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A Look Back: Class of 2021 Commencement Celebration

June 18, 2021
Congratulations again Class of 2021! If you missed our recent Commencement Celebration, please visit our website and watch the video for a recap. We are also looking forward to celebrating in-person with the Classes of 2020 & 2021 on the National Mall on October 2, 2021.
Lara Brown

GSPM Director Lara Brown Promoted to Rank of Professor

June 17, 2021
Congratulations Director Lara Brown on your promotion to Professor of Political Management in the College of Professional Studies, beginning July 1. Dr. Brown, a prominent political scientist, author and commentator, currently serves as an associate professor and director of the Graduate School of Political Management.
The Leah Brock McCartney Project

Campus Mural to Honor First Black Alumna’s Legacy

June 16, 2021
Two recent GW alumni are leading an initiative to create a mural commemorating Leah Brock McCartney, the first Black woman believed to have graduated from GW and a pioneering judge in Missouri.
Commissioner Silver

Commissioner Silver Reflects on Planning & Designing for Equity

June 15, 2021
Mitchell Silver, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks shared his reflections on how as an urban planner and parks commissioner, he implemented planning and designing for equity and what lessons planners and designers can learn to do the same.
Rohini Kosoglu

GSPM Alumni Well Represented in Biden Administration

June 14, 2021
The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is dedicated to training the next generation of political advocates and communications professionals, so it comes as no surprise that half a dozen GSPM alumni are included in President Biden’s administration. The newest addition is Carlos Del Toro '96, Nominee for Secretary of the Navy, announced June 11.
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Survey for Class of 2021 Graduates

June 13, 2021
Congratulations again Class of 2021! Please remember to fill out the short graduating student survey.
Brookklin Brown

GSPM Student Wins Prize in GW New Venture Competition

June 12, 2021
Congratulations to GSPM student Brookklin Brown (CPS MPS ’22 in Political Management) on winning a $5,000 Runner-up prize in the 2021 GW New Venture Competition (NVC)!
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Paralegal Graduates Inducted into LEX Honor Society

June 11, 2021

Program Director Toni Marsh hosted a virtual event May 20 to induct 2021 Paralegal Studies graduates into Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), the paralegal national honor society.

Bobby Baker

Class of 2021 Graduates Share Memories

June 10, 2021
Several of our 2021 graduates reminisce on their time at the University by sharing some of their fondest memories.
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GW-CEPL's Coaching Program Receives Coveted ICF Accreditation

June 09, 2021
The e-Co Leadership Coaching Certification has received the designation as an International Coaching Federation Accredited Coach Training Program (ICF ACTP). The Certification program, offered by CPS’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL), offers a new vision for leadership and coaching in the world.
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GW Campus Rec Summer Run/Walk Challenge

June 08, 2021
GW Campus Recreation is holding a Run/Walk Challenge to help encourage all GW students, faculty, and staff to stay active during the summer.
GW Bicentennial 1821-2021

GW Kicks off Bicentennial with Virtual Celebration February 9

March 16, 2021
The George Washington University’s bicentennial is an incredible, historic milestone. As we celebrate 200 years of GW history, we hope that you will be able to join in the many programs, conversations and special events throughout this year. Happy birthday GW!
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GW Giving Day

March 16, 2021
On April 7, 2021, the George Washington University will host a university-wide day of giving. Coinciding with the bicentennial, this is an opportunity for the community to come together and drive philanthropic support to lead GW into the future.
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Courageous Leadership: PEMM Students & Alumni Defend U.S. Capitol

March 15, 2021
Three current members of our Program for Excellence in Municipal Management (PEMM) were on the front lines on January 6, risking their lives to protect members of Congress and our democracy from violent mobs of insurrectionists. Seven PEMM alumni also risked their lives to protect our freedoms.
John Warren

Professor Warren Plays Key Leadership Role in Post-COVID Academic Innovation Task Force

March 14, 2021
John Warren, program director and associate professor for CPS' master’s degree in publishing program, will play a key leadership role in GW’s Post-COVID Academic Innovation Task Force. Warren will lead the working group for Graduate and Professional Students.