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Service Awards Recognize GW Community Efforts

May 04, 2017

Two students received the Steven and Diane Robinson Knapp Fellowship to address food conservation and gender equality with their projects.

Alt Breaks

GW Students Serve During Alternative Spring Break

March 30, 2017

GW students engaged in community service at six different sites over spring break.

GW Veterans and Others Complete Day of Service

GW Veterans and Others Complete Day of Service

March 30, 2017

Event honored President Knapp for his support of veterans during his tenure leading the university.

You are welcome here

A Message from President Steven Knapp to the GW Community

March 20, 2017

"You are welcome here."

A partnership of ArtReach and GW’s Corcoran Arts Continuing Education Programs prepares D.C. art students for college.

GW Reaches Out to D.C. Via ArtReach

March 20, 2017

Robert Yi, director of the GW Corcoran Arts Continuing Education Programs, described the class as a pathway toward college readiness.

GW AltBreaks

GW Students Focus on Sustainability, Refugee Resettlement on Alternative Breaks

February 13, 2017

Seventy members of the GW community spent time oustide D.C., serving communities as a part of Alternative Breaks.

MLK Day 2017

The GW Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 19, 2017

More than 600 students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members volunteers at 12 different sites around D.C. to honor Dr. King's legacy. 

Playtime Project

Interior design class creates vibrant space for local nonprofit

November 08, 2016

Academic Service-Learning in action. 

Freshman Day of Service 2016

GW Students Beat the Heat for Day of Service

September 11, 2016

More than 2,500 university community members participated in 44 service sites in D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. 

Honey W. Nashman

Donor Honey Nashman, Students Share Perspectives on Giving

August 29, 2016

"GW is a great university with a heart," says Honey W. Nashman, associate professor emerita of sociology and human services. And she should know. 


Classrooms in the Community

April 27, 2016

Students and faculty share ways to interweave classwork and social work at Academic Service Learning Symposium.

Bright Beginnings Cesar Chavez Day

Gathering Honors César Chávez

April 11, 2016

Legendary activist is remembered for employing nonviolent means to organize disenfranchised farm workers.


Who Has ‘A Right to the City?’

April 06, 2016

Third annual Equitable Development Conference raises tough questions about the future of urban development.


Alternative Winter Break in Photos

February 03, 2016

Students commit winter holidays to serving communities and building partnerships.


George Washington University Honors King’s Legacy

January 19, 2016

Hundreds of volunteers join U.S. attorney general in a “day on” for 22nd Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.