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Mentions of W&J in the press.
During his 32 years as a Peters Township resident, Dr. Walter Schrantz has attended many local Memorial Day observances at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 764.
The years-long project known as the Greater Washington Area Business Incubator in Washington has been rebranded and is ready to open this week. Ignite, as it’s now called, sits where the former O’Reilly Auto Parts shop was, at 57 E. Chestnut St. in Washington.
A. Michael Pratt, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office, has been elected to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of Philadelphia’s Board of Directors. In this role, he will support the ADL’s efforts as a leading anti-hate organization.
Don Spagnolo has been a matchmaker of sorts for the past two decades.
The field is set for the High Point Regional in the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. The six teams headed to Truist Point include Salisbury University, Washington & Jefferson, Birmingham-Southern, LaGrange, Lynchburg and Marymount, Va. Greensboro College will serve as the host institution for the regional.
In accepting a specially commissioned portrait of an early trustee of both schools that became Washington & Jefferson College, Dr. John Frazier promised the donors: “We’ll find a good place for it, and we won’t lose this one.”
Washington & Jefferson College held its 222nd commencement Sunday at Washington Wild Things Park in South Strabane Township. The graduation ceremony featured a keynote address by Dr. Robert Michael Franklin Jr., president emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga.; remarks by Dr. John C. Knapp, president of W&J; and a senior address by Lena DiFulvio…
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 give the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity at Washington & Jefferson College’s 222nd Commencement Ceremony, to be held May 23.
Starter Nick Drake turned in a dominant performance and outfielder Tyler Horvat was the offensive catalyst as Washington & Jefferson defeated Saint Vincent College, 3-0, Saturday to claim the school’s 13th PAC baseball championship.
Brandenburg will turn 100 years old on May 14; and as the Doylestown Lions’ Club oldest member, his birthday was celebrated on Tuesday evening with a dinner at the Doylestown American Legion.