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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
  • The Sophie Kerr Lecture Series kicks off this fall with Maureen Corrigan of NPR’S Fresh Air at the Literary House on September 6.

  • Local leader T. Allan Stradley, who was a longtime supporter of Washington College, bequeaths $1.7 million to help local county students pay for tuition. 

  • Arne Sorenson, the President & CEO of Marriott International, will receive an honorary degree at Washington College’s Convocation on Sept. 7.

  • Washington College’s new waterfront academic building will be named for two environmental leaders at a Sept. 8 groundbreaking event.

  • 08/17/17 CityBizList

    The purchase of the Blue Heron Café, which will become the downtown Chestertown base of the College’s new Eastern Shore Food Lab, is highlighted in Washington D.C.’s citybizlist.

For more news coverage, visit the Washington College News page