The George Washington Award

The George Washington Award

The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students accepted nominations for the 2014 George Washington Award. Members of the GW community were encouraged to submit names of individuals who have made exceptional contributions to advance the university towards realization of the following objectives:

  • Utilization of the university's historical, geographical, and functional relationship to the nation’s capital and the Washington, DC community;
  • Enhancement and development of students' abilities;
  • Provision of superior instruction and academic facilities;
  • Provision of a balanced program of student extracurricular activities;
  • Demonstration of exceptional competence, integrity, and goodwill in the performance of university responsibilities.

The 2014 GW Award Winners are:

Samantha Margulies, a rising third-year medical student in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Dr. Edward A. McCord, associate professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs

Jane Wallis, Milken Institute School of Public Health, Class of 2014


GW Award Winners Honored at Commencement

A professor, a graduating senior, and a medical student were honored for their contributions to the George Washington University community with the prestigious George Washington Award.