Tuesday, October 31, 2017
All are welcomed to the showing of "A Voice Among the Silent,” a documentary featuring the story of James G. McDonald who met and warned the world about Adolf Hitler and his threat to civilization. A brief introduction to the film will be provided by H. Vail Barrett, Ambassador McDonald's grandson and a 1973 graduate of Westminster College. Barrett will also make a series of in-class presentations during his two-day stay at Westminster.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The history program at Westminster College will welcome author Gene Barr to campus to lecture and sign copies of his book, A Civil War Captain and His Lady: A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
USA Today reports that Westminster College ranked #1 in the Middle Atlantic and Pennsylvania offering the “Best Colleges for the Money,” according to College Factual.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Eight Westminster students attended and presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at the University of Memphis in Tennessee the weekend of April 6-8th. The students all received funding from the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to attend the conference.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
History majors Lexie Quigley and David Waldschmidt presented their research at the 2017 Western Pennsylvania Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference and Undergraduate History Forum held at Thiel College on April 1.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
On Saturday, February 25, the Westminster History Interest Group (WHIG) sponsored a trip to the Frick Art and Historical Center. Students toured Clayton, the restored Pittsburgh home of Henry Clay Frick, and spoke with Westminster alumna Lynn Rice '10 about her public history work as Systems and Data Manager.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history and chair of the division of social sciences and humanities, has been chosen by the Social Science History Association's (SSHA) publication committee to chair the SSHA’s Presidential Book Award Selection Committee in 2017. This is Cuff’s second time to hold this position in the organization.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Westminster College honors students spent a weekend at a Monastery in Mohawk, New York this past November learning more about monastic life. The trip was part of an honors course that Dr. Russell Martin, Professor of History, is teaching this semester on Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
In honor of Constitution Day, Dr. Edward Cohen will lecture on the meaning and history of the Constitution at 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Patterson Hall 207.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The history program at Westminster College will welcome alumnus Carleton Young ’73 to campus to discuss the 250 Civil War letters he discovered in the attic of his childhood home.
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