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Michael Steele Masterclass

Michael Steele Shared His Perspective on the State of American Politics

September 06, 2021

The former Maryland lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee chair spoke about citizen engagement, bipartisanship and servant leadership at a Graduate School of Political Management (G

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GSPM Announces New Fellows

August 31, 2021
The Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University announced the appointment of former U.S. Reps. Mike Bishop (R-Mich.) and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-Fla.) and former Obama administration senior official and Capitol Hill staffer Dana Gresham as GSPM Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year.
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Paralegal Studies Program Gains American Bar Association Approval

August 23, 2021
The CPS program joined a cadre of elite national institutions with the designation after undergoing a rigorous assessment.
Janis Nicholas, Randy Townsend, Nikita Thompson

Juggling the Worlds of Work and Academics to Get Ahead

June 19, 2021
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) signature event commemorating George Washington University’s Bicentennial featured a distinguished panel of alumni who described the personal and professional growth they’ve experienced through participation in CPS programs. Full recording of June 8 event available.
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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.
Ina Gjikondi with microphone

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.