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Venessa Perry

Meet the New GW Alumni Association President

Meet the New GW Alumni Association President

CEO and author Dr. Venessa Marie Perry, M.P.H. ’99, is the GW Alumni Association’s first African American president. Venessa Marie Perry, the first African American president of the George Washington Alumni Association, began her tenure at the annual GWAA meeting Thursday evening, taking over from Jeremy Gosbee, B.A. ’98, M.B.A. ‘02. Dr. Perry, M.P.H. ’99,

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

2016 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

What the Six Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award Have to Say about Their Time at GW

President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, surgeon general of the United States Army among those honored at Alumni Weekend kickoff event. The university honored the accomplishments of six of its alumni at the 80th annual Alumni Achievement Awards on Thursday, kicking off a four-day Alumni Weekend celebration. George Washington President Steven Knapp said in

Chairman of the Board Nelson Carbonell

DC Alumni Provide Input on GW’s Next President

Strategist. Innovator. Uniter. These are some of the characteristics that George Washington University alumni want to see in the next president of the university, according to a town hall discussion on September 13 in Washington, DC. After President Knapp announced his intention to step down at the end of this academic year, the GW Board

The Interview All GW Grads Need to Read

Just days before joining the more than 275,000 Colonials who make up the GW alumni community as a newly minted graduate, Aubrey Shwedick, GWSB BBA ’16, sat down with Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations Matt Manfra to talk about what graduates should know about joining the GW alumni family.   Matt Manfra: Thanks for

Newest Class of Graduates Join Alumni Community

On a blustery but sunny Sunday morning, more than 6,400 graduates joined the GW alumni family, now 275,000 strong worldwide. As estimated 25,000 members of the GW community—graduates, friends, family, faculty and staff, and fellow alumni—gathered on the National Mall for the university’s 191st Commencement, which was highlighted by blue skies and high winds, remarks

GWAA Announces “Colonials Helping Colonials Fund”

The George Washington Alumni Association (GWAA) announced on October 16 the creation of the Colonials Helping Colonials Fund, a new fundraising initiative that will benefit student internship support as part of the university’s Making History campaign. The GWAA has set an initial fundraising goal of $100,000 for the fund. “We’ve created this new fundraising initiative—the

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