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Old Main as seen from a drone view on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in May 2018.

W&J celebrates student accomplishments at 2022 Honors Convocation

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WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022)—On April 21, Washington and Jefferson College hosted its 2022 Honors Convocation in First Presbyterian Church.

Child Development and Education

Updated: February 21, 2022 | Tagged:

Explore how children learn using a holistic approach, focusing on development from birth through childhood. This program combines coursework in education and psychology to provide students with a firm grounding in developmental psychology and the principles of elementary instruction and assessment.

W&J Senior, Paris Lyons, poses in front of an overlook of Pittsburgh.

Paris Lyons

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W&J Senior, Paris Lyons, poses in front of an overlook of Pittsburgh.

Teaching for tomorrow: W&J senior turns internship into student teaching position

Updated: January 24, 2022 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (January 24, 2022)—W&J Senior Paris Lyons is teaching her way to the top.

Education (Teacher Certification)

Updated: December 6, 2021 | Tagged:

Prepare to become one of our nation’s finest teachers with this cutting edge, hands-on education program at W&J College. Enjoy an excellent job placement rate well above the average for colleges and universities in Pennsylvania after you achieve your teacher certification.

Art Education

Updated: October 14, 2021 | Tagged:

Get prepared to teach art in a classroom setting while enhancing your personal creative and artistic abilities. You’ll have the opportunity to seek specialty education certification in art by completing the art education major and an education minor.

Jacqueline Manina poses in front of a Barnes and Noble store holding her book.

W&J junior pens and publishes children’s book during quarantine

Updated: May 10, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 10, 2021)-In the early days of quarantine in 2020 Jacqueline Mannina ’22 noticed that her then-10-year-old sister, Gianna, was having trouble adjusting to a new way of life. The Washington & Jefferson College English major and education minor also read news reports about children all over the world having difficulties with the…

Kenneth Jimenez '21

W&J Senior, Future Teacher Lives Up to His Alma Maters’ Missions of Leadership

Updated: April 30, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Kenny Jimenez ’21 will return to his hometown of Houston, Texas to teach eighth grade social studies in the YES Prep public school system.

Dr. Robert Franklin, Jr.

Social Ethics Leader, NPR Contributor Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., to Give Keynote at W&J College Commencement Ceremony

Updated: April 28, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., President-Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., will be the keynote speaker at Washington & Jefferson College’s 222nd Commencement Ceremony.