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Nicole Mintz

Welcome Career Services Director Nicole Mintz

August 29, 2019
Nicole Mintz, the newly hired director of career services for the GW College of Professional Studies (CPS), brings a wealth of experience to the job. She joined the team in August following a seven-year stint as advisor in the GW Career Services Center.
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Homeland Security Online Master’s Program Ranked #1

August 28, 2019
The College of Professional Studies' online master’s degree program in Homeland Security has been ranked #1 out of 25 online programs for the 2019 Best Online Master’s in Homeland Security programs ranking, according to BestColleges.com.
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Sustainable Urban Planning Leader Recognized for Contributions to GW

August 25, 2019
Dr. John I. Carruthers, the founding director of the Sustainable Urban Planning program, left GW this summer to join Cornell University’s Department of City and Regional Planning as an associate professor. His contributions to GW include eight years as leader and program director extraordinaire. He excelled in growing and shaping the SUP program to the point where it could pass the rigorous test of accreditation by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).
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Shining Stars of D.C. Government Recognized by The Cafritz Foundation

August 24, 2019
Exemplary employees honored by The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Awards for Distinguished D.C. Government Employees this summer. The program is managed by GW's Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW-CEPL).
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Veteran GSPM Student Campaigns Against Hate

August 23, 2019
Luke Lorenz, a master’s degree candidate in political management in the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM), is combining his political management studies with running his nonprofit, Veterans Against Hate, which seeks to address prejudice and political polarization.
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Native American Students Intern on Capitol Hill

August 22, 2019
Nolan Arkansas and Jordan Oglesby participated in GW's Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) and interned with the first Native American women elected to Congress this summer. For the past 14 years, NAPLP has placed over 200 Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students from across the country in internships on Capitol Hill, in policy and tribal organizations and nonprofit sites across D.C. The program is run by the GW’s AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (AT&T CIPP) within the College of Professional Studies.
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GW Develops a ‘Guide to Indigenous D.C.’

July 08, 2019
A new tool will help visitors to Washington, D.C., discover the historic and contemporary landmarks of those who inhabited the city’s land before its development as the nation’s capital. “Guide to Indigenous D.C.” is a free mobile app developed by the George Washington University’s AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (AT&T CIPP) in collaboration with the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association. The project, funded by the American Indian College Fund, Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Minneapolis Foundation, includes a walking tour map, directions and guide that highlight the contributions of Native Americans to the city.
Calvin Cafritz with GW leadership team

The Cafritz Foundation Recognizes Distinguished D.C. Government Employees

June 24, 2019
The 18th Annual Cafritz Awards Gala was hosted by GW President Thomas LeBlanc and the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL). The celebration honored extraordinary public servants.
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Hail to the 2019 College of Professional Studies Graduates

June 10, 2019
Excitement filled the air as the procession of soon to be graduates filed into the Charles E. Smith Center on May 18 to be formally recognized for their hard work and dedication as the newest recipients of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM). Inspirational speakers and special award presentations contributed to the festivities, ending in a special charge to the graduates.
SUP student group with Program Director John Carruthers hold banner with words Sustainable Urban Planning Program, GW

Sustainable Urban Planning Program Receives Accreditation

June 09, 2019
We are honored to announce that The Sustainable Urban Planning master’s degree has now received accreditation from the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB). This is a high academic standard that recognizes professional planning programs in North America based on performance, integrity and quality.
Dan Titus (left) accepting award he is holding from Provost Maltzman, both in suits.

GW Distinguished Scholar Overcame Many Obstacles to Education

June 08, 2019
A burning internal drive to strive for nothing short of excellence through hard-work, perseverance and determination have made all the difference for Dan Titus, a May 2019 graduate from the Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) bachelor’s degree completion program. Titus has been awarded GW’s 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award by Provost Forrest Maltzman.
Kevin Gover speaks at GW, sitting at a table, white shirt, black vest, glasses

Smithsonian Museum Director Speaks at GW about Native American History and Policymaking

June 07, 2019
Kevin Gover, the director of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, discussed his career and problems with the way Native American history is taught at a lecture in late April. His presentation was the keynote lecture of the Indigenous America University Seminar, a programming initiative led by Dr. Elizbeth Rule, assistant director for the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy (AT&T CIPP).
Adam Brown, GSPM '19, pictured in front of the White House

GSPM Student Graduates with Master’s Degree at Age 18

June 06, 2019
Adam Brown was amongst the youngest students to graduate from GW in 2019, earning a master’s degree in political management from GW’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at only 18 years of age.
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CPS Faculty Shine at Cutting-Edge Tech Conference

June 05, 2019
Faculty members Lammert and Connie Uthoff, associate program director GW’s Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Master’s Program, were part of a robust lineup of speakers at the eMerge Americas Tech Conference.
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Announcing the New CPS Faculty Directory

June 04, 2019
A newly revamped Faculty Directory, showcasing biographical information for 150 of our dedicated faculty and expert practitioners, was launched in April 2019. The directory, organized alphabetically by faculty member’s last name, represents our full-time faculty and the part-time faculty who are regularly teaching.