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Chris Deering

Getting to Know Chris Deering: CPS Interim Dean

February 27, 2018
Christopher J. Deering was appointed Interim Dean of the College of Professional Studies, effective February 1, 2018, following the resignation of Dean Eskandarian. Chris, as he commonly goes by, is far from new to GW and has transitioned smoothly to his new role. Now that he is at the helm of the College we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know him a little better.
Final student project presentation for bootcamp - 3 men

GW Coding Boot Camp Graduates Inspired to Continue Class Project

February 26, 2018
Sparks of passion for coding and entrepreneurship led two recent students to the GW Coding Boot Camp. They quickly bonded as team members for a class project and following graduation they continued to use their newly acquired skills to work together on an entrepreneurial dream.
UK fake news committee hearing

GW Hosts British Parliament Hearings on Fake News

February 25, 2018
The UK Parliament reached out to the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) for help with an unprecedented hearing as part of its investigation on fake news. GSPM and the School of Media and Public Affairs hosted the public evidence session for the Parliament committee on February 8 at GW’s Marvin Center. The committee heard testimony from executives from Twitter, Google, Facebook, YouTube, CNN, The New York Times and other media enterprises.
"George Washington" talks about leadership during CEPL's Senior Leader Program

Upcoming Programs Offered by the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership

February 24, 2018
A two-day Emerging Leaders Workshop for new managers, or those planning to move into management, is being offered this spring by the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL). This program, as well as a Certification Program in Enterprise Risk Management for the Public Sector and a Women Lead with Powerful Conversations program are highlights of upcoming CEPL programs.
Ali Eskandarian

Ali Eskandarian Announces Resignation from Academic Leadership

January 03, 2018
Ali Eskandarian, who has served for nearly seven years as dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC), has announced his resignation from academic leadership, effective Jan. 31. 
Dr. LeBlanc during inauguration

‘Making George Proud,’ LeBlanc Inaugurated as 17th GW President

December 20, 2017
“At GW, we will have a clear purpose: We will choose to lead,” said GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc during his inaugural address on November 13. His speech rallied the university around this shared purpose with his words striking a balance between reflecting on a historic institution, and aspiring for what the university community will achieve under his leadership.
GW Holiday Video

GW Holiday Video 2017

December 20, 2017
We wish you a Happy Holiday Season & Wonderful New Year!
Dr. Adele Ashkar

Associate Dean Ashkar Receives Conservation Landscaping Award

December 19, 2017
Join us in congratulating Adele Ashkar, CPS Associate Dean for Academic Excellence, for receiving the 2017 Marcy Damon Conservation Landscaping Award for her long-time devotion to sustainable landscaping and excellence in education.
GSPM Honors African American Trailblazers in Politics

GSPM Honors African American Trailblazers in Politics

December 18, 2017
The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) and the Virginia Leadership Institute (VLI) launched the inaugural Trailblazers in Politics award Nov. 29, honoring diverse GSPM students and alumni who have made significant contributions to the field of politics.
Dr. Scott White

To Err is Human: Human Factors in Cybersecurity

December 17, 2017
While Dr. Scott White usually teaches in a classroom, he agreed to share his insights on “Human Factors and Cybersecurity” as part of a new series of fun, thought-provoking discussions held in casual settings.
publishing program

“All Roads Lead Back to Arnie Grossblatt and GW’s Publishing Program”

December 16, 2017
According to a recent article in Publishers Weekly “D.C. Metro Spotlight: In the Nation's Capital, Even the Books Are Mission Driven,” for those learning the publishing trade, all roads lead back to Arnie Grossblatt and George Washington University’s publishing program.
Presidential Rank Awardees

CEPL Alumni Receive Prestigious Presidential Rank Awards

December 15, 2017
The Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL) contributes to advancing excellence in public service in multiple ways. This month CEPL is proud to have three alumni recognized with prestigious awards at the Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit that two CEPL senior fellows contributed to making a success. CEPL’s ongoing educational offerings are in alignment with the summit’s goals of helping federal career senior leaders grow in their roles.
Mayor San Juan, Puerto Rico

Mayor of San Juan Visits GW Classroom

December 14, 2017
"If you are going to communicate something, communicate the truth," said Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, speaking in the aftermath of the hurricane that devastated the island.
LeBlanc with CPS faculty

College Leadership Meets President LeBlanc

October 27, 2017
“We aspire to preeminence as a comprehensive global research university,” said GW’s President Thomas J. LeBlanc, who officially started Aug. 1. He shared this “collective aspiration” with program directors and senior staff in the College of Professional Studies on September 25, and has been repeating it frequently around Campus.
Mindy Finn, Alumna

CPS Alumna Receives Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

October 26, 2017
Mindy Finn, M.P.S. ’10, was one of eight GW alumni honored October 20 with the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition given annually by the university and the George Washington Alumni Association to a graduate. Created in 1937, the award is given to graduates of the past 10 years who have attained notable achievements in the field.