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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.
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Rising Star! Cybersecurity Alumna Shares GW Student Experience

March 03, 2020
We interviewed Ms. Alvine Ntandu, a 2019 cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program graduate, to learn about her GW student experience and her post-graduation career progression. She credits her GW program curriculum, GW job fair and the NSF-SFS scholarship as being instrumental in her career progression.
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Attend the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference April 23 in D.C.

March 02, 2020
The Master of Professional Studies in publishing program will be holding its 10th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, April 23, 2020, at GW’s Gelman Library in Washington, D.C. The conference includes presentations on topics such as equity, inclusion and accessibility. Publishers, librarians, students and researchers are invited to join us for the free event.
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CPS Team Wins UPCEA Marketing Award

March 01, 2020
Congratulations to our marketing team for winning a Bronze Award in the Strategic Recruitment Marketing Plan category from UPCEA. The award recognized the team’s work implementing Pardot, a new marketing automation tool, within the existing TargetX/Salesforce environment.
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GW Data Analytics Boot Camp Boosts Mike Marshall’s Career

February 29, 2020
Mike Marshall felt it was time to make some changes in his life. While working as a sales engineer in Washington, D.C. he realized he had hit a ceiling in advancement. He had gained some experience with measurements and metrics during his eight years in sales, and was interested in breaking into the world of business intelligence. He chose GW’s Data Analytics Boot Camp for the intensive curriculum designed to teach the technical skills he needed to analyze and solve real world data problems in just 24 weeks. The boot camp is offered through the GW College of Professional Studies, in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.
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CPS Students Network with GW Board of Trustees

February 28, 2020
Seven students represented CPS at the GW Board of Trustees dinner in February. Deans throughout the university nominated students for this honor. It was an opportunity for the board members to interact with and hear from students about their experiences at GW, and an opportunity for students to network with them.
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The Biology of Joy: A Special Event with Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D.

February 27, 2020
Dr. Bruce H. Lipton, an internationally acclaimed author and epigenetics expert, spoke at GW in December. During his talk, Lipton guided the audience through a journey of self-discovery from the “chemistry of atoms to the chemistry of joy” to help them understand how they influence their own level of happiness. The event was hosted by the GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL), and highlights the Center’s work elevating consciousness in the nation’s capital through its leadership and coaching programs that focus on whole-person development.
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CPS Employees Recognized at 2019 Career Milestone Celebration

February 26, 2020
Congratulations to CPS staff members honored at the 2019 Career Milestone Awards Ceremony in December 2019 for their commitment to GW.