Tuesday, January 22, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, PA — In celebration of International Girls Day in November, sisters from Westminster College’s Kappa Delta sorority hosted a STEAM event for area Girl Scouts, hoping to broaden the young girls’ experiences and shrink the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In 2014, officials announced that Westminster College was set to receive a $1.027 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, a program aimed to increase qualifications of secondary educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or IQ:STEM). Since its inception at Westminster, seven scholars have been accepted into the program; four of which have graduated and are in their first years of teaching.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The National Science Foundation has awarded Westminster College a grant of $648,670 for its project “Rural Discovery Scholars: Providing Targeted Services and Role Models to Increase STEM Preparedness in Rural Students.”
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
As part of the NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Grant, Westminster College will host an IQ-STEM workshop, June 20 – 24, featuring nationally recognized urban educator, Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. The event is open to student fellows and area STEM partner high school teachers.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
This semester, Westminster College welcomed a micro-volume spectrophotometer to campus through a grant, enhancing biological and chemical teaching and research for over 250 students.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Registration is now open for Westminster College’s first annual STEM Academy, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day from June 27 – 30. This year, the camp is open to the first 30 students entering grades nine and ten. Registrations following will be added to the waitlist.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Westminster College’s ResPAC (Research Professions Advisory Committee), developed in 2009, is the only known program of its kind in the nation providing students in chemistry, biology, physics, math, computer science, and psychology, with resources to help those who are interested in pursuing Ph.D.s and/or careers in scientific research.
Monday, December 14, 2015
“The best way to demonstrate the level of enthusiasm and rigor Westminster College offers in STEM is for students to experience it for themselves,” said Dr. Terri Lenox, division chair and professor of computer science.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Westminster College invites high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to attend STEM Visit Day, Oct. 12 at the McKelvey Campus Center. Registration is required.
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