The event was the first installment of a monthslong series celebrating the bicentennial, which will conclude at Colonials Weekend in October.
The kickoff “Charter Day” ceremony will take place Tuesday at 4 p.m., featuring prominent alumni and two past University presidents.
Four former students and a former SMPA Terker Distinguished Fellow spoke at last week’s Democratic National Convention.
The University did not make a fitting choice for the commencement speaker, and failed to reach the bar that they have set and met in the past.
Jay Pharoah, a former Saturday Night Live star made famous for his portrayal of Obama, will perform at Lisner Auditorium Friday.
Duckworth’s varied life experiences and GW alumna status make her the right choice for Commencement, and GW should make similar picks in the future.
Star of the hit TV Show “Scandal” and alumna Kerry Washington will raise high Harvard’s Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year award later this month, Boston Magazine reported.
The members of Holychild credit their success to having a comprehensive education — an opportunity they say GW students who have a zest for music but different majors will now miss out on.
GW announced last week that Apple’s chief executive officer will be this year’s Commencement speaker. Experts say it’s an important step in building a relationship with a multi-millionaire who could eventually give a large donation.
Judy Smith, the crisis manager who serves as the inspiration for the show “Scandal,” will give the keynote address at GW’s Black Heritage Celebration.