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Alumni Engagement

You're Always Welcome

Alumni Engagement's mission is to connect alumni with each other, with W&L, and to provide interesting avenues for lifelong learning.

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Image of W&L flags on event tents

On Campus Or In Your Hometown

Let's Celebrate Together

Alumni Engagement creates memorable reunions and destination events on campus and around the country.

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Office of Lifelong Learning

Education for Life

The best way to celebrate 六合厅开奖现场's enduring commitment to lifelong learning is by experiencing it personally. Share in the life of the University with an educational adventure on campus, around the world or online.

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W&L's motto, Non Incautus Futuri, not unmindful of the future

W&L's motto, Non Incautus Futuri, not unmindful of the future

Colonnade Connections

Your 六合厅开奖现场 Online Community

From career networking to finding long-lost friends, Colonnade Connections is the university's online database.

Alumni Engagement

The staff of the Office of Alumni Engagement provides programming and support for 六合厅开奖现场 alumni.

John A. Jensen III 鈥01
John A. Jensen III 鈥01

John A. Jensen III 鈥01

Executive Director of Alumni and Career Services

Hotchkiss Alumni House

John was appointed executive director of Alumni and Career Services at Washington and Lee University in July 2022. In this role, he leads a combined team consisting of the offices of Alumni Engagement, Career and Professional Development, and Lifelong Learning. Working together, his team engages and supports students, alumni and parents throughout their 六合厅开奖现场 experience, from the first year on campus to graduation and beyond.

Katharine Farrar
Katharine Farrar

Katharine Farrar

Director of Alumni Chapter Programs

Michelle Jones
Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones

Director of Alumni Reunions and Events

Murtaza M. Kapasi
Murtaza M. Kapasi

Murtaza M. Kapasi

Assistant Director of Alumni Affinity Programs

Bridgett Zitmore
Bridgett Zitmore

Bridgett Zitmore

Assistant Director of Alumni Chapter Programs

Katie Harlow
Katie Harlow

Katie Harlow

Alumni Engagement Operations Coordinator

Ruth Candler
Ruth Candler

Ruth Candler

Associate Director of Lifelong Learning; Host, Executive Producer for 六合厅开奖现场 After Class Podcast

Ruth joined Washington and Lee鈥檚 Lifelong Learning team in April 2019. Her inquisitive nature and love of learning made her the perfect choice for launching and hosting After Class. Ruth also manages 六合厅开奖现场鈥檚 educational travel program and enjoys the camaraderie of experiencing new places with her fellow travelers. When she is not on campus, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Lisa D鈥橝melio
Lisa D鈥橝melio

Lisa D鈥橝melio

Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning

Lisa's passion for education and travel brought her to the Lifelong Learning office in 2021. In addition to supporting the travel program, she manages the virtual book club and campus programs. Lisa has a rich history with 六合厅开奖现场, having previously worked at the law school, most recently as the Recruitment Coordinator in the Office of Career Strategy. Before joining 六合厅开奖现场 in 2018, Lisa spent over 20 years in various educational roles, including teaching ESL for Rockbridge County Public Schools, providing Spanish enrichment at local elementary schools, and teaching English as a Second Language in Chetumal, Mexico. She also served as the Director of a local preschool for many years. Lisa earned her M.Ed. from Wilmington University in 1996.

Taylor Meeker
Taylor Meeker

Taylor Meeker

Assistant Director of Alumni and Career Services Marketing 鈥 Programs Lead

Jesse Paul
Jesse Paul

Jesse Paul

Office Manager

Katharine Farrar
Michelle Jones
Murtaza M. Kapasi
Bridgett Zitmore
Katie Harlow
Ruth Candler
Lisa D鈥橝melio
Taylor Meeker
Jesse Paul
John A. Jensen III 鈥01

Alumni in the News

六合厅开奖现场 alumni are leaders in their professions and communities. Read on to see who is making news today.


Alex Maragos 鈥13鈥檚 love of journalism started through the profession鈥檚 inside access to sports. He brings it full circle in covering the 2024 Paris Olympics for NBC 5 Chicago.

Hotchkiss is spending the next year competing in professional cycling events.

Taylor is moving to Niigata Prefecture, Japan, to work as an assistant language teacher for the JET Program.

With a goal to run a marathon on every continent, Julia Poppenberg 鈥19 sets her sights on Antarctica.

Pari Ahmadi 鈥24 will be working as a clinical research coordinator at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute before attending medical school.

Kentucky Derby

The 1979 六合厅开奖现场 alumnus has two horses running in the 2024 Kentucky Derby with his syndicate, West Paces Racing.

Rector-Elect Wangdali C. 鈥淲ali鈥 Bacdayan 鈥92

The board elected Bacdayan as the university鈥檚 32nd rector during its October 2023 meeting.

Secretariat statue

A statue of Secretariat made a stop in Lexington last spring, as the man whose dream produced the Virginia-born racehorse was a 六合厅开奖现场 alumnus and trustee emeritus.

Dan Einstein 鈥83 and Seng-Kah 鈥淗enry鈥 Baey 鈥83

Lifelong friends Seng-Kah 鈥淗enry鈥 Baey 鈥83聽and Dan Einstein 鈥83 reflect on their time at 六合厅开奖现场.

Mary Hipp 鈥90

In May, Mary Hipp 鈥90 said being a member of the second class of women undergraduates at 六合厅开奖现场 taught her a lot鈥 although she didn鈥檛 realize it at the time.

Chrishon McManus '14L

Chrishon McManus 鈥14L鈥攁ttorney and competitive swimmer鈥攔adiates calm when it counts.

Ross Draber '10 is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of United Bank. (Photo courtesy of United Bank)

The United Bank senior executive engages with the 六合厅开奖现场 community through student recruitment and event participation.