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W&J professor Melissa Cook selected to receive Jonathan Flickinger Giving Heart Recognition

Updated: June 16, 2021 | Tagged:

Washington & Jefferson College professor Melissa A Cook, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2021 Jonathan Flickinger Giving Heart Recognition.

Eduardo Carrera Morales ’99 receives Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award

Updated: May 5, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

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.

W&J Women’s Lacrosse draws Farmingdale State in NCAA Division III Second Round

Updated: May 4, 2021 | Tagged: ,

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.

Victoria Koeck ’23 captures high jump gold

Updated: May 3, 2021 | Tagged: , , ,

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.

W&J wins second-straight PAC men’s soccer title

Updated: May 1, 2021 | Tagged: ,

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.

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W&J to Induct Class of 2021 Members into The Phi Beta Kappa Society

Updated: April 20, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

W&J will induct 24 members of the Class of 2021 into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and best-known honor society.

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Applying for Prestigious Awards: W&J professional development classes prepare students for next steps

Updated: January 21, 2021 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Jan. 21, 2020)—JayTerm is a time for exploring new opportunities, and for some students in 2021, that includes preparing to apply for prestigious international awards. “The Curriculum and Programming Committee (CPC) generally approves any course that’s proposed so long as the content, class time, and learning outcomes are appropriate for a 2-credit experience,”…

Brian Blackwell ’05 named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year

Updated: December 9, 2020 | Tagged: , , , , ,

He never saw it coming. He never even knew he was a viable candidate. So, when Seneca Valley swimming coach Brian Blackwell was informed in October that he was named PIAA Swimming Coach of the Year? “I had to be sure the person wasn’t kidding around with me,” Blackwell said. “I never expected to…

Carli Hopkin ’20 winner of 2020 IWLCA Community Awareness Award

Updated: December 9, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

The individual Community Awareness Award recognizes those student-athletes who have contributed significantly to their community in a given academic year. These students have given their time and energy to support and develop athlete-community relations and have distinguished themselves from their peers.

Alondra Martinez Osorno at Washington & Jefferson College

W&J Senior One of Only 15 in Nation to Receive NIH Scholarship Award

Updated: September 28, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

Alondra Martinez Osorno won a prestigious award from The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research center in the U.S.