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W&J announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List Students

Updated: June 30, 2022 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 30, 2022)—Each session, the Office of Academic Affairs compiles a list of full-time students whose grade point averages for the previous session were 3.50 or higher, based upon a minimum of three courses and exclusive of those taken pass/fail. Those students make up the semesterly Dean’s List…

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Careers founded here: W&J receives national recognition for career development

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 30, 2022)—Washington & Jefferson College has been recognized for its exemplary commitment to career development by Colleges of Distinction (COD)—a national organization that recognizes distinguished institutions for student engagement, teaching, community, and outcomes.

Recent W&J alumnus Alex Donahue stands and smiles outside of Bloom Engineering Company.

Classroom connection sprouts spring internship; leads recent alumnus to promising position

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 22, 2022)—Recent W&J alumnus Alex Donahue ’22 may lack a green thumb, but backed by the red and black, he’s managed to make his Blooming career blossom.

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

First-Generation American Enjoys Presidential Success at W&J

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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…

Promotion of Mike Timko to Chief Information Officer

Updated: June 16, 2022 |

I am delighted to announce that Mike Timko has been promoted to Associate Vice President for Technology and Chief Information Officer after having successfully served in the role of Interim Chief Information Officer over the past year.

Photos of Recent alumni Clara Sherwood ’22 and Caroline Fedor ’20 sit side-by-side in a collage. Sherwood poses with sunglasses on in front of palm trees in Morocco, while Fedor sits and smiles on a piano bench.

W&J alumni receive Fulbright awards; continue College legacy with Fulbright Program

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 15, 2022)—Two Presidents have been selected as 2021-22 Fulbright Scholars, continuing Washington & Jefferson College’s nearly ten-year relationship with the Fulbright Program.

Recent W&J alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. '22 stands atop a mountain in Alaska during his Magellan Project.

Recent alumnus explores Alaska with 2022 Magellan Project

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 13, 2022)—Recent alumnus Jeffrey Seabury, Jr. ’22 is reaching new heights with W&J’s Magellan Project.

W&J rising senior Grace DePaul stands in front of Ansys company sign.

Channeling success: communication arts major develops social media strategy in summer internship

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 9, 2022)—Rising senior Grace DePaul has found the perfect platform for success.

Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith premiers first films with a projector in a classroom.

Recent alumna turns pre-pandemic plans into post-production projects; premiers first films at W&J

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WASHINGTON, PA (June 6, 2022)—Recent W&J alumna Rosa Messersmith ’22 is not throwing away her shot. Or rather, her many shots, clips, and reels.

W&J Psychology Professor, Hannah Bradshaw, Ph.D., looks to her class while delivering a presentation.

W&J Psychology Professor Uses Research to Enhance the Student Experience

Updated: June 3, 2022 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (June 3, 2022) – Hannah K. Bradshaw, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Washington & Jefferson College, is using her recent research to benefit her students. As an evolutionary psychologist, Bradshaw focuses her research on social cognition, and more specifically, the relationship dynamics among women and between women and men. “My research is…