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Golden Goal: Men’s soccer wins PAC Championship for first time since 2007

January 13, 2020
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The men’s soccer team captured its first conference title in 12 years after defeating Geneva College 4-2 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Tournament Championship game Nov. 9 at Alexandre Stadium. The Presidents compiled a 12-8-2 overall record, which included a 9-0-1 record against conference competition.

Recent alum continues tradition of giving beyond W&J

January 13, 2020
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Wes Preston ’19 graduated in May, and immediately continued his dedication to public service as a fellow in the Pittsburgh-based philanthropic organization PULSE. For his one year fellowship, he was placed with Hilltop Alliance as a communications coordinator aiding in the economic development and revitalization of the low-income Pittsburgh neighborhood of Allentown.

Vice Presidents with a Vision

January 13, 2020
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Spring is bringing changes to campus that give Presidents a lot to be excited about.

With two leadership positions filled in Summer 2019 and a strategic plan approved in Fall 2019, the College is positioned to move into 2020 with momentum.

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Jeffery Frick, Ph.D…

A Plan for Success: W&J Adopts New Strategic Plan

January 13, 2020
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“Every W&J graduate will not only be exceptionally well prepared for professional success, but also recognized as a leader committed to the highest standards of ethics and capable of addressing complex challenges facing today’s organizations and society.” – President John C. Knapp, Ph.D.

This promise is at the heart of the College’s…

Presidential Perspectives: Developing Leaders of Exceptional Competence and Character

January 13, 2020
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What are the qualities that set W&J graduates apart in today’s competitive market for talent? This question was at the center of our recent strategic planning process, for we knew that decisions about our future must begin with a clear understanding about what the College does best. Our highly personalized approach to education…

Thriving Together: How the students of W&J build their campus community

January 10, 2020
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When the Student Government Association’s (SGA) executive board gather in their office on the second floor of Rossin Campus Center, there’s a lot to discuss. The young men and women in this room have learned how to balance academics, work, and social life at W&J—and when it’s possible, to have…

Breakthrough Season: Persistence helps Presidents earn first PAC title

January 10, 2020
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When Chris Faulk ’10 took the reins of the women’s tennis team in 2012, he had a vision for the program: to win a Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship. Faulk knew it would take a lot of work and teambuilding to achieve his goal; the team he inherited finished tied for last place at the…

Strong in STEM

January 10, 2020
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Shauna Darby Piedrahita ’95, Ph.D., has a framed picture of Lazear Chemistry Hall on the wall of her office at Applied Research Associates, Inc. in Alexandria, Va. When she first walked into Lazear as a W&J freshman, she never imaged it would lead to her career as a principal chemist and member of…