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Westminster will honor alumni during Homecoming

Friday, September 17, 2021

As part of Westminster College’s 2021 Homecoming and Reunion Week, nine alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner on Friday, Oct. 15.

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Westminster to host CIC Visiting Fellow Christine Todd Whitman

Friday, September 17, 2021

Westminster College will host Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Visiting Fellow and former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman during a series of online events from Monday, Oct. 4 through Wednesday, Oct. 6.
 
Whitman, who is also the former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will speak virtually with different Westminster College classes, discussing issues ranging from her career in politics to environmental policy.

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Student-faculty teams selected as 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2021 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Colby King '07 Discusses First Generation College Students, Social Capital, and Happiness

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

We asked Colby King '07, Assistant Professor of Sociology at USC Upstate and a Political Science and Sociology (minor) graduate of Westminster College, to provide us with a snippet of his research expertise focused on Social Inequality, Social Class, Working-Class and First-Generation College Students that will be sure to open our eyes throughout the week and months ahead. Here's what he had to say:

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Two Westminster College faculty publish Q-sort study

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

A case study on Q methodology written by two Westminster College professors was recently published by London-based Sage Publishing.

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Westminster forms 3+3 partnership with Widener University Commonwealth Law School

Monday, November 9, 2020

Westminster College and Widener University Commonwealth Law School have established a 3+3 program partnership to offer Westminster students an accelerated path toward earning a law degree.

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Westminster’s Speech and Debate Society presents Constitution Day readers’ theater on voting rights

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Westminster College Speech and Debate Society will present a Constitution Day readers’ theater about voting rights at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Anderson Amphitheater on the Westminster College campus.

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Alison Tinker ’20: Travel grant takes student to nation’s capital to present research

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A Drinko Center Travel Grant allowed senior political science major Alison Tinker to travel to Washington, D.C., to present her research at the Pi Sigma Alpha Student Research Conference in February 2020.

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SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW: GARRETT GARLOCK ’22

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Meet Garrett Garlock, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. Garrett’s project, “Terrorism’s Impact on Individual Participation in African Civil Society,” was mentored by Dr. Michael Aleprete, professor of political science. A junior political science major from Kasilof, Alaska, Garrett is president of the Pre-Law Association and serves as a Student Global Engagement Fellow, a Student Government Senator and a Model UN Delegate.

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Westminster’s Drinko Center selects 2020 Summer Research Fellows

Friday, May 8, 2020

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2020 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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