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What Is RGGI And Why Should PA Participate? webinar hosted by W&J

Updated: March 26, 2021 | Tagged: , ,

Pennsylvania’s move to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative will be explored during the Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management’s latest webinar on April 14 starting at 11:00 a.m.

Mineral supplies a key for renewables, expert says at W&J energy webinar

Updated: March 11, 2021 | Tagged: ,

Solar, wind and batteries for electric vehicles and storage are generally considered to be the major sources of renewable energy, but don’t forget minerals.

Greater Washington Area Business Incubator being nurtured for February opening

Updated: November 23, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Exterior construction of the Greater Washington Area Business Incubator has advanced to the point that a virtual groundbreaking is anticipated over the next two months.

Catfish Creek Cleanup

Updated: November 7, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Chartiers Creek Watershed Association has partnered with W&J to organize a Service Saturday cleaning up Catfish Creek. Come enjoy the outdoors and do some good for our community!

Catfish Creek Cleanup

Updated: November 7, 2020 | Tagged:

Join Chartiers Creek Watershed to clean up the creek by our stadium. Social distancing and Covid safe protocols in place. Please register by emailing summervoelker@gmail.com; limited number of spots available.

Bianca Pate '22 poses in PPE outside a room at the Latrobe Hospital ICU.

W&J neuroscience major joins the front lines in fight against COVID-19

Updated: November 6, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 6, 2020)— At the beginning of 2020, Bianca Pate ’22 made plans to study abroad to add travel to her experiential learning opportunities at the College. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic altered her plans as it has for many others across the globe, but it inspired the Washington & Jefferson College…

W&J students help with Washington Teen Center Seesaw Marathon

Updated: October 29, 2020 | Tagged:

W&J students help with Washington Teen Center Seesaw Marathon

Marilyn Burkhardt

W&J Senior joins Citizens’ Climate Lobby to help found Washington, Pa., Chapter

Updated: July 10, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (July 10, 2020)—Leading change is second nature to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) students. Take Marilyn Burkhardt. The rising W&J senior, a Spanish and international studies major, wanted to use her time during quarantine in a productive way, and decided to volunteer with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a bipartisan grassroots organization that…

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Senior Send-Off: Kat Starr

Updated: June 22, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 22, 2020)–Though our Commencement festivities have been postponed, we’re still excitedly celebrating the Class of 2020 and all of their accomplishments. As they prepare for their next steps following Washington & Jefferson College, several members of the Class of 2020 are sharing their plans with us. Check out Kat Starr’s video message,…

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Student Capstone projects support community organizations

Updated: June 5, 2020 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 5, 2020)—When the world went remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor of Computing and Information Studies (CIS) Charles Hannon, Ph.D., faced a particular challenge in adapting the capstone course for CIS majors. The class, called Service Learning Project Management, connects students with local non-profit organizations so they gain experience working for…