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The Washington College media office wants the world to know about Washington College and all the newsworthy things our faculty and students are up to. How do we tell the WC story?

We help journalists who have questions, need expert opinion and analysis, or want access to people and places on campus.

We send out news releases about upcoming events and notable achievements.

We look for WC stories to pitch to the regional and national media.

We promote faculty and staff experts to reporters, editors, producers and bloggers so they can be quoted in news stories, interviewed on public affairs shows and published on opinion pages.

We manage crisis communications and send out emergency alert information when the need arises.

Finally, when our professors, students, alums and other members of the WC family make the news, we share it with the greater College community with links to the articles or podcasts. 

Recent Press Releases
  • Catalina Righter, editor-in-chief of The Elm and a poet with a wry sense of humor and searing eye for detail, wins the the prize worth $65,768.
  • 05/17/17 The Baltimore Sun “Roughly Speaking”

    Melissa Deckman, chair of the Department of Political Science and author of Tea Party Women, is interviewed on Dan Rodricks’ “Roughly Speaking” for the Baltimore Sun, about President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey and his release of classified information to Russian officials in the Oval Office.

  • Five Washington College seniors, representing fields of study from political science to chemistry to English, have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Sophie Kerr Prize. The winner of the $65,768 prize will be announced on Friday.
  • Building on $85 million already raised, Washington College kicks off a $150 million comprehensive campaign that is focused on the student experience and is the largest in the College’s history.

  • The Rose O’ Neill Literary House is offering its Summer Literary Salon starting May 23, bringing poets, prose writers, and local musicians to the community.

For more news coverage, visit the Washington College News page