Category Archives: Alumni

Keith Sanford '80: Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year

Congratulations to Keith Sanford, a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee University, who was named Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year by the Southeast Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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A Thumbs-up From Oprah


A Washington and Lee University alumnus is thrilled to see his company's products appear in Oprah Winfrey's popular and influential 2014 holiday gift guide, published in O Magazine.

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The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Strawbridge Wins Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation


The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Strawbridge, Washington and Lee Class of 2001, received the inaugural Society for Biblical Literature DeGruyter Prize for Biblical Studies and Reception History.

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Power of the Pen

Kent Masterson Brown '74L

"He died at a particularly momentous event in a very momentous battle, the largest land engagement of the war, and he died in one of the most critical, if not the most critical spot on the field," said Kent Masterson Brown, a Civil War historian, in an interview with the New York Times.

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Catie Fulton Spivey Named Deputy District Director for Texas Representative

Rep. Kevin Brady (r.-Texas) has named Catie Fulton Spivey, Washington and Lee University Class of 2007, as the new deputy district director for the 8th District of Texas.

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Judge of the Year Award: The Hon. Pamela J. White '77L

The Hon. Pam White '77L gives a talk in Sydney Lewis Hall.

The Hon. Pamela J. White received the Robert M. Bell Judge of the Year Award from the Maryland Access to Justice Commission in recognition of her efforts to "improve the ability of all Marylanders to access the courts or to get legal help in civil legal matters so they can benefit from the rights, protections, services and opportunities that the law provides."

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On the Ballot

Kyle Markley and Caitlin Mitchel-Markley ’05 are both running on the Libertarian ticket in Oregon. (Luke Hammill/The Oregonian)

Mid-term elections are upon us, and a story on the OregonLive website features Caitlin Mitchel-Markley, a 2005 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, who is running on the Libertarian ticket for the Oregon legislature.

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How to Succeed in Business

John Case ’86 (at the podium) rings the closing bell at the NYSE.

John Case, the CEO of Realty Income and a 1986 graduate of Washington and Lee, recently shared some of his investing secrets in a San Diego Union-Tribune profile, "A REIT for Steady Income in Good, Bad Times."

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A Toast to Max Shapira '65

Max Shapira ’65

Max Shapira, president of Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc. since 1996, has been named industry executive of the year by Market Watch, a drinks industry publication.

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W&L Photographer Hinely Unveils Two Exhibitions in Germany

Patrick Hinely '73

Patrick Hinely, University photographer at Washington and Lee University, has two exhibitions of his work opening in Germany this month that flow from his extracurricular passion—photographing jazz musicians.

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