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Coded for success: W&J student spends summer advancing technology

January 18, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (January 18, 2022)—W&J Junior Raheem Clemons has cracked the code for student success.  

FYS Courses Create Customized Transition into College Life

January 14, 2022
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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 …  

Former W&J head football coach John Luckhardt to be inducted in College Football Hall of Fame as part of Class of 2022

January 10, 2022

John Luckhardt, who served as head coach at Washington & Jefferson College from 1982-98, was announced Monday as one of 21 inductees in the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

W&J announces Fall 2021 Dean’s List students

January 10, 2022

WASHINGTON, PA (January 10, 2022)—W&J is proud to announce the Fall 2021 Dean’s List students.

W&J Presidents get psyched; lobby for legislation

January 10, 2022
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WASHINGTON, PA (January 10, 2022)—W&J psychology students have change on their minds. Or rather, they’re using the mind to create change.

Washington & Jefferson College Appoints First Director of New Center for Ethical Leadership

January 6, 2022

Washington & Jefferson College has appointed David Holiday, Ph.D. as the Director of the Center for Ethical Leadership and Instructor of Philosophy. Holiday is the first director of the Center for Ethical Leadership, which was established in the Fall 2021 semester.

100th Anniversary of Historic Game by Dr. Charles F. West, the First Black Quarterback to Play in Rose Bowl Game

December 30, 2021

The January 2022 Rose Bowl Game marks the 100th anniversary of the historic 1922 Game, in which Dr. Charles Fremont West became the first Black quarterback to play not only in the Rose Bowl Game, but in a major bowl game.

W&J College Receives “It’s on Us PA” Grant from Wolf Administration

December 20, 2021

Washington & Jefferson College is one of 34 higher education institutions in Pennsylvania awarded an It’s On Us PA grant by the Wolf Administration.

Class of 2021 Graduate Credits Liberal Arts for Professional Readiness

December 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 13, 2021) – Adriana Rodriguez-Ruiz’s career path was founded at W&J, and she credits the College’s strong liberal arts curriculum for connecting her varying interests and helping her launch a career she loves. For Rodriguez-Ruiz, a proud first-generation 2021 graduate of the Washington & Jefferson College, the liberal arts philosophy bridged her interests in public policy, environmental studies, social justice, and diverse …  

Joint Programs with Chatham, WVU Present New Opportunities for W&J Students

December 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (December 10, 2021) – Washington & Jefferson College is excited to announce two new joint programs: a Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Program with Chatham University, and a Master of Science Program in Economics with West Virginia University. Both options present students with new and valuable opportunities to build their career foundations at …