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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,

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

Two Boston Volunteers Share Highlights from Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2016 boasted over sixty events, including class reunion celebrations, dean’s receptions, and student organization events. Two Boston Regional Alumni Network Committee volunteers, Dean Coclin (SEAS BA ’84) and Ari Massefski (CCAS BA ’15), share some of their highlights from #GWAW16. “Alumni Weekend 2016 was a blast for both of us! From celebrating the

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

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

80 years of distinguished alumni

80 Years of Distinguished GW Alumni

In celebration of 80 years of GW’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards, four past recipients reminisce on their time at GW and the opportunities that led to their future professional successes. Learn more about the awards at alumni.gwu.edu/alumni-awards.

Alumni Weekend 2015 Recap

We spoke with Stacie Spiegel, ESIA ’97, to learn about her #GWAW15 experience and why she plans to continue coming back to campus each fall for Alumni Weekend. Why did you decide to come back for Alumni Weekend? I have returned to campus for Alumni Weekend the past few years and it is always a great time. 

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