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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
  • 06/22/17 The Weekly Standard

    History Professor Rick Striner reviews Timothy S. Huebner’s Liberty and Union for The Weekly Standard. Striner is the author of numerous books, including Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery.

  • At the Lit House’s third Summer Literary Salon on July 25, writers Elizabeth Hazen and Janine Joseph join local musician Sofia Ortiz.

  • 06/21/17 The Baltimore Sun

    The Baltimore Sun includes Political Science Professor Melissa Deckman’s assessment of Prince County Executive Rushern Baker’s decision to run for governor of Maryland.

  • 06/18/17 History News Network

    History professor and prolific author Richard Striner starts a new six-part series on the History News Network called “America In Crisis.” In this opening segment, “Our Grotesque Predicament,” Striner discusses the bitterly polarized political situation and weaknesses in our system that have contributed to it.

  • Sponsored by the Starr Center and kicking off on June 22, the 2017 Riverfront Concert Series highlights America’s diverse musical heritage from traditional folk music to contemporary Latin-influenced guitar, to the enduring sounds of gospel music.

For more news coverage, visit the Washington College News page