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Hardy Farrow Receives Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ for Successful Education Nonprofit

Hardy Farrow Receives Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ for Successful Education Nonprofit

  Hardy Farrow BA ’13 values dreaming big. “You live a self-fulfilling life,” he says. “If you dream big, you will achieve big.” Farrow’s mantra guides his work as founder and executive director of LITE Memphis (Let’s Innovate Through Education). “LITE Memphis equips minority students to be future entrepreneurs by teaching them how to pitch

Alumna Receives Harvard Education Award

  This past May, Jane Lee, ESIA ’08, was awarded the Harvard Graduate School of Education Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Award for the Human Development and Psychology Program. The award, which recognizes 13 students (one from each Ed.M. program), honors the recipients’ dedication to scholarship and the ways in which each student enhanced the academic life

Triple Alumnus Receives Education Administrators Grant

John L. Cox, CCAS BA ’84, TSPPPA MPA ’86, GSEHD EdD ’10, was recipient of the 2014 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Grant.  A primary focus of this award involved meeting government and higher education officials to discuss collaborating in India’s plan to pilot 200 community colleges.   Dr. Cox is president of Cape Cod Community College,

From GW to Award-Winning Aviation Learning Educator

Trystan Popish, GSEHD MA ’10, was at the dentist for a routine appointment when she received a decidedly non-routine e-mail; she had received the 2014 Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). “I’d prepared myself for the typical rejection letter,” says Popish, who was nominated for the award

Distance Learning Alum: “GW Instantly Felt Like Home”

Although she graduated from GW more than a decade ago, Ohio resident Sue Dembski, GSEHD  MA ’03, recently visited Foggy Bottom for the very first time. Dembski, a fourth generation educator who teaches third grade, earned her master’s degree entirely online. At the time, she was living in Milwaukee, WI and couldn’t attend school during

Making a Difference: How One Alum Helps San Francisco’s Youth

“Starting a new non-profit is not easy,” says Brian Gadsden, CCAS BA ’93. “I’ve seen many fail while trying to duplicate work that is already being done.” Gadsden knows something about how to make the non-profit life work; he founded the San Francisco,CA-based Urban Ed Academy (UEA), which celebrated its launch in summer 2013. Gadsden,

Reminder: “Summer at GW” Programs

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GW Summer Programs for High School Students, Undergrads and Grad Students

Did you know that GW offers opportunities for students of all levels to enroll in summer courses and programs? The Summer at GW programs combine top-tier academics and intellectual rigor with the outstanding resources of Washington, DC. Students earn academic credit while experiencing the unique culture of summer in our community. Plan your summer today!

Alumna named 2013 DC Teacher of the Year

Julia King, ESIA BA ’08, an instructor at DC Prep’s Edgewood Middle Campus (EMC), was recently named the 2013 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made on the school’s campus by Mayor Vincent Gray, State Superintendent of Education Hosanna Mahaley and other top education officials. “This is a well deserved-honor for

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