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During the competitive season, Wildcat scholar-athletes find themselves miles away from campus with extra time on their hands. Davidson College staffers now add career development opportunities while these students are on the road.
Twelve young Davidson alums were recently selected to participate in the 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They have been offered grants for independent research and English Teaching Assistantships in 10 different countries. Learn more.
Alum Janet Ward Black started redefining and pushing her own boundaries at Davidson College. Now she blazes trails as a trial lawyer at her law firm, one of the largest woman-owned firms in the state. Learn more.
Davidson College alum Adde Sharp ’20 is leading a project to restore the health of the Colorado River, a source of water for more than 40 million people. Read more.
Anissa Patton ’91 recognized an opportunity for Black women alums of Davidson College to help Black women students navigate college life and build professional connections. Now, more than 50 matches have been made through the Msaada Mentoring Program. Find out more.
The new Dr. K.D. Weeks ’69 Davidson Research Network (DRN) Fund honors the legacy of an alum whose mentorship has launched and supported the careers of hundreds of Davidson College graduates in medical careers. Learn more.
The Davidson College English Department hosted award-winning author Molly Sentell Haile ’94 for the 25th Annual Davidson Reads event. Learn more.
Davidson College welcomed Hollywood screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis ’87 for a special Davidson Reads event. Learn more about Kalogridis, whose writing credits include Shutter Island, Avatar and Altered Carbon.
Davidson College’s Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship welcomes Innovator-in-Residence Donna Peters ’89. In the role, Peters will share her extensive experience with students. Learn more.
New Davidson College edX courses powered by a $100,000 edX grant will help learners hone “essential human skills.” The courses are open to learners around the world. Read more.
The first-responders among Davidson College’s alums lean on education and experience as pandemic and disasters test their know-how, leadership skills and the systems that hold society together. Learn more.
Davidson College’s Hana Kamran ’23 receives prestigious post-graduate Truman Scholarship for academic excellence, leadership and public service. Learn more.
Virginia Gilliland’s journey from Davidson College women’s swim team member, scholar and researcher will take her to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Gilliland ’22 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study climate change’s impact on local fishing communities. Davidson is one of the program’s top producing institutions.
Davidson College retains a knowledge rate of 90% or higher on the first-destination survey (FDS) taken by seniors before they graduate. Learn more about the process and steps to success.
A Davidson College professor and his students are bringing economics lessons to high school students in the classroom and through a new, affordable textbook they’ve co-authored.
Plant lover, researcher and protector Louisa Bartkovich awarded Davidson College’s prestigious W. Thomas Smith Scholarship for class of 2022. Read more.
Davidson College alum AJ Naddaff ’19 will join the newest cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University. The prestigious program prepares leaders to meet the world’s most pressing challenges. Read more.
Three Davidson College Watson Fellows will fan out around the globe to research topics that are near to their hearts and affect the well-being of millions. Read more.
Davidson College alum John Ballard ’96 worked to get Americans safely out of Ukraine as consul general for U.S. Embassy Kyiv. Learn more.
It’s March Madness, time and Davidson College’s leading ‘bracketologist’ has some advice for fans looking to for an NCAA tournament bracket slam dunk. Learn more.