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IN THE NEWS: Scott Seltzer ’89 to head WPIAL

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Westminster College alumnus Scott Seltzer ’89 (history) has been named executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL), overseeing a large, diverse PIAA district that includes 140 high schools in a 10-county area. His appointment goes into effect July 1.

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Students tapped for national undergraduate research conference

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Eight Westminster College undergraduate students have been selected to present research at the virtual 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) from April 4-8.

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Westminster College announces National History Day winners

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

More than 60 students in grades 6-12 from a variety of public and private schools in Lawrence, Mercer, Butler, Crawford and Erie counties competed in National History Day at Westminster College on Thursday, March 10.  

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Ukrainian refugee seminar will feature Westminster student

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Westminster College student Ryan Armstrong will be a featured speaker in an online seminar about Ukrainian refugees at noon on Saturday, March 12. 

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International Studies Program hosts event to discuss Ukraine, Russia

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Westminster College’s International Studies Program will host a discussion on the relationship between Ukraine and Russia at a special Peace Studies Coffee House event at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, in Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster history, political science students present capstone posters

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Students in Westminster College’s history and political science departments will present their capstone research from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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History professor participates in recent Russian royal wedding

Friday, October 29, 2021

Earlier this month, a Westminster College history professor took part in Russia’s first royal wedding since the days of the imperial monarchy.

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Betsy Smith '81 shares how she supports WC through investing

Thursday, June 24, 2021

"I love to invest! Whether it is financial or personal, I love investing in Westminster College. I love investing my time with alumni, the current students, employees and faculty to gain insight on what is going on in and around campus.  I learn of needs of the students and faculty. From the knowledge that I gain with that investment, I then love to make a financial investment and commitment to Westminster College. That investment helps in many ways, whether the investment goes toward scholarship funds, athletics, music or other fundraising activities that may be going on at the time. I want to see the current students continue to blossom into successful young adults in the work force. That investment can be made in many ways from an online donation to stock donation to cash donations.

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Westminster history professor’s new book examines Russian royal weddings

Monday, January 11, 2021

A new book by Dr. Russell E. Martin, professor of history at Westminster College, explores how royal weddings in early modern Russia were choreographed to broadcast powerful images of monarchy and dynasty.

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Westminster’s Speech and Debate Society presents Constitution Day readers’ theater on voting rights

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Westminster College Speech and Debate Society will present a Constitution Day readers’ theater about voting rights at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Anderson Amphitheater on the Westminster College campus.

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