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Westminster College Plans Senior Week Events

Classes are finished, finals are in, and now is the time for the May 13-20 Westminster College Senior Week Celebration.

Activities include a number of special meals and social opportunities along with trips to Cedar Point and a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game.  The week concludes with commencement Saturday, May 20.

Saturday, May 13

Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.
Mass in Wallace Memorial Chapel- 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 14
Brunch in McGinness- Noon
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.
Vespers at Brittain Lake - 7 p.m.

Monday, May 15
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.
Tulley's- 11 p.m.

Tuesday, May 16
President's Brunch- 11:30 a.m.
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, May 17
Cedar Point- 9:30 a.m.
Brunch in McGinness- Noon
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 18
Pirates Game- 11 a.m.
Brunch in McGinness- Noon
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.

Friday, May 19
Commencement Practice- 10:30 a.m.
Senior Class Picnic- 11:30 a.m.
Dinner in McGinness- 4:45 p.m.

Saturday, May 20
Continental Breakfast in McGinness- 8 a.m.
Graduates Assemble in Beeghly Theater- 9:45 a.m.
Baccalaureate, Orr Auditorium- 10:30 a.m.
Picnic Lunch- 11:30 a.m.
Graduates Assemble- 1:30 p.m.
Commencement- 2:30 p.m.

All events require pre-registration.  Contact Camille Hawthorne, associate dean of student affairs at (724) 946-7112 or e-mail for more information

Westminster College Sorority to Host "Shoot for the Cure"

Zata Tau Alpha, one of the five national sororities at Westminster College, is sponsoring a "Shoot for a Cure" basketball tournament Sunday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in Old 77 gymnasium.

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Westminster College Hosts The National Shakespeare Company Production of Hamlet

Westminster College will host The National Shakespeare production of Hamlet at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 26 and 27, in Beeghly Theater.

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Westminster College Jazz Ensemble to Perform Concert

The Westminster College Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert Saturday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson Amphitheater, located next to Brittain Lake.

"We will perform a wide variety of jazz music, including big band, combos, and even a vocal number," said R. Tad Greig, director of bands at Westminster College.  "The concert will have numbers by Woody Herman, Pat Metheny, Duke Ellington, Gene Thorn, and more."

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Concert Choir and Chamber Singers in Concert Nov. 19

The Westminster College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.

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Westminster College Music Faculty Gives Concert in Germany

Dr. Elizabeth Harrison

Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, assistant professor of theory and organ at Westminster College, played a concert on the historic Arp Schnitger organ in Cappel, Germany, last month. She was the only American invited to participate in the Cappel concert series this year.

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Student to Make Presentation at International Conference

Rennie Greenfield, a student in Westminster College's Lifelong Learning Program, received a grant from the Heinz Collaborative Research Fund to present "The Celluloid Campfire: Implicit Religion and Film" at the 31st Conference on Implicit Religion and Contemporary Spirituality May 9-11 at Denton Hall in Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

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Senior Receives Grant for Undergraduate Biology Research

Michael Romeo, a Westminster College senior biology major, received an undergraduate research grant from Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

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Washington Monthly Ranks Westminster Third Nationally in Social Mobility

Westminster College is ranked third in social mobility among the nation's 253 top liberal arts colleges, according to the Washington Monthly 2009 College Guide.

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Counselor Education Professor to Speak at Faires Faculty Forum

Dr. William Evans

Dr. William Evans, Westminster College professor of counselor education, will speak at Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, April 14, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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