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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

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).

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.
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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.
GW Public Health Lab, covid testing

From Nasal Swab to Results: COVID-19 Testing Explained

February 07, 2022

Have you ever thought about what happens to your COVID-19 test after you hand off your nasal swab at one of George Washington University’s testing centers?

Mark Wrighton

Message from President Wrighton

January 03, 2022
Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., was elected President of the George Washington University January 1, 2022. "My strong view is that by working together we can accelerate the progress of GW as one of the world’s great research universities," President Wrighton writes in first message to university community.
U.S. Supreme Court

New B.A. in Paralegal Studies Launching for fall 2022

December 16, 2021

The market for paralegals is thriving: the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which tracks and extrapolates job growth, predicts that the paralegal field will grow by 12% through 2028.

Joy McFadden

GW Team Wins Students Reinventing Cities Competition

December 16, 2021
Congratulations to the GW team for winning the Students Reinventing Cities competition, led by second year Sustainable Urban Planning student Joy McFadden. The Ivy City Renaissance Project team also consisted of three undergraduate GW students and two graduate students from Pantheon-Sorbonne University (PSL) in Paris. The GW team competed in the global Students Reinventing Cities competition for students to share their vision for green & thriving city neighborhoods.
Healthcare professionals

Navigating Compliance during a Pandemic

December 15, 2021

During our recent healthcare compliance webinar, an engaging group of panelists shared their experiences as compliance professionals navigating the pandemic.

Staff Announcements: New Faces

December 14, 2021
CPS administration is happy to report we have hired six new staff members. Congratulations to all. Please join us in welcoming our newest CPS staff members to the GW community!