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Mark Wrighton

Message from President Wrighton

January 03, 2022
Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., was elected President of the George Washington University January 1, 2022. "My strong view is that by working together we can accelerate the progress of GW as one of the world’s great research universities," President Wrighton writes in first message to university community.
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New B.A. in Paralegal Studies Launching for fall 2022

December 16, 2021

The market for paralegals is thriving: the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which tracks and extrapolates job growth, predicts that the paralegal field will grow by 12% through 2028.

Joy McFadden

GW Team Wins Students Reinventing Cities Competition

December 16, 2021
Congratulations to the GW team for winning the Students Reinventing Cities competition, led by second year Sustainable Urban Planning student Joy McFadden. The Ivy City Renaissance Project team also consisted of three undergraduate GW students and two graduate students from Pantheon-Sorbonne University (PSL) in Paris. The GW team competed in the global Students Reinventing Cities competition for students to share their vision for green & thriving city neighborhoods.
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Navigating Compliance during a Pandemic

December 15, 2021

During our recent healthcare compliance webinar, an engaging group of panelists shared their experiences as compliance professionals navigating the pandemic.

Staff Announcements: New Faces

December 14, 2021
CPS administration is happy to report we have hired six new staff members. Congratulations to all. Please join us in welcoming our newest CPS staff members to the GW community!
Dr. Lara Brown

Book Review: Dr. Lara Brown’s latest book

December 13, 2021
The academic journal, Presidential Studies Quarterly, published a positive review of Dr. Brown’s latest book - Amateur Hour: Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership (Routledge, 2020).

CPS Adds Product Management to Its List of Boot Camps

December 13, 2021
Since 2017 CPS has been offering short-term non-credit boot camps in a variety of subject matters in collaboration with 2U/edX. The latest addition to the list is the Product Management Boot Camp which will be launched on March 31, 2022.
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CPS Staff Recognized for Reaching Career Milestones

December 11, 2021
Earlier this month the University recognized long-serving staff at a series of events held at the F Street House for achieving employment milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20 or more years of service.
Jim Robinson

Achieving True Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity in Our Lifetime

December 09, 2021
“There has been a lot of consideration given recently to the issues and concerns regarding diversity, inclusion, and systemic racism,” wrote Jim Robinson, the Executive Director of The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW-CEPL).

Join the GW Publishing Book Club

December 06, 2021
The M.P.S. in Publishing program at George Washington University is launching the GW Publishing Book Club, a space where publishing students, alumni, faculty, and publishing community members will read and discuss titles on the history of the book, the history of publishing, and similar topics.
Larry Parnell

Strategic Public Relations Program Director Elected VP PRSA-NCC

December 05, 2021
Congratulations to Larry Parnell for his new leadership role with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Elected by the members, he will serve a two-year term as vice president of PRSA’s National Capital Chapter as part of their 2022 Board of Directors.
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How Can We Renew Bipartisanship?

December 01, 2021

What can be done to counter the increasingly polarized political climate in the United States?

Toni Marsh Featured Guest on Legal Talk Network Podcast

October 05, 2021

Toni Marsh, JD, program director of our Paralegal Studies programs, was the featured guest on The Paralegal Voice, a podcast providing career-success tips for paralegals of any experience

Tierney Pitzer

Getting to Know Tierney Pitzer: New IT Program Director

September 15, 2021
Tierney Pitzer began her position as program director for the Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program this summer. She has more than 20 years of industry experience in software programming and IT project management in the DMV area, plus 10 years of teaching in higher education. Now that Professor Pitzer is settling into her new role, we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know her a little better.
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Paralegal Studies Program Gains American Bar Association Approval

September 14, 2021
The CPS Paralegal Studies program has met the approval of the American Bar Association (ABA) for the excellence of its curriculum, faculty and administration, the only such program granted the designation in Washington, D.C. The CPS program joined a cadre of elite national institutions with the designation after undergoing a rigorous assessment.