Recent W&J alumnus Alex Donahue stands and smiles outside of Bloom Engineering Company.

Classroom connection sprouts spring internship; leads recent alumnus to promising position

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | June 22, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 22, 2022)—Recent W&J alumnus Alex Donahue ’22 may lack a green thumb, but backed by the red and black, he’s managed to make his Blooming career blossom.

Photo of Krissy Horissian '22 on the W&J campus.

First-Generation American Enjoys Presidential Success at W&J

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | June 21, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 21, 2022) – As a first-generation American, Krissy Horissian ‘22 encountered many challenges, but her dedication and perseverance led to her presidential success at W&J. Horissian, a communication arts major, came to W&J without the extended family support or the connections that many local college students have. “One of the most difficult…

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W&J Enrollment Team Wins Encoura Innovation Award

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | June 21, 2022
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Promotion of Mike Timko to Chief Information Officer

By W&J Syndication Service | June 16, 2022
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I am delighted to announce that Mike Timko has been promoted to Associate Vice President for Technology and Chief Information Officer after having successfully served in the role of Interim Chief Information Officer over the past year.

Photos of Recent alumni Clara Sherwood ’22 and Caroline Fedor ’20 sit side-by-side in a collage. Sherwood poses with sunglasses on in front of palm trees in Morocco, while Fedor sits and smiles on a piano bench.

W&J alumni receive Fulbright awards; continue College legacy with Fulbright Program

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | June 15, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 15, 2022)—Two Presidents have been selected as 2021-22 Fulbright Scholars, continuing Washington & Jefferson College’s nearly ten-year relationship with the Fulbright Program.

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W&J’s Ignite Business Incubator Celebrates One Year of Empowering the Entrepreneur

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | June 14, 2022
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Recent W&J alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. '22 stands atop a mountain in Alaska during his Magellan Project.

Recent alumnus explores Alaska with 2022 Magellan Project

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | June 13, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 13, 2022)—Recent alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. ’22 is reaching new heights with W&J’s Magellan Project.

W&J rising senior Grace DePaul stands in front of Ansys company sign.

Channeling success: communication arts major develops social media strategy in summer internship

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | June 9, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 9, 2022)—Rising senior Grace DePaul has found the perfect platform for success.

Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith premiers first films with a projector in a classroom.

Recent alumna turns pre-pandemic plans into post-production projects; premiers first films at W&J

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | June 6, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 6, 2022)—Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith ’22 is not throwing away her shot. Or rather, her many shots, clips, and reels.

W&J Psychology Professor, Hannah Bradshaw, Ph.D., looks to her class while delivering a presentation.

W&J Psychology Professor Uses Research to Enhance the Student Experience

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | June 3, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 3, 2022) – Hannah K. Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Washington & Jefferson College, is using her recent research to benefit her students. As an evolutionary psychologist, Bradshaw focuses her research on social cognition, and more specifically, the relationship dynamics among women and between women and men. “My research is…

Photo of Samantha Sonnet '22 on her Magellan Project in Atlanta, Georgia.

W&J Senior Takes Artistic Talents to Atlanta for Magellan Project

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | June 1, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (June 1, 2022) – Samantha Sonnet ‘22 took her artistic talents to Atlanta, GA, during the 2022 spring semester for her Magellan project. Sonnet’s original Magellan project was to study art in Italy and Greece, but the pandemic and subsequent international travel restrictions unfortunately forced her to modify her proposal. “I learned that…

Recent W&J alum Adia Muhammad smiles against a gray backdrop.

Success in a Pinch: English major earns prominent poetry prize

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | May 31, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 31, 2022)—Recent W&J alum Adia Muhammad ’22 is proving that a penchant for poetry can really pay off.

Photo of Han Ye, Ph.D., assistant professor of Chinese at W&J, in a classroom with her students.

W&J Professor Earns Fulbright Specialist Designation

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | May 27, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 27, 2022) – Han Ye, Ph.D., assistant professor of Chinese at Washington & Jefferson College, plans to take her classroom experiences and expertise global as a Fulbright Specialist. The Fulbright Specialist program, sponsored by the United States Department of State, provides academic faculty members and other professionals with the opportunity to complete…

Washington & Jefferson graduates in academic regalia at the 2022 Commencement Cermony.

Speakers take center stage at the Washington & Jefferson College 2022 Commencement Ceremony

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | May 24, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 24, 2022)—Washington & Jefferson College gave its nearly 300 graduates a grand sendoff on Saturday, with speeches from dreamers-turned-doers at its 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

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W&J Holds 223rd Commencement Ceremony

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | May 24, 2022
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Treasuring tradition: graduating seniors toast to tomorrows with President and Mrs. Knapp

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | May 21, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 21, 2022)—Continuing a time-honored tradition, Washington & Jefferson College President John C. Knapp, and wife Kelly Knapp hosted the school’s graduating seniors last night for their annual Champagne Toast.

ROTC students from area colleges stand at attention in their commissioning ceremony.

W&J cadets commissioned into U.S. Army at Spring 2022 Commissioning Ceremony

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | May 21, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 20, 2022)—Two Washington & Jefferson College Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) cadets were commissioned into the United States Army at the Spring 2022 Commissioning Ceremony held at Soldiers and Sailors Hall at the University of Pittsburgh today. 

Jonathan Flickinger '05 smiles in a suit.

W&J students honored with Jonathan Flickinger ’05 Giving Heart Recognition

By kjantsch@washjeff.edu | May 18, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 18, 2022)—Three Washington & Jefferson College students have been recognized with traits of a giving heart.

W&J's 2022 Phi Beta Kappa inductees pose for a group photo in the Media Room following the induction ceremony.

W&J Inducts 22 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | May 17, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (May 17, 2022) – Washington & Jefferson College’s Class of 2022 includes 22 members who were inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society. The students were inducted to W&J’s chapter, Kappa of Pennsylvania, during a ceremony on May 6. They were also recognized during W&J’s Honors Convocation on April 22, which can be…

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W&J Three-peats to Claim 14th PAC Baseball Title

By srydzak@washjeff.edu | May 16, 2022
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