Create Your College Experience for Your Profession and Success
Students engage their intellectual capabilities allowing them to find their voice, pursue their passions and prepare them to lead a life of ethical leadership.Academics
The Pittsburgh Connection
W&J College is in a suburb outside of one of America’s most livable cities. W&J students gain valuable experiences with leading national and international employers located in downtown Pittsburgh.Pittsburgh Connection
Connect with a Community
Play an intramural sport. Take part in a speaking event. Join a student organization. You'll find so much to be part of at W&J.Student Activities
Strong Alumni Network
Once a President, always a President. When you graduate, you can tackle the world with help from a vast network of W&J alumni.Alumni Resources
As the national conversation shifts to include decreasing stigma about seeking mental health treatment, Ben Heim ’21 wanted to understand the problem globally and learn to fight against it.
"I could go on and on about connections I made with staff and my peers through student activities and groups. Just the constant support I had through them gave me a family there even though my family was four hours away."
The biology major is interning in the lab of Paul Himes, Ph.D., at the University of Louisville. The lab is working with different mutant pathogenic bacteria and examining their growth patterns to determine if other bacteria can disrupt their chemical signaling pathways to limit their growth.
The Franklin Magellan Award allowed me to pursue things that I had always hoped to do for a better future. It’s one of the reasons I chose to come to W&J.
"Without the extra push from W&J, I would not have prioritized an internship as highly as I did. This allowed me to step outside my comfort zone and have a great experience. I know I’m working toward what I want to do," Julia said.
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