Commencement, fellowships, student outcomes, summer opportunities and more news from W&L.
Family Connection: June 2022
Commencement 2022
Scene on Campus:
Every week during the academic year, university photographers Kevin Remington and Shelby Mack capture the scene on campus through their lenses. In this recent edition: Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
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Feature Stories
Washington and Lee Graduates 444 Students at 235th Commencement
In his remarks, President Will Dudley urged the Class of 2022 to carry forward the lessons they’ve learned and make a positive impact in their future communities.
Several Washington and Lee Students Earn Prestigious Fellowship Opportunities
Among the awards received: Two Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships and two U.S. Teaching Assistantships.
W&L Outcomes
Washington and Lee graduates are prepared for lifelong learning, personal achievement, responsible leadership, service to others and engaged citizenship in a diverse global society. Read more about what our most recent graduates are doing next.
Summer Opportunity: Caroline Wise ’23
Caroline Wise '23 is spending her second summer as an alpine guide in Alaska.
New International Finance Peer Tutors Program Enhances Learning Experience for Students
Launched this year, the ECON 271 Peer Tutors program is a weekly drop-in option for students looking for a deeper understanding of course material through interactions with their peers.
Washington and Lee Athletics
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) recently released the 2021-22 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup spring standings and Washington and Lee achieved its highest-ever finish. W&L placed 12th overall among the 438 current NCAA Division III schools with 767.5 overall points. The Generals tallied 344.5 points during the fall, 155.5.0 points during the winter and 267.5 points across the spring season.
Washington and Lee completed the 2018-19 school year with a 17th-place finish, the last season to feature full-season rankings. The Generals' 12th-place finish this season tops the previous best of 13th in the Directors' Cup standings in 2017-18.
Check out these stories about our student-athletes, coaches and team performances.
The Parents Fund
Many thanks to the nearly 750 generous parents who have made a charitable contribution to Washington and Lee this academic year. Your gifts go directly to support all W&L students, and each one makes a real difference to the campus community. If you have not yet made a gift, please consider contributing to the Parents Fund by June 30. You can make an online gift here or send a check, payable to Washington and Lee University, to: Washington and Lee University, Office of Development, 204 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450. Thank you for your generous support of exceptional student opportunities and the full W&L experience.
Lifelong Learning
Washington and Lee University operates one of the most respected arrays of lifelong learning and educational tour programs in the nation. Parents are invited to join alumni for the fellowship and adventure of Lifelong Learning at W&L. The program presents a collection of opportunities available this summer on campus, around the world and in your own home. Offerings include the Alumni College campus sessions in July and various trips in 2022-23 via W&L Traveller. If a virtual experience is preferred, through "W&L at Home," we bring the experience to you.
View all of W&L's Lifelong Learning opportunities for parents here.
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