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Alumnus Coaches Wounded Warriors Across the Finish Line

Alumnus Coaches Wounded Warriors Across the Finish Line

At the Toronto opening ceremonies of the 2017 Invictus Games, with dignitaries like Britain’s Prince Harry and former president Barack Obama looking on, USA Head Coach and Columbian College alumnus Aaron Moffett, CCAS BA ’99,  took a moment to survey his team of athletes. They included a world record-holding Navy swimmer who lost both his eyes when

GW Alumni Find Passion and Employment in D.C. Sports Networks

Move over fair-weather fans! While the DC area is mainly known for its politics, there is plenty to participate in that has nothing to do with government. The D.C.-based teams remain institutions that attract a plethora of business and talent from across the country. This includes alumni Adam Kelsey, BA ’13 and Hayley Milon, BA

Alumni Highlights in Fall Issue of GW Magazine

Fall 2016 issue of GW Magazine features some great holiday gifts and a look at some incredible journeys from GW alumni. Rumble & Sway Harry Reid, JD ‘64 prepares to make an exit. 2016 GW Gift Guide GW alumni-run businesses have produced a selection of great gift ideas.                

GW Senior Selected with 6th Overall Pick in WNBA Draft

As many have predicted since her breakout junior season with the Colonials in 2014-15, two-time Honorable Mention All-American Jonquel Jones was selected sixth overall by the Los Angeles Sparks in the first round of the 2016 WNBA Draft on Thursday evening. Jones was later traded to the Connecticut Sun. GW’s first-ever first round pick, Jones finished

GW Alum, Bulls Owner Elected to HOF

Chicago Bulls owner and chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, GWSB BA ’57, was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday. Reinsdorf, who oversaw six Michael Jordan-led championship teams in the 1990s, will be enshrined along with nine members of the Class of 2016, including Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, and current Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. “This is

Colonials Win NIT Championship

Kevin Larsen scored 18 points, Patricio Garino added another 14, and the George Washington men’s basketball team capped off the winningest season in program history with a 76-60 victory over Valparaiso to win the National Invitation Tournament championship Thursday. It is GW’s first postseason title. The Colonials (28-10) also set a program record for wins

A Colonial World Series

Alumni, former coaches among GW connections for Royals and Giants in the Fall Classic. Former George Washington University baseball coach John Castleberry is seeking his third World Series ring as the northeast region scouting supervisor for the San Francisco Giants. Standing in the way are the Kansas City Royals—and three George Washington University alumni. Former

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