GW Alumni Blog

Stories from Our Community

GW alumni are change makers, creators, and leaders in virtually every industry. Through their stories, we see the transformative impact of a GW education.

 


U.S. Army Capt. Catherine Grizzle, M.A. ‘24, was one of just 17 Armed Forces officers selected to serve as a Military Mentor for the U.S. Senate Youth Program.

GW Alumna Serves as Military Mentor for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Capt. Catherine Grizzle was one of 17 officers selected to join the program’s Washington Week 2024.
Bernard Toney Jr, MPH ‘23

Alumni in Focus: Bernard Toney Jr, MPH ’23

Public Health alumnus and former White House Medical Officer Bernard Toney Jr, MPH ‘23, reflects on his career in public service.
Vincent Gray (l) and Jon Ledecky will receive honorary Doctor of Public Service degrees at Commencement on the National Mall on May 19.

Vincent C. Gray, Jon Ledecky to Receive Honorary Doctor of Public Service Degrees

Gray, a former mayor of D.C. and GW alumnus, and Ledecky, an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist, will be honored at Commencement on the National Mall.
The George Washington University Tempietto

GW Alumnus Honored as Top Lawyer of the Year

Recipients of the honor are chosen for their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, and contributions to their communities.
Opal HTM team members, L to R: engineering grad students Sanchit Vijay and Mobolaji Shobanke; nursing student Tabitha Northrup; Connor Roberts; SAIL Center Director Crystel Farina; nursing student Aissatou Thiam; Ekundayo Shittu. (Courtesy E. Shittu)

Alumnus and Professor Partner to Bring Revolutionary Medical Sensor to Market

Opal HTM technology monitors usage of biomedical devices like infusion pumps and dialysis machines, data that can help hospitals use resources effectively.

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GW Alumni in Focus

Whether it’s volunteering in their communities, running for office, or excelling at professional endeavors, GW alumni are carving their own paths and building a greater world.

Alumni in Focus: Bernard Toney Jr, MPH ’23

May 20, 2024

Public Health alumnus and former White House Medical Officer Bernard Toney Jr, MPH ‘23, reflects on his career in public service.

Alumni in Focus: Kaitlyn Long, BA ‘07

October 27, 2023

With her sights set on Washington, D.C., Kaitlyn Long, BA ‘07, chose to attend GW and propelled her passion for advocacy into a career with the Teamsters.

Alumni in Focus: Devin M. Butler, BA '02

September 26, 2023

GW Gymnastics alumna uses the grit and determination she developed as a student-athlete to fuel her entrepreneurial spirit.