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Faculty Member Mark Morgan Nominated to Head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency

May 30, 2019
Congratulations to Mark A. Morgan, a CPS Homeland Security master's program degree faculty member, who was recently nominated by President Trump to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE).
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A Campus for Creatures: GW’s Sustainable Grounds Initiative

May 29, 2019
Adele Ashkar, CPS’s associate dean for academic excellence, has been assisting with GW’s sustainable campus initiatives using her extensive experience in landscape design and sustainable plants. She meets once a month with GW's Division of Operations and progress is being made all over campus.
Matt Dallek, GSPM faculty member

GW Expert Weighs in on Mueller Report

April 22, 2019
Graduate School of Political Management professor Matthew Dallek shared his thoughts on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report with GW Today, as congressional interpretations of the report continue to fall generally along party lines.
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CPS Students Compete in Virginia Cyber Competition

March 01, 2019
The world of cybersecurity is full of challenges and unknown dangers. Last week, a team of six GW cybersecurity bachelor’s degree students participated in a hands-on learning experience to help them be ready for the real challenges they will face in their future careers.
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Getting to Know Dr. Todd Belt: Political Management Program Director

February 28, 2019
Dr. Todd Belt joined GW’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) as the new program director of the Political Management Program in January 2019. Now that Dr. Belt, an accomplished educator, author and researcher, is settling into his new role, and a new city, we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know him a little better.
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GW Hosts Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Business Leaders for Discussion

February 27, 2019
Dozens of capital-area executives gathered at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. for a discussion with U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.). The event, hosted in partnership with the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, brought together leaders from healthcare, banking, construction, information technology, consulting and nonprofit industries to hear about Ms. Wexton’s priorities and ask questions during an hourlong discussion.
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Publishing Alumna Co-Publishes Book

February 26, 2019
Sarah McArthur, a proud GW Alumna with a master’s degree in publishing from CPS, COO of Marshall Goldsmith Inc., and Founder and CEO of *sdedit, is excited to announce her newly published book, Work Is Love Made Visible: A Collection of Essays about the Power of Finding Your Purpose from the World’s Greatest Thought Leaders, edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and Sarah McArthur with a foreword by former CEO of Boeing and Ford, Alan Mulally.
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Update: The UK Parliament’s Hearings at GW on Fake News

February 26, 2019
Last year the UK Parliament reached out to the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) for help with an unprecedented hearing as part of its investigation on fake news. GSPM and the School of Media and Public Affairs hosted the public evidence session for the committee last winter at GW’s Marvin Center in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony from executives with Twitter, Google, Facebook, YouTube, CNN, The New York Times and other media enterprises on fake news and social media platforms. One year later, members of Britain’s House of Commons continue the conversation at GW.
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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Rule

February 24, 2019
Congratulations to CPS faculty member Elizabeth Rule who successfully defended her dissertation in December 2018 and completed her Ph.D. in American Studies at Brown University.
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GSPM Faculty Receive 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award

February 23, 2019
Congratulations to GSPM Strategic Public Relations program director Dr. Larry Parnell and GSPM professor Dr. Janis Teruggi Page on winning a 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook and Academic Authors Association (TAA) for their book, Introduction to Strategic Public Relations: Digital, Global, and Socially Responsible Communication!
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Alumnus tapped as Commander of Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District

February 23, 2019
Duncan Bedlion, a double GW alumnus, with a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s degree from the GW College of Professional Studies in security and safety leadership in 2014 (now known as the Homeland Security Program), has been promoted to the Commander of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District.
Wendy Helgemo, Director CIPP

New Website Launched for AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy

February 16, 2019
The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy (AT&T CIPP) launched a new website in January.The Center's purpose is to research issues, assist tribes and tribal organizations and promote public awareness on issues of national political significance to Indigenous communities.
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Online Homeland Security Program Recognized as Industry Leader

February 16, 2019
OnlineMasters.com has selected George Washington University as one of the Best Master's in Homeland Security Degree Programs for 2019. The Online Homeland Security program was ranked Best for Strategic Analysts and #2 overall out of 29 of the best online programs identified.
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Holiday Greetings from the Dean

December 17, 2018

Season's Greetings!  We are closing an eventful and highly successful year at CPS and we have much to celebrate.

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CPS Wins Major Marketing Award

December 16, 2018
Recent updates to the CPS website were recognized as the Most Improved Division Winner during the 2018 Marketing Awards, awarded by UPCEA (University Professional and Continuing Education Association). The award was presented at the 2018 UPCEA Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar on November 8, 2018 in Long Beach, California.