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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.

Testimonials

Dr. Daniel Ein, Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Director of GW’s Allergy and Sinus Center.

A Sense of Community

July 06, 2018
Giving back to the community has always been important to Dr. Daniel Ein, Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Director of GW’s Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center.
Aaron Banas (right) leads a nature retreat for D.C.-area veterans.

Supporting Veterans and the Environment

July 06, 2018
Aaron Banas, MP ’17, came to GW’s Professional Psychology Program because of its “unique approach to treat the whole person.”

Furthering a Legacy With a Future Gift

June 19, 2018

From the classroom to the emergency room to the ballroom, Diane Luckmann, School of Medicine and Health Sciences MD '59, has always loved to learn — and been inspired to lead.

Christopher and Lori Worrell

Making it Better

May 22, 2018
For Christopher and Lori Worrell of Gwynedd, Pa., the college search started with 12 schools. Their son, Spencer Worrell, SEAS ’21, wanted to study engineering on the East Coast at a university with a great academic reputation and a diverse student body. As the list narrowed down, and with every visit, Spencer realized GW had everything he was looking for in a university. And with every visit, Christopher and Lori realized the same thing.
Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations. (Photo: Edward Green)

Edward C. Green Fellows Will Contribute to Social and Political Change

May 08, 2018
Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, has dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations around the world. Through the endowed Edward C. Green Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund, he will continue to empower the next generation of anthropology professionals to make the world a better place.
Steve Ross

GW's Most Valuable Utility Player

February 21, 2018
Almost every sports team has a utility player—an individual who by virtue of their skill and versatility plays multiple roles and adds tremendous value to the team. For GW, Steve Ross, BBA ’81 meets that description perfectly.
The opening of the  Cisneros Institute.

Cisneros Institute Encourages Students to Reach Their Potential

July 05, 2017
A $7 million gift from Gilbert Cisneros, BA ’94, and his wife, Jacki created The Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute to provide students with scholarships and fellowships to address undermatching, when students of high potential do not matriculate to selective universities.

Communicating for Good

July 05, 2017
“When I decided I wanted to pursue a career in politics…my family suggested that if I was going to do this, I should do it right, and learn from the best, at the source: at GW in D.C.” -Joseph Kast, GSPM '15, Lane Graduate Scholarship in Political Management
Steve and Terry Godfrey with daughter, Brigid and son, Kieran.

Family Supports Student Services

June 16, 2017

As the first in her family who will graduate from college, Gaby Madrid, GWSPH ‘17, is forging a new path.

Moshe Pasternak, CCAS '17

Testimonial: Moshe Pasternak, CCAS '17

June 15, 2017
Bolstering his political science degree with a range of internship experience, Moshe (Mo) Pasternak has made the most of the opportunities afforded to him by a GW scholarship.
Jordan Williams, SEAS '17

Testimonial: Jordan Williams, SEAS '17

June 15, 2017

Jordan Williams chose GW because the school gave him the platform to be his whole self, a “science nerd by day, aspiring jazz musician by night.”

Claudia Ojeda, LAW '18

Testimonial: Claudia Ojeda LAW '18

June 15, 2017

Claudia Ojeda has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity since high school because she believes “home is at the center of everything.”

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