• You’ll Love This Place

    Weighing your college options? We’re all smiles here at Washington College. From learning beyond the classroom to incredible internships, find out from our students why they love Washington College.

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  • Inside the Home of “The Butler”

    Students associated with the College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience enjoyed a field trip to the home of White House butler Eugene Allen.

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  • Kate Moncrief and John Leslie ’19, a double major in English and theater, perform a scene in Major Barbara.
    Faculty Focus: Shakespeare in Love

    For Shakespeare scholar Kate Moncrief, dissecting texts with undergraduates in the classroom is immensely rewarding.  But, bringing those texts to life on stage adds an important dimension to her teaching and scholarship.

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  • Students don their Food Recovery Network hats for one of the recent Community Table dinners.
    Good Eats

    By offering food to a weekly community dinner at a local church, members of Washington College’s Food Recovery Network are helping “close the gap on food waste” while nurturing a bond between College students and townspeople.

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  • Field Studies

    By studying the behavior of field sparrows, Jennie Carr, assistant professor of biology, WC students, and staff at the Center for Environment & Society are hoping to learn how this declining bird species could become more successful at raising its young.

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  • Colonel Clarence Hodson
    Hodson Grants $3.5 Million for Scholarships
    Continuing its unparalleled support, the Hodson Trust provides critical funding targeted toward student scholarship endowment. Already this academic year, as a result of previous Hodson gifts, 105 students are receiving an average merit scholarship in the amount of $21,000. 


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  • Washington College students get a hands-on environmental education about the Chesapeake Bay.
    Chesapeake Heroes on the Half Shell
    In a gala next February, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will honor Washington College with the Conservationist of the Year Award for its “preeminent” leadership in environmental education.
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  • Chesapeake Semester, Brian Palmer
    Environmental Advantage
    Through a new dual-degree partnership with Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, Washington College environmental science and environmental studies majors can now earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.
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