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Westminster Communications Professor Writes Instructor's Manual

Dr. Cary W. Horvath, assistant professor of communication studies, recently finished an instructor's manual for the textbook, The Interpersonal Communication Book.

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Boardman Elementary Choir Performs at Westminster College

Dean Wilson, music teacher at Boardman Elementary School, recently brought his fourth grade music class to Westminster College to give a concert to Westminster students.

"They came via yellow school bus," said Dr. Grover Pitman, professor and chair of music at Westminster.  "After a walking tour of the campus and a pizza dinner, they changed into their concert attire of white shirts and blue jeans and performed a 75-minute concert for our students in the band room."

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Westminster to Offer Patriots' Scholarship for Children of Deceased War on Terror Veterans

Westminster College President Tom Williamson and Sen. Bob Robbins announce the Westminster College Patriots' Scholarship in front of the Westminster Veterans Memorial. The Westminster Veterans Memorial, donated by the class of 1949 and located on the quad of the campus, features a memorial, flag pole, and stone benches representing each branch of the armed services.

Westminster College will recognize the sacrifices made by U.S. military service personnel in Operation Enduring Freed and Operation Iraqi Freedom by creating the Westminster College Patriots' Scholarship Program.

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Physical Education Professor and Coach Receives National Award from Fraternity

Ryan Kirk, sophomore economics major from Pittsburgh and president of Theta Chi fraternity; D. Scott (Scooter) Renninger Jr.; and Lee Scott, senior history major from Butler and alumni relations chair of Theta Chi fraternity

D. Scott (Scooter) Renninger Jr., Westminster College chair and associate professor of physical education, head tennis coach, and interfraternity council advisor, recently received the Floyd W. Field Award for Outstanding Greek Affairs Professionals, a national award given by the Grand Chapter of Theta Chi fraternity.

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Westminster College Announces New Director of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning

Elizabeth Hines

Elizabeth Hines, Westminster College director of alumni planning and programming, was named director of Westminster's Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning Program, effective March 1.

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Denny Wolfe '97 Earns Westminster AV Media Support Services Award

Denny Wolfe

Denny Wolfe, a 1997 Westminster College graduate and three-time National Sports Emmy Award winner for his work at ESPN, earned Westminster's 2008 Outstanding and Dedicated AV Media Support Services Award.

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Student Awarded Ridl Scholarship

Alex Scull, a Westminster College sophomore political science major, was awarded Sigma Phi Epsilon's Buzz Ridl Scholarship for exemplifying the fraternity's three cardinal principles of virtue, diligence, and brotherly love.

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Planetarium Debuts New Dome Projector

Westminster College's Planetarium will debut a new 360-degree dome projector at the spring show beginning March 25 and continuing for several dates in April.

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Sigma Nu Chapter Wins National Contest

Westminster College's Sigma Nu fraternity proved David can beat Goliath with a little help from classmates and friends. The victory in the nationwide contest results in a $5,000 donation to the Mario Lemieux Foundation, the fraternity's philanthropy, and a spring SIGMApaNUza concert on campus.

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College Ranks Third in Graduation Rate Performance

Westminster College ranked third among National Liberal Arts Colleges in graduation rate performance, according to the 2012 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.

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