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GWSB Alumna Celebrates 40 Years in Finance

GWSB Alumna Celebrates 40 Years in Finance

“When I first entered the financial services business,” says Jeanie Knigin, GWSB MBA ’83 and Morgan Stanley financial advisor, “I really stood out – women were extremely rare. Now it’s very common.” This year, Jeanie celebrates 40 years of working in finance, the past 30+ of which have been spent in New York. Jeanie graduated

World Champion Rower Reflects on His Path to Rio

  Creating an infrastructure to support the Olympic Games takes a Herculean effort, a feat that astounds the masses every time the opening ceremonies commence. Short timelines, tight budgets, and last-minute snafus are a given, which is why many Olympic committees lean heavily on global sports and mega-events researchers like Trofym Anderson, GW BBA ’14,

Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2016 Service Awards

Maxine Freund, GSEHD MA ’73, EdD ’81, came to GW in the early 1970s searching for an academic program that would help tackle some of the issues facing children at educational risk. She found it at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD), where a small, passionate group of faculty was designing one of the

Students, Alumni Gather at 5th Annual Pelton Design Competition

On Wednesday, May 14, the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) hosted the 5th annual Pelton Senior Design Competition and Senior-Alumni BBQ. The event is made possible by an endowed fund—The Pelton Award for Outstanding Senior Project—from former SEAS faculty member Joe Pelton. Held annually the Wednesday before graduation, the event showcases the best

Alumna’s Paintings Shown in Numerous Exhibits

Susan Tolbert, CCAS MFA ’86, a painter, recently had her work shown in the University of Mary Washinton’s Midatlantic New Painting Biennial and the D’Art’s Mid-Atlantic. She also had a one-person exhibit with the city of Norfolk’s Cultural Arts Selden Arcade Gallery. Tolbert is the daughter of fellow alumna and artist, Eleanor Powell, CCAS BA

Alumna Featured on Examiner.com for “One-In-A-Billion-Mind”

Eleanor Powell, CCAS BA ’44, was profiled by examiner.com in the article “Artist Eleanor Powell: A One-In-A-Billion Mind.” The piece was published in October 2013. Powell, who is in her nineties, describes her work as “hard-edged geometric paintings in acrlyics, most of which appear to be three dimensional.” A graduate of both GW and Old

Alumnus Receives Awards from Marine Corps Scholarship & Tech America Foundations

Dr. J. Phillip London, GWSB DBA ’71, received the Semper Fidelis Award from the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for national service and a commitment to Marines and their families on May 2, 2014. Dr. London also received TechAmerica Foundation’s Corporate Leadership Award for visionary leadership and contributions in the U.S. technology sector on June 12,

Triple Alumnus Receives Education Administrators Grant

John L. Cox, CCAS BA ’84, TSPPPA MPA ’86, GSEHD EdD ’10, was recipient of the 2014 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Grant.  A primary focus of this award involved meeting government and higher education officials to discuss collaborating in India’s plan to pilot 200 community colleges.   Dr. Cox is president of Cape Cod Community College,

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