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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

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Riordan family

Setting the Example

June 12, 2017

For GW parent Paula Riordan, it’s all about giving back.

Current students Demetria Clark and Moshe Pasternak and alumna Sally Nuamah, B.A. ’11, spoke at the Power & Promise Dinner.

Donors and Students Meet, Celebrate Achievements

April 19, 2017

ix years after Sally Nuamah graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University, she now sits on its Board of Trustees.

Mentorship Program Teams Up Former and Current Student-Athletes

March 25, 2016
A new program, the GW Athletics mentorship program, pairs athletics alumni with student-athletes in their junior and senior years.
Allison Hoff, MD ’15, and Russell Libby, MD ’79

Let the Healing Commence: GW’s First Adopt-a-Doc Scholar Graduates

June 18, 2015
Four years ago, Allison Hoff, MD ’15, became GW’s first recipient of an Adopt-a-Doc scholarship, a unique initiative that provides alumni and friends the opportunity to support incoming students throughout all four years of medical school.

Donors and Recipients Share their Stories

April 15, 2015

During this spring’s annual Power & Promise event, two scholarship recipients met their donors for the first time. We captured these rare first moments on video during the event.

Mark Lederman, BBA'76, MS'81 and daughter, Jodi Lederman, BA '13

You Bet They’re Loyal: Mark, BBA ’76, MS ’81, and Jodi Lederman, BA ’13

February 03, 2015

When Eugene Sweeney wrote “Buff and Blue” in 1924, it was to cheer GW’s varsity football team to victory.

Alum Finds Passion Through Presidential Fellowship

“I would not be where I am today in my career if it weren’t for the Presidential Fellowship program and its strong alumni network,” says Eric Thibault, CCAS BA ’11, MPA ’13

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