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

May 10, 2021
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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 …  

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

April 30, 2021
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Kenny Jimenez ’21 will return to his hometown of Houston, Texas to teach eighth grade social studies in the YES Prep public school system.

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

April 28, 2021
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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.

W&J to Induct Class of 2021 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

April 20, 2021
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W&J will induct 24 members of the Class of 2021 into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and best-known honor society.

Symposium on Democracy Breakout Sessions Highlight W&J Student, Faculty Research

March 8, 2021
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Washington & Jefferson College’s fourth annual Symposium on Democracy included breakout sessions hosted by W&J’s students and faculty members.

Freshman Taylor Weyrich named PAC rookie of the week

February 19, 2021
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Taylor Weyrich of McMurray was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week.

W&J Professors Facilitate 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

January 11, 2021
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Amy Mercante ’91 named global business director for Teslin Substrate Products, PPG

January 6, 2021
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L&NW recently had the chance to speak to Amy Mercante, who has spent nearly 30 years with the company and has been named the global business director, Teslin Substrate Products. She provides insight on the company’s latest offerings for the label and packaging space, as well as her role within the organization.

Podgurski Plans Re-release of New Book with Podcast and Expanded Features

November 20, 2020
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Mary Jo Podgurski, Ed.D. plans to re-release her new book with a podcast and expanded features for parents.

Foundation selects Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski for Albert B. Craig Jr. Award

October 22, 2020
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The Staunton Farm Foundation honored Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski with the Albert B. Craig Jr. Award for Innovation in Behavioral Health.