Campus News

WASHINGTON, Pa. (August 16, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) juniors Joseline Cortez and Dan Walters recently presented their research at the inaugural International Conference on the Arts and Humanities: “Bridges across Cultures” in Perugia, Italy. Both students’ participation was sponsored by W&J’s Magellan Project.
The conference provided an […]

WASHINGTON, PA (October 4, 2013)—James West, Ph.D., who will retire from Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) at the end of the upcoming school year after more than 40 years as a professor, leaves a legacy he hopes will educate people for years to come.
The first-time author’s new book, “Finance and Manage Your Life: A Planning Guide for Generation Y,” is designed […]

WASHINGTON, Pa. (Aug. 30, 2013) – Two annual events—Matriculation at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 30, and Convocation at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2—will ring in the 2013-14 academic year at Washington & Jefferson College.
Matriculation is a celebration of the Class of 2017 and first-year students. Convocation formally opens the new academic year for all students.First-year students, in […]

WASHINGTON, PA (October 15, 2013)—Samuel Hazo, the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction, essays and plays, and McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University, where he has taught for 43 years, will host a public poetry reading Thursday, Oct. 17,  at 7:30 p.m. in room 114 of the Howard J. Burnett Center.
Hazo is the founder and director of the Interna […]

WASHINGTON, Pa. (September 4, 2013)—Two years after Savannah Sprowls and Molly Anthony first met on an Intersession trip to China, the 2013 Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) graduates are in Hong Kong, working together as English tutors in the Center for English and Additional Languages at Lingnan University. Sprowls and Anthony are two of just three recent college graduates from […]

WASHINGTON, PA (September 6, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College has introduced Ellucian GO, a new application for mobile devices designed to provide students with access to important information.
For Android, Apple, or Kindle Fire mobile devices, Ellucian GO allows users to, among other things:
• Access grades, course schedules and College phone numbers;
• Access informat […]

WASHINGTON, PA (September 11, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) will host a financial seminar titled, “How to Fund a Small or Start-up Business,” Sept. 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  in the Mt. Vernon Room of the George Washington Hotel on Main Street in Washington, Pa. 
The Washington County Council on Economic Development and the University of Pittsburgh&rs […]

WASHINGTON, Pa. (September 11, 2013)—Want to help raise money for a couple of nonprofit organizations that make an impact in the local community?
Buy a Phi Psi!
The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) chapter of the fraternity is hosting its second annual “Buy a Phi Psi” brother auction, to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and the LeMoyne Community Center, Sept. 17 at […]

WASHINGTON, Pa. (September 26, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is facilitating a market survey designed to evaluate the feasibility of a business incubator in Washington County.
An online survey has been launched to gauge interest and gain feedback on the needs of the community.
“We want to hear from everyone, even if they think starting an incubator would be a dum […]

WASHINGTON, Pa. (October 8, 2013)—Desert Textures, a collection of art by award-winning photographer Samuel Fee, associate professor of computing and information studies at Washington & Jefferson College, is on display through the month of October at the Holy Family University Art Gallery in Philadelphia.
Through imagery of landscapes from the American West, Fee’s work illuminates and rec […]