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W&J professor shares insights into the remote workplace in new book

January 15, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 15, 2020)—One of the side effects of a global pandemic has given many of us a taste of remote work, but what does it truly mean to […]

Chuck Stoops ’84 named non-executive independent director of Chia Network, Inc.

January 14, 2021
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Chia Network, Inc. (“Chia” or the “Company”), a state-of-the-art global open-source decentralized blockchain and smart transaction platform, today announced the appointment of Chuck Stoops to its board as a non-executive independent director.

Professor Robert Litchfield busts the myths about extreme remote workers

January 13, 2021
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When the COVID-19 pandemic lightens and borders reopen, more people who have tasted remote work may ask themselves how far they might take it.

Jason Hazlewood ’01 is Reed Smith’s new Pittsburgh office managing partner

January 11, 2021
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Jason Hazlewood succeeds Ron Francis as managing partner of Reed Smith’s downtown Pittsburgh office.

Professor Max Miller on entrepreneurial studies at W&J

December 18, 2020
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Entrepreneurial studies are being taught enthusiastically and aggressively in the three institutions of higher learning in Greene and Washington counties.

Brian Blackwell ’05 named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year

December 9, 2020
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He never saw it coming. He never even knew he was a viable candidate. So, when Seneca Valley swimming coach Brian Blackwell was informed in October that he was named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year? “I had to be sure the person wasn’t kidding around with me,” Blackwell said. “I never expected to…

Carli Hopkin ’20 winner of 2020 IWLCA Community Awareness Award

December 9, 2020
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The individual Community Awareness Award recognizes those student-athletes who have contributed significantly to their community in a given academic year. These students have given their time and energy to support and develop athlete-community relations and have distinguished themselves from their peers.

Joshua Winters ’16 added as one of six Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Associate Attorneys

December 7, 2020
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Joshua Winters ’16 earned his law degree from Duquesne University and his bachelor’s degree from Washington & Jefferson College. He is a past summer associate for Steptoe & Johnson and was also an underwriter for Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Jake Petkovich ’95 appointed CFO at Patrick Industries, Inc.

November 24, 2020
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“After a thoughtful and diligent search for a candidate whose values, energy, passion, talent, and expertise align with Patrick’s core values and business needs, we are very excited to welcome Jake on board to lead the Company’s finance function, as well as manage relationships with our financial institutions, shareholders, analysts and other key…

Washington Area universities focusing on entrepreneurial spirit

November 21, 2020
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As Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) has been recognized this past week, leaders at California University of Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College and Waynesburg University are bullish on the entrepreneurship studies programs at their three schools and for entrepreneurship as a whole.