Over the past seven months, the Johnson Fitness Center has undergone a $2 million renovation and expansion that more than doubles the space devoted to weight training, core strength conditioning, and cardiovascular exercise. The field house has been retrofitted with more energy-efficient insulation and lighting. And the College has invested $100,000 in new equipment.
To kick off their goal of reaching 100% participation for The Washington Fund, the class of 2013 hosted a TOAST in the Goose Nest on Friday, April 12. Board member Jay Young ’81 was so impressed by their initiative, he sponsored every attendee’s first drink. The party was a smashing success! In the famous words of George Washington, “Huzzah” seniors!
For Black History Month 2013, the Department of Education and Black Studies Program hosted WAC’s Second Annual African American Read-In (one of 17 Maryland Read-Ins). Students and faculty gathered to share books by African American authors. This event was held in conjunction with The National African American Read-In, which was co-sponsored by the National Council for Teachers of English and the International Reading Association. Almost 264,000 participated in Read-Ins nationwide.