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Justin Thomas Nash at Sophie Kerr Prize event

Justin Nash Wins $65,000 Sophie Kerr Prize


Washington College awards largest undergraduate literary prize to Delaware man. The Sophie Kerr Prize is valued at more than $65,000.

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  • 2021
  • Commencement
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Six Chosen as 2021 Sophie Kerr Finalists


Six Washington College seniors today were selected as finalists for the Sophie Kerr Prize in literature, worth $65,580 this year. The winner of the nation’s largest undergraduate literary prize will be announced this Friday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Sophie Kerr Prize

New Minor Announced


Washington College recently announced the addition of a minor in Museum, Field, and Community Education.

  • Musem Field and Community Education
  • Education Minor
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Katie Hood

Commencement Speaker Announced


One Love Foundation executive will give the Commencement address at Washington College on May 22.

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  • News
Sammy DiLoreto

Environmental Fast Track


Environmental Science Major Admitted to 3:2 Program at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment

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Convocation Goes Virtual with Week Long Celebration


Washington College Kicks Off Week Long Virtual Birthday Convocation With a Service & Celebration Theme

  • Birthday Convocation
  • Service and Celebration
  • Cromwell Award for Innovation in Teaching
  • Joseph L Holt Distinguished Service Award
  • Presidents Medal
  • Alumni Service Award

Washington College Launches Asterisk Initiative


Project seeks to reckon honestly with previously unacknowledged history surrounding African Americans

  • History Project
  • Asterisk Initiative
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  • William Smith Hall
  • Thomas E. Morris Hall
  • Hynson Ringgold House
  • Custom House