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Running for Peter: Annual 5K Honors GW Alumnus

Running for Peter: Annual 5K Honors GW Alumnus

On April 22, hundreds of walkers and runners will pin on racing bibs and gather at the starting line of the Oral Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run in Memory of Peter McGee Hoffman. But this race means a lot more than just 3.1 miles. The annual event is in its third year, and honors the memory of Peter McGee Hoffman, SEAS BS ’08. Shortly after

Shanyn Ronis, ESIA BA ’09 included on ‘Forbes 30 Under 30’

    Some people take a while to figure out what they want to be when they grow up. Not Shanyn Ronis, ESIA BA ’09. Within a few short years after graduating, she founded The Education Global Access Program (E-Gap), a global nonprofit that trains teachers in conflict zones and areas of extreme poverty. To

Elliott School Alumna Reveals the Narrative of American Muslims

An unexpected turn led Hena Khan (M.A.’97) from her career as international development consultant to successful children’s author. Khan says she recognized the work she enjoyed the most had a strong writing component, but never dreamed of becoming a published author. “I always gravitated towards the communications projects — annual reports, briefings. I liked the

Sacramento establishes an alumni network

Jason Dumont, SMPA BA ’07, Sacramento Chair shares his experience of starting an alumni chapter How long have you been volunteering with GW? Since spring 2016. What made you decide to get involved and build up the Sacramento Alumni Network? After moving from D.C. to Northern California in 2010, I attended several alumni events in

Colonial Love Q & A: Douglas & Eva

Thanks to Douglas Feitosa Tome, GWSB MS ’16, and Eva Jie Zhao for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We met in Philip Amsterdam Hall. What were your first impressions of each other? I thought Eva was very outgoing and friendly. She felt I was kind of nerdy but still interesting—maybe because of

Colonial Love Q & A: Charles & Anita

Thanks to Anita Singh, CCAS BA ’09, and Charles Cain, ESIA BA ’09, for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? Charles and I met on the first day of our freshmen year in Monroe Hall in Spanish class. Charles even remembered that our professor’s name was Professor Castillo-Lao! What were your first impressions

Colonial Love Q & A: Donald & Judith

Thanks to Donald Lokerson, SEAS, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering ’62, MS ’68, and Judith Lokerson for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? First day of our freshman year in September 1957, in Dr. Naeser’s chemistry class. A bit bashful, Donald got Doris (his sister) to invite me to the annual Engineer’s Picnic in Rock

Colonial Love Q & A: Kris & Martina

Thanks to Kris Harms, SEAS BA ’03, and Martina Angiulo Harms, SPHHS BS ’03, SMHS MSHS ’06, for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? Kris and Martina met their Freshman year, both living on the 2nd floor of Thurston Hall. What were your first impressions of each other? Kris remembers Martina studying on her bed when

Colonial Love Q & A: Rodolfo & Julia

Thanks to Rodolfo De La Cruz, ESIA MA ’14, and Julia De La Cruz, ESIA MA ’15,  for sharing their story! Where did you meet on campus? We met outside the Elliott School building after an econ refresher course, just before the semester started. We slowly got to know each other after that. What were your first

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