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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.

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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.

Clara Sherwood '22 poses for a photo in Morocco during her summer 2019 Magellan Project.

W&J Junior Earns Prestigious Award from U.S. Department of State

Updated: May 26, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 26, 2020)—Clara Sherwood ’22 is ready to take on the world. The International Studies and Spanish major came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) with dreams to travel the world and chose the W&J based on its reputation for providing high-quality, internationally oriented educational opportunities. “The most attractive aspect of W&J was…

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Student Engagement Awards

Updated: April 29, 2020 | Tagged:

This year marks W&J’s 4th annual Student Engagement Awards. This celebratory event is designed to recognize outstanding student contributions to developing and promoting community at W&J. Categories of awards span aspects of student leadership, inclusion, programming, and community engagement.

Brendan Troesch (center) poses with W&J professors and GABC representatives as they present him with his scholarship award.

W&J Student Earns GABC Scholarship for study in Cologne

Updated: February 13, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Feb. 13, 2020)—Brendan Troesch ’21 is the sixth Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) student to earn the German American Business Circle of Pittsburgh (GABC/Pittsburgh) scholarship. The $2,500 award will go toward funding Brendan’s term abroad in Cologne, Germany. Representatives from GABC came to W&J to present Brendan with the scholarship. Brendan, a chemistry…

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Washington & Jefferson College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

Updated: February 10, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

W&J has been named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

W&J receives Tree Campus USA designation for 6th consecutive year

Updated: April 26, 2019 | Tagged:

For the sixth year in a row, the Washington & Jefferson College Arboretum has been honored with the Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.