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Recent Grad Success: Jourdan Gottlieb ’14 finds her calling with NFL communications position

Updated: June 13, 2019 | Tagged:

A career in sports can be a tough field for women to break into, but Jourdan Gottlieb ’14 defied the odds as she forged her own path in sports communication – a path that led to a job on the social media team for the Tennessee Titans.

Recent Grad Success: India March ’18 finds her place in NBA marketing

Updated: May 23, 2019 | Tagged: , ,

India March ’18 didn’t know what awaited her when she was preparing for graduation last May, but she knew she wanted to follow her passion for sports and entertainment industry.

W&J student files research patent applications, accepts National Institutes of Health position

Updated: May 7, 2019 | Tagged: ,

Not many undergraduate students can say they’ve filed three patents for inventions, worked in labs in France, China, and Australia, and have lined up a position with a national research institution before graduation, but Blynn Shideler isn’t most students.

Two W&J alums win prestigious NSF Fellowship

Updated: May 3, 2019 | Tagged: , ,

The National Science Foundation (NSF) selected Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) alumni Donté Stevens ’16 and Jordan Hosfelt ’18 as recipients of its 2019 graduate research fellowship.

Recent Grad Success: Sam Schaub ’18

Updated: April 5, 2019 | Tagged: ,

Sam Schaub’s experiences and opportunities at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) led him to early success in the technology field—starting with a job he got just weeks after graduating in May of 2018.

Recent Grad Success: Chase McKevitt ’18

Updated: March 19, 2019 | Tagged: , ,

At Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), Chase McKevitt ’18 learned that not every student follows the same path, and he found his own to a career in medicine.

College Scorecard marks W&J alumni as top-earners among regional college graduates

Updated: January 17, 2018 | Tagged:

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) produces top-earning graduates among regional colleges, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard as reported by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Creating a space for sustainable living earns W&J a spot on The Princeton Review’s Top Green Colleges list

Updated: December 18, 2017 | Tagged: ,

The Princeton Review highlights colleges with sustainable practices in place, and with programs like W&J’s Environmental Studies (EVS) major that prepares students for employment and citizenship in a world defined by environmental concerns and opportunities.

WSJ ranks W&J highly as ‘inspiring’ and the ‘right choice’

Updated: December 4, 2017 | Tagged:

In a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, W&J graduates scored the College highly on subjective categories indicating that W&J was the right choice (and one they’d make again), an inspiring institution with exceptional students who motivate others, and incredibly effective in career preparation. 

Alumni success earns W&J top college distinction from New York Times

Updated: November 14, 2017 | Tagged:

When Rosanna (Tsatie) Awelagte ’13 left her home at the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico for her first semester at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), she didn’t know what to think, but knew she was pursuing her dreams.