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Former Chair of Citigroup and NYSE Inspires Graduates At Washington & Jefferson College Commencement

Updated: May 24, 2023 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 20, 2023)— John S. Reed, former chair of Citigroup and the New York Stock Exchange, inspired the graduates at Washington & Jefferson College’s 2023 commencement, advising them to take charge of their own lives and always to act with integrity. Mr. Reed, a 1961 graduate of the college, spoke to 220 graduates…

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Washington & Jefferson College Announces Speakers for 224th Commencement and Baccalaureate

Updated: April 27, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 14, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College has announced the speakers its 224thcommencement exercises on May 19-20. The Commencement Ceremony will feature alumnus John Reed ’61, former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange and retired chairman and CEO of Citigroup. The speaker for the Baccalaureate Service will Dr. Larry Roper, emeritus…

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

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

Updated: May 24, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

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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International Democracy Advocate Nathan Law To Speak at W&J 2022 Commencement

Updated: May 4, 2022 | Tagged: , ,

Nathan Law, an internationally recognized advocate for democracy and human rights, is returning to Washington & Jefferson College as the keynote speaker at the school’s 223rd Commencement Ceremony.

W&J holds graduation

Updated: May 24, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Washington & Jefferson College held its 222nd commencement Sunday at Washington Wild Things Park in South Strabane Township. The graduation ceremony featured a keynote address by Dr. Robert Michael Franklin Jr., president emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga.; remarks by Dr. John C. Knapp, president of W&J; and a senior address by Lena DiFulvio…

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“The Adventure of Now”: Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr. Addresses W&J College Graduates

Updated: May 23, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Washington & Jefferson College’s Class of 2021 is “the adventure of now,” prepared to make the positive changes needed in today’s world, keynote speaker Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr. told graduates during the College’s 222nd Commencement ceremony.

Social Ethics Leader, NPR Contributor Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., to Give Keynote at W&J College Commencement Ceremony

Updated: May 21, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., President-Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., will give the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity at Washington & Jefferson College’s 222nd Commencement Ceremony, to be held May 23.

Three Class of 2021 Seniors Complete Honors Projects

Updated: May 3, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Three Washington & Jefferson College students were awarded academic honors this year following the completion of their honors projects.