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Colonials Helping Colonials: Kenny Ames, CCAS ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS ’00

Colonials Helping Colonials: Kenny Ames, CCAS ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS ’00

Nineteen years ago, Kenny Ames, CCAS BA ’99, and Evan Nierman, CCAS BA ’00, played on opposing teams in a pick-up soccer game upstairs in the Smith Center gym. The two did not meet again until 2017, when Kenny responded to an employment ad at Evan’s PR firm, Red Banyan. A few weeks later, Evan

What can your alma mater do for you?

This question rattles through the halls of alumni relations’ offices around the country, as the modern graduate’s needs have evolved beyond campus discounts and access to an alumni directory (though GW offers those, too). As classroom learning ends and the “real world” begins, what place does a university have in the lives of its former

GW to Recognize Career Achievements of Eight Alumni

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award recipients include Dana Bash, B.A. ’93, CNN chief political correspondent. The Oct. 19 award ceremony helps kick off Colonials Weekend. Eight George Washington University alumni will be honored this year with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition given annually by the university and the George

CCAS Alumnus Says ‘Figure Out What Excites You’

Frank Cordek, CCAS BS ’00, is uniquely qualified to talk about success in business. A director at Signal Hill Capital, a boutique investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private placement advisory, he has been a driving force in building the firm’s Internet & Digital Media practice, closing more than 30 transactions since

President LeBlanc's first day on campus

LeBlanc Marks First Day as GW President

The coming weeks will include meetings and events with members of the university community as Tom LeBlanc and his wife, Anne, settle into their new home on campus. As Tom LeBlanc began his tenure Tuesday as the 17th president of the George Washington University, more than 100 GW community members gathered to greet him, with

ESIA Alumna Shares Experiences from the Negotiating Table

Winter in Moscow is relentlessly cold, as Wendy Cutler, ESIA BA ’79, learned when she spent her GW semester abroad in the capital of what was then the Soviet Union. Her time in Moscow also coincided with the Cold War. “It was a “rough semester, frankly,” Wendy says, with a hint of a smile. But

Milken Institute SPH Alumna: Bhakthi Sahgal, MPH ’15

“Invest in new experiences that will not only provide you with enhanced skills but varying perspectives. Being able to look at an issue from multiple viewpoints will help you become a stronger advocate, leader, and contributor.”—Bhakthi Sahgal, MPH ’15   Health policy alumna shares insights into her journey through the Milken Institute SPH and how it

Venessa Perry

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 on June 8, taking over from Jeremy Gosbee, B.A. ’98, M.B.A. ‘02. Dr. Perry, M.P.H.

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