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Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson, children's book creators, and their children smile from the windows of the colorful bus they drove to schools across the country.

Busload of Books Tour Reaches Kids, Collects Data, Proves Impact


On Thursday, Sept. 14, the Chestertown illustrator-writer couple who undertook the tour and the College research team that studied it will share “Lessons from a Year on the Road,” starting at 4:30 p.m. in Martha Washington Square with treats and a chance to check out the bus, followed by a talk in Decker Theatre in the Gibson Center for the Arts.

A student accepts an award from President Mike Sosulski on stage as faculty and administrators look on.

Fall Convocation Welcomes Students, Honors Achievements


Official start to academic year featured administration, student and community speakers who addressed the Class of 2027, while alumni and more than two dozen returning students were honored for their achievements in 2022-23.

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Washington College in Top 15% of U.S. Colleges


The College is featured by The Princeton Review in "Best 389 Colleges for 2024," and ranked ninth in the “Professors Get High Marks” category based on student feedback.

Jay Dadhania '24 checks a patient during his work with International Medical Relief in Turkey.

Supporting Summer Experiential Learning


Washington College invests hundreds of thousands of dollars in supporting students undertaking internships, conducting research, or engaging in creative scholarship every summer, extending their liberal arts education into fields they may pursue after graduation.

the Washington Prize medal

George Washington Prize Nominees Announced


Created by Washington College, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the $50,000 George Washington Prize is one of the nation’s largest and most notable literary awards.