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Trachtenberg School Honors Outstanding Alumni and Professors

Trachtenberg School Honors Outstanding Alumni and Professors

Event Demonstrates School’s Motto of “Doing Good and Doing it Well” When GW’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) community gather, there’s sure to be some TLAs tossed around (that’s three-letter acronyms for those who don’t speak “government”). The February 21 Trachtenberg School Outstanding Alumni and Teaching Awards Networking Reception was no

Alumni Remember JFK Through Lecture, Tour of Newseum

As we mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, we’re featuring an article from Karen Norris, GSEHD BA ’72, who attended “GW Culture Buffs at The Newseum” earlier this month.  The event centered around The Newseum’s  “Assassination of JFK and Kennedy Family History” exhibit. Read on to hear what Norris learned at this dynamic

Alumni Attend Veterans Memorial Park Dedication

On Nov. 11, to commemorate Veterans Day, many GW alumni were on the Foggy Bottom campus to attend a dedication ceremony for the renovated and relocated Veterans Memorial Park. Formerly located by the intersections of 22nd and G Streets NW, Veterans Memorial Park is now in front of the Gelman Library entrance at Kogan Plaza.

CCAS Alumnus Appointed Priest-in-Charge

Reverend Christopher Cunningham, CCAS BA ’83, has been appointed Priest-in-Charge at the Vestry of St. James Episcopal Church in Birmingham, MI. Rev. Cunningham comes to Birmingham from the Diocese of Southern Virginia, most recently serving as Rector of Johns Memorial Episcopal Church in Farmville, VA. Rev. Cunningham has significant experience serving people and the Church.

SEAS Alumnus Promoted to Chairman of American Bureau of Shipping

Christopher Wiernicki, SEAS MS ’83, current president and chief executive officer of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), has been promoted to the position of chairman of ABS. ABS is an international classification society devoted to promoting the security of life, property and the marine environment through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction

ESIA Alumnus Named President of Wofford College

Dr. Nayef H. Samhat, ESIA BA ’83, has been named president of Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC. Samhat has served as provost and professor of political science and international studies at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, since 2009. He will succeed the retiring Dr. Benjamin B. Dunlap this summer. Samhat held several positions at Centre

Meet the 2013 Alumni Service Award Honorees

Five alumni, who advance the mission of university through volunteer efforts — ensuring the university’s impact on our community and future generations of students — will be honored on Thursday, April 18, at the 52nd Annual Outstanding Alumni Service Awards.  All alumni are invited to attend the event, hosted by the George Washington Alumni Association. Learn

Alumni Leadership Gathers at Inaugural Ball

Recently, some of GW’s alumni association leadership wined and dined at GW’s Inaugural Ball. Pictured from left: Scott Jackson Dantley, CCAS BS ’92, GWAA Board Member Wendy Kabele Core, ESIA MA ’94 Ilisse Perlmutter, SMHS MD ’84, GWAA Board Member Steve Frenkil, CCAS BA ’74, President-Elect, GWAA Board of Directors Adrienne Rulnick, Associate Vice President for

Dr. Christine Emery, CCAS BA ’83, MPhil ’00, PhD ’04

Dr. Christine Emery, CCAS BA ’83, MPhil ’00, PhD ’04, has joined the university’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations as Assistant Vice President for Development, Elliott School of International Affairs. Emery joined the staff on Nov. 29. Emery has a BA in American Literature, an MPhil in International Affairs and a PhD in Political

Stephen L. Mangum, CCAS MPhil ’83, PhD ’84

Stephen L. Mangum, CCAS MPhil ’83, PhD ’84, has been named dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. He will begin serving on March 1, 2013. He is currently the senior associate dean at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business. “Dr. Mangum brings a broad range