We tell the stories of Washington College.
Our office produces print and Web publications for admissions, development, and the president’s office as well as the Washington College Magazine, and other general communications and publicity support for programming and events. We oversee the official campus social media outlets and capture campus stories on photo and video.
Recent Press Releases
10/12/18 The New York Times
Melissa Deckman, Chair and Professor of Political Science and an expert with Gender Watch 2018, is quoted in The New York Times in a news analysis discussing how conservative female supporters of President Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh are not betraying their gender, but rather prioritizing what they care about. Deckman says that her analysis of female voters in June found that gender equality, while among the top priorities for Democratic women, was among the lowest priorities among Republican women.
10/11/18 The Washington Post
The Washington Post launches a new initiative called About US, which covers issues of identity in the United States. In this story about white female voters who voted for Donald Trump and resentment against them resurfacing in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Melissa Deckman, Chair and Professor of Political Science, says many women felt “betrayed” by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) who voted in favor of Kavanaugh’s nomination, even though “In the past, she’s been a voice for saying, ‘We need to consider women’s voices more in a party that doesn’t do that very often.’ ”