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WC Welcomes Next Generation of Board Leadership

07/20/2020

Two Washington College alumni have been tapped to serve on the Board of Visitors and Governors. L. Myrton Gaines ’78 and Peter Maller ’90 took up their duties July 1 as alumni representatives on the board.

  • Leadership
  • News
Sylvia Acevedo

Lead Like a Girl

07/01/2020

Marking the Women's Centennial, Washington College has invited Sylvia Acevedo, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts, to deliver the 2020 Commencement address—virtually—on Oct. 17.

  • Math
Composting

Virtual Composting Workshop

05/15/2020

The ESFL joined the Eastern Shore Permaculture Institute for a demonstration of this essential skill in a zero waste lifestyle.

  • ESFL
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Six Chosen as Sophie Kerr Finalists

05/12/2020

Six Washington College seniors were selected as finalists for the Sophie Kerr Prize in literature, worth $63,537.65. The winner will be announced in a virtual ceremony this Friday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Sophie Kerr
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A Tree for Martha

05/11/2020

Marking Arbor Day this April 17, Washington College will add a new specimen to its Virginia Gent Decker Arboretum—a tulip poplar descended from the lineage of a tree still standing at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

  • Martha 
  • Tree
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On the Front Lines

04/03/2020

A Washington College alumna in the nursing profession braces for a wave of COVID-19 patients in Maryland.

  • COVID-19
  • Alumni
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The Sentencing Project

03/03/2020

Nicole Porter of The Sentencing Project offers a public talk, “Expanding the Franchise: Challenging Mass Incarceration through Enfranchisement.”

  • The Sentencing Project
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Environmentalists at Risk

03/02/2020

Guardian Reporter Nina Lakhani to speak on “Dangerous Business: Violence Against Environmental and Land Rights Activists in Latin America”

  • Environmentalists