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Washington & Jefferson College Honors 16 Outstanding High School Students for Exemplary Leadership

Updated: June 16, 2023 | Tagged: ,

Washington & Jefferson College hosted the Leadership Society for 16 high school students who have demonstrated remarkable leadership skills within their communities, schools or athletic teams. The Leadership Society, held Thursday, June 8, at W&J, was an inaugural event recognizing the leaders at several local high schools. Each student was nominated by a school administrator…

W&J students honored with Jonathan Flickinger ’05 Giving Heart Recognition

Updated: May 30, 2023 | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , ,

Three Washington & Jefferson College students have been recognized with traits of a giving heart. The Jonathan Flickinger ’05 Giving Heart Recognition was created in 2018 by the Flickinger family with the help of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity as a loving memorial to Jonathan, who passed away unexpectedly in 2017. After graduating from W&J,…

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…

W&J inducts 21 seniors into Phi Beta Kappa

Updated: May 10, 2023 | Tagged: , , , ,

Washington & Jefferson College’s Class of 2023 includes 21 members who were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. The students were inducted into W&J’s chapter, Kappa of Pennsylvania, during a ceremony Thursday, April 27. They were also recognized during W&J’s Honors Convocation Monday, April 24, which can be viewed here. Phi Beta Kappa, founded…

Washington & Jefferson College Set to Honor Emerging Leaders

Updated: April 28, 2023 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 14, 2023) – Washington & Jefferson College will honor high school students who have shown leadership skills throughout their community, school, or athletic teams at an emerging leaders’ event on May 3, 2023. Emerging leaders across the greater Washington D.C. area are receiving exclusive invitations to join Washington & Jefferson College at…

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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…

2023 Honors Convocation Recognizes Student Accomplishments

Updated: April 26, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

Washington & Jefferson College hosted its 2023 Honors Convocation Monday, April 24, at First Presbyterian Church. At the annual event, friends and family of honored students joined faculty and staff in celebrating a variety of accomplishments recognized by department or program awards. Departmental book prizes are a tradition of W&J. Academic departments annually recognize the…

Six W&J Students Honored as Rule, Hughes, Murphy Recipients

Updated: April 18, 2023 | Tagged: ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 18, 2023) – Six Washington & Jefferson College students were honored on April 11 as recipients of the Rule, Hughes, Murphy Award, which recognizes academically and co-curricular involvement high-achieving sophomore students at the College. The 2022-2023 recipients are Adalynn Cherry, Josiah Hudock, Emma Humphrey, Vaishnavi Peyyety, Noah Walsh, and Scout Zaas. Adalynn…

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Chance to Change Lives Partners with Washington Jefferson College to Launch STEMnetX to Expand Experiential Learning Opportunities in STEM Workforce Training in Western PA

Updated: April 6, 2023 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (March 30, 2023) – Chance to Change Lives (CCL-US) and Washington & Jefferson College have announced a new partnership aimed at increasing workforce training in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through experiential learning for undergraduate students with a focus on diversity, inclusivity, and empowering students from historically marginalized groups. The partnership will…

Justice40: Bringing Energy Transition Benefits to Disadvantaged Communities

Updated: March 29, 2023 | Tagged: , , ,

Environmental justice and the Biden Administration’s Justice40 initiative will be the topic of the Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy and Management’s free April 5 webinar. “Justice40: Bringing Energy Transition Benefits to Disadvantaged Communities” will be the subject of a free, hour-long webinar at 11 a.m. April 5. It is the third, and…