Two new first-year cohorts, #Hungerfighters and Good Nabors, educate first-year students about the Shepherd Program, introduce them to service learning, help them make friends and set them up for further involvement in the program.
The ESOL program at W&L, founded in 2001 to facilitate communication in the local community, now serves dozens of non-native English speakers each year with teaching, tutoring, translation and interpretation services.
Amid a national shortage of PPE, W&L employees put the IQ Center’s 3D printers to work making face shields and mask strap holders for local health care workers.
R. Alan Winstead ’85 is a driving force for the Meals on Wheels program in his community.
Members of the W&L Outing Club spent a recent Saturday cleaning graffiti from rocks at Devil’s Marbleyard.
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Whether she's leading the Student Association for Black Unity, acting in a play or volunteering in the community as a Bonner Scholar, Sasha Edwards '20 is ever mindful that education can happen anywhere.
Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center’s Lexington branch recently held a grand opening celebration for a nature trail built by Washington and Lee University engineering students through a community partnership.
Brett Becker '18 and the W&L Pre-Dental Club teamed up with Rockbridge Area Health Center to distribute dental supplies to more than 700 local children.
Meet Matt Lubas '18, an engineer who spends his spare time building communities.
W&L law student Alan Carrillo ‘18L launched a fundraising campaign ahead of the recent blizzard to help homeless families get out of the path of the storm.
W&L senior Angie Tillander's project assists NEXT after-school program
The Washington and Lee University chapter of Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), a law service fraternity, won the Outstanding Community Service award presented by the PAD international organization.
Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University (CKWL) was awarded the Outstanding Educational Institution Volunteer Program award for 2013 by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on Thursday, June 6.
Washington and Lee third-year law student Ernest Hammond helped a group of Burmese and Bhutanese refugees set up a corporation for their business selling traditional arts and crafts.
More than 100 new members of Washington and Lee's fraternities and sororities participated in a day of service in the Lexington community.
Washington and Lee students continued their variety of community service activities by partnering with Habitat for Humanity and Fear 2 Freedom.
Washington and Lee University has been named once again to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
Washington and Lee University's Leyburn Library has created a new website that catalogues almost 60 percent of graves in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery in Lexington, Va.
Twelve local Lexington restaurants will contribute soup for sampling in the first “Souper Bowl” to benefit the Weekend Backpack Program of the Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Evans Hall on the W&L Campus.
Rockbridge area K-12 teachers will be among those who benefit from a $20,000 grant to Washington and Lee University from the Verizon Foundation through a program of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).
More than half of Washington and Lee's students engaged in some form of community service during a 12-month period, according to a new report from W&L’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
A group of Washington and Lee students has established a new program, College Access, to provide college counseling to Rockbridge County High School students.
Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 12 grants totaling $26,665 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County.
Washington and Lee's Habitat Hotel featured on WVTF Public Radio.
Two years ago, Lida Steves, now a junior at Washington and Lee, volunteered to help build a house in Rockbridge County as part of the Rockbridge Area Habitat for Humanity. Lida had a casual conversation about her experience with her father, Sam Steves, back in her hometown of San Antonio, Texas. Sam Steves happens to […]
For the second time in as many years, Washington and Lee University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The honor roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and in placing students on a lifelong path of civic engagement, […]
Local community organizations throughout Lexington and Rockbridge County received a helpful boost when students from Washington and Lee University's School of Law took part in the Student Bar Association's (SBA) Service Day during orientation this year. "The last time we did this was in 2005 or 2006," said SBA President Negin Farahmand. "It used to […]