Author: Lauren Soughro

First-year students reflect: how COVID-19 affects ability to meet new people

For several at Westminster College, it’s a familiar sight: The Shaw Student Center is bustling with activity as friends gather at tables to eat breakfast. Richer Commons is flooded with people walking and sitting to drink a cup of coffee before their first class.  Occasionally, it’s common to see local neighborhood residents strolling through campus with their dogs for a quick walk.  How...

Disability services director: Disabilities affect more people than society acknowledges

“First and foremost I want to welcome every student to Disability Services and the Testing Center,” said Jody Katz. “But speaking especially to students with disabilities on campus, I want them to know that my passion and goal here at Westminster is to be an advocate.”  Katz joined Westminster College as the director of Disability Services in November 2019. Before that, she worked as a disabi...