• The Nature of Learning

    Meet the people who make up this extraordinary community on the shores of the Chesapeake, where history is still in the making. Your revolution starts here.


  • Dam the Debt Takes Off
    Funded entirely by donations, and unprecedented in higher education, the new program will reduce qualified graduating seniors’ total federal debt load by 10.2 percent.
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  • Professor Richard De Prospo’s new book contests prevailing scholarship about Early American Literature.
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  • Write Here, Write Now
    Darcy Klinedinst ’13, a former WC English major and secondary education minor, followed her mother’s footsteps into the teaching field. She now works as a 10th grade English Language Arts teacher at Sussex Central High School in Georgetown, Delaware.
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  • Putting Their Heads Together
    At a roundtable on college affordability, WC President Sheila Bair joined Maryland Senator Ben Cardin and leaders from the Eastern Shore’s institutions of higher education to examine how to make college accessible and affordable for all Marylanders, and all Americans.
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  • We Have A Winner!
    Reilly D. Cox, a double major in English and theatre with a minor in creative writing, wins the 2016 Sophie Kerr Prize. At $65,770, the Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest undergraduate literary award in the country.
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  • Hear Ye, Citizens!

    Commencement keynote speaker David Rubenstein urges graduates to make the country of George Washington’s dreams a reality. “Make your children and your parents proud of what you have done.”


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  • Día de Fútbol
    The ninth annual Día de Fútbol (Day of Soccer) was held on April 17 in Kirby Stadium. Día de Fútbol is an outreach event for the Spanish speaking community surrounding Washington College. All children are invited to come with their families and friends to play soccer, read books, talk in English and Spanish, and get to know students and professors at Washington College.
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