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Westminster will honor alumni during Homecoming

Friday, September 17, 2021

As part of Westminster College’s 2021 Homecoming and Reunion Week, nine alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner on Friday, Oct. 15.

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Retired professor’s latest book sheds new light on Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Seventy-five years after its release, Robert Penn Warren’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King’s Men still serves as a powerful representation of the political corruption in the Depression-era, Jim Crow South. Now a new book written by Dr. James Perkins, professor emeritus at Westminster College, questions if this 1946 classic novel has been misinterpreted for three quarters of a century.

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Student-faculty teams selected as 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2021 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Alumna, former NAACP branch president to receive honorary degree during Westminster College’s spring 2021 commencement

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Westminster College’s spring 2021 commencement will recognize the leadership of alumna Anna Richards, past president of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro (N.C.) branch of the NAACP, with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the College’s 167th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8.
Richards, a 1972 alumna originally from Farrell, Pa., recently completed two two-year terms as Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP president, during which she led her branch through a period of reorganization and engagement.

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URAC Presenter: Hering explores Langston Hughes' jazz poetry

Friday, April 16, 2021

Timothy Hering, one of the eight select podium presenters to be featured at this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21, will discuss his senior honors capstone project, “Jammin’ with Langston Hughes: A Symphony of Truth in Black America.”

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Select students chosen for in-person URAC presentations

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Eight Westminster College students have been selected to offer in-person podium presentations during this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21.

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Senior honors defenses mark end of intensive research projects

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

This spring, several Westminster College senior honors scholars will publicly defend their capstone research—a culmination of nearly two years’ worth of high-level academic exploration.

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English professor discusses novel writing process

Monday, March 15, 2021

Dr. Trisha Cowen, assistant professor of English at Westminster College, will present “Balancing Imagination, Historical Research, and Identity Politics: Writing a Novel about a WWII Japanese Sex Slave” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, via Zoom.

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Westminster English professor offers reading of new poetry

Monday, February 1, 2021

Westminster College Professor of English Dr. David Swerdlow will be featured on Lit Youngstown’s First Wednesday Reader Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, on Facebook Live and Zoom.

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Student Spotlight: Ryan Wasilko ’23

Monday, November 2, 2020

Ryan Wasilko ’23
English major
Kittanning, Pennsylvania

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