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Westminster College Presents Bleasby Colloquium

Three Westminster College English professors, Drs. Elizabeth Ford, Deborah C. Mitchell, and Richard L. Sprow, will present a panel on "The Female Gaze" which is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. in the audio-visual classroom in Freeman Hall.

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Westminster College Offers Five Workshops for Teachers

The Westminster College Science in Motion Program offers five workshops for area teachers this summer.  All workshops are held in the Hoyt Science Resources Center from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and offer six Act 48 hours for each day of workshop attendance.

The workshop for elementary teachers is scheduled June 9-11.  This workshop will begin with a full day of "Light, Color and Spectro-scopy for Kids" offered by Dr. Herb Retofsky from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh.  Other topics included in this workshop include, rockets, simple machines, the solar system, and metric measurement.  Teachers will also have the opportunity to participate in a stream study with the staff of Jennings Environmental Education Center.

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Romanian President Presents Medal to Westminster Professor

Dr. Bryan Rennie
Dr. Bryan Rennie and President of Romania Traian Basecu
Mircea Eliade Centennial Jubilee Medal

Dr. Bryan Rennie, Westminster College associate professor of religion, received the Mircea Eliade Centennial Jubilee Medal from Romanian President Traian Basescu while attending the sixth annual international European Congress of the History of Religions.

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Software Engineering Class Lends a Hand to LCCAP

Seated: Peter Lukich, Will Maxwell, Courtney Gilmore, Daniel Orrison, Justin Smith.

Westminster College students in Systems Analysis and Design and Software Engineering classes recently designed a new Website for the Lawrence County Community Action Partnership (LCCAP) as part of a service-learning project.

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Mathematics Majors Make Presentations at Conference

Nicole Panza
Anna Maria Sparacino

Two Westminster College senior mathematics majors made presentations at the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics held Feb. 8-10 at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

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Westminster College Hosted High School Math Programming Contest

First place team: Matt Rockar, Dr. John Bonomo, Paul Kurlak, coach Laura Lunz
Second place team: Coach Walt Hoffman, Kevin Jeffries, Vincent Kuznicki, Shawn Irwin
Third place team: Nathan Flowers, Anthony Caratelli, coach Jim Cox, Cody Young, Scott Watterson

Eight teams from four area high schools competed in this year's High School Programming Contest Oct. 14. The event was hosted by the Westminster College Mathematics and Computer Science Department in conjunction with the Admissions Office.

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Westminster College Participated in One Book, Every Young Child Program

President Dorman reading to Westminster preschool students

Westminster College participated in Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child program through Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

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College to Present "A Celebration of New Music"

Westminster College will present "Voices from Within: A Celebration of New Music" concert Wednesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Office of Diversity Services to Host Conference

Jeannette Hubbard
Dr. SoYoung Kang
Dr. Kristenne Robison

Westminster College's Office of Diversity Services and the Western Pennsylvania Diversity Directors Consortium (WPDDC) will host "More than Skin Deep: Leadership Identity for the Future" conference Saturday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Professor and Students Conducted Research in Israel

Megan Hoffman (l) and Kelli Michanowicz on camel; Megan Glaser in front

Dr. Sherri Pataki, Westminster College assistant professor of psychology, and three Westminster senior psychology majors conducted research at Western Galilee College in Akko, Israel over the summer.

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