Shepherd Program

The Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability integrates thought and action in direct service to disadvantaged communities. Through an array of courses and service opportunities, we prepare students from a variety of majors and political perspectives to work with those communities to address the problems associated with poverty.

Shepherd Program Blog

Thursday, October 01, 2015

NSL Offers Impact Areas

To meet the varied interest of student volunteers, the Nabors Service League has created Impact Area groups to offer opportunities for service to a particular group or need, and to facilitate discussion around these issues. Following is a list of impact areas and their fall meeting schedules. Look for more information on these events and […]

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Volunteer in an Area Public School

Burish Service-Leadership Interns are responsible for determining the volunteer needs of an assigned school in the Rockbridge County School system, recruiting and training tutors to fill those needs, ensuring that tutors are responsible for their assigned shifts, and filling in where needed. Thanks, Burish interns, for offering lots of opportunities for W&L students to support […]


2015 Souper Bowl

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Proceeds from Souper Bowl Combat Childhood Hunger in Rockbridge County

The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee University hosted its fourth annual Souper Bowl on Sunday, Jan. 31, raising over $7,300 from about 500 attendees to support its Backpack Program, a hunger-fighting project that began in 2009 as a partnership between CKWL and local schools.

Caroline Osella

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Caroline Osella to Lecture in Global Fellows Seminar

Caroline Osella, a reader in anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, will lecture at W&L as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia. Her talk will be Jan. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m. in Hillel 101.

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Mar 11
Mar 20
Social Justice Documentary Series
Hillel Multipurpose Room, 7:00 PM
Apr 2
Spring Nabors Service Day
Gilliam Green, 9:00 AM