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Photo of Krissy Horissian '22 on the W&J campus.

First-Generation American Enjoys Presidential Success at W&J

Updated: June 21, 2022 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 21, 2022) – As a first-generation American, Krissy Horissian ‘22 encountered many challenges, but her dedication and perseverance led to her presidential success at W&J. Horissian, a communication arts major, came to W&J without the extended family support or the connections that many local college students have. “One of the most difficult…

Instructor of Accounting Dana Allen poses with a jeopardy board for contest with her FYS students.

FYS Courses Create Customized Transition into College Life

Updated: January 14, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (January 14, 2022) – What better way to start your college experience than with a class tailored to you? At Washington & Jefferson College, First-Year Seminar (FYS) courses help students build their foundation at W&J and set them up for success during their time at the College. FYS courses offer an intensive study…

What’s Zipcode got to do with it?

Updated: February 19, 2021 | Tagged: , , , ,

For Black History Month, the Office of Community Engagement will be facilitating a workshop exploring how systemic structures related to city planning such as zip codes, property value, and access to healthy food perpetuate the cycle of poverty and disproportionately impact Black communities.

60 Second Game Show

Updated: November 15, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Join us at Yost in Burnett Center for a TV-style fast-paced game show. Compete with your friends for a cash prize!

NaTakallam: Refugee Voices

Updated: November 13, 2020 | Tagged: ,

The ‘Refugee Voices Series’ offers students the unique opportunity to engage with refugees from all across the world. During these conversations, students will learn more about personal refugee stories and increase their own global and intercultural awareness.”

Students gather in the President's Dining Room on W&J's campus to sign ornaments.

Annual Student Holiday Ornament Signing Party

Updated: November 11, 2020 | Tagged:

We’re feeling the holiday spirit on campus, and so are President and Mrs. Knapp! Please join them Wednesday, Nov. 11, to sign an ornament that will hang on the evergreen tree outside the President’s House during the holiday season. Due to COVID-19 dining restrictions, students will receive holiday cookies and punch to-go. Stop by the…

SAB Mini Bingo

Updated: November 6, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

Join SAB for a round of mini bingo either online or in person! There will be two in person sessions that require an RSVP here. There are only 22 spots per session! For the online Mini Bingo visit bingomaker.com and search “W&J SAB Mini Bingo” and enter the password “SAB” login on Zoom as well…

A student volunteer with the Student Voting Coalition sits at a table outside of Clark Family Library with voter registration materials.

W&J students earn voter turnout grant, selected as Campus Vote Democracy Fellows

Updated: November 5, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 5, 2020)-The 2020 presidential election is just one of the stories that’s dominated the news cycle this year and W&J students have been paying attention to its importance. But it’s not a candidate they’re focused on; it’s the importance of voting itself – and they decided to do something about it. Members…