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  • (L to R) Holly Schaffer ’21, Assistant Professor of Education Sara Clarke-Vivier, Colin Levi ’21, and Kayla Mehrte... May 2

    When a WC alumnus learned about a faculty member’s project at a museum in Belize, he jumped in to fund three students’ travel there this summer as part of a global field experience in education.

  • Col. Clarence Hodson December 11

    The Hodson Trust grants $3.6 million to Washington College for student scholarships and matching funds to secure a new endowed director’s position in GIS.

  • William Nagler '42 March 22
    A former student-athlete has designated his estate gift to support student scholarships and the tennis program.
  • Maren Gimpel, field ecologist (center, at scope) and Jennie Carr, assistant professor of biology (with binoculars) search ... November 6

    The River and Field Campus—a 4,700-acre living laboratory—helps launch Washington College’s environmental programs to national prominence.

  • Greg Schaefer '07 (left) and Matt Biringer '05 (right) recently hosted theatre major John Leslie '19 (center) at New York'... April 16

    This resourceful pair of alumni are raising the curtain on opportunities for graduating fellow theatre majors.

  • 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.

  • Students and staff work in the GIS lab. January 15
    Winning its third Maryland Department of Commerce E-Nnovation grant in a row and with $1 million matched by The Hodson Trust, Washington College gains $2 million to expand its GIS program.
  • 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.