Alumni

 

Olympic gold medalists, U.S. ambassadors, award-winning journalists and military personnel...

Our alumni make a difference around the world.

 

Columbian College Alumni


 

 

Columbian College boasts over 80,250 alumni living in all 50 states and in more than 120 countries. Our alumni make a difference in their communities and the world beyond and give back to their alma mater through their time, talent and philanthropic support.

Their successes in the sciences, public policy, the arts, humanities and social sciences are a reflection of our success as a learning institution and value of a liberal arts degree.

 

 

 


Alumni Benefits & Services

As members of the GW Alumni Association, regional and international alumni networks, affinity groups, industry networks, career services and student alumni programs, Columbian College graduates remain active and engaged members of the university community.


Alumni Stories

John P. Benison

For Alumnus, Welcoming Campus Brought New Perspectives

Blind from birth, John P. Benison, BA ’93, has triumphed over life challenges, thanks in part to his parents and GW, which he attended with scholarship support.

Cars in a traffic jam on a highway

Study: Transportation Expenses Drive Urban Cost of Living

CCAS economists and alumni determined that longer commutes affect the cost of living in large cities more than zoning restrictions.

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Alumnus Among First to Rejoin Peace Corps Volunteers

As Peace Corps volunteers return to overseas service, Calvin DeWitt, BA ’21, is embarking on development projects in The Gambia.

 


Contact Us

 

 

GW Columbian College Alumni Programs
Office of Alumni Relations
2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-6435 / 1-800-ALUMNI-7
Fax: 202-994-8060
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Staff
Anita Ponchione, MA ’05
Executive Director, School Alumni Programs
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 202-994-9866

 

 

 

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“I knew if I was going to choose this career and remain true to my cultural heritage, I’d have to find a way to be a bridge, I’d have to find a way to show young people that I wasn’t giving up on them—and provide them with a reason not to give up on themselves."

Isaiