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All Washington College alumni are members of the WC family, and the Office of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving is here to make sure you’re taken care of like family. Whatever you need, you can find it here. And if you can’t find it, let us help.

When you can’t make the trip back to Chestertown, visit us online for all the latest news about what’s happening on campus, what your Alumni Chapter is planning, and what’s new with your professors and classmates.

How to be an Awesome Alum

Submit a Class Note to the Washington College Magazine. Become a Volunteer and lend your skills to WC. Make your annual gift through WC’s secure online portalJoin an Alumni Chapter for regular get togethers, including the annual Toasts to George that take place all over the country. Get Your WC Gear through the campus bookstore. Nominate a fellow Alum for an Award. Meet a current student in your area through WC Voyagers.

Alumni News

  • The newest addition to Chestertown’s waterfront, created by Vicco Von Voss ’91, draws upon and reflects the reinvigorated spirit of collaboration between the town and Washington College.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson joined President Bair on the eve of her inauguration weekend to talk with journalist John Harwood about climate catastrophe, student debt, income inequality and more.
  • A mate aboard the research vessel Callinectes during much of his time at Washington College, Zach Hall ’13 is now an ensign in the U.S. Coast Guard.

  • Princeton Review’s latest Best Colleges survey ranks Washington College students among the nation’s happiest.
  • Gabrielle James ’13 has never stopped exploring since graduating from Washington College, but she’s finally slowed down enough to take the next step in her goal of becoming a pediatric neurosurgeon—starting medical school.

  • George T. Cromwell ’53, a real estate developer from Anne Arundel County who was one of Washington College’s most loyal and generous alumni, died of cardiac arrest Thursday, July 16, 2015, one day after his 85th birthday. At the time of his death, he was a resident of Rock of Ages assisted living facility in Rock Hall, Maryland. 
  • In recognition of her leadership skills and commitment to mentoring others, Mariel Shilling ’15 has won the Top 100 Women Scholarship sponsored by the Baltimore-based publication The Daily Record. 
  • After graduating with a double major in chemistry and Hispanic studies, Misbath Daouda ’15 is off to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to be part of a program that’s a huge step closer to her graduate school goal.