Monday, September 16, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In advance of the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20-27, Westminster College will hold a Climate Teach-in throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Compas de Nicaragua, a non-profit organization that supports health, education and income-generating programs in Nicaragua, will bring the dance troupe “Daughters of the Corn” to Westminster College on Thursday, Sept. 12 and Friday, Sept. 13.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College has been named a Best College for the Money by College Factual, ranking among the top 5% of schools across the country.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON — High school students interested in studying political science, criminal justice, international studies, psychology, sociology and neuroscience in college are invited to attend Westminster College’s Social Sciences Visit Day on Monday, Feb. 18.
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.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Junior criminal justice studies major Delaney Saxton and junior sociology minor Julianne Halmo were recently inducted into the National Sociology Honorary, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), at a ceremony and dinner. Alpha Kappa Delta derives its name from the first letters of the three Greek words that together signify the Society's goal: To study humankind for the purpose of service.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Dr. Arlie Russelll Hochschild, professor emerita of sociology from UC- Berkeley and one of the most respected sociologists working today, will speak about her most recent book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, on Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel at Westminster College. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be a book signing following the lecture.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Westminster College was represented at 2017 The American Society of Criminology Conference (ASC) by senior sociology major and 2017 Drinko Summer fellow Alicia Clark-Williams; associate professor of sociology & criminal justice Studies Dr. Kristenne Robison and alumna Tricia Johnston '14. This year's conference was held in Nov. 15-18 in Philadelphia, PA.
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.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Last semester, assistant professor of sociology Dr. Jamie Chapman was named a 2017 Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching and Learning Workshop Fellow. AKD is an international sociology honor society whose purpose is to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, as well as other social and intellectual activities that will lead to improvement of the human condition.
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