In his Commencement address, President Dudley described the multitude of ways in which the Class of 2019's W&L education has prepared them for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service.
Commencement 2019May 22 & 23
The Class of 2019 Reminisces ...
W&L celebrates its 232nd undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 23. LIVESTREAM: 10 a.m.
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Abiza will receive a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in China.
Students took first place in three categories in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional college journalism competition.
Agrippina has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain.
CBYX is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State.
In Tanzania, Mugo will study the perception of the life of refugees after resettlement.
Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
Washington and Lee University senior Jackson Ellis ’19 has won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany for summer 2019.
Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Class of '19 Stories
Caroline Blackmon interned this summer with The Dunwoody Crier in Georgia.
Josh Fox '19 has spent his summer conducting geology research on campus and in Crete, Greece, with Professor Jeff Rahl.
At this small-town university, Nora Devlin '19 has been exposed to viewpoints from all over the globe.
Elly Cosgrove '19 stayed busy this summer with internships at the Greater Wilmington Business Journal and WECT (Channel 6).
Jackson Roberts '19 had the opportunity to intern in Quito, Ecuador, exploring local customs, becoming part of the community, and learning the ins and outs of healthcare.
Ethiopia Getachew '19 always had an interest in science, but working in the biochemistry lab and volunteering with local EMTs helped her future plans take shape.
Lorena Hernandez Barcena '19 had an eye-opening summer internship with Harlem Children’s Zone, an education nonprofit in New York.
Abigail Summerville '19, a business journalism major, interned on the CNBC.com breaking news desk.
Laura Wang '19 interned for the Shell company in Shanghai, putting her communications skills to the test and making new friends along the way.
Julia Poppenberg '19 spent the summer as a translator in Guatemala, helping doctors and patients alike and learning to "talk strong."
Meet Graham Novak '19, an aspiring - and already accomplished - entrepreneur
A grant from the Endeavor Foundation allowed Yoko Koyama '19 and Maren Lundgren '18 to open a store in Cameroon that will fund transportation for local children to go to middle school in a neighboring town.