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Dave Keener ’83 discusses his company’s approach to leadership during the pandemic

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 24, 2020
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Dave Keener ’83 (Washington & Jefferson College) discusses his company’s approach to leadership during the pandemic

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W&J is one of the Oldest Universities in America

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 23, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College, one of the oldest universities in America, began in 1781, not long after the American Revolution

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W&J to Dedicate Residence Hall to Dr. Walter Cooper, Distinguished Alumnus, Scientist, and Civil Rights Leader

By ejones@washjeff.edu | September 23, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College will rename Beau Hall in honor of Dr. Walter Cooper ’50, a noted research scientist, steward of education, advocate for civil rights, and passionate supporter of his alma mater.

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W&J International Studies Major Gets Global Experience with Department of State Internship

By virwin@washjeff.edu | September 22, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 22, 2020)—Even in the face of a worldwide pandemic, Tori McKeehan ’21 is still getting a global experience thanks to support from W&J. Last fall, the international studies major connected with the U.S. Department of State through their Virtual Student Federal Services (VSFS) internship program. Her year-long internship occurred alongside many other…

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W&J Junior Leads Online History and Culture Programs During Pandemic

By virwin@washjeff.edu | September 18, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 18, 2020)—The summer of 2020 is one for the history books—which Sarah Byrne ’22 will be ready to document thanks to her Maxwell scholarship-funded internship. The junior history major spent her summer as the education intern with the Westmoreland Historical Society (WHS) and Historic Hanna’s Town, an archaeological site and history center…

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W&J Physics and Engineering Major Gets Hands-On Experience with Maxwell Internship Support

By virwin@washjeff.edu | September 17, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 17, 2020)—One W&J senior is getting a taste for mechanical engineering thanks to support from the College’s Maxwell Internship Fund. Ty Bedillion ’21, a physics and engineering major completing W&J’s 3-2 program with Washington University, interned with DMI Companies, the largest heating, ventilation, and air conditioning accessories manufacturer in North America. While…

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CEPM to Host Webinar About Region’s Natural Gas Future

By ejones@washjeff.edu | September 16, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management’s latest hour-long webinar at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 will examine the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s perspective on the region’s natural gas future.

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W&J Hires Bethany Iñesta Bowman as Director of Financial Aid

By ejones@washjeff.edu | September 16, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College welcomes Bethany Iñesta Bowman, who will join W&J as Director of Financial Aid on October 1, 2020.

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Paul Matthews ’11 joins Ave Maria coaching staff

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 11, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College graduate Paul Matthews ’11 has joined the Ave Maria University men’s basketball staff as an assistant coach.

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Dr. Chong Park ’83 brings patient-focused perspective to AHN’s Jefferson and Canonsburg hospitals

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 10, 2020
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Dr. Chong Park ’83 can’t remember a time when he didn’t know he would be a physician. “My father said I could be any type of adult cardiac surgeon I wanted,” said Park, a cardiothoracic surgeon, jokingly.

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Collagen Matrix Names Aaron Henceroth ’02 Vice President of Project Management and Supply Chain

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 8, 2020
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Collagen Matrix, Inc., a leader in regenerative medicine and a global manufacturer of collagen- and mineral-based medical devices, announced today the appointment of Aaron Henceroth ’02 as Vice President of Project Management and Supply Chain.

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Professor Jason Kilgore, students, take part in grant program looking at trees, shrubs

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 8, 2020
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Professor Jason Kilgore at Washington & Jefferson College and his students will be exploring trees and shrubs thanks to a grant they have received from the National Science Foundation.

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Professor Robert Dunn Weighs in on Covid’s Impact on the Economy

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 5, 2020
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Washington & Jefferson College Professor Robert Dunn discusses the relationship between the economy and the COVID-19 crisis.

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The New Website, One Year Later

By npgadmin | September 2, 2020
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It’s been a full year since we launched the new washjeff.edu. What have we learned about the website since it’s launch? What does the data tell us?

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Robert Hoffa ’79 Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Law

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | September 2, 2020
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Robert Hoffa ’79 was honored as one of Pennsylvania’s 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in 2017 and 2020.

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Junior spends summer researching with Department of Pathology at Pitt

By virwin@washjeff.edu | September 1, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 1, 2020)—While coronavirus is top-of-mind for the public and in the medical world right now, W&J junior Sam Dauby spent his summer with the Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh searching for ways to prevent the spread of a virus that has caused suffering for years: HIV. “The laboratory’s focus…

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Sophomore helps Massachusetts State Rep improve primary care access for rural residents

By virwin@washjeff.edu | August 31, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Aug. 31, 2020)—This summer, Neil Pandit ’23 turned his connections into an opportunity to help others. “I am very involved in the Greater Boston Area as a volunteer photographer,” the sophomore neuroscience major said. “In this capacity, I have been able to photograph and interact with legislators like Rep. (Kenneth) Gordon. At a…

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W&J instructor Patrick Schmidt uses his art for face masks

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | August 29, 2020
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Since the onset the coronavirus pandemic in March, artists like Patrick Schmidt have faced a particular challenge: Keeping their work before the public while galleries are shuttered and larger-scale events like the Three Rivers Arts Festival have either been canceled or have migrated online.

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W&J Athletic Director Scott McGuinness on Recruiting Student Athletes Over Zoom

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | August 28, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing changes to the fanfare of being recruited by any college team but especially smaller schools on a budget.

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John Frankovitch ’18 runs successful Bull River Taco Company franchise

By akotarski@washjeff.edu | August 25, 2020
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John Frankovitch ’18 didn’t get too far into his first career before he knew he wanted a change.

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