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Westminster College Celebrates Commencement May 18

Nearly 350 students are expected to earn diplomas Saturday, May 18 during the 148th annual Westminster College commencement ceremonies.  The 2001-2002 academic year will conclude with a baccalaureate service at 10: 30 a.m. in Orr Auditorium, and commencement at 2:30 p.m. on the Senior Terrace of Old Main.

Speaking at baccalaureate is Dr. Kenneth E. Bailey, Canon Theologian of the Diocese of Pittsburgh of the Episcopal Church.  Bailey, who is a son of missionary parents stationed in Egypt, has spent most of his life in the Middle East.  He served 20 years as professor of the New Testament studies in the Near East School of Theology in Beirut, and founded the Institute for Middle Eastern New Testament Studies at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies in Jerusalem.

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Students Collecting Books for Charity

Two Westminster College student groups, Mortar Board and Kappa Delta Pi, are teaming up in November to collect new and gently used books to benefit the Beatitude House and the Sojourner House in Youngstown, Ohio.

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June 10-14 Swim Camp, Westminster Natatorium, Overnight & Commuter, Ages 12 & up, for more information click here:

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Students Win Awards at Model United Nations Conference

Karli Champ, Danielle McCullough, Meredith Smith, Christopher Stone, Dr. Michael Aleprete, Leah Herskovitz, Natasha Kassim, Ethan Frey, Jelena Gerga

Eight Westminster College students and their adviser attended the 48th annual Midwest Model United Nations conference Feb. 13-16 in St. Louis.

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Wind Ensemble to Present Young Conductors Concert Nov. 7

Kevin Shields, Emily Burke, Joseph Ohodnicki
Wind Ensemble

The Westminster College Wind Ensemble will present its Young Conductors concert Friday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Chemistry Professor and Alumna Participated in Forensics Training

Dr. Boylan and Mallory Lichwa (far left) with the cadets
Dr. Boylan receiving a certificate of appreciation from Lt. Robert Hooven, Homeland Security

Dr. Helen Boylan, Westminster College associate professor of chemistry, and 2009 Westminster graduate Mallory Lichwa participated in a Homeland Security school in July at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio.

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Faculty, Students, and Alumna to Perform with Seraphim Community Chorus

The Seraphim Community Chorus, under the direction of Westminster College adjunct music faculty Mr. Kris Harper, will present Mendelssohn's "Elijah, Op. 70" Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Canfield, Ohio. The concert is open to the public and a freewill offering will be collected.

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College to Present Annual Christmas Vespers Dec. 5

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Westminster College will continue a long-standing tradition with the presentation of "Something's Coming" at Christmas Vespers Sunday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

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Molecular Biology Major Received Drinko Research Grant

Westminster College senior molecular biology major Stephanie Woodward received an undergraduate research grant from Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

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College to Host Classical Guitarist in Concert April 26

David Sossa Fernández

Westminster College will host classical guitarist David Sossa Fernández in concert Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. in McKelvey Campus Center's Witherspoon Maple Room.  The program is free and open to the public.

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