James N. Falk, a 1977 graduate of Washington and Lee University, received the Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award on Nov. 13 from the Greater Dallas Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Rives Granade, a 2002 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has an exhibition of his work on display at Ochi Projects in Los Angeles through Dec 19.
Washington and Lee University honored four members of the Class of 2005 with the Distinguished Young Alumni Award during Young Alumni Weekend, Oct. 23–24: Brent Beshore, Emily Wolfing, Kiersten Salander and Thomas Worthy.
Thomas Hal Clarke Sr., an emeritus member of Washington and Lee University’s Board of Trustees and a 1938 graduate of W&L’s School of Law, died on Sunday, Nov. 1, in Atlanta. He was 101.
Matt Bevin ’89 of Louisville, who attended Washington and Lee with an ROTC scholarship, rose to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army and went on to careers in manufacturing, investment management and medical devices, was elected governor of Kentucky Nov. 3.
Mark Lubkowitz, a 1991 graduate of Washington and Lee University and current professor of biology at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, received the 2015 Joanne Rathgeb Teaching Award. It is the highest honor bestowed on faculty at Saint Michael’s College.
About a year ago, W&L posted the heartwarming story “Love for Liza” on its homepage. It generated an enormous number of hits, and for good reason.
Christopher Collins, a 1954 graduate of Washington and Lee University, returned to Boston on Oct. 17 to defend his title in the Grand Veterans age group at the Head of the Charles Regatta rowing festival.
Jim Creal, a 1975 graduate of Washington and Lee University, won the 2D Excellence Award from the Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg during its 42nd annual juried exhibition.
William Alexander Jenks, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, died this past Monday, Oct. 12. He was 97. A 1939 graduate of W&L, he taught at his alma mater for 37 years, from 1946 until his retirement in 1983.