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Colonials Weekend 2017 Highlights

Colonials Weekend 2017 Highlights

GW hosted Colonials Weekend October 19-22, 2017, bringing thousands of alumni, families, students, and friends to campus. On Thursday night, eight alumni received the Alumni Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a graduate by the university and the George Washington Alumni Association. The weekend continued with a kickoff party; Colonial Madness in celebration of

Hear from the Eight Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award

Annual event recognizes the accomplishments of some of the university’s most distinguished alumni. The university honored the accomplishments of eight of its alumni at the 81st annual Alumni Achievement Awards on Thursday, kicking off this year’s unified Colonials Weekend for alumni, students, family and friends. George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc said in opening remarks that although he has

Colonials Weekend 2017: Thousands of Colonials Expected on Campus

Families and alumni are welcome to participate in the 80-plus events and experiences on campus and in the D.C. area. The George Washington University will host a unified Colonials Weekend Oct. 19-22, welcoming alumni, families, students and friends to campus for academic experiences, information sessions, student performances, class reunions and fun. Advance registration is closed,

Alumni Weekend 2016

Highlights from Alumni Weekend 2016

During Alumni Weekend 2016, the GW community gathered together through 60 events to reunite with old friends and meet new ones. From Taste of GW to the political discourse, alumni relived the moments and reconnected with the people that made their time at the university so memorable. Thanks to all who participated! Enjoy the video

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

Five Colonials Honored at 79th Alumni Achievement Awards

Five George Washington University graduates—including a deputy director at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and a former college president—were honored Thursday night at the 79th annual Alumni Achievement Awards. Christyl C. Johnson, Ph.D. ’12, NASA Goddard’s deputy director for technology and research, and Gregory H. Williams, J.D. ’71, MPHIL ‘77, Ph.D. ’82, former president

Colonials Celebrate 2015 Alumni Weekend

Thousands of Colonials returned to campus from Sept. 24 – 27 for GW Alumni Weekend 2015. Weren’t able to make it this year? Check out our #GWAW15 social media wrap-up below or read the weekend recap at GW Today! Want to see more photos from the weekend? Visit our Flickr albums and tag your friends on our GW

Katrina Ablen, Reunion Volunteer

This year during Alumni Weekend, the Class of 2010 is celebrating their five year reunion. We thought we’d ask Katrina Ablen, ESIA BA ’10, a few questions about her experience both as a reunion volunteer and a GW alumna. Katrina studied International Affairs with a concentration in Conflict and Security at the Elliott School  and currently

15 Reasons Not to Miss GW Alumni Weekend 2015!

Alumni Weekend 2015 is only two weeks away! There are countless reasons to return to Foggy Bottom from Sept. 24-27, but we’ve narrowed it down to our 15 favorite: 1. Janelle Monáe. Award-winning songwriter, performer, and producer. CoverGirl. Avant-garde funkstress. Just try not to dance when Billboard magazine’s 2013 Rising Star of the Year Janelle