Class Notes articles

Alumna brings instruments to India

On a recent day last month, Marielena Faria, ESIA BA ’13, stopped by the Elliott School to update us on her career and tell us about her latest project, Hearts 4 Harmony (H4H). The project aims to bring instruments donated by children in the United States to children in an underdeveloped corner of northern India. Many

Two Boston Volunteers Share Highlights from Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2016 boasted over sixty events, including class reunion celebrations, dean’s receptions, and student organization events. Two Boston Regional Alumni Network Committee volunteers, Dean Coclin (SEAS BA ’84) and Ari Massefski (CCAS BA ’15), share some of their highlights from #GWAW16. “Alumni Weekend 2016 was a blast for both of us! From celebrating the

Alumnus becomes President and Owner of The Family Firm, Inc.

Nathan J. Gendelman, MBA 2001 became President and Owner of The Family Firm, Inc. in 2012. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s overall investment and financial planning policies and is a member of every client’s advisory team. Mr. Gendelman’s diverse work experience includes actuarial assignments with CIGNA and the Ohio Casualty Group.

In Memoriam: Dr. Harry Halley

Dr. Harry Halley, DBA 1971, passed away on May 23, 2014. At 90 years old, Dr. Halley was a lifelong Colonial and embodied the values of George Washington throughout his life. Harry served as a commissioned career naval officer for over 20 years (2/44-9/65), Cdr. Halley, USN (ret) was ordered to active duty in World

Alumna’s Paintings Shown in Numerous Exhibits

Susan Tolbert, CCAS MFA ’86, a painter, recently had her work shown in the University of Mary Washinton’s Midatlantic New Painting Biennial and the D’Art’s Mid-Atlantic. She also had a one-person exhibit with the city of Norfolk’s Cultural Arts Selden Arcade Gallery. Tolbert is the daughter of fellow alumna and artist, Eleanor Powell, CCAS BA

Alumna Featured on for “One-In-A-Billion-Mind”

Eleanor Powell, CCAS BA ’44, was profiled by in the article “Artist Eleanor Powell: A One-In-A-Billion Mind.” The piece was published in October 2013. Powell, who is in her nineties, describes her work as “hard-edged geometric paintings in acrlyics, most of which appear to be three dimensional.” A graduate of both GW and Old

In Memoriam: Evelyn Hull Maddox Pope

Evelyn Hull Maddox Pope, MVC SD ’46, died at her home in Middleburg, VA on April 17, 2014. Born February 5, 1929 in Washington, DC, Pope was the daughter of Captain Charles Hamilton Maddox, USN, and Isabel (Ramage) Maddox of Washington, DC. She was a graduate of Potomac School, Mount Vernon Seminary and Briarcliff College.

Alumnus Receives Awards from Marine Corps Scholarship & Tech America Foundations

Dr. J. Phillip London, GWSB DBA ’71, received the Semper Fidelis Award from the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for national service and a commitment to Marines and their families on May 2, 2014. Dr. London also received TechAmerica Foundation’s Corporate Leadership Award for visionary leadership and contributions in the U.S. technology sector on June 12,

Alumna Named Exec. Dir. of MD, DC and VA Solar Energy Industries Association

Dana Sleeper, GWSB BBA ’12, was recently promoted to executive director of the Maryland, DC and Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA). The regional trade association is celebrating 30 years of advocacy work this year. Sleeper, who is also a member of the national Solar Energy Industries Association Board of Directors, reports to the 13