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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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Distinguished author, immigration expert to present lecture

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.

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Dr. Timothy Cuff Leads Inside-Out Class in Ohio Prison

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.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

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.

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Westminster College Announces National History Day Winners

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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Senior Social Science and Humanities Majors Prepare for Annual Capstone Poster Session

Monday, December 4, 2017

Join senior criminal justice studies, history, international studies, political science and sociology students as they present their capstone research on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. 

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