Author: Marina McTee

First-year students reflect on their first year of college

For some, the transition from high school to college is jarring. But with an 80 percent first-year-to-sophomore retention rate and a 95 percent Fall-to-Spring semester retention rate, Westminster College is committed to helping first-year students succeed, according to Christie Fox, the director of student success and retention. “We define student success as students finding meaning and purpose th...

Office of Spiritual Life plans expansion to create an inclusive space

In an effort to become more inclusive and involved on campus, Westminster College’s Office of Spiritual Life is working to expand its space and rebrand to the Global Peace and Spiritual Life Center (GPS). Nicole Rodriguez-Cavero, a student employee in the office, said she and others involved are hoping the GPS Center will be more welcoming and inclusive of people with diverse religions and people ...

Meet Westminster’s new first-year Senators

ASW Chief Justice Bex Kemp inaugurated Westminster College’s two newest Senate members at a meeting on Sept. 18.Gabi Sanchez, ASW’s speaker of the Senate, said first-year students Caz Woodall and Morgan Mischo — who were the only two candidates for the positions — have hit the ground running in their new roles.“They have just been so motivated coming into the position, which is really great,” Sanc...