My experiences with the W&J Wind and Jazz Ensembles broadened my understanding of music history and helped conceptualize music theory. Having a wide range of instrumental experiences also inspired me to take advantage of other opportunities off-campus. As a result of my time with the Music Department, I plan to pursue a doctoral degree in …  

Before coming to W&J I knew I wanted to study music, but I did not have any background in music and was nervous about pursuing it because of this. As soon as I was introduced to the faculty in the music department, they immediately began talking to me about my desired path and helped me …  

WASHINGTON (July 9, 2021)—Jeffrey Seabury ’22 is courting the idea of a career in law. The Washington & Jefferson College political science and psychology double major is spending his summer interning with both the public defender and district attorney’s offices at the Fayette County Courthouse. Jeffrey found the internship thanks to a unique W&J connection. …  

WASHINGTON, PA (July 14, 2021)—It’s a summer of discovery at the Carnegie Science Center for both Holly Troesch ’23 and the interactive learning museum’s patrons. The Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) biology and German double major is interning with the Animals and Habitats department at the Science Center and is responsible for the care and maintenance of …  

Brianna Bray ’22 is starting her career ahead of schedule. The senior psychology major is pursuing her dreams as a direct support specialist with Focus Behavioral Health, working with adults and teenagers with autism and intellectual disabilities. Brianna found the job posting online while looking for relevant work experience and was able to secure the …  

Harley Moyer ’18 began running because he relished the winning aspect of the sport. The competition drove him to accomplish one goal and then attack another. During his career as a W&J President, Moyer won often, on and off the course. “Originally, I liked to win, I liked to be good at what I did, …  

Maya Krishnasamy, a biochemistry major, has thrived during her time at W&J. A leader on the W&J Tennis team, Maya has earned recognition for her skills on the court, including taking the President’s Athletic Conference (PAC) Newcomer of the Year award following her freshman season and being named the PAC’s Player of the Year this …  

Class. Character. Success. The three tenets of the W&J field hockey program established by head coach Jomara Coghlan have proven to be a successful formula. Since Coghlan arrived at W&J in 2007, the team has never had a losing season. The program has won at a 68 percent clip (155-73) over the last 12 years …  

When Darious Singleton ’18 first came to Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), he’d set his mind on medical school. So how did he become a thriving J.D. candidate at Duquesne University’s School of Law instead? Professors who helped him pivot between W&J’s programs and explore his interests – all without losing time – set him …