Commencement 2023, Spring Term highlights and more news from W&L.
Family Connection: June 2023
Commencement 2023
Scene on Campus
Every week during the academic year, university photographers Kevin Remington and Shelby Hamelman capture the scene on campus through their lenses. In this recent edition: Congratulations to the Class of 2023!
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W&L Graduates 453 Students at 236th Commencement
In his remarks, President Will Dudley told the Class of 2023 the ability to think freely, critically and humanely has prepared them to be conscientious interpreters of the world.
Early Summer Update On Campus Construction Projects
University Chapel closed June 5 as renovations get underway; Marketplace and Café 77 project is on target for fall completion.
Numerous Washington and Lee University Students Earn Prestigious Fellowship Opportunities
Among the recent awards received: Project Global Officer Grants, Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program, Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and eight Gilman Scholarships.
‘Democracy Is Worth Defending’
The 2023 Spring Term course "Threats to Democracy" examined the form of government and explored the current challenges it faces.
The Road Less Traveled
Washington and Lee’s Class of 2023 includes nine recipients of the Certificate of International Immersion awarded by W&L’s Center for International Education.
Live from Sweden
W&L students in this Spring Term’s “Swedish Theater” course were immersed in culture during their three weeks in Stockholm, Sweden.
Washington and Lee Athletics
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) recently released the 2022-2023 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup spring standings and Washington and Lee placed 17th overall among the 442 current NCAA Division III schools with 674.75 overall points. The Generals tallied 207 points during the fall, 92.5 points during the winter and 375.25 points across the spring season. Washington and Lee completed the 2021-2022 school year with an institutional-best 12th-place finish in the final standing with 767.5 overall points. Check out these stories about our student-athletes, coaches and team performances.
The Parents Fund
Many thanks to our 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 true 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
W&L understands the importance of lifelong learning and offers a variety of programming to help satisfy your enduring curiosity about the world. Through Traveller, W&L's educational adventure program, participants will get to know and experience the world firsthand. Explore the Caribbean Coast with a trip to Panama and Colombia in October 2023. Learn more about the trip and how to book your spot here.
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Family Adventure in Science Outdoors
Join the Office of Lifelong Learning for a three-day adventure on and around campus discovering the treasures of the outdoors.
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Family Adventure in Science and Technology
Are you ready to explore virtual worlds? Discover the latest technology at W&L’s IQ Center and experience immersive adventures in virtual reality.
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Upper-Division Student Move-In On Campus
All upper-division students, including transfer students, not approved for early arrival on campus may move in on this day. Students should check their email regularly and follow instructions about traffic flow and key pick-up.
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W&L Entrepreneurship Summit 2023
The 2023 Entrepreneurship Summit, which will be hosted on campus Sept. 29-30, is designed to equip participants with invaluable insights from W&L alumni across diverse industries. Don’t miss this chance to inspire your entrepreneurial mindset and build your professional network.
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Parents and Family Weekend
The university will host the 69th annual celebration of Parents and Family Weekend Oct. 6-8, 2023, honoring the families of W&L students. The weekend will combine informational and recreational activities, giving parents the opportunity to meet faculty members, review campus life and participate in social events.
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W&L Real Estate Forum 2023
The 2023 Real Estate Forum will be held Oct. 12-13 in the heart of Washington, D.C. Don’t miss this unique chance to network with W&L alumni, expand your professional connections and explore the latest trends in commercial real estate.
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