NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- The pandemic may have canceled the fall football season this year's Homecoming game, but the coronavirus will not stop the Westminster school spirit and Titans from coming together. The COVID-19 pandemic and the limits on in-person gatherings, Westminster College's Home…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- It is no secret that the Westminster College campus has been slightly less full for the past ten days. This void of people was created by a necessary quarantine of roughly 100 students due to COVID-19 exposure. Students and staff campus wide experienced the effects that…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Dr. Karen Resendes, Westminster College associate professor of biology, will present the 2020-2021 Henderson Lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Will W. Orr Auditorium on Westminster’s campus.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Westminster College is reporting a new case of COVID-19 on campus as of Monday, Sept. 14., but it's only the 5th such case associated with the campus since July.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College is one of the top 125 best liberal arts colleges in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings released today.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- 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.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP)-- Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic restrictions that required people to stay at home, placed size limits on gatherings and ordered “non-life-sustaining” businesses to shut down are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.- Westminster College's Professional Networking Symposium (PNS)—the successful annual networking event for alumni and students—goes online year due to COVID-19 restrictions. But that means more opportunities for students and alumni from across the world to participate and …
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.---Westminster has been making changes to improve diversity, equity and inclusion efforts on campus. Last spring, the Office of Student Affairs hired Candace Okello, who now oversees this initiative. The college is also seeking a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- With high school football ready to kick off in Western Pennsylvania, Titan Radio is proud to return to the press box for another year to cover the Wilmington Greyhounds. Here's how you can listen:
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Meet Andrius Burnelis, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. A physics and math double major from Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Andrius and his faculty mentor, Dr. Robert Knop, associate professor of physics, spent their summer months de…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College will receive $1.3 million in grant funding over the next five years to develop and maintain a TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program to benefit underrepresented students in their higher education academic pursuits.
With the school year kicking off, many questions have surfaced regarding Westminster’s plans with the worldwide pandemic. President Richardson gave some insight to the college’s plan.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Practice for the Titan swimming and diving teams kicked off on Sept. 2 and head swim coach Pat Smith said it's the earliest the Titans have hit the water in the pre-season. The coaches and players follow the COVID-19 protocols for health and safety, taking all rules seri…
If winter sports start as planned in January, it will have been close to nine months of no sports competition from Westminster College. This comes as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Presidents’ Council recently voted to postpone all Fall 2020 intercollegiate athletic competition in…
The new athletic fields being erected across the lower half of campus aren’t the only new upgrades throughout the Titan athletic community. Over the summer months, work in on the Huey Heritage center inside of Memorial fieldhouse has made remarkable progress.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- While the pandemic postponed football season for the Titans, the Westminster College Marching Band continues to practice and prepare for an October performance at Burry Stadium.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- In light of the new normal, Westminster students are adapting to the new way the dining areas operate. Due to COVID-19 seating restrictions, in Galbreath Dining and The Tub most people are opting primarily for take-out.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The new athletic fields being erected across the lower half of campus aren’t the only new upgrades throughout the Titan athletic community. Over the summer months, work in on the Huey Heritage center inside of Memorial Field House has made remarkable progress.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster recently announced the resignations of both Vice President for Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management and Dean of the College, Dr. Jeffrey Coker, and Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Matt Stinson.
Many student-athletes faced a difficult situation earlier this year when their season was cut short as COVID-19 caused all schools to close down and spring seasons to be cancelled with immediate effect. Although PAC sports haven’t been cancelled all-together yet, teams are still feeling the …
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College has again been named to Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money” listing based on quality of education, affordability and alumni financial success, confirming that Westminster continues to be one of the best value colleges in higher education.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s best, earning a spot among the “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” list in Washington Monthly’s 2020 College Guide and Rankings, which calls attention to colleges that best serve the interests of the country.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- The Foster Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Theatre at Westminster College will host a virtual gallery talk celebrating the current solo exhibition Distance/Disperse by Westminster College Assistant Professor of Art Summer Zickefoose at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday…
Meet Frank Antuono, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. Frank, a senior business administration and sports management major from New Castle, Pennsylvania, is the first School of Business major to earn a summer fellowship. Under the mentorship of Dr. Robert Zull…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- A group of Westminster College students interning with Pleasant Hill Historians and volunteers from the Lawrence County Historical Society visited the remains of a Quaker settlement in Edinburg, Pa., over the summer months.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster College is asking 100 students to quarantine "because of potential exposure to COVID-19," according to a campus-wide email sent on Thursday night.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (pacathletics.org)-- The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Presidents’ Council has voted to postpone all fall 2020 intercollegiate athletic competition in response to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Westminster College has named Dr. Karen H. Schedin as the new vice president for enrollment management. She will begin on Aug. 31.
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) need volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of small-group or solo litter cleanup events, running from September 1 to November 30.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- As a busy Westminster music major, Karen Campman Emmett '75 still managed to take advantage of all that Westminster had to offer—and for her, that only enriched her Westminster experience. And now more than four decades later, the retired public school music educat…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Westminster College is reporting a new positive case of COVID-19. College officials announced the news in a campus-wide email on Wednesday. This is the third positive case reported by the College since late July and the first since classes began on Aug. 17.
Westminster College will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment that recognized women’s right to vote this Wednesday, Aug. 26. President Richardson reminded the campus body of this event through an email.
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College is happy to welcome six new faculty members this fall, bolstering the institution’s already high-caliber community of educators.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor is urging lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana and spend down much of the remaining $1.3 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds.
(AP)-- Authorities say some 10,000 state prison inmates in Pennsylvania fraudulently applied for unemployment compensation benefits meant for people who are jobless because of the pandemic.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in federal court on hold until October, it could be up to Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court to settle crucial questions of election law in the presidential battleground, including whether ballots mailed without secrecy envelopes can be counted.
We all know the feeling of wanting to speak our opinions freely without any judgment from our peers. It can be intimidating and scary on a college campus for most to be open with others about with what we think. Most students want to speak their minds, especially on topics that they may …
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (Westminster College)-- Meet Kara Kutsch, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. During Kara’s fellowship, she examined what impact the removal of European starlings from American kestrel nest boxes would have. The senior biology major and seco…
The start of a new semester always gives me mixed feelings of anxiety and excitement. This year is unique in that my anxiety and excitement are at equally sky-high levels, for obvious reasons. I am excited to be back on campus because it has been so long since I had to unexpectantly had to l…
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Westminster College has been awarded a $210,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation designed to help the College reopen safely and expand its virtual learning capabilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
(AP)-- The governing body for Pennsylvania interscholastic sports decided Friday to move forward with the fall season, rejecting the governor’s recommendation that all youth sports be postponed until 2021 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
WEST HOMESTEAD, Pa (AP) — The doors to the AMC Waterfront 22 were locked. They had been for five months, along with most indoor theaters in the U.S. because of COVID-19. But in 20 minutes that was about to change and four people in masks were already gathered outside the theater 8 miles sout…
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two big universities in Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh and Drexel University, changed plans for in-person instruction this fall, as a top Pitt official on Wednesday admonished students in a stark warning about partying and ignoring social distancing.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The massive annual Pennsylvania Farm Show was canceled as an in-person event on Wednesday because of the pandemic, ending the prospect of hundreds of thousands of people converging on the Harrisburg complex in January.
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