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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Cameron Peters at May 2018 Graduation. (GW/Drew Santorello)

Cybersecurity Student Honored for High Academic Achievement

June 20, 2018
Cameron Peters, a May 2018 graduate from the cybersecurity undergraduate degree program, was honored for high academic achievement at the university’s Annual Academic Honors Dinner.
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GW Homeland Security Program Ranks #1 Best Online Master’s Degree Program

June 19, 2018
The College of Professional Studies is proud to report our online master’s degree program in Homeland Security has been ranked #1 by TheBestSchools.org, out of twenty programs. Their ranking methodology uses six weighted criteria.
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Virtual Crime Scenes Used to Teach Online Police & Security Studies Students

June 18, 2018
Students in the police and security studies bachelor’s degree program at George Washington University can now tap into a virtual crime scene as part of their online curriculum. Inside Higher Ed reported on the cutting-edge technology use, exploring the features and effectiveness as part of a reoccurring series that examines the successes and struggles of technology initiatives on campuses and in classrooms.
Jane Thorpe

Jane Thorpe Appointed Interim Department Chair at Milken

June 17, 2018
Congratulations to Jane Hyatt Thorpe, J.D. who has been appointed interim department chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, effective July 1.