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Westminster College Announces Constitution Day Winner

Dawn McDonough, a Westminster College freshman elementary education major, won the Sept. 19 Constitution Day competition.

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Choral Groups to Present Concert April 26

Chamber Singers
Concert Choir

The Westminster College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present "Waltzing among the Roses" Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

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College to Host Hunger Banquet for Haiti Relief

Westminster College will host a Hunger Banquet Thursday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. The event is open to the public by advance ticket purchase.

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Political Science Professors Presented at International Meeting

Dr, James Rhoads
Dr. Michael Aleprete

Dr. James Rhoads, Westminster College professor of political science, and Dr. Michael Aleprete, Westminster assistant professor of political science, presented "U.S. Policy: Structure of Elite Opinion" at the 26th meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Oct. 7-9 at the University of Akron.

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Notes from the Field Station: Himalayan Singing Bowls

Barbara Elliott holding a singing quartz bowl
New Wilmington Kiwanis Club members at the Sandy Edmiston Labyrinth
Barbara Elliott demonstrating a singing bowl

Art, music and meditation came together at the Sandy Edmiston Labyrinth on May 23 when Barbara Elliott, a local graphic art designer and member of the New Wilmington Kiwanis Club, presented a dramatic program with an ancient art-form:  singing bowls made of various metals and quartz crystal. 

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Education Majors Led Family Math Night

Family Math Night at Union Elementary School

Twenty-one Westminster College early childhood education majors led math activities at Family Math Night Feb. 28 in collaboration with third-grade teacher Loraine Rice at Union Elementary School in New Castle.

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Westminster College Choral Groups to Present Concerts Nov. 9 and 11

The 2011 Concert Choir and Chamber Singers
The 2011 Women's Chorus
The 2011 Men's Chorus

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College choral groups will present fall concerts Friday, Nov. 9, in Orr Auditorium and Sunday, Nov. 11, in Wallace Memorial Chapel.  Both concerts are free to the public.

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Westminster College Sociology and Criminal Justice Majors Present Research at American Sociological Association Meeting

Joseph Ritchie and Annalisa Ryding in Times Square. Ryding is in white shirt in front left. Ritchie is in black shirt in back left.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College sociology/criminal justice alumnus Joseph Ritchie `13 and sociology alumna Annalisa Ryding `13 presented research at the American Sociological Association Meetings Honors Program Aug. 9-13 in New York City.

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Westminster College's Wind Ensemble to Present the "Young Conductors"

The Westminster College department of music will present the "Young Conductors" Wind Ensemble concert Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Will W. Orr Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College Presents Annual Halloween Concert

Westminster College presents its annual Halloween Organ Concert Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

 The program includes works such as Johann Sebastian Bach's famous D-minor Toccata and Fugue and other pieces by Dietrich Buxtehude, Joseph Rheinberger, Max Reger, and others.

 "All performers will be in costume," said Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, assistant professor of music and college organist.  "All audience members should come prepared to be scarily entertained."

 The performers include:
Mckees Rocks, PA
 Cynthia Mancini
is a daughter of James and Denise Mancini.   Mancini, a junior music education major, is a graduate of Montour High School.

East Brady, PA
 Erin Davis
is a daughter of Tom and Barbara Davis.   Davis, a junior sacred music major, is a graduate of Karns City Area High School.

Rimersburg, PA
 Kevin Rush
is a son of Terry and Emily Rush.   Rush, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Union High School.

Erie, PA
 Craig Dressler
is a son of Douglas and Diane Dressler.  Dressler, a freshman business administration and music major, is a graduate of McDowell High School.

Warren, OH
 Jaimee Davis
is a daughter of James and Patricia Davis.   Davis, a junior English and music major, is a graduate of Howland High School.

Frewsburg, NY
 Shelley Culver
is a daughter of Rickey and Susan Culver.   Culver, a senior sacred music and music education major, is a graduate of Frewsburg Central School.

 The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Harrison at (724) 946-7024 or e-mail

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