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W&J senior Sarah Byrne stands smiling in front of a trestle.

Sarah Byrne

Updated: May 5, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,
Cole Leathers, president of W&J's Student Government Association, stands at a podium.
Cole Leathers, president of W&J's Student Government Association, stands at a podium.

Passing on the presidency: W&J’s outgoing SGA president reflects on student leadership

Updated: May 5, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 5, 2022)—Graduating senior Cole Leathers is facing one final test as Student Government Association (SGA) President: leaving the office behind.  

David Kieran teaching a seminar class

Student research project culminates in “Dynamic Decades” exhibit, reveals College and community history

Updated: May 4, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 4, 2022)—A year-long research project conducted by Washington & Jefferson College students, faculty, and staff will be on display this week when the exhibit Dynamic Decades: W&J and the City of Washington in the Midst of Social Change opens May 5 on the first floor of Clark Family Library.

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

Updated: April 29, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

W&J senior Bryton Altenbach smiles in front of greenery.

Bryton Altenbach

Updated: April 14, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,
W&J students Jeffrey E. Seabury, Jr. ’22 , Lillien Shaer ’22, Mario Sanchez Isabas ’23, and Nickolas Bartel ’23 bookend a podium at the Pennsylvania Political Science Association (PPSA) 83rd Annual Meeting & Conference in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

Presidential Presentations: W&J students take research on the road; showcase their findings at academic conferences

Updated: April 14, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 14, 2022)—Fueled by facts and findings, the W&J presidents have traded campaigns for conferences and are forging new trails to tomorrow.

W&J Senior Garret Hampton poses on the track holding a plaque which recognizes him.

Garret Hampton

Updated: April 13, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

If I could give any piece of advice to a freshman student, it would be to never stop the pursuit of your future after W&J, and to always stay motivated to not only achieve success, but define your own.

Headshot of Edwin Martini.

Dr. Edwin Martini: Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War

Updated: April 8, 2022 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College will host Dr. Edwin Martini, professor of history at Western Michigan University, for a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11, in Dieter-Porter 100. Martini will give a presentation on “Agent Orange and the Legacies of the Vietnam War.” His lecture is sponsored by the W&J History Department and…