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  • The Washington College Department of Music and Office of Multicultural Affairs sponsored an Afro-Cuban dance and music workshop featuring Yudi Valdés, Ernesto Gatell, Oscar Rousseaux, Lázaro Cárdenas, and Linette Tobin. For select artist bios, scroll down below the video.
  • What’s it like to be a student at Washington College? Follow Meredith and George around on a typical Wednesday.
  • Students, faculty, and staff explain what makes dining at Washington College a wonderful, everyday experience.
  • Lincoln has been getting all of the attention lately—even at Washington College. But that’s about to change, as students set out to cure Washington’s “Birthday Blues.”
  • The Grand Reopening of the Johnson Fitness Center packed brought scores of guests to celebrate the expansion of the space.
  • Follow the evolution of fitness at Washington College leading to the 2013 expansion of the Johnson Fitness Center.
  • It’s easy to fall in love with Chestertown, a colonial port town with a deep historic heritage, riverfront vistas, and a variety of local restaurants, merchants, and traditions.
  • Gus the Goose is a friend to everyone. After a chance encounter, Beilin Zia ’13 becomes best friends with the lovable mascot of Washington College.
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    May 1932
    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sailed up the Chester River on the Presidential Yacht U.S.S. Sequoia to receive an honorary degree at the inauguration of Washington College President Gilbert Mead in 1932. During the weekend, students and faculty celebrated his visit with the Chestertown community with luncheons, parades and reenactments of historic moments at the College.
  • Washington College students and alumni explain the significance of volunteering for our communities on a personal, local, and global level.
  • WAC Idol finalist Mackenzie Turnbull ’15 performs Warwick Avenue by Duffy
  • WAC Idol winner Melody Bishop ’15 performs Adele’s Someone Like You.
  • The father of a nation and founding patron of Washington College, played by Mike Zurawski ’12.
  • Students, faculty, and staff paused during finals week to share seasons greetings.
  • 20 Years In The Making

  • The morning after Hurricane Irene, a survey of campus showed windswept trees, some fallen branches, and students evacuated to safety in Minta Martin dorm who were preparing to return to their own rooms.
  • In celebration of George Washington’s birthday, the Washington College community gathered for an evening of fun and dance at the annual Birthday Ball.
  • Incorporating many different forms of exercise, power hour is designed to push the strength and stamina of each student. Utilizing positions and movements found in yoga, Pilates, aerobics, and weight lifting students experience a work out with a highly intensified work to rest ratio. The dynamic lifts and body positions help to gain upper body strength, increase flexibility, and improve aerobic/anaerobic fitness.
  • Fifty-five pairs of red shoes were worn by men at Washington College for “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.
  • During the first major snowstorm of 2010, Washington College students found ways to stay warm while having fun.
  • First-year students learned to make movies during a crash course in filmmaking and photography.
  • The Literary House Press of the Rose O’Neill Literary House at Washington College designs and prints their second annual commemorative letterpress broadside for the 2014 AWP Conference in Seattle: Nance Van Winckel’s poem “Because B.” This project was a collaboration with Washington-based literary journal Willow Springs.
  • Get a glimpse into campus and academic life.
  • To kick off Earth Week, Dining Services hosted a cooking competition in which three dishes are prepared without meat or gluten. 
  • Washington College Dining Services hosted a Heart Healthy Flash Mob with guest appearances from First Lady Elisabeth Reiss and Gus the Goose. 
  • George Washington gets ready for Birthday Ball 2013.
  • A message from President and Mrs. Reiss
  • At the annual Club Fair, students had the chance to meet members of campus clubs and organizations to learn about participating.
  • During their first 48 hours on campus…
  • Writers’ Theatre, a student literary performance group at Washington College, personified academic majors in a murder mystery production.
  • The Multimedia Production Center led an alternative to the traditional Spring Break, a photography oriented trip to several state and national parks in the Southwest USA.  This short film highlights some of the sights and adventures had by the group.
