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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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Neuroscience Majors Published in Undergraduate Journal

(L-r) Kristina Scanlan, Dr. Robin McGovern, Tiffany Wilkins

Senior capstone research projects by Westminster College neuroscience majors Kristina Scanlan and Tiffany Wilkins were published in the Journal of Student Research, a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed electronic undergraduate journal.

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Westminster College Associate Professor to Discuss Computer Programming Contests During Faculty Forum

Dr. John Bonomo, associate professor of computer science.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. John Bonomo, associate professor of computer science, will present "There and Back Again" at the Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster College Biology Alumna Gets Her Capstone Research Published in BIOS

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Kaylynn Coates, a Westminster College alumna who received her degree in biology in May,  recently published the results of her capstone research in BIOS, a quarterly biology journal and the journal of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Society.

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