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Eylie Sasajima reacts after being named the winner of the 2023 Sophie Kerr Prize as the other finalists and President Mike Sosulski applaud.

Poet Wins Sophie Kerr Prize


Eylie Sasajima ’23 earned the prestigious honor with a portfolio of poems, academic work and creative nonfiction.

Members of the American Marketing Association Washington College Chapter with their Top Small Chapter recognition. Photo credit: AMA ICC 2023 - Mark Campbell Productions

Students in Extracurricular Marketing Activity Win Top Honors


The American Marketing Association (AMA) Washington College Chapter was named one of just four top small chapters at the 2023 AMA International Collegiate Conference this spring. The chapter was also invited to present at the conference in recognition of its success with high participation rates by its membership this year.

Shane Brill sits at the front of a classroom with a collection of resources for a class he was teaching at the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning.

Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning Expanding to Summer


For the first time, the Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning (WC-ALL) will be offering summer programming, starting at the end of May. Organizers hope the new classes and simpler enrollment options will introduce the opportunities through WC-ALL to a broader audience.

Professor Joe Bauer looks at the screen showing business simulation choices by Alex May '23, with Grayson Wright '25 alongside.

Students Succeeding in Global Business Simulation


Students in Business 311: Global Business Strategy have been among the top competitors in a semester-long business simulation used by students in 1,215 undergraduate classes in 12 countries around the world.

Jennifer Nesbitt, executive assistant to the dean of library and academic technology, runs the Thornton Research Prize process and here addresses the audience at the award ceremony.

Miller Library Awards Thornton Research Prize to Three Seniors


Two environmental science students and one from the Department of Education received the 2022 Ralph Thornton ’40 Research Prize from the Friends of the Miller Library and the library itself on April 13. The awards honor the best completed student research from 2022 in three categories: best project, best proposal, and best overall.

portrait of David Smith

Leveraging the Power of Allyship


When the honor society for sociology majors inducts its newest members this month, it won’t just be an event for students. Alpha Kappa Delta is using the event to bring a speaker to Washington College’s campus with a message for anyone interested in a more diverse and inclusive society, whether they are students, faculty, staff or community members.