Alumni Blog Archive

Browse past blog articles in our archives.

Barbie Hunley hangs loose in Hawaii as she completes her goal of visiting all 50 states by age 30. (edited)

GW Alumni in Focus: Barbie Hunley, BBA '10

Alumna Barbie Hunley, BBA ‘10, has always been a team player. From her time as the head manager of GW Women’s Basketball to now serving on the delivery team at
Ban Shoukeir

Alumni Feature: Ban Shoukeir, BS ‘22

We recently connected with recent alumna, Ban Shoukeir, BS ‘22, to learn about her journey at GW Engineering.
US Capitol Building at dusk

Ten GW Alumni Elected to Congress

Jared Moskowitz, Jill Tokuda and Erin Houchin were elected to the House for the first time and join fellow GW graduates who won midterm races.
Nick DiMichele

From the Army to GW to the Pentagon

Nick DiMichele, MIPP '21, applies his military experience and GW studies towards the prestigious John S. McCain Strategic Defense Fellowship.
Kogan Plaza

In Memoriam: Bart Kogan, BBA ’69, MAE ‘70

Kogan Plaza is named for the alumnus who also served on the School of Business’ Board of Advisors.
Alumna Danielle Santoro has covered some of the sporting world’s main events. She reported on the University of Tennessee’s men’s basketball team during the 2019 NCAA March Madness tournament.

Alumna Scores in Sports Journalism

With the help of a scholarship and faculty mentors like SMPA’s Steve Roberts, Danielle Santoro, BA ’05, became an award-winning sports journalist.
Celestine Braxton, M.A. ’60, and her husband, Master Gunnery Sgt. Carroll Braxton.

Virginia School Honors Alumna Celestine Braxton, MA ’60

Unity Braxton Middle School recognizes lifelong educator and her husband.
Ric Duquès and Dawn Brill Duquès at a ribbon cutting on the Foggy Bottom campus in 2006. (GW Today)

Duquès Family to Revitalize GWSB Infrastructure with $2.5M Gift

The gift from Henry “Ric” Duquès, BBA ‘65, MBA ‘69, and Dr. Dawn Brill Duquès, BA ‘69, will fund game-changing technological upgrades and physical enhancements.
The GW community reconnected at the lively All-Alumni Party on Friday night at Potomac Square. (Abby Greenawalt/For GW Today)

GW 'Just Feels Like Home' for Alumni and Families

The GW community gathered to celebrate and reconnect during Alumni & Families Weekend.
L to r: John G. Samuel, Aicha Evans, President Wrighton, Aaron R. Kwittken, Natalie Grandison and Joe Del Guercio of the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation. (Photo: Abby Greenawalt Photography)

Alumni, Supporters of the University Recognized for Their Contributions to GW

The Spirit of GW Awards honors alumni and a foundation for professional, philanthropic and volunteer achievement.