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Westminster’s Department of Nursing celebrates accreditation visit outcome

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Westminster College Department of Nursing successfully completed a virtual site accreditation visit with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the College’s RN-BSN Program.

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Faires Faculty Forum features chemistry professor, student research

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Dr. Jessica Sarver, assistant professor of chemistry at Westminster College, will present “Measuring Antioxidant Levels Using Electron Spin Resonance ExBEERiments” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, via Zoom.

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Men’s Basketball: Titans Receive Votes in Latest National Poll

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster College men's basketball team's latest success has gained national attention as the Titans received votes in the latest D3hoops.com men's basketball Top 15 ranking.
 
Westminster, who received 12 votes, is currently first in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) standings with an undefeated record of 3-0 record, outscoring its opponents by 23.3 points per game.
 
Four Titans are averaging double-digit points, led by senior guard Isaac Stamatiades (Elkridge, MD / Avalon) who is averaging a double-double with 17.7 points per game (ppg.) and 14.3 rebounds per contest. Senior guard Daniel Ritter (North Lima, OH / South Range) follows closely behind with 17.0 ppg. Junior forward Tyler James (Youngstown, OH / Warren JFK) and first-year guard Reese Leone (Beloit, OH / West Branch) are averaging 14.7 ppg. and 10.7 ppg., respectively.
 
The Titans are back in action at home versus Washington & Jefferson Saturday, Feb. 13 with a tip-off scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
 
The D3hoops.com Top 15 is voted on by a panel of 18 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Points are awarded on a 15-14-13-12-etc. basis. Because of the smaller number of teams playing during the COVID-19 pandemic, this poll is limited to 15 teams - nobody beyond 15 is considered ranked. Only teams which have played a game are eligible to receive votes. With the changing nature of the pandemic, the number of voters and teams voted for may change from week to week.

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Westminster’s campus community celebrates Black History Month

Thursday, February 4, 2021

In observance of February’s Black History Month, Westminster College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a series of campus events that reflect on the achievements, struggles and the essential role of Black Americans in U.S. history.

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Westminster students earn Dean's List recognition for fall 2020 semester

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Westminster College recently named 462 students to the Fall 2020 Dean's List. The Dean's List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who achieved a 3.6 grade point average or higher in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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Channing Pifer '17: Bringing Disney Magic to her work at the United Way

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Tell us about your time following college. Three weeks after I graduated from Westminster College, I picked up everything and moved 2,000 miles away from home to Orlando, Florida. It was the scariest but most rewarding adventure I have had so far. I knew less than a handful of people living in the area so it was a fresh start. While working with The Walt Disney Company, I have made life-long friends from all over the world.

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Westminster College’s connection to Santa: A conversation with Terri Van Keuren '70

Monday, February 1, 2021

Terri Shoup Van Keuren ’70, married to the late Terry Van Keuren ’68, has countless connections to Mother Fair…and also has a very special connection to Santa Claus. Her father, Col. Harry Shoup ’40, fraternity father to the late Buzz Ridl ’42, became known as the Santa Colonel and has made Christmas even more magical for millions of children across the globe over the last 65 years. Terri celebrates the story that her dad would often ask her to recite when they were out and about together, and a story that he is most proud of. 

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Westminster English professor offers reading of new poetry

Monday, February 1, 2021

Westminster College Professor of English Dr. David Swerdlow will be featured on Lit Youngstown’s First Wednesday Reader Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, on Facebook Live and Zoom.

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Indoor Track & Field: Thomas Shines at YSU Breaking Multiple School Records

Monday, February 1, 2021

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Westminster College men's and women's indoor track & field teams competed in the first day of the Youngstown State Mid Major Invitational on Friday in their season opener. Senior Selena Thomas (Farrell, PA / Farrell Area) highlighted the day with a record-breaking performance in two events. Thomas broke the long jump school-record with a leap of 18'1¾" (5.53m) (third place) and the 60-meter dash school mark with a time of 7.93 in the preliminaries.

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A Cluster Course matched with the support of alumni creates full-circle experiential learning

Friday, January 29, 2021

The multi-faceted understanding and focus that a cluster course provides is just one of the many aspects that make a Westminster education so special. That aspect – matched with the support of our generous alumni – creates a full-circle myriad of experiential exploration.

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