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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Award-winning author, professor and immigration expert Alan Kraut will present his lecture “‘Abnormally Twisted’ and ‘Unassimilable’: Anti-Semitic Nativism in an Era of Immigration Restriction, 1890-1924” at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Witherspoon Rooms of Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history, and a group of Westminster College undergraduates recently completed a course at the Trumbull Correctional Institution (TCI) in Warren, OH using the Inside-Out Program methodology. Since the late 1990s, the Inside-Out program has sought to provide opportunities for incarcerated persons and college students to understand the criminal justice system, those adjudicated and held by it, and themselves more fully.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Over 100 students in grades 6-12 from a variety of public and private schools in Lawrence, Mercer, Butler, Clarion, and Venango counties competed in National History Day at Westminster College on Thursday, March 15.
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