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Four Westminster students initiated into Alpha Kappa Delta sociology society

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Four Westminster students were recently initiated into Alpha Kappa Delta, the international sociology honorary society.

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Amish scholars to speak at Westminster College

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Amish scholars from the College of Wooster will present insights and findings from their recent book, “Nature and the Environment in Amish Life,” during a hybrid lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Wallace Memorial Chapel at Westminster College and via Zoom.

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Westminster professor, recent grad publish paper on sandwich generation

Thursday, March 24, 2022

An academic research paper about members of the sandwich generation, co-written by Westminster College Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Jamie J. Chapman and Emily Cornman Frack ’21, was recently published in the Pennsylvania Sociology Society’s peer-reviewed journal Sociological Viewpoints.

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Westminster faculty members granted promotions, tenure

Friday, March 4, 2022

The Westminster College Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions and tenure at its recent February meeting.

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Former U.S Agency for International Development officer to speak at upcoming lecture

Monday, November 15, 2021

The Westminster College International Studies, Sociology and Peace Studies programs will host a lecture Continuing to Learn Lessons from Afghanistan at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18 in Hoyt 152.

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Reformed white supremacist will present ‘From Hate to Justice’

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Shannon Foley Martinez, a former white supremacist with decades of experience mentoring people leaving right-wing violent extremist groups, will speak at Westminster College at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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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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