Our vision is a Chesapeake Bay and watershed that is healthy and thriving; one in which natural systems and human communities are in balance. Interdisciplinary academic programs promote the integration of environmental issues, social values, and good old river mud.
Lecture series, workshops, films and seminars provide new perspectives and professional development opportunities for the campus and the larger community. Competitively awarded student fellowships put students to work on real-world problems, allowing them to build a resume and establish connections in the professional world.
Science on the River
Science on the RiverX
By replacing an overwhelmed storm drain with a newly created native habitat, WAC groundskeeper and biology student Chris Rainer just made the campus a little greener.
With praise and support from environmental leaders, Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society launches its Chester River Watershed Observatory.
Experiential learning takes many forms at Washington College, but this form—in the shape of a 113-year-old Chesapeake Bay skipjack—has to be one of the more unique among them.