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News & Events

News & Events

  • A new minor in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship supports students in the creative arts disciplines.

  • From Antarctica to Belize to Bermuda, three recent alumnae are finding careers in the cutting-edge science of using drones and remote sensing to study coastal and marine environments.

  • Through a special topics course on Japanese Buddhism, students are learning the value of mindfulness and meditation to help them better navigate the stresses of college and life.

  • In 20 years on campus, Habitat for Humanity has done more than build homes. Members of the student club have built friendships, created a lifetime of memories, and inspired strength and resilience in homeowners, fellow Habitat leaders, and construction teams.
  • The Chesapeake Regional Studies program offers a new course in material culture and experimental archaeology that includes an extraordinary week in Colonial Williamsburg.

  • Students can now choose to minor in Journalism, Editing, and Publishing.
  • Students who want to learn what it’s like to be an environmental educator can get first-hand experience in a new course that lets them shadow educators at nearly a dozen partnering organizations on the upper Eastern Shore.
  • Bryan K. Fair will deliver the keynote address at George Washington’s Birthday Convocation, Feb. 22.

  • At the Move-In Market held in Hodson Hall Commons, students find treasures for their dorm rooms among last year’s cast-offs.

  • To raise awareness about substance abuse and the resources available to help individuals and families struggling with addiction, Washington College is “going purple” as a sign of solidarity with the Kent County initiative.
  • While most of Goose Nation was sound asleep last Saturday morning, the brothers of Kappa Sigma were whipping up pancakes for two great causes—the Military Heroes Campaign and prostate cancer research.
  • In an effort to broaden the conversation and raise more awareness about mental health and suicide prevention, Washington College is teaming up with For All Seasons and the Chestertown business community to bring the campaign “No Matter What … You Matter” to Chestertown.
  • A new dining hall program teaches students to cook.
  • Partnering with Wake Forest University, Washington College opens up a new opportunity for students who are seeking a master’s degree in management.

  • Kevin Martin, Facebook’s interim head of U.S. Public Policy, will give the Commencement Address at Washington College’s 285th Commencement May 20.

  • Three top biology majors were selected to present their lab research at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, held in mid-March in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Día de Fútbol on April 8 at Washington College!

    ¡El Día de Fútbol será 8 de abril en el campus de Washington College!

  • With a career as a medical doctor—quite possibly in cardiology—firmly in her sights, Maija Adourian ’18 is basing her Senior Capstone Experience on a poster presentation she co-authored with biology professor Mindy Reynolds and presented in March at the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology.

  • Austin Hepburn ’18, a business management major writing his senior thesis on a small cap bank on Pennsylvania’s Main Line, is the first Washington College student to be awarded a scholarship from Risk Management Association.
  • Washington College celebrates the legacy of the Maryland-born human rights activist and the bicentennial of his birth, Feb. 23, 2018.

  • History major Faith Stahl ’19 took first place in stiff competition for a $25,000 scholarship from the Saint Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia to study in Scotland.

  • Andy Chirico wants to make the most of his time at WC. With a 2018 graduation date steadily closing in, he has, since starting WC in the fall of 2014, pushed himself to experience as much as possible during his four years.
  • New personal records, a national champion, scholarship money, and much more helps sum up a successful weekend for the Washington College Trap and Skeet team.
  • Kevin Wilson ’19 is powering through his studies in business and economics.
  • The Student Environmental Alliance is advocating a better, more socially and environmentally responsible way to drink water. This Earth Day, urges SEA committee member Kailani Clarke ’20, commit to ditch plastic bottles and fill up reusable bottles at water refill stations around campus.