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Westminster College to Inaugurate Dr. Dorman as 14th President Oct. 25

Dr. Richard H. Dorman
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Dr. Richard H. Dorman will be inaugurated as the 14th president of Westminster College Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. in Orr Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

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Westminster College to Celebrate Commencement May 16

Nancy Beeghly
Bruce Beeghly
The Rev. Dr. Kari Turner McClellan

More than 340 students are expected to earn degrees Saturday, May 16, at Westminster College's 155th commencement ceremonies. A baccalaureate service will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Orr Auditorium with commencement at 2:30 p.m. on the Senior Terrace of Old Main.

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College Selected as Host Campus for Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Program

Westminster College was selected as a host campus for the 2010-2011 Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Program.

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Choruses to Present Fall Concert Nov. 19

Women's Chorus
Men's Chorus

The Westminster College Women's Chamber Ensemble, Women's Chorus, and Men's Chorus will present their fall concert Friday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

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College to Host "Invisible Children" Program

Westminster College will host "Invisible Children: Frontline Tour" Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.  The program is free and open to the public.

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Alumnus to Give 25th Annual Christy Lecture April 15

Craig Schweiger

Craig Schweiger, a 1990 Westminster College graduate, will give the 25th annual Wayne H. Christy Lecture during Vespers Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in Westminster's Wallace Memorial Chapel.  The service is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College Mathematics Major Interns at NIST, Has Paper Under Review

Connor MacKenzie,a junior mathematics major, interned at NIST during the summer.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College junior mathematics major Connor MacKenzie interned at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) during the summer and currently has a paper under review for publication.

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Westminster College Students Network with Area Professionals

Westminster College students, alumni, and Carbis Walker employees at a networking luncheon.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twenty-two senior Westminster College students from the "Auditing" course visited New Castle-based accounting firm Carbis Walker LLP in mid-September for a presentation and networking luncheon.

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Bleasby Colloquium Continues with Study of John Irving

Dr. Richard Sprow, professor of English, and Dorita Bolger, professor and associate librarian, will present, "John Irving: The Writer as Artist," at the Bleasby Colloquium Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center.

 "We will talk about our sabbatical leave experience, which was to study the novels and other writings of John Irving," Sprow said.  "We will talk about collaborative scholarship, describing the process and showing some results.  We will also present some preliminary analysis of the role of the artist/writer as character in many of his works."

 "We are planning to write two books: one containing the complete annotated bibliography of works by and about Irving; and one focusing on a literary analysis of Irving's novels and films made from some of them.  The main theme of this second book will be the image of the writer/artist in Irving's writing," Sprow added.

 The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Sprow at (724) 946-7346 or e-mail rsprow@westminster.edu; or Bolger at (724) 946-7325 or e-mail dbolger@westminster.edu.


Music Majors Attend Pennsylvania Music Educators Conference

Nine Westminster College music education majors attended and participated in the Pennsylvania State Music Educators conference held in Valley Forge.

"Our students attended sessions, workshops and represented the College at our booth," said Dr. R. Tad Greig, director of bands at Westminster College.  "Music educators from over 300 Pennsylvania schools attended this conference."

Attendees included:

Ellwood City, PA
 Devin Householder is a son of David and JeanMarie K. Householder.   Householder, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Riverside High School.

Mckees Rocks, PA
 Jonathan Nickel is a son of Clinton and Debbie Nickel.   Nickel, a freshman music education major, is a graduate of Montour High School.

Canonsburg, PA
 Nicole Abel is a daughter of Robert and Lisa C. Lane.   Abel, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School.

Uniontown, PA
 Anna Long is a daughter of Michael and Maryann Long.  Long, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Youngsville High School.

Berlin, PA
 Katherine Menhorn is a daughter of Norman and Joan Menhorn.   Menhorn, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Berlin Brothersvalley High School.

Grove City, PA
 Allison Henley is a daughter of Donald and Nancy Henley.  Henley, a senior music education major, is a graduate of Grove City Area High School.

Sharpsville, PA
 James Scanga is a son of James and Kimberly Scanga.   Scanga, a freshman music education major, is a graduate of Kennedy Catholic High School.

Huntingtown, MD
 Amanda Allwang is a daughter of William and Belinda Allwang.    Allwang, a sophomore music education major, is a graduate of Northern High School.

Saline, MI
 Melissa Barnes is a daughter of Brett and Christine Barnes.   Barnes, a sophomore music education major, is a graduate of Saline Area High School.

Contact Greig at (724) 946-7279 or e-mail greigrt@westminster.edu for more information.


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