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W&J Senior Millena Dorman smiles in front of greenery.

Millena Dorman

Updated: April 8, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

What advice would you give to incoming or prospective students? Every single English professor is amazing, but Dr. Mayer is my absolute favorite. She’s been encouraging and supporting me throughout my entire time at W&J…

The five winners of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award are pictured with members of the College's senior staff on the porch of the President's House.

Five W&J Students Honored as Rule, Hughes, Murphy Recipients

Updated: April 7, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 7, 2022) – Five Washington & Jefferson College students were honored on April 6 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award, which recognizes high-achieving sophomore students at the college. The 2021-2022 recipients are Cassandra Carr, Lisha Chadda, Sean Disbrow, Dylan Joachim, and Gannon Ziviello. Details of the winners are below. The…

W&J junior Sydney Hirst stands and smiles.

Sydney Hirst

Updated: March 23, 2022 | Tagged: ,
W&J junior Sydney Hirst stands and smiles.

Courtroom Calling: Internship with public defender leads W&J junior to greater love of law

Updated: March 23, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 23, 2022)—W&J junior Sydney Hirst may not be a student athlete, but after spending the summer in the Westmoreland County Public Defender’s Office, she knows how to run the court. Or rather, the courtroom.

W&J Senior Arianna Taylor smiles.

Arianna Taylor

Updated: March 15, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

My proudest accomplishment at W&J has been being a LINK Mentor. As a first year student, my LINK Mentor had a huge impact on me and I am so happy that I have been able to serve as a LINK Mentor in my senior year.

Dr. Charvonne N. Holliday Nworu ’08 smiles next to W&J sophomore Dylan Joachim.
Dr. Charvonne N. Holliday Nworu ’08 smiles next to W&J sophomore Dylan Joachim.

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “The Future-Focused Reformer”

Updated: February 14, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (February 14, 2022)—This February, Washington & Jefferson College is celebrating Black History Month by continuing our “Then and Now” series, a joint effort with W&J’s Black Student Union (BSU) that recognizes some of our accomplished Black alumni and the current students who are carrying on their legacy. Throughout the month, we…

W&J Professor Gives Keynote Address at Texas Tech Colloquium

Updated: November 17, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (November 17, 2021) – A year after the release of their book, “Reframing Sex: Unlearning the Gender Binary with Trans Masculine YouTube Vloggers,” Stevie Berberick, Ph.D. had the opportunity to discuss it as the keynote speaker at Texas Tech’s annual Gender & Sexual Identities Colloquium. The assistant professor of communications arts at Washington…

Mastering the Mind: W&J Students to Present Psychological Research at SPSP Convention

Updated: November 2, 2021 | Tagged:

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists, recently accepted separate research proposals for the 2022 SPSP Annual Convention from four Washington & Jefferson College undergraduate students: Trinity Geedy-Gill ’24, Becca Ghion ’22, Delaney Sullivan ’22, and Madison Will ’22.

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.