The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022
Due to the Winter Break, there will be no edition of The Columns Weekly next week. The newsletter will next appear in your inboxes on Thursday, Jan. 5.
News From The Columns
Leslie Wingard Cunningham Named W&L’s Associate Provost for Faculty Development
Wingard Cunningham joins W&L from College of Wooster, where she is the Mildred Foss Thompson Professor of English and dean for faculty development.
Two W&L Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate student recipients.
Community-Based Learning’s Fall Term Collaborations
Community-Based Learning’s collaborations this fall offered students an opportunity to deepen community connections.
Fall leaves frame Old George on Washington Hall.
Washington and Lee Announces December Community Grants
After evaluating 12 proposals in October, Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee awarded seven grants totaling over $25,000 to nonprofit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
Helping a Local Business Bloom
This fall, Washington and Lee Student Consulting tackled a new project for a local business with a sustainability focus.
2022: A Year in Review
In case you missed it, President Dudley recently shared 10 highlights from the 2022 calendar year.
Raven Solomon to Serve as Keynote Speaker During W&L Enrichment Week
Solomon will provide strategies for fostering generational diversity and inclusion during her session in Stackhouse Theater on Jan. 4.
Employee Accolades
Politics Professor Publishes Journal Article and is Interviewed by Several Media Outlets
Professor Lynn Uzzell shared her expertise on the disputed document known as the Pinckney Plan.
Faculty Members Present Papers at 2022 MESA Conference in Denver
Anthony Edwards, Theodore Van Loan and Kameliya Atanasova were featured at the annual event.
Want to be recognized for your work or do you have a colleague who should be recognized for their accomplishments? Simply use the employee accolade submission form.
Meet a Colleague
Get to Know Dave Salge
Dave Salge serves as a resident in counseling within the University Counseling Center. Learn more about Dave in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Get to Know Freda Coleman-Jackson
Freda Coleman-Jackson is the Assistant Director of Career Strategy at the W&L Law School. Learn more about Freda in our "Meet a Colleague" feature series.
Watch The 2022 Holiday Recap Video
Enrichment Week 2023
Employees are encouraged to attend programs during Enrichment Week 2023 -- held Jan. 3-6, 2023. Registration is open at Enrichment Week is an annual event for all employees full of fun and informative workshops on a variety of topics delivered by W&L employees and community members. The Office of Human Resources coordinates this event during the first week of January prior to students returning to campus. Many programs qualify for Live Well (wellness) tokens. Employees should confirm their plans to attend programs with their supervisors before attending. Attending a program is considered to be worked time and should be recorded by employees in Workday as worked time.
Raven Solomon will deliver a keynote address on Closing the Generational Gap in the Workplace on Jan. 4 from 9-10:30 a.m. in Stackhouse Theater. A continental breakfast will be served outside Stackhouse from 8:15-9:00 a.m. prior to the keynote address.
Familiarize Yourself With the Winter Break Dining Schedule
Check Out Your Newest Co-Workers at W&L
New Employee Q&A
Get to know the newest members of the Washington and Lee employee workforce through our new employee feature page! This week, we feature three new employees who have joined the W&L community in recent weeks.
View The Latest Scene on Campus Gallery
Professor of Biology Nadia Ayoub attends a working session along with fellow faculty in the Harte Center.
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Support the Generals During the Holiday Break!
If you're staying in Lexington for the holiday season, try incorporating some W&L basketball into your holiday plans.
Upcoming Events
Enrichment Week -- Raven Solomon Keynote Address
9-10:30 a.m. Stackhouse Theater
The Washington and Lee University Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce that global diversity, equity and inclusion thought leader Raven Solomon will serve as the keynote speaker for its annual Enrichment Week.
Register Now!
Enrichment Week -- Cooking Class
1-2 p.m. Evans Hall
Chef Walker will teach you how to make an incredibly rich, creamy and oh-so satisfying hot cup of chocolate, white chocolate mocha and marshmallows from scratch.
Register Now!
Undergraduate Faculty Meeting
4-5:30 p.m. Stackhouse Theater
The undergraduate faculty meeting will be held on Dec. 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater.
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