GW Student Affairs News & Events

From Op-Eds in The GW Hatchet to Live Q&A's in The Washington Post to interviews on Austrian TV (in German!), the Division of Student Affairs makes headlines.

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Four practical workshops on study skills, stress management and real-world success are open to GW students.

Student Success Workshops Provide Tools for Semester Challenges

January 30, 2017

Four practical workshops on study skills, stress management and real-world success are open to GW students.

The Sirens' performance has attracted nationwide media attention.

A Cappella Singers Become Viral Voice of Women’s March

January 30, 2017

All-female musical group the GW Sirens comprised half of the choir in a video from the D.C. march viewed more than 14 million times.

University Statement on Immigration Executive Order

January 30, 2017

The university’s International Services Office provided guidance to the GW community regarding President Trump’s recent executive order.

Anastasiya Parvankin, a sophomore majoring in political science and director of GW Listens

GW Listens Aims to Provide Resource for Students in Need

January 27, 2017

The peer-support hotline was created by the Student Association with consultation and counseling training from the Colonial Health Center.

Glenn Warren, Jr., is part of GW's first cohort of Posse Scholars.

First Cohorts of Four Scholarship Programs Look Back at Semester

January 25, 2017

Cisneros, District, Posse and Say Yes to Education scholars began their GW journeys in fall 2016.

Semiannual event enables students to meet recruiters and brush up job hunting skills.

Career and Internship Fair Will Bring 100 Employers to GW

January 25, 2017

Semiannual event enables students to meet recruiters and brush up job hunting skills.

GW students, faculty and staff should be aware of road closures, shuttle changes and general safety tips ahead of Jan. 20

Keep Safety in Mind During Inauguration

January 17, 2017

GW students, faculty and staff should be aware of road closures, shuttle changes and general safety tips ahead of the Jan. 20 events.

Members of the GW community stock the shelves of The Store in District House, which provides food to students in need

The GW Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2017

More than 600 students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members volunteered at 12 different sites around D.C. to honor Dr. King’s legacy.

The interdisciplinary effort will combine education, research and training to help local leaders respond to disasters

GW Announces Initiative to Strengthen Disaster Resilience in Developing Countries

January 13, 2017

The interdisciplinary effort will combine education, research and training to help local leaders respond to natural and man-made disasters.

The program received “candidacy status” this month and aims to be fully accredited beginning in 2019.

Sustainable Urban Planning Program Begins Accreditation Process

January 12, 2017

The program received “candidacy status” this month and aims to be fully accredited beginning in 2019.

Ribbon-cutting and inaugural conference on humanities and the Korean diaspora mark opening of new institute.

University Launches Institute for Korean Studies

January 12, 2017

Ribbon-cutting and inaugural conference on humanities and the Korean diaspora mark opening of new institute.

Dr. LeBlanc brings extensive experience in academic leadership, innovation and budgetary management.

Thomas LeBlanc Named 17th President of the George Washington University

January 06, 2017

Dr. LeBlanc brings extensive experience in academic leadership, innovation and budgetary management.

Unlike Memorial Day, which celebrates fallen service members, Veterans Day is set aside to thank and commemorate all who served

GW Marks Veterans Day

November 17, 2016

Ceremony commemorates, in part, anniversary of women’s admission to military service academies.

Louis and Manette Mayberg.

New Center to Focus on Advancement of Jewish Education

November 14, 2016

Gift from foundation will establish the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser participates in GW's celebration of Diwali.

GW Cohosts a D.C. Diwali Celebration

November 11, 2016

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies welcomes Asian Americans for holiday festival.