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Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2014 Service Awards

Dedicated Alumni Honored at 2014 Service Awards

GW and the GW Alumni Association (GWAA) honored seven dedicated alumni at the 53rd annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards on Thursday, Apr. 3, recognizing them for their volunteer efforts that advance the mission of the university. Established in 1961, the Alumni Outstanding Service Awards recognize GW and Mount Vernon College graduates. The awards include the

Introducing the 2014 Alumni Service Award Recipients

Seven alumni, who advance the mission of university through volunteer efforts — ensuring the university’s impact on our community and future generations of students — will be honored on Thursday, April 3, at the 53rd Annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards.  All alumni are invited to attend the event, hosted by the George Washington Alumni Association

GDub Love: More Alumni Valentines!

Last week we introduced you to seven couples who met at or because of GW.  Now, just in time for the 14th, meet five more couples who were inspired to share their GW love stories:   Jennifer Cameron, ’04 & Brad Pfeffer, ’03, ’07 These two Colonials will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary next month—find

Valentines: Jennifer Cameron & Brad Pfeffer

Next month, Jennifer Cameron, CCAS BA ’04, and Brad Pfeffer, CCAS BA ’03, SMHS MD,’07, will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary—and it all started at GW.  The pair met by chance at the Gelman Library when Jennifer was a freshman and Brad was a sophomore. “We were on the 5th floor of Gelman, where we

2014 Alumni Valentines

It’s that time of year again—as Feb. 14 approaches, we’re excited to share our seventh annual “GW Alumni Valentines” feature! Each of these couples has one thing in common: GW.  Find out how they met, how their lives have changed and why they still love being Colonials!   Amrith (Mago) Aakre,’03 & Johann Aakre, ’03

Valentines: Philippa (Castiaux) Olsen & Luke Olsen

Having grown up in England, France and the U.S., Philippa (Castiaux) Olsen, GWSB BBA ’04, was drawn to GW for its “international feel.”  After graduating from high school in Dallas, TX, she was off to Foggy Bottom to study international business, with an eye on GW’s numerous study abroad options. Across the country in Spokane,

Alumna Promoted to Counsel at DC Law Firm

Kari K. Gregory, LAW JD ’04, was promoted to counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Gregory, who is based in the firm’s Washington, DC office, is a member of the litigation department and the former director of Anti-corruption Law for a major multi-national management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company.  She

SEAS Hosts Reception at Society of Women Engineers Conference

On Friday, Oct. 25, GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) hosted a reception for alumnae and students during the annual Society of Women Engineers conference in Baltimore, MD. During the event, more than 40 Colonials met for drinks, food, and lively conversation at the Hyatt Regency overlooking the Inner Harbor.  Vicki Gumtow, SEAS

Two Alums, One Big Success: Meet Green Buzz Agency

Though they shared some classes at GW, Tod Plotkin, GWSB BBA ’03, and Sara Evans, SMPA BA ’04, weren’t formally introduced until Plotkin’s senior year.  They didn’t know that just a few years later, they’d be running a video production company in the heart of Washington, DC. Plotkin and Evans are the creative force behind

Alumna Joins VA CPA Firm

Erica Roque, GWSB BS ’04, has joined the firm of Halt, Buzas & Powell, a full-service CPA and management consulting firm located in Alexandria, VA.  Roque is the manager in the firm’s tax department. In her role, Roque will specialize in tax compliance for individuals, businesses, exempt organizations, and estates and trusts.  She will provide