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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 08, 2020
We asked the GW Class of 2020 to share messages with their graduating class—a person they'd like to thank, a memory they'll take with them or advice for each other as they navigate their futures.
Melissa Feuer

CPS Announces Appointment of New Associate Dean

June 07, 2020
The College of Professional Studies announced the appointment of Melissa Feuer as Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, effective April 1, 2020.
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CPS Team Expands Online Learning & Faculty Support during COVID-19

June 06, 2020
When it comes to the unprecedented move universities and schools around the country made to transition the remainder of the spring 2020 semester to virtual learning, CPS was well-positioned to make the jump with expertise in online learning and a dedicated instructional design team.
Anne Nelson, LEX winner

GW Paralegal Studies Student Wins National Scholarship

June 05, 2020

Congratulations to GW Paralegal Studies master’s candidate, Anne Nelson, for winning the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) national scholarship.

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Homeland Security Masters Program Ranked #3 by 2020 Best Online Colleges for Best Value

June 04, 2020
The College of Professional Studies Master’s in Homeland Security is featured on the 2020 Best Online Colleges for Best Value ranking by the Guide to Online Schools. The program ranked #3 for value and quality. Their rankings are based on a combination of manually researched tuition, accreditation and salary data.
Elizabeth Rule

New Director Named for GW’s AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

June 03, 2020
The George Washington University has named Elizabeth Rule, Ph.D., as the new director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (CIPP), which is a unit of CPS. Dr. Rule, who previously served as the center’s assistant director, started in the new job on May 1.
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CO-VITA19 Social Medicine: GW CEPL Mobilizes Community Wellbeing

June 02, 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw how quickly things could shift, disrupting our established patterns and assumptions.

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Call for Papers: New Journal of Ethics in Publishing

June 01, 2020
The George Washington University Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program is soliciting papers for the Journal of Ethics in Publishing, a new, open access journal to be managed by students in GW’s publishing program.
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CPS Bids Associate Dean Jack Prostko A Fond Farewell

May 31, 2020
Dr. Jack Prostko, Associate Dean for Learning and Faculty Affairs, retired from CPS on March 31 after 12 years of service.
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GW to distribute $9.1 million in federal CARES Act funds to students

May 30, 2020
GW leadership reported the university has been allocated approximately $9.1 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).
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GW and Trilogy Education Launch New FinTech Boot Camp

May 29, 2020
The GW FinTech Boot Camp will meet the financial sector's growing demand for a digitally skilled workforce. The intensive training program, offered through GW’s College of Professional Studies in partnership with Trilogy Education, a 2U, Inc. brand, provides a wide range of working professionals the opportunity to update their skills with hands-on experience working with the latest technologies that are transforming the future of business.

Publishing Students Share Five Career Development Lessons

May 28, 2020
Susan Chavez and Chloe Fells, graduate students in the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing Program, have published an article “5 Things Learned from The SSP DC Career Development Lab” in The Scholarly Kitchen.
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CPS Welcomes New Program Directors & Staff

March 05, 2020
CPS welcomes Dr. Casey Burgat, program director, Legislative Affairs program; Mackenzie Neal, program associate in the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy; Amanda Gillespie, director of communications, marketing and recruitment; Michelle Lague, instructional designer; and Joe Garrett, interim program director, Information Technology program.
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CPS Alumna Reaches Semi-Finals in New Venture Competition

March 05, 2020
Congratulations to Gabrielle McCracken, a 2019 master’s degree alumna of the Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management program for reaching the semi-finals in the 2020 GW New Venture Competition (NVC).
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Sustainable Urban Planning Students Gain Hands-on Land Use Study Experience with Arlington County

March 04, 2020
Sustainable Urban Planning master's degree students enrolled in the studio course gained hands-on professional planning experience through a partnership with Arlington County’s Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development. The students had the opportunity to work directly with professional planning staff in Arlington County, and participate in a real world land use study plan.