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Fashion Forward: Jessica Sweitzer '15

Patriotic President Ulysses Laman '15

Nate Bellhy '15 Proud Member of a W&J Family
Nate Bellhy '15. of McDonald, Pa., is part of a proud family of Washington & Jefferson College Presidents. His older brother Zach graduated in 2013, his sister Beka is a member of the class of 2016 and his sister Rachel will be a freshman this fall. 

Walter Flamenbaum, M.D., '62 to receive the Distinguished Service Award
Walter Flamenbaum, M.D., '62 accredits his experiences at Washington & Jefferson College for making him the person he is today. Flamenbaum shows his appreciation for W&J as a dedicated volunteer, impacting the lives of dozens of students and alumni. For his unparalleled loyalty and service to the College, Flamenbaum is being honored as the 2014 Distinguished Service Award recipient.

Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., '73 to receive the Alumni Award for Achievement
Ronald O. Valdiserri, M.D., ’73 was appointed as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2010. Working closely with the White House, his office oversees national strategies to improve health outcomes for Americans living with HIV, viral hepatitis and other infectious diseases of public health significance.

His contributions to the field of public health have been recognized by a number of awards including two Presidential Rank Awards of Meritorious Executives (2000 and 2006).

Kelly Dzumela George, Ph.D., '00 to receive the Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Kelly Dzumela George, Ph.D., ’00 is an Associate Principal Chemist at L’Oreal USA’s Research & Innovation Skin Care Development Laboratories in Clark, New Jersey, where she currently leads Innovation and Development projects for the Clarisonic brand. George was selected as a L’Oreal USA Research & Innovation Spokesperson in 2014.

For the dedication and passion she gives to her field, George is being recognized with the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. 


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