The Class of 2018 raised a record-breaking $140,882, surpassing previous classes’ gifts to the University.
Speakers encouraged the graduates to carefully consider their choices and apply their new skills to their future careers.
About 80 graduates were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society in Lisner Auditorium Friday afternoon.
The Board of Trustees elected four new members, including three alumni, Friday.
President of the Alumni Association Venessa Marie Perry said the alumni group will merge with the Office of Alumni Relations in fiscal year 2019.
Speakers pressed graduates and their alumni family members to give back at a reception for legacy families Friday afternoon.
More than 1,000 Elliott School of International Affairs graduates were told to “think globally” at a commencement celebration Friday.
The Board of Trustees approved a resolution Friday naming Lou Katz as executive vice president and treasurer emeritus after his resignation this summer.
Graduate students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences gathered in the Smith Center Friday to celebrate their master’s degrees.
Richard Spencer, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy, gave a commissioning speech to 15 graduates from GW, Howard and Georgetown universities Friday.