Alumni & Philanthropy Day: Students Say “Thanks!”

On April 8, hundreds of GW students stopped by Kogan Plaza for Alumni & Philanthropy Day, an annual celebration that recognizes philanthropy and lifelong involvement at GW. Co-sponsored by the Division of Development and Alumni Relations, the 2014 Senior Class Gift committee and The Colonial Ambassadors, the event gives students a chance to thank the


Bundling Babies and Saving Lives: Meet Babies4Babies

Like many first-time moms-to-be, Kate Marie Grinold Sigfusson, ESIA BA ’08, is in serious preparation-mode as her due date (April 2014!) approaches.  She’s also in serious entrepreneur mode, having recently launched Babies4Babies, a luxury baby brand with a social impact mission to save lives. If you’ve ever purchased a pair of Tom’s shoes, you know


A New Take on Peter Pan, and More, from CCAS Alumna

A typical day in the office is anything but typical for Eva Price, CCAS BA ’00; on any given afternoon, you might find her stopping by a dress rehearsal for one of her shows, meeting with her creative team to troubleshoot set design, or discussing story development for a new project. And she wouldn’t have


Double Alumnus Runs for Seat in MN House

Making a difference in the world is common goal for many in the GW community—including Jon Tollefson, ESIA BA ’05, MA ’08, who recently announced that he is running for a seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Tollefson is running to succeed retiring State Representative John Benson in Minnesota House District 44B, which represents


Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2014 Service Awards

GW and the GW Alumni Association (GWAA) honored seven dedicated alumni at the 53rd annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards on Thursday, Apr. 3, recognizing them for their volunteer efforts that advance the mission of the university. Established in 1961, the Alumni Outstanding Service Awards recognize GW and Mount Vernon College graduates. The awards include the


5 Things the GW Alumni App Can Do For You

The GW Alumni Mobile App made its debut just before Alumni Weekend 2013, bringing more accessibility, information and fun to the GW alumni community.  If you haven’t downloaded the app yet, here are five reasons to get it today! Alumni Directory: Your alumni community of friends and mentors is right at your fingertips—sort by class