Thursday, April 26, 2018
Westminster College celebrated the official opening of the Westminster Entrepreneurship Lab (WEL)—a new entrepreneurial incubator and creativity lab. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the WEL on Friday, April 27 from 3-5 p.m. at the eCenter@LindenPointe (eCenter) located in Hermitage, PA.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Alumna Danell Harrison Cooper '88, CPA, CMGA, MBA, spoke with Westminster's accounting capstone class, and shared her passion for working as a CPA in the non-profit sector. Harrison is currently the director of finance at KidsVoice, a child advocacy agency in Pittsburgh.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Westminster's Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) campus representative Sarah M. Smith '18 organized a panel of senior accounting majors to discuss accounting career paths; the value of internships; graduating with 150 credits in four years and preparing for the CPA exam. The panel discussion was held on March 13, and provided an opportunity for students to learn more about their field. Panelists included seniors Joan J. Richardson ’18, Nataleigh R. Kerr ’18, Megan E. Peluso ’18 and Nickolas A. Dickson ’18. Associate Advisor at JFS Wealth Advisors and 2016 graduate Sean Gibbon, CPA, was a special guest panelist, and stressed the importance of networking, perseverance, communication and passing the CPA exam.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Westminster’s chapter of ENACTUS is doing their part in spreading holiday cheer by hosting a holiday event with The Confluence coffee shop in New Castle, PA. On Friday, Dec. 8, “Westminster Wonderland” will take place to drive traffic to small businesses in New Castle and give students some reprieve from a long semester.
Friday, November 3, 2017
Graduating from college is typically paired with an uneasy feeling of not knowing exactly where the next step may lead. However, senior business and accounting major Nataleigh Kerr has utilized the resources at Westminster College to make her transition in May one that will be filled with confidence in a successful future.
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.
Monday, May 1, 2017
AJ Bove, sophomore accounting major at Westminster College, was named winner of the 2017 David W. Edward Entrepreneurship Scholarship competition. The competition conducted by Westminster’s School of Business with funding from the Edward Trust in Youngstown, Ohio, required students to prepare and present a business plan depicting the creation of a new or improved business, product, service, or combination of the three.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Westminster College School of Business hosted the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Accounting Career Day for 120 students from five local high schools on Oct. 25.
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