WASHINGTON, PA (May 10, 2021)—In the early days of quarantine in 2020 Jacqueline Manina ’22 noticed that her then-10-year-old sister, Gianna, was having trouble adjusting to a new way of life. The Washington & Jefferson College English major and education minor also read news reports about children all over the world having difficulties with the…
W&J professor named Virtual Series Issue Editor for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Assistant Professor of Psychology Kevin Carriere, M.P.P., Ph.D. has recently been named the new Virtual Series Issue Editor for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for the next three years.
Robert Litchfield, co-author of the book Digital Nomads, agrees that the phenomenon of digital nomads “is only going to increase”. “I don’t think anyone has said, ‘I’m done with nomadism [because of the pandemic] and I’m going back to the office cubicle,'” says Dr Litchfield, who is an associate professor at…
WASHINGTON, PA (May 6, 2021)—Chances are, you saw a flood of social media posts around the third week of April promoting Earth Day and the idea of “going green.” Selena Easley ’21, Kali Bunecicky ’21, and Kayla Stanczak ’24 want to make sure that message doesn’t just stick to one day a year. The trio…
Eduardo Carrera Morales, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico (BGCPR) received the Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award, the most important recognition given to a professional from Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), the organization to which BGCPR is affiliated.
The Final Exam is your chance to get advice and insights from experts in the industry. For the May/June 2021 issue, Campus Rec spoke with Armand Buzzelli, Ph.D., the director of Campus Recreation at Robert Morris University (RMU).
The Washington & Jefferson College women’s lacrosse team will face Skyline Conference Champion Farmingdale State in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday, May 8.
Despite only practicing one week on the track and field team at Washington & Jefferson College, sophomore Victoria Koeck cleared 1.53 meters (5 feet, 0.25 inches) to claim the Presidents’ Athletic Conference high jump title on Friday.
Three Washington & Jefferson College students were awarded academic honors this year following the completion of their honors projects.
After graduating from W&J, Julia Schaffer is continuing her research at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences while she applies to medical schools.
Third-seeded Washington & Jefferson College earned a 2-1 victory over No. 4 Westminster College Friday night in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament title match at Alexandre Stadium in Washington.
Kenny Jimenez ’21 will return to his hometown of Houston, Texas to teach eighth grade social studies in the YES Prep public school system.
As Tyler Horvat pauses to admire his handiwork (if he actually does), the sophomore baseball player at Washington & Jefferson immediately shifts his attention to the now.
When Jerrik Rydbom ’21 spoke to prospective students at W&J Take Action Day in April, he shared an important piece of advice: stay open minded, because you never know where your college experience could take you.
WASHINGTON, PA (April 29, 2021)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology major Emree Downey ’22 has a message for future generations following in her footsteps: “To all the little Black boys and girls: You belong. You will always belong,” she said. The W&J junior earned the Rooted In Science Scholarship from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to…
WASHINGTON, PA (April 28, 2021)—Elisa Yazdani ’21 didn’t expect to be in this situation when she began her Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) experience. Elisa entered the College intending to become a physician but influenced by her chemistry and psychology double major and mathematics minor, she found a new passion for biostatistics. With multiple research…
Social Ethics Leader, NPR Contributor Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., to Give Keynote at W&J College Commencement Ceremony
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.
Procter & Gamble haircare brands Royal Oils by Head & Shoulders and Gold Series from Pantene announced the 11 recipients of the first annual Rooted in Science Scholarship. The scholarships were awarded to Black women pursuing a degree in STEM fields at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and UNCF (United Negro College Fund)-member schools. UNCF…
You may not have known that there is a Western Pennsylvania Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
“I have learned so many new technology skills,” according to Susan Medley, director of choral activities and professor of music at Washington & Jefferson College. She adds, however, “I hope I never have to use them again.”