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EPMA cluster students present service learning project results

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

STEM and business students enrolled in Westminster College’s Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) cluster course wrapped up a service learning project researching the science and marketability of industrial hemp and presented their findings to key stakeholders during a Zoom teleconference on Friday, May 1.

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STEM women represent Westminster at Pittcon 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Five Westminster College students presented research posters at Pittcon 2020, a leading annual conference and expo on laboratory science held March 1-5 in Chicago.

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Business, STEM students attend industrial hemp conference

Friday, March 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Eight students participating in Westminster College’s Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) cluster course attended an industrial hemp conference on Feb. 11 to learn more planting, growing and harvesting industrial hemp.

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Westminster College to host Discovery Day for high schoolers on Feb. 17

Monday, January 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Whether you’re a high school student who has decided upon a college major or you’re still exploring your options, the Westminster College Office of Admissions will offer a special Westminster Discovery Day on Monday, Feb. 17.

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2019 Student Symposium on the Environment winners announced

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College has announced the winners of the 12th annual Student Symposium on the Environment, which featured nearly 100 regional college and high school student presenters.

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Regional students invited to participate in Student Symposium on the Environment

Thursday, November 7, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College is calling for students from regional educational institutions to present their environmental research, projects and creative works at the annual Symposium on the Environment to be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at Westminster College. Deadline to submit entry material is Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Faculty members present how to prepare business, STEM students for workforce

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Dr. Helen Boylan, director of Westminster's Center for the Environment and professor of chemistry; Dr. Alison DuBois, director of the Graduate School and associate professor of education; and Brian Petrus, assistant professor of business administration, recently presented at the Academy of Business Education's 20th annual conference on Sept. 19, in Savannah, Ga.

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Erin Hassett '17 studying tick-borne diseases

Monday, September 23, 2019

After conducting aquatics research in fisheries and briefly considering medical school, Westminster College alumna Erin Hassett ’17 has decided that the bug life is for her.

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Westminster breaks ground for Hoyt Science Center $11.2 million expansion

Friday, September 20, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College broke ground today for the $11.2 million expansion to the Hoyt Science Center expected to be complete in spring 2021.

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