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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

WC Welcomes Next Generation of Board Leadership


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


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.

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Virtual Composting Workshop


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

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Dr. Bill Schindler starts a fire with his bare hands

Video: How to Start a Fire...


Dr. Bill Schindler demonstrates how to start a fire with your bare hands in the wilderness for Wired.

  • ESFL

Big Boost for River and Field Campus


Matched by a $1 million grant from landowner Harry Sears, the Maryland Department of Commerce grants $1 million to endow a director for the College’s River and Field Campus.

  • CES
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Forge Campaign Breaks Records


Washington College’s $150 million Forge a Legacy campaign meets a record goal ahead of schedule.

  • Advancement
  • Forge
  • Giving