The Columns Weekly - Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is pleased to introduce this new publication tailored specifically for W&L faculty and staff. This weekly internal communication serves as a consolidated source of information, which is intended to inform employees on a variety of topics related to the campus community.
News From The Columns
Class of 2026
Washington and Lee Welcomes the Class of 2026
The university’s first-year class represents 26 countries and 43 U.S. states. Be sure to check out the photo slideshow and video within the story.
Andrea Lepage to Deliver Lecture in Honor of Endowed Professorship
Lepage’s talk “Borderlands Arts Pedagogy” will be held on Sept. 28.
W&L History Professor Sarah Horowitz Publishes Book
“The Red Widow” hit bookshelves on Sept. 6 and has received positive reviews.
In Memoriam: Professor Kevin Green
He taught in the Accounting Department from 1984 to 2007.
Employee Accolades
Clover Archer
Director of Staniar Gallery Selected for Inclusion in Upcoming Art Festival
Clover Archer’s work will be featured in the Art in Odd Places Story exhibition in New York City later this month.
W&L Development Officer Tabbed to CASE District III Cabinet
Kenny Melvin was elected by his peers to serve a two-year term.
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.
Check Out The Latest Scene On Campus
Provost Lena Hill gives the keynote address at Convocation in the Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center.
Scene on Campus
W&L Wellness Week is Sept. 18-24
W&L Wellness Week programming will occur every day next week. Focus on your well-being by attending activities throughout the week. You also have the opportunity to earn a LiveWell token at the same time! For more information and a full schedule of events, please visit the W&L Wellness Week webpage. For questions, please contact Andrea Velasquez at
Featured Social Media Post of the Week
Hillel hosts a community Shabbat on Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m.
Make sure to follow all the university's social media channels for more information about happenings on our campus!
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Come support the Generals this week!
Click the image above to access the 2022-23 athletics composite calendar
Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff
4:30-7 p.m. Cannan Green
Join us for our kick-off event this Thursday, Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. on Cannan Green, featuring music, a food truck and snow cones.
Law Faculty Meeting
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Law Faculty Lounge
The law faculty will be meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Law Faculty Lounge.
On-Campus Flu Shot Clinic
8-11 a.m. Evans Hall
Come to the annual Employee Wellness Fair and get your flu shot - no appointment necessary! Bring your insurance card and a completed consent form.
Consent Form
13th Annual Live Well W&L Employee Wellness Fair
8-11 a.m. Evans Hall
This annual event features a wide variety of vendors sharing information about wellness and work-life opportunities and will include: light breakfast fare; chair massages; flu shots (no appointment needed); raffle to win $100 (20 winners in all).
WLU Dining Harvest Dinner
5-8 p.m. Marketplace
The Harvest Dinner features a locally sourced menu and highlights items from our very own campus garden! Cost is $10.80+tax for faculty and staff.
Campus at Night
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