• 2019 Buff and Blue Challenge is here!

    2019 Buff and Blue Fund Challenge

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  • Flag Day 2019

    Flag Your Appreciation

    Wednesday, April 17, marks the fourth annual GW Flag Day, a campus-wide effort to educate students, faculty, and staff about the ways in which philanthropy enables the Colonial

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  • GW Legacy Challenge 2019

    2019 Legacy Challenge Match

    Learn more about how a planned gift can also make an immediate impact to the program of your choice.

  • Cotsen Textile Collections

    Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home

    GW Receives Two Collections and an Endowment Totaling $18.4 Million.

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Justin Scott, CCAS '19

Justin Scott, CCAS '19

The George Washington University Undergraduate Scholarship

“As a first generation college student, the news of receiving a scholarship was monumental. It has allowed me to afford to pursue a college education at a prestigious institution that would have been otherwise unattainable.”

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Making a Difference

Jon LeClair, SON '20

A Dream Realized

“I feel like someone has given me a chance to succeed, and I am inspired to prove my worth and to give something back. Having the opportunity to study health care at the GW School of Nursing, during a time when the future of health care policy is being hotly debated, has made me realize the importance of intersecting policy with practice, and public and social advocacy with professionalism." -Jon LeClair, SON ’18, recipient of the Caroline Fredricka Holdship Trust

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STudents work with the Telepresence system

Connecting the World

Students who step into Room 201 in the Gelman Library can experience the TelePresence, a sophisticated communications system that takes teleconferencing to a whole different level.

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Christopher and Lori Worrell

Making it Better

For Christopher and Lori Worrell of Gwynedd, Pa., the college search started with 12 schools. And with every visit with their son, Christopher and Lori realized the same thing.
“Eventually, there was no other option [but GW],” said Lori. “It felt right.” 

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Philanthropy Spotlight

New Colonial Connection Call Center Space

Colonial Connection Unveils New Call Center

It’s been said that younger generations are scared to pick up the phone, but that’s not the case for the student callers at Colonial Connection, GW’s call center.

Photo of Colleen Connors and Howard Opinsky

Donor Valentines: Colleen Connors and Howard Opinsky

Given their academic interests and pursuits, it was inevitable that Colleen Connors, CCAS BA '91 and Howard Opinsky, CCAS BA '91 would cross paths at GW.
The Leibow family

Donor Valentines: Lisa and Phil Leibow

Lisa and Phil Leibow met in Thurston Hall in 1984 and have been married 29 years.