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7 Tips from Alumni Entrepreneurs

7 Tips from Alumni Entrepreneurs

GW is no stranger self-starters, as evidenced by the number of entrepreneurs in the alumni community. We’ve had the chance to sit down with alums in a variety of industries to learn from the best. Find out what they’ve learned along the way and what they think aspiring entrepreneurs should know: Jack Bergstrand, GSEHD MA

Distance Learning Alum: “GW Instantly Felt Like Home”

Although she graduated from GW more than a decade ago, Ohio resident Sue Dembski, GSEHD  MA ’03, recently visited Foggy Bottom for the very first time. Dembski, a fourth generation educator who teaches third grade, earned her master’s degree entirely online. At the time, she was living in Milwaukee, WI and couldn’t attend school during

GSEHD Alumni to Host Panel at ESRI 2014

The annual Educational Symposium for Research and Innovations (ESRI) student-led academic conference will take place on the GW’s Foggy Bottom campus from March 21 and 22—and six GSEHD alumni will be featured in one of its panels. ESRI aims to provide an opportunity for immersion in current research and innovations in education. The conference also

GDub Love: More Alumni Valentines!

Last week we introduced you to seven couples who met at or because of GW.  Now, just in time for the 14th, meet five more couples who were inspired to share their GW love stories:   Jennifer Cameron, ’04 & Brad Pfeffer, ’03, ’07 These two Colonials will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary next month—find

Valentines: Jennifer Cameron & Brad Pfeffer

Next month, Jennifer Cameron, CCAS BA ’04, and Brad Pfeffer, CCAS BA ’03, SMHS MD,’07, will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary—and it all started at GW.  The pair met by chance at the Gelman Library when Jennifer was a freshman and Brad was a sophomore. “We were on the 5th floor of Gelman, where we

2014 Alumni Valentines

It’s that time of year again—as Feb. 14 approaches, we’re excited to share our seventh annual “GW Alumni Valentines” feature! Each of these couples has one thing in common: GW.  Find out how they met, how their lives have changed and why they still love being Colonials!   Amrith (Mago) Aakre,’03 & Johann Aakre, ’03

Valentines: Rebecca Gibson-Wilkins & Luke Wilkins

Rebecca Gibson-Wilkins, CCAS BA ’03 and Luke Wilkins, CCAS BA ’03, are no strangers to moving across the country—in the 10+ years that they’ve been together, the couple has lived in six different states. But it was a desire to see and experience new things that brought them both to GW in the first place.

Two Alums, One Big Success: Meet Green Buzz Agency

Though they shared some classes at GW, Tod Plotkin, GWSB BBA ’03, and Sara Evans, SMPA BA ’04, weren’t formally introduced until Plotkin’s senior year.  They didn’t know that just a few years later, they’d be running a video production company in the heart of Washington, DC. Plotkin and Evans are the creative force behind