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ALUMNI NEWS: Fox News producer trades Big Apple for TV news in Texas

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas – Westminster College alumna Jordan Early ’10 has traded in her work address at Fox News headquarters in ultra-urban Big Apple for the challenges of managing the newsroom in the charming and livable city of Austin, Texas.

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Broadcast alumni working together at WFMJ

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Consider the typical American “morning routine”—wake up, brew coffee, turn on “Good Morning America,” “The Today Show” or a morning program of the likes. What viewers see is the smiling, polished faces of the reporters and waving fans in the background as they relish in their five seconds of fame on television.

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Give Mother Fair podcast a listen

Thursday, May 30, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Westminster College will mock politics this fall with the help of a former presidential candidate’s visit to campus.  Our Mother Fair podcast for May reveals the identity of that visitor.  Reporter Ian Ross also previews the 2019 Mock Convention with what’s happening behind the scenes.

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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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