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.

Below, please find links to featured articles.

Latest Headlines

University to Unify Colonials, Alumni Weekends

University to Unify Colonials, Alumni Weekends

March 08, 2017

GW will welcome alumni, families, students and friends to campus for a weekend of academic experiences, student performances, class reunions and fun.

Campaign promotes inclusiveness, support of all university community members.

GW Tells Community ‘You Are Welcome Here’

March 08, 2017

Campaign promotes inclusiveness, support of all university community members.

Sophomore Colette Kaminski balances life as a student and as a world-class figure skater for the Polish national team.

GW Figure Skater Eyes 2018 Olympics

March 07, 2017

Sophomore Colette Kaminski balances life as a student and as a world-class figure skater for the Polish national team.

Lt. Gen. Nadja West, U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, who will be recognized

University Announces 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

March 06, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Lt. Gen. Nadja West and Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron will be honored at university-wide Commencement ceremony in May.

Tim Miller (l), Gabby Morrongiello, Emily Jashinsky and Christine James, who moderated the Alumni Career Success panel

Successful Alumni Offer Pointers on Washington Careers

March 03, 2017

GW students considering work in politics, government and journalism learn to be willing to start low but aim high.

University ranks in top five medium-sized schools for 11th consecutive year.

GW among Top Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

March 01, 2017

University ranks in top five medium-sized schools for 11th consecutive year.

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.