  • WAC Idol finalist Melody Bishop ’15 performs Beautiful Disaster by Kelly Clarkson.
  • In celebration of George Washington’s birthday, the Washington College community gathered for an evening of fun and dance at the annual Birthday Ball.
  • Adam Goodheart, Hodson Trust-Griswold Director of the C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience, speaks about the lasting impact of George Washington in the founding of Washington College.
  • Full recording of the 2011 Writers’ Theatre show “Movie: The Play” at Washington College.
  • The Student Environmental Alliance at Washington College joined a demonstration coordinated by the Sassafras River Association to protect the ecological health of the Eastern Shore landbase and waterways.
  • HOSA and ACS raised over $400 for the American Cancer Society as part of Relay for Life fundraising.
  • On an ordinary day in February, the bronze bust of George Washington was in for a show.
  • The Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows is the College’s flagship academic enrichment program—one that rewards creativity, initiative and intellectual curiosity with competitive grants to support self-directed undergraduate research and scholarship anywhere in the world. The intent is to bring together the best and brightest in what founder Douglass Cater called “a companionship of learning.”
  • The Washington College Student Events Board presented Heads You Win, where students competed to keep their hands on George Washington’s bronze head the longest. Event winner Taylor Bresnahan recaps the event with SEB Director of Traditions Alex Insel ’12.
  • Student journalists from Washington College explored the Newseum and met with Chief Washington Correspondent for CNBC John Harwood as part of a weeklong immersion in journalism and design workshops.
  • Vintage video from “Club W,” the George Washington Birthday Ball at Washington College in 2007.
  • Washington College Dining Services celebrated the 65th anniversary of Candy Land by featuring 70 varieties of candy along with super foods and healthy foods and snacks.
  • Washington College students enjoy the vibrant community life of historic Chestertown, Maryland.
  • The Student Events Board sent Washington College students on a bus trip to Camden Yards to watch the Orioles take on the Minnesota Twins.
  • The Washington College community danced the night away at the annual George Washington’s Birthday Ball themed “The City of Oz.”
  • As the Johnson Fitness Center renovation reaches completion, students and staff share their gratitude to the alumni and friends who made the update possible.
  • Check out the launch of the new Miller Library Café and the new website.
  • A student sorts type in the press room.
    Natalie Butz ’12, Olivia Mott ’12, and Master Printer Mike Kaylor describe the publishing opportunities on the printing presses in the Rose O’Neill Literary House.
  • Members of the Washington College community greet the Class of 2016 and welcome back returning students. Just good ol’ WAC love.
  • Washington College has created a Hillel House on campus to support the growing and vibrant community of Jewish students.
  • Host Ryan Bankert ’13 introduces each of the six contestants in the 2012 WAC Idol competition.
  • WAC Idol finalist Emily Hall ’14 performs her original song Be the Seasons.
  • Mr. Edward Redmond, Senior Reference Specialist and Curator in the Library of Congress, Geography and Maps Division, gave a lecture on the maps of George Washington. 
  • The 2012 Birthday Ball video.
  • Writers’ Theatre, a student literary performance group at Washington College, ventured into the sleeping subconscious of a college film student.
  • The Washington College Student Government Association sponsored the 2011 Club Fair with 82 campus clubs and organizations represented, along with non-profit groups from the Chestertown community.
  • Staff Spotlight: Mark Scott, Infrastructure Engineer
    Office: William Smith Hall
    Phone: 410-778-8950
  • The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you’ve got a Zumba® class!
  • Bennett Lamond, Professor of English, Emeritus, explains the origins of May Day at Washington College, a campus tradition shrouded in local folklore.
  • The Washington College Photography Club ventured to NYC in January 2010 for a two day photo safari. This is is every photo shot by Brian Palmer during that 2 day trip, set to the soundtrack “Craft” by Adhesion, via
  • It’s like your high school prom, only ten times cooler: a lavish masquerade, full of gold, glitter, and dazzling lights!
  • Ben Folds performs at Washington College.