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Arnie Grossblatt

A Fond Adieu to a CPS Stalwart

August 28, 2018
Dr. Arnie Grossblatt dedicated the last ten years as program director nurturing the growth of the master’s degree in publishing program. When he came to GW he brought extensive experience in technology publishing, which was just what the program needed to continue developing its curriculum and begin offering an online education option.
Cafritz Gala

Cafritz Foundation Honors Outstanding D.C. Government Employees

August 26, 2018
Since 2000, the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation has hosted an annual program in partnership with George Washington University’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL) to highlight the contributions of District of Columbia government employees who work behind the scenes to improve the lives of city residents.
Nancy Tappan

In Memoriam: Nancy Tappan, a Sustainable Urban Planning Student

August 26, 2018
Nancy Tappan, a well-respected student in the Sustainable Urban Planning Program passed away on July 25, 2018. When it became clear she wouldn’t be returning to school to finish the very end of her program, the George Washington University awarded her an honorary master’s degree. The program and the community within it were among the most important elements of Nancy’s rich life, so she was very happy to find out about the honorary degree in hospice care, shortly before she passed away.
Program Director Lammert with panelists from Guidehouse

Students Learn the Importance of Public-Private Partnerships in National Security Efforts

August 25, 2018
GW graduate students learned about national security issues in a new way by hearing the perspectives of professionals currently working in this specialized field. A team of five presenters from Guidehouse (formerly PwC Public Sector), a leading government consulting firm, lead a discussion on how private-public partnerships strengthen our country’s national security efforts with students in the Homeland Security and Cyber Security Strategy and Information Management master’s degree programs.
Cover of new strategic public relations textbook

Two GSPM Faculty’s Fresh Look at Strategic Public Relations

August 24, 2018
GSPM faculty members Lawrence J. Parnell and Janis Teruggi Page are the authors of a new book, Introduction to Strategic Public Relations: Digital, Global and Socially Responsible Communication, published by SAGE Publications.
Darlene Robbins with map of the project

Collaborating for Success: A Stormwater Story

August 23, 2018
GW Alumna, Darlene Robbins, an ecological landscape designer based in Silver Spring, MD, designed a project to solve a stormwater problem. The solution turned into a group effort with GW faculty members Chris Sonne and Rebecca Stack engineering it and GW alumnus Jeff Potter installing it.
John Warren

Publishing Program Welcomes New Director

August 21, 2018
The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John W. Warren as Associate Professor and Director of the Publishing Program in the College of Professional Studies, effective Aug. 13.
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Choosing the Best Online Program for You

August 10, 2018
Is Online Education right for you? Some advice from Toni Marsh, GW's Paralegal Studies Program Director, as quoted in an article in The New York Times.
Staff and faculty at Proud to be GW Festival

University Hosts Proud to Be GW Festivals

August 08, 2018
The annual festivals bring GW staff together for activities and school spirit.
Students at 2018 graduation

Hail to the 2018 College of Professional Studies Graduates

June 25, 2018
Students bubbled with excitement as they filed into the Charles E. Smith Center on May 19, 2018, to be formally recognized for their hard work and perseverance as 2018 graduates of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM). Inspirational speakers and special award presentations contributed to the festivities, ending in a special charge to the graduates.
Susan Bro, mother of paralegal killed in protest, stands at podium and addresses attendees the celebration

GW Paralegal Studies Program Honors Slain Activist at Commencement

June 24, 2018
Keynote speaker Susan Bro, the mother of Heather Heyer, a paralegal killed protesting neo-Nazis in Charlottesville nine months ago, told Paralegal Studies graduates to “make a difference in the world” at their commencement ceremony in May.
Elaine Lammert

Elaine Lammert Appointed Program Director

June 23, 2018
Congratulations to Ms. Elaine Lammert for her appointment as Program Director of both the Homeland Security and the Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management master's degree programs, effective July 1. She also holds the title of associate professor in the College of Professional Studies.
Connie Uthoff speaks at podium

Distinguished Panel Discusses Application of the Law of War to Cyber Operations

June 23, 2018
A panel of top ranking defense officials, lawyers and policy experts gathered on the evening of May 3 at GW’s Elliott School of International Relations to discuss the application of the law of war to cyber operations in times of peace and times of war.
Dean Deering at Arlington Meet and Greet event

Admitted Students Welcomed to College of Professional Studies

June 22, 2018
Newly admitted students are being welcomed to GW’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) at a series of “Meet & Greet” events, where they can meet faculty, staff and other admitted students before fall classes begin. The events also give them the opportunity to ask questions and to gather information from specialized departments like admissions, financial aid, student and career services.
Caka SUP student/GW Award/Commencement

Sustainable Urban Planning Graduate Receives Prestigious GW Award at Commencement

June 21, 2018
“I’m honored to receive the George Washington Award, one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by the GW University in recognition of my significant contributions to university life -- in front of 25,000 people at the National Mall,” tweeted Fjollë Caka, May 2018 Sustainable Urban Planning master’s degree graduate. Since she came to GW two years ago, Fjollë has distinguished herself with high academic achievements and numerous contributions to university life.