valid assessments and created assessments to use with young students to help increase reading and comprehension skills.

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Westminster College Announces Winner of David W. Edward Entrepreneurship Scholarship Competition

Monday, May 1, 2017

AJ Bove, sophomore accounting major at Westminster College, was named winner of the 2017 David W. Edward Entrepreneurship Scholarship competition. The competition conducted by Westminster’s School of Business with funding from the Edward Trust in Youngstown, Ohio, required students to prepare and present a business plan depicting the creation of a new or improved business, product, service, or combination of the three.

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Laura Scotford ’86 Named Westminster College Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year

Monday, May 1, 2017

Laura Scotford ’86 was named Westminster Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year during the School of Business annual entrepreneurial banquet on April 10, 2017. Scotford won the award for her outstanding success as an entrepreneur. Nominees were reviewed by School of Business faculty. Based on input from the faculty, Mr. Jesse R. Ligo, professor of accounting and chair, selects the award winner. Scotford, founder of Simply Sensible Ltd, graduated from Westminster in 1986 with a B.A. in Management Science (School of Business).

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Peter Rabbit Hops to Life at Westminster College

Monday, May 1, 2017

Westminster College Celebrity Series for Kids presents an Enchantment Theatre Company production of the beloved classic, “Peter Rabbit Tales.” Based on “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter and arranged by Frederick Warne & Co., come watch as the story of Peter Rabbit “hops” to life on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium at Westminster College. The show is recommended for grades pre-K-4; ages 3-9. Tickets are $12.

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Dr. Sherri Pataki Speaks at International Women's Day Conference in Haifa, Israel.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Dr. Sherri Pataki, associate professor of psychology at Westminster College, was invited to speak at the International Women's Day conference entitled “Education for Gender Equality in the Arab Sector as Leverage for Social Change” at the Arab Academic College in Haifa, Israel on March 13. During her visit, Pataki taught several classes of students working towards their master’s degree in education and met with students to discuss ongoing collaborative research projects between the Arab Academic College and Westminster.

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