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Catfish Creek Cleanup

November 7, 2020

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!

W&J junior joins AmeriCorps to provide summer programming for children from low income families in Pittsburgh

July 22, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (July 22, 2020)—Staying connected during COVID-19 depends on more than a strong wi-fi signal. Just as important is the strength of your community network, and Shayla Watkins ’22 is proving that through her work with the AmeriCorps KEYS Summer Program serving children from low income families in the Pittsburgh/Penn Hills area. The program …  

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

July 10, 2020

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 …  

Psychology class organizes Allegheny County Jail donation drive

April 26, 2019
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Students in Psychology 345: Criminal Psychopathology orchestrated a magazine and book drive for the Allegheny County Jail and delivered the donated items to the jail in early April, getting the chance to meet with the inmates their donations were benefitting.

W&J Students support local community through Week of Service

September 13, 2018

Washington & Jefferson College students volunteered at charities and non-profit organizations throughout the Washington community as part of the College’s annual Week of Service from Sept. 11 to Sept 17.

Community Outreach Team makes a difference in Washington

May 8, 2018

At Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), students are always looking for ways to contribute to the world around them.

W&J is Washington County Drop Off for KISS.fm Stuff-A-Bus

November 27, 2017

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is proud to be the official Washington County drop-off point for the 96.1 KISS Stuff-A-Bus toy collection, benefitting the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

W&J’s Week of Service gives support for local community

September 15, 2017

Students showed their support for the local community during Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) first Week of Service from Sept. 11 to Sept. 17. 

Class of 2021 calls for donations for Hurricane Harvey relief

September 11, 2017

Just days into their first semester of college, the Class of 2021 is already showcasing the qualities of Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) Presidents. 

W&J Hurricane Harvey Relief

September 1, 2017

Help W&J Help Houston’s Underserved It may come as a surprise to some, but Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) has a longstanding history in the Houston, Texas area, which has recently dealt with severe flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey. For years, we have been an IMPACT partner with Houston-based YES Prep Public Schools, …