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Twins Lorenzo (left) and Lavontay Santos

Twin Brothers Receive Master's Degrees from CPS

June 14, 2022
Twin brothers Lavontay and Lorenzo Santos have always been close — they were born only 60 seconds apart — so it was no surprise when they went together from their family home in King George, Virginia, to the U.S. Naval Academy. Nor was it a surprise to see them both marching in GW’s Commencement ceremony which was held on Sunday, May 15 on the National Mall.
Award presentation at 2022 Commencement

Career Insights: Giuliana Macaluso, MPS ‘22 in Publishing

June 13, 2022
Ms. Giuliana Macaluso is an outstanding 2022 graduate of the MPS in Publishing program and recipient of the 2022 CPS Graduate Distinguished Scholar Award. In this Alumni Profile, she shares insights about the impact of the program on her career.
Angela Trujillo

Graduates: What and Who They’ll Remember Most about GW

June 12, 2022
College of Professional Studies graduate, Angela Trujillo, MPS ’22 (Political Management), was one of the members of the Class of 2022 GW Today talked to at Commencement on the National Mall.
Connie Uthoff

Faculty News

June 11, 2022
Congratulations to CPS faculty who were recently appointed or promoted to new positions. You make us proud!

MPS in Publishing Program Launches New Journal

March 29, 2022
The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Publishing recently launched the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing (GWJEP), a new online journal managed by students in the graduate program, led by faculty member and editor-in-chief (EIC) Randy Townsend, Director of Publishing Operations, PLOS, and an editorial board of publishing leaders.
Khatuna and Smith

Russian Information and Cyber Warfare Threats: What We Know from the Russian Attack on Ukraine

March 29, 2022

By Dr. Khatuna Mshvidobadze and Ambassador David J. Smith

Two Urban Planning Students Receive APA Diversity Scholarships

March 28, 2022
Congratulations to Sustainable Urban Planning (SUP) students Arielle Lofton and Tambo Prince for receiving the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association Diversity Fellowship (NCAC-APA).
GSPM and TSU student group at Dept. of Justice.

GSPM Launches New Partnership with Texas Southern University: Student Group Participates in Immersive D.C. Political Residency

March 28, 2022

The first group of graduate students from Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University (TSU) arrived at GW on March 20 for an immersive five-day program bringi


Alumnus Dr. Ugorji Appointed Commissioner of Homeland Security Ministry

March 28, 2022
Dr. Ugorji, a 2019 alumnus of the Homeland Security master’s degree program, has been appointed as Commissioner of the newly created Ministry of Homeland Security and Vigilante Affairs of Imo State in Nigeria.
Four panelists, women in homeland security

Women in Homeland Security: Career Insights

March 27, 2022
Four women with noteworthy careers in homeland security served as panelists at a virtual fireside chat sponsored by three programs in the George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies: the master’s degree program in cybersecurity strategy and information management and the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in homeland security. The discussion focused primarily on the various opportunities for women in the fields of homeland security and cybersecurity.
CEPL Award

GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership Receives Award for Coaching Work with Federal Prison Industries

March 27, 2022
Over the last few years, participants in the GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership’s (GW-CEPL) e-Co Leadership Coaching Certification program coached employees of the Federal Prison Industries (FPI) on how to grow leadership capacity in the context of developing a coaching culture within the organization. The Training Officer’s Consortium presented the 2021 Leadership Development Award to GW-CEPL and FPI for their partnership.
Cody House

CPS Director of Online Learning to Co-Chair Industry Conference

March 27, 2022
Congratulations to Cody House, M.Ed., director of online learning and instructional technology in the College of Professional Studies, for his leadership role serving as the co-chair of the engagement team at the 2022 OLC Accelerate Conference.

College Receives Highest Level of Green Office Certification

March 26, 2022
We are happy to announce the Office of Sustainability has certified the College of Professional Studies (CPS) with the highest level of certification following the criteria of the Green Office Network at the George Washington University.
Connie Uthoff

Professor Connie Uthoff Publishes Cyber Intelligence Book

March 25, 2022
Assistant professor Connie Uthoff ‘s recently published book, Cyber Intelligence: Actors, Policies and Practices, provides a comprehensive overview of cyber intelligence, explaining what it is, why it is needed, who is doing it, and how it is done.
Provost Bracey

Christopher Alan Bracey Named Provost

February 18, 2022
Christopher Alan Bracey, who has served as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs since June 2021, has been named the permanent provost of the George Washington University, President Mark S. Wrighton announced Friday.