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Westminster Students and Staff Journey to Alaska for Annual Service Trip

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

After graduation, a group of 12 students and three Westminster staff members journeyed to Alaska for this year's "Experience Alaska" service trip. This is third year that the Office of Faith & Spirituality has given students the opportunity to not only see the breathtaking views of Alaska, but also the opportunity to spend time reflecting on their own personal journeys and serving the communities in which they were staying.

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Education Students Teach and Learn Through Educational Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

After the commencement ceremony ended and the final toll of the bells signaled the end of the semester, five students and two professors boarded a plane for the Dominican Republic for an educational service trip. The group spent a week observing classrooms, teaching English and working with educators in the community of Sabaneta de Yásica

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Westminster College Hosts Summer Story Time

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Westminster College is hosting a free Summer Story Time for preschoolers and children of all ages on Tuesdays starting June 19 - Aug. 7 from 11-11:30 a.m. in the McGill Library. Each week features a different theme (pirates, bees, frogs, unicorns, sounds, rainbows and a pajama party) and includes theme related stories and crafts.

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Westminster College Chemistry Graduate Receives Award from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Nathanial Cavlovic, a 2018 Westminster College graduate, received one of 30 College Chemistry Awards from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) at its May 14 awards banquet.

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Sharpsville Area High School Students Visit Westminster for Science Outreach Program

Thursday, May 31, 2018

On May 18, students from Sharpsville Area High School visited Westminster College as part of the American Chemical Society (ACS) ambassadors program— a chemistry and environmental science outreach program. The students got to experience college-level STEM coursework, with field, lab and classroom-based science activities.

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Dr. Timothy Cuff Leads Inside-Out Class in Ohio Prison

Friday, May 25, 2018

Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history, and a group of Westminster College undergraduates recently completed a course at the Trumbull Correctional Institution (TCI) in Warren, OH using the Inside-Out Program methodology. Since the late 1990s, the Inside-Out program has sought to provide opportunities for incarcerated persons and college students to understand the criminal justice system, those adjudicated and held by it, and themselves more fully.

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship

Friday, May 25, 2018

Andrew Kearney, junior environmental science major at Westminster College, received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science at the annual Bartramian Audubon Society Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Jennings Environmental Education Center in Slippery Rock, Pa.

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Rachael Radvansky Receives 2018 Mary Hill Book Award

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Recent graduate Rachael Radvansky received the 2018 Mary Hill Book Award from the Westminster College School of Education. Radvansky was honored in May 2018 for her academic achievement based on her capstone experience at New Wilmington Presbyterian Church Youth Programming.

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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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