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How I Got the Job: GW Alumnus Returned for New Opportunities

How I Got the Job: GW Alumnus Returned for New Opportunities

Floyd Jones graduated from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in 2015 in a position many seniors would envy. He had a full-time job secured at the nonprofit organization where he had already been working part-time—a job he’d found through GWork. So a year later, when he felt the need for new

GW Dance Marathon partners with local law firm to support children

GW Dance Marathon is a student-run organization on the George Washington University campus, and currently the largest student-run philanthropy at GW. The organization hosts a year-long campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Children’s National Health System, DC’s local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. The year culminates in a dance marathon where more than 500

Alumni Weekend

Colonials Come Back to Campus

Graduates returned to GW for Alumni Weekend, remembering their time in college and making new memories on campus. Dorothy Robinson, B.A. ’01, attended some Alumni Weekend events with old friends she has stayed in touch with long after graduation. College classes and homework have changed a lot in the 15 years since she graduated, she

Chairman of the Board Nelson Carbonell

DC Alumni Provide Input on GW’s Next President

Strategist. Innovator. Uniter. These are some of the characteristics that George Washington University alumni want to see in the next president of the university, according to a town hall discussion on September 13 in Washington, DC. After President Knapp announced his intention to step down at the end of this academic year, the GW Board

Newest Class of Graduates Join Alumni Community

On a blustery but sunny Sunday morning, more than 6,400 graduates joined the GW alumni family, now 275,000 strong worldwide. As estimated 25,000 members of the GW community—graduates, friends, family, faculty and staff, and fellow alumni—gathered on the National Mall for the university’s 191st Commencement, which was highlighted by blue skies and high winds, remarks

Getting the Broadcasters Back Together

Since 1929, GW’s student-run radio station has rocked, talked, announced, and otherwise broadcast all things Colonial—and more. Originally operated by a radio club as a “radio transmitting station,” the call letters were changed from W3ACY to WRGW in 1958, and listeners can now tune in via radio, cable, and the internet. After broadcasting from multiple

Alumna Leads Class in Analyzing Churchill Planner Entries

The calendar entry in Winston Churchill’s engagement diary—written in italicized shorthand and faded black ink—reads: “6:00 Gen. Sikorski (Private Door).” The date: Nov. 14, 1939. Churchill is first lord of the Admiralty, a position he will hold for a scant eight months before becoming British prime minister. Władysław Sikorski is prime minister of the Polish

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