NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Westminster College will host the 10th Annual Student Environmental Symposium from 5:30-9:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, in McKelvey Campus Center. Sponsored by Westminster’s Environmental Programs and the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition, the event is free and open to the public.
Seventy-five student researchers from Westminster College, Allegheny College, Chatham University, Geneva College, Saint Vincent College, Slippery Rock University, University of Pittsburgh, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Youngstown State University, Struthers High School and Greenville Sr. High School will present their research posters from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms and will present oral presentations at 7:30-9 p.m. in Mueller Theater.
“The Symposium highlights student work in the region that relates to the environment, with student researchers from high school through Master’s level,” said Dr. Helen Boylan, professor and program coordinator of Westminster’s environmental programs. “We would like to encourage those who are interested in the environment to come network with—and support—the student presenters.”