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The Wall Street Journal/Times’ Higher Education Ranks Westminster in the Top 25 Percent of US Colleges

Campus shot of students outside of Thompson Clark

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

For the second year in a row, The Wall Street Journal/Times’ Higher Education College Ranking placed Westminster in the top 25% of higher education institutions in the nation. The 2018 College Ranking puts graduate success and student learning at its core by evaluating a combination of public data and survey responses from current students.

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Dr. Pete Smith Elected Councilor in American Chemical Society

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the largest scientific professional organization, consisting of over 160,000 researchers, professors and engineers. Westminster professor of chemistry Dr. Peter Smith was elected as a councilor for the society in the industrial and engineering chemistry division. 

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Annaliese

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Changing Over Time

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Westminster Alumni and Students Partner for Success

Thursday, September 21, 2017

More than 200 alumni and friends and 300 students gathered on Saturday, Sept. 16, for Westminster College’s seventh Professional Networking Symposium (PNS), an annual event that encourages relationships between Westminster students and working professionals.

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Fine Art Faculty Summer Zickefoose Shows Work in Three Exhibitions this Fall

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Summer Zickefoose, fine art faculty member at Westminster College, has work showing in three exhibitions this Fall. Zickefoose has a sculpture in the 'Both Artist and Mother' exhbit at the Loft Gallery at Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge Montana; a sculpture in the 11th Annual HWD juried sculpture exhibition at the Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio—for which Zickefoose won the juror's choice award; and she is part of a four-person show, 'Remains', at the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Downtown Philadelphia.

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Aligned with Opportunity: Carl Carpenter ‘18

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In the words of author Ester Hicks, “Just find your alignment; and those who are also in alignment will recognize you.” This sentiment could not be any truer for senior business administration major Carl Carpenter. Not only does Carl graduate this coming Spring, but he graduates with a secured position with Team Scotti, a Major League Baseball’s (MLB) insurance broker in Downtown Pittsburgh.

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International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Elects Dr. Jim C. Rhoads as President

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The 33rd consecutive International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity meeting proved to quite eventful for Dr. James C. Rhoads, professor of political science. At the meeting held Sept. 7-9 in Glasgow, Scotland at Glasgow Caledonian University, Rhoads presented two papers with his co-authors and was elected president of the Society.

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Honors Students Pay Respects at Flight 93 Memorial

Monday, September 18, 2017

On Sept. 10, students in The Battle for Public Memory, a class in the Honors Program sequence taught by Dr. Shannon Smithey and Dr. Angela Lahr, took a day trip to the Flight 93 memorial located in Stoystown, PA. The class focuses on society’s memory of the past and its descriptions of history, and how these descriptions and the collective memory shapes society’s future.

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The Power of Networking: Jennifer Gandolfi ’17, staff auditor at Crowe Horwath LLP

Monday, September 18, 2017

If you were to ask alumna Jennifer Gandolfi how she landed her current job before graduating in the Spring of 2017, she would attribute her success to what she calls the “Westminster network.” In October, Jennifer begins her journey as a staff auditor for Crowe Horwath LLP, an accounting firm that provides a range of services to financial institution and other clients in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Thanks to the support of a committed professor and a helping hand from a recent alum, Jennifer is a direct outcome of the extensive network she believes makes Westminster unique.

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U.S. News Ranks Westminster College in the Top 150 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

Monday, September 18, 2017

U.S. News & World Report included Westminster College once again as one of the 150 best national liberal arts colleges according to its “Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 12.

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