Seton Hill Hosts Women in Science Day
Greensburg, PA – Seton Hill University will hold its sixteenth annual Women in Science Day on Wednesday, April 7, 2004. The event honors female high school juniors from regional high schools who have been nominated by their teachers as students who excel in mathematics, biology and/or chemistry. The student nominees, their parents and nominating teachers are invited to the event. The event features a keynote address (10 a.m. in Lynch Hall on Seton Hill’s campus) by forensic scientist Barbara Flowers. Flowers has served as a forensic scientist in Serology and Trace Section for the PA State Police Crime Laboratory in Greensburg, a Criminalist II in the Microanalysis Section for the Charlotte/Mecklenberg Police Department Crime Laboratory in Charlotte, NC and most recently as a Forensic Scientist II for the PA State Police DNA Laboratory in Greensburg. Barbara is also an Instructor in Forensic Science at Seton Hill. The students and their guests will also participate in hands-on activities in the University biology, chemistry, physician assistant, dietetics, molecular modeling and computer labs. The day concludes with an awards luncheon. This annual event, coordinated by Seton Hill’s Admissions office and the Division of Natural and Health Sciences, affirms young women in their pursuit of careers in mathematics and science.
Seton Hill, chartered in 1918, is a coeducational Catholic liberal arts university with more than 30 undergraduate programs and 7 graduate programs, including an MBA. Seton Hill brings the world to its students through its distinguished lecturers and nationally and internationally renowned centers. For more information on Seton Hill please visit www.setonhill.edu or call 1-800-826-6234.