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Kathryn Patterson ’15: Career path leads to “30 Under 30” award

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Westminster College’s curriculum is founded on the liberal arts tradition, requiring students to take courses outside of their chosen majors to experience interdisciplinary learning. History and political science alumna Kathryn Patterson ’15 is appreciating the strength of such an education—not only is Patterson currently working in the health care industry, but winning awards for her efforts, too.

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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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Suffrage tea to kick off 19th Amendment celebrations on campus

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Westminster College will host “Celebrating Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment: A Suffrage Tea” at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Berlin Lounge located in Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster’s Climate Teach-in sessions will focus on impacts of climate change

Monday, September 16, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In advance of the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20-27, Westminster College will hold a Climate Teach-in throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 18.  

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History major presents research on civil rights activist Pauli Murray

Sunday, April 28, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College senior history major Michaela Marini presented research on Pauli Murray, civil rights advocate and first African American to earn a doctorate from Yale Law School, at the West and Central New York Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta Conference in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday, April 13.

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A piece of history: Students visit Civil War sites

Friday, April 26, 2019

Sitting at the core of what Westminster College believes in as an educational institution is that experience elicits learning. By visiting sites still alive with history in Gettysburg, Harper’s Ferry and Antietam, students from Dr. Timothy Cuff’s American Civil War class and members of the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta learned about important Civil War events, firsthand.

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Westminster hosts History Day competition for area middle and high schoolers

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College will host more than 100 students from 11 area middle and high schools during the regional History Day competition on Thursday, March 7, in the McKelvey Campus Center. 

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Westminster College students tour 19th century historical sites

Thursday, November 29, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College students got an up-close look at Pennsylvania history when they traveled to two key 19th century sites important to the state’s past.

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Westminster students visit historical Pennsylvania sites

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Members of Dr. Timothy Cuff’s 2018 Pennsylvania History course visited the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission's Erie Maritime Museum and the Drake Well on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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History major’s research poster on influenza pandemic earns recognition

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dominic Boston, a senior history major, received the Runner-Up Prize for Best Student Research Poster at the Pennsylvania Historical Association (PHA) annual meeting in Lancaster, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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