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School of Communications faculty present at BEA convention

Friday, April 26, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA — School of Communication faculty Dr. Keith Corso '84 and Bradley Weaver attended the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas in early April. Both faculty members appeared on stages presenting to peers, graduates and undergraduates, as well as industry professionals.

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‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Will & Grace’ producer to receive Westminster honorary degree

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College President Dr. Kathy Brittain Richardson announced today that two-time Emmy Award-winning producer Tim Kaiser will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at the college’s 165th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11.

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Westminster College hosts School of Communication Visit Day

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON — High school students interested in studying communication-related fields in college are invited to attend Westminster College’s School of Communication Visit Day on Friday, March 1.

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Alum Amy Hanrahan ’07 elected to PHRA Board of Directors

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Speech communications and music alumna Amy Hanrahan ’07 was recently elected to the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA).  She was elected by the more than 1,300 members in the greater Pittsburgh region.

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Students Bring the Poetry of Alumnus Jack Ridl '67 to Life in Interpretative Reading, April 20

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The poetry of basketball is on full-court display in an insightful, entertaining presentation of alumnus Jack Ridl’s “Losing Season” given by students taking Oral Interpretation of Literature this semester—a class taught by visiting associate professor of communications Dr. Randy Richardson. The interpretive reading takes place on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in Berlin Lounge. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

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Westminster Student Speakers Earn National Championships

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Two members of the recently formed Westminster Speech & Debate Society competed in the Novice National Forensics Tournament, March 9-11 at Suffolk University in Boston. Sophomore English Julie Yesko and senior communication studies major Christian Na represented Westminster in a field of 25 colleges and universities from across the country.

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Dr. Brian Carroll (Berry College) Kicks Off CALL Lecture Series at Westminster College

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) Speaker Series presents the lecture "Sports, Media and the Color Line" given by Dr. Brian Carroll, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Berry College. Dr. Carroll will speak February 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College.

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Westminster College Welcomes Six New Faculty Members to Campus

Monday, July 25, 2016

As Westminster College plans for the start of a new school year, six new faculty members prepare for their orientation into full-time faculty positions.

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Join Us: Research Celebration, April 20

Friday, April 15, 2016

Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.

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A Roadtrip for Success: Media Art and Design Students Journey for Opportunity  

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

This semester, seven Media Art and Design students journeyed to Pittsburgh to attend a portfolio review. Hosted by the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AIP), with help and planning by Dr. Deb Mitchell, the students who attended were given the opportunity to receive outside feedback about their designs, speak with AIP professors, and take a tour of the school.

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