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Heather Bloom '95 shares how she supports WC through "refreshing"

Thursday, July 1, 2021

"Westminster is the place where a lot of us found "our people" - our friends, classmates, teammates, roommates, brothers/sisters, partners, mentors, etc., who have shaped our college experience, our characters and our goals. It is very helpful to the College (as well as those folks trying to reach you from your college days) to have accurate contact information throughout your life. After all, the longest relationship you have with Westminster is your alumni relationship! 

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Betsy Smith '81 shares how she supports WC through investing

Thursday, June 24, 2021

"I love to invest! Whether it is financial or personal, I love investing in Westminster College. I love investing my time with alumni, the current students, employees and faculty to gain insight on what is going on in and around campus.  I learn of needs of the students and faculty. From the knowledge that I gain with that investment, I then love to make a financial investment and commitment to Westminster College. That investment helps in many ways, whether the investment goes toward scholarship funds, athletics, music or other fundraising activities that may be going on at the time. I want to see the current students continue to blossom into successful young adults in the work force. That investment can be made in many ways from an online donation to stock donation to cash donations.

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Students inducted into sociology honorary

Friday, June 11, 2021

Seven Westminster College students majoring or minoring in sociology, child and family studies, criminal justice studies or legal studies were inducted into the International Sociology Honorary Society Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) this spring.

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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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Senior honors defenses mark end of intensive research projects

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

This spring, several Westminster College senior honors scholars will publicly defend their capstone research—a culmination of nearly two years’ worth of high-level academic exploration.

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Faires Faculty Forum: Professor looks at mental health of frontline workers in incarcerated settings

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Dr. Jamie Chapman, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Westminster College, will present “Perspectives of Frontline Mental Health Workers in Incarcerated Settings” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, via Zoom.

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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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Titan Profile: Betsy Smith '81

Friday, July 10, 2020

B.A., History and Sociology
Mount Airy, Maryland

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Area food pantry provides service learning opportunity for Westminster students

Friday, April 3, 2020

Not only is food security a growing problem in America, it’s also part of the focus of Westminster College’s Social Class in America course. And in true Westminster service learning fashion, students spent time at an area food pantry to lend a hand and better understand the social and economic structures that exist locally.

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