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The Great Pumpkin Explosion


Changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and a row of pumpkins prepared for blast-off behind the John S. Toll Science Center are typically signs of the fall season on the Washington College campus.

  • Chemistry

Alisha Knight Earns Cromwell Award for Innovation in Teaching


Dr. Alisha Knight has been awarded the Cromwell Award for Innovation in Teaching, an honor that is handed out each fall to an instructor for exceptional accomplishments in pedagogy, including using new instructional technologies, revamping traditional technologies in creative ways, applying novel approaches to instruction, innovating in curricular development and engaging students in the learning process in new ways.

  • Washington College
  • Award
  • Cromwell Award for Innovation in Teaching
  • Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning
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Students Get Out the Vote


The Student Government Association launched a social media campaign to encourage members of the Washington College community to vote in the upcoming presidential election, now just two weeks away.

  • student engagement
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WC Among Princeton Review's "Best Colleges"


Washington College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2021 edition of its college guide, "The Best 386 Colleges."

  • psychology
  • News
Alisha Knight in classroom

Distinguished Teacher of the Year


Alisha Knight Is Washington College’s 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award Winner

  • English
  • American Studies
  • Distinguished Teaching Award
Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey Named Interim Provost


Michael Harvey, the John S. Toll Associate Professor of Business Management, has been named to a three-year term as Interim Provost and Dean of Washington College.

  • senior leadership
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Seven Finalists Named for George Washington Prize


Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience has announced the finalists for the 2020 George Washington Prize.

  • Starr Center
  • George Washington Prize
  • history
  • 2020