The Word from Washington

the word from Washington

 May 2018


The First Word
In this month’s message from your Alumni Board student rep, Caitlyn Creasy ’20 talks about wrapping up the academic year, Shoremal (it’s a thing!), and all the experiences students are looking forward to this summer break.
Only Two Weeks Until Alumni Weekend! 
Don’t wait one more day. Call your friends and register now for the time of your lives June 1-3. From Professor George Spilich’s Last Class, to Martha’s Birthday Bash, to a silent auction of WC treasures, there’s something for everyone and great memories to be made.
Linda Ayres ’69 Wins Alumni Citation Award
Linda Ayres ’69 is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Citation Award, presented at Commencement. Linda has worked in art museums and other cultural institutions for more than thirty years. She most recently was Associate Director of Mount Vernon where she built a new museum of fine and decorative arts.
First Annual Legacy Recognition
Generations of families have passed on the College tradition of a Washington College education. Launched this spring, The Alumni Legacy Program celebrates alumni and their children who attend Washington College.
NCAA to Honor 1998 Men’s Lax National Champions
The NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Committee will honor the members of the 1998 WC men’s lacrosse team during a special ceremony during halftime of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship. 
Celebrating 50 Years of Rowing
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the WC Rowing Programon June 3 at Truslow Boathouse. Honor two past coaches, see progress of the new boathouse, and view (or row in!) an alumni regatta with family and friends. 
20 Days of Graditude
Now through May 20 (Commencement) you can surprise a faculty member with an honorary gift of any amount, and if you qualify, your gift will get a $100 boost.