Stories of Progress

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  • The newest shell awaits launch from the new Hodson Boathouse. September 24

    Hundreds turn out for the dedication of WC’s new Hodson Boathouse, which promises to be a game-changer for the College’s rowing and sailing teams, as well as a new community focal point on the Chester River.

  • Jim Lim March 22
    Jim Lim ’91 is paying tribute to his late mother with a $1 million gift to the College to establish the Young Ja Lim Professorship in Economics.
  • A male bobwhite quail perches in the restored grasslands at the Chester River Field Research Station at Chino Farms. September 21

    Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society wins a $500K grant to expand the innovative Natural Lands Project. With matching funds from donors, the NLP now has $1.3 million to bring 285 more acres of farmland into quail habitat and Bay buffers.

  • Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall will be located on the Chester River waterfront. August 21

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

  • Kay Enokido and Tom Crouse '59 April 12
    College trustee Tom Crouse ’59 and wife Kay Enokido have established an endowed fund to support WC students who want to study abroad.
  • The Forge a Legacy campaign launched May 2017 and will conclude June 2020. February 14
    Thanks to committed contributors, the Forge a Legacy campaign recently surpassed a total of $107 million—more than any other campaign has raised in the College’s history.
  • Groundbreaking on the new Hodson Boathouse begins in September. August 28

    Washington College’s waterfront sports teams, as well as faculty, staff, students, and community members, are getting a brand new venue with the Hodson Boathouse. Groundbreaking is set for September 13.

  • Bill Schindler, inaugural director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab at Washington College, explains some of the charcuterie, ... August 15

    Washington College’s innovative new Eastern Shore Food Lab will be based in the heart of Chestertown in a renovated restaurant space.