• Rose Adelizzi ’19 and Prof. Robin van Meter
    Toxic to Tadpoles

    Young scientists present amphibian study at a national forum on environmental toxicology.


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  • Members of WC’s staff and faculty celebrate giving to United Way.
    A United Front
    Through staff and faculty payroll deductions, donations, and matching money from President Kurt Landgraf, Washington College this year will donate $43K to United Way of Kent County.
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  • Professor Katherine Charles leads a class discussion in Introduction to British Literature and Culture.
    Faculty Focus: The Dickens Factor

    As the holiday season approaches, with it comes Charles Dickens’ iconic A Christmas Carol. Katherine Charles, an English professor who teaches 18th and 19th century literature, offers new insights into the Victorian work that still resonates today.


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  • Students gather at Fountain Park after they spent the afternoon working with local business owners and community members.
    Getting to Know You

    As part of new-student orientation, hundreds of freshmen got to know Chestertown first-hand as they helped with an afternoon of service and community projects and met with local merchants and business owners.


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  • John Stea ’81 with Big 5, the band that recorded "Light of a Gold Star."
    Light of a Gold Star

    A song written by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Stea ’81 as a tribute to Gold Star families is recorded by top musicians from the 101st Airborne, produced by Belmont University in Nashville, and expected to be released Dec. 20. 


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  • Stacking and counting the food is the first job.
    Care Packages

    Every Wednesday evening, members of the College’s Caring for Kids Club meet to fill bags with food for local kids who need a helping hand.


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  • Noah Smith ’22, Holly Shaffer ’21, and Anna Watts ’19 (center) help students with their collages.
    All For Art
    A fledgling collaboration between two WC faculty members and teachers at Garnet Elementary School is bringing new connections and experiences for Chestertown youngsters and WC students.
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