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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 …  

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.

Retired W&J Professor Bill Keen recalls formative places, people; gives back through scholarship fund

April 9, 2021
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There was a time when Bill Keen ’57, P’89, wasn’t so sure he wanted to go to college, in part because of the cost. With a little help, he not only graduated from college—he kept on going, eventually becoming a professor.

Lucy Hutchinson ’21 on genetically modified crops

March 21, 2021
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Lucy Hutchinson ’21 discusses a perspective on genetically modified crops.

Visiting Writer Jill McCorkle

March 9, 2021
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The English department will be hosting a virtual event with the novelist and short story writer Jill McCorkle on March 24th. She’ll be meeting with students for an informal coffee hour conversation at 4:30 p.m. and offering a public reading of her fiction at 6:30 p.m. (both via Zoom). Please contact gclark@washjeff.edu for Zoom information …  

Ed Simon ’06 book included in Newsweek’s 21 Best Books to Read This Spring 2021

February 19, 2021
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Simon tells the story of the city and all the changes that made it what it is today in a way that’s entirely new, by the hand of someone who is deeply familiar. Simon shines a light on things often forgotten, and uncovers untold stories in the process.

Michael Pratt ’81 named Black Leaders Worth Watching Award 2021 winner

February 10, 2021
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Michael Pratt ’81, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, named as a Black Leaders Worth Watching Award 2021 winner

Writing for the Job Search: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

January 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—Unique experiences fill out impressive resumes for many W&J graduates, but how do they put that resume together? Professor of English Kay McEvoy, Ph.D., used JayTerm 2021 to teach the course: Writing for the Job Search. In Dr. McEvoy’s two week intensive, students learn how to analyze a job ad, write …  

Rhiannon Wineland ’20 Boosts Social Media Presence for Appalachian Botanical Co.

December 14, 2020
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Rhiannon Wineland ’20 is the social media coordinator for lavender farm Appalachian Botanical Co.