The George Washington Award

The George Washington Award

The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students accepted nominations for the 2016 George Washington Award. Members of the GW community were encouraged to submit nominations for students, faculty, and/or staff members who 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 2016 George Washington Award winners were honored at the Commencement ceremony on the National Mall on Sunday, May 15, 2016:

  • Elizabeth Amundson, B.A. '86, M.A. '01, Associate Provost and University Registrar
  • Christopher Evans, B.A. '16
  • Timothy Rabolt, B.B.A. '15, M.A. '17
  • Dr. Rahul Simha, Professor of Computer Science

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GW Award Winners Announced

Two students, a faculty member, and a staff member receive the George Washington Award for their commitment to the university.