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Former Congressman Continues to Serve

Former Congressman Continues to Serve

Many retired congressmen and -women join the United States Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) so they can continue doing what they love to do—serve the public. Founded in 1970, the association is a nonpartisan, educational, research, and social organization that initiates programs highlighting the importance of public service. On July 1, 2016, former

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

Lisa Sugar Reveals the Secret to a Happy Life

It all started in a San Francisco living room in 2005, where Lisa Sugar, CCAS ’98, began fueling her passion for celebrity, fashion, and beauty by writing a blog. At first, the blog was a secret, shared only with a handful of online followers. But when her fan base started to grow, both she and her

Alumna Receives Harvard Education Award

  This past May, Jane Lee, ESIA ’08, was awarded the Harvard Graduate School of Education Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Award for the Human Development and Psychology Program. The award, which recognizes 13 students (one from each Ed.M. program), honors the recipients’ dedication to scholarship and the ways in which each student enhanced the academic life

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

Double Alumna Named Executive Director of Brightview Mt. Laurel

Meredith Becker, CCAS BA ’98, GWSPH MS ’01, has been promoted to executive director at Brightview Mt. Laurel, a Brightview community in Mt. Laurel, NJ. The community features assisted living apartment homes, as well as award-winning Alzheimer’s care, in a secure residential environment. Becker is the former associate executive director for Brightview Greentree, a Brightview

Alumna Named Partner at VA Strategy Consulting Firm

Carolyn Lugbill, GWSB MS ’88, was recently named partner at SHIFTPOINTS Inc., a strategy consulting firm based in Tysons Corner, VA. The company’s partners operate as facilitators, using programs, products and structured processes to help executive teams. Lugbill, who is president of Going Global Matters, (www.goingglobalmatters.com), will serve as an authorized “value-added reseller” of SHIFTPOINTS