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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.

Photo of seniors Bianca Pate and Piper Scarry in their EMT apparel in front of Old Main.

W&J Seniors Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic by Turning Passion into Profession 

Updated: April 22, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 22, 2022) – Bianca Pate ’22 and Piper Scarry ’22 responded to the Coronavirus pandemic by turning their passions into their professions. Both seniors began working at hospitals during the pandemic while also serving their communities as emergency medical technicians. Pate, a neuroscience and Spanish major with a psychology minor, discovered her…

W&J senior Kinsley Bitzer leans against a wooden wall and smiles.

Kinsley Bitzer

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W&J Selects Merck Scholars for Summer 2022

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WASHINGTON, PA (March 28, 2022) — Seven Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students have been selected to receive stipends from W&J’s Merck Internships for Excellence in Science program to support off-campus biomedical research internships in Summer 2022. The program, which began with a gift to W&J from the Merck biopharmaceutical company’s Merck Institute for Science…

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W&J College Announces Addition of New Academic Programs

Updated: February 21, 2022 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College is proud to announce the addition of 19 academic programs.

Dean of Admission, Robert Adkins 87' poses in his football uniform alongside W&J sophomore, Kaitlyn Brown, who holds a lacrosse stick.

Celebrating W&J’s Black History: Then and Now ft. “The Competitive Recruit”

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WASHINGTON, PA (February 7, 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…

Photo of Dina Abbasian standing outside of the pet-friendly residence halls with her dog, Cecil.

W&J Senior Uses Pet-Friendly Residence Halls to Train Service Dog

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WASHINGTON, PA (November 22, 2021) – Dina Abbasian ’22 came to W&J for its academically strong pre-med program, but she’s found her on-campus living experience to be enriching in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Abbasian, a chemistry major at W&J, lives in pet-friendly Buchanan Hall with her English Labrador Retriever, Cecil, who she is training…

Five W&J students outside

W&J Honors 2020-2021 Rule, Hughes, Murphy Recipients

Updated: September 15, 2021 |

Five Washington & Jefferson College students were honored Sept. 14 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award.

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.

Meet Dr. Chong Park ’83, President of Jefferson and Canonsburg Hospitals

Updated: April 27, 2021 | Tagged: ,

As a cardiothoracic surgeon at Allegheny Health Network (AHN), Dr. Chong Park preferred to fly under the radar. However, since taking on the role of president of AHN’s Jefferson and Canonsburg hospitals — during the COVID-19 pandemic — it’s safe to say that when there is a radar, he’s on it.