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Celebrating Black History: Webinar on Urban Design & Placemaking for Communities of Color

February 17, 2023
On February 9th, GW’s Sustainable Urban Planning Student Organization (SUPSO) presented an online panel on Urban Design and Placemaking in Communities of Color in commemoration of Black History Month.

CEPL Alumni Demonstrate Leadership and Bravery

February 17, 2023
The Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW CEPL), is proud to recognize the courage and leadership skills demonstrated by two alumni.

Dean Riddle Speaks with WBJ about College Vision

February 15, 2023
Alex Orfinger, the publisher of the Washington Business Journal, spoke with Dean Riddle to discuss leadership qualities that enable her to drive continued success and to hear first-hand what she has planned for 2023.
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GW Releases Guiding Principles for the Selection of the New Moniker

January 18, 2023
GW community members can submit their suggestions until Jan. 31.

Luke Kasim Joins CPS as Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Admissions

January 18, 2023
Luke is a seasoned leader of recruitment teams, who has focused on team building and outcomes, as well as implemented practices that led to significant increases in applications and enrollments. He joins the team on Monday, January 30.

A Message from the Dean: Welcome to the Spring 2023 Semester

January 17, 2023
CPS Dean Riddles welcomes everyone to the spring 2023 semester.
Ellen Granberg

Ellen Granberg, Ph.D., to Serve as 19th President of the George Washington University

January 11, 2023
Granberg is an innovative and dynamic leader with decades of experience at research universities and a sociology scholar.
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CEPL Celebrates National Women Support Women Day

December 14, 2022
In recognition of the National Women Support Women Day on December 1st, the GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL), in partnership with CommPro, hosted a special virtual roundtable event with extraordinary women leaders and dynamic speakers from across the public and private sectors.
#Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is Today

November 29, 2022
Today the GW and College of Professional Studies communities will come together to give back and advocate for financial support to the GW Cares Student Assistance Fund.
Liesl Riddle

Getting to Know Dr. Liesl Riddle: New CPS Dean

September 30, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Liesl Riddle on her new role as dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS), effective August 1, 2022. Now that she is leading the College we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know her a little better.
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Reinvigorating Democracy: Constitutional Origins & Evolution

September 29, 2022
In celebration of Constitution Day, the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) organized “Reinvigorating Democracy,” an event consisting of scholar and practitioner panels on the constitutional origins and modern evolutions of U.S. democracy.
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Leadership Development Programs Celebrate Graduates and Alumni Success Stories

September 28, 2022
GW’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL) has designed and conducted leadership development programs for over 148 leaders in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Since the partnership began in 2010, a significant number of these graduates have been promoted into more senior positions.
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Welcoming CPS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

September 28, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Tobias (Tobi) Greiff, the new CPS Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. His first day in the office will be October 24, 2022.
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Two New Graduate Certificates Join Suite of Publishing Programs

September 28, 2022

The Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program, College of Professional Studies, at the George Washington University, has expanded its offerings to provide two new graduate certificates.

New Advisory Board Forms for Cybersecurity Strategy Program

September 27, 2022
The newly formed Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Program  (CSIM) Advisory Board met for the first time in August 2022. The Board identified opportunities for future growth and discussed current and emerging cybersecurity challenges, gaps in the cybersecurity workforce and the rapid expansion of disruptive technologies.