Tag: graduates

Mike Bloomberg to be Commencement speaker

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg will be the University-wide Commencement speaker this May. Bloomberg, an independent, was named by Forbes magazine the 10th richest person in the United States in 2010. Besides his role as mayor, Bloomberg is noted for his extensive philanthropy. Through the Bloomberg Family Foundation, he donated or pledged almost $700 […]

Unemployment rate and connections draw GW grads to District jobs

This post was written by Staff Writer Ashley Roberts. Though the nationwide unemployment rate has reached well above nine percent, some recent GW graduates are discovering a booming job market in D.C. thanks to economic factors and undergraduate experiences. Earlier this year, the District was named the best big city for college graduates to find […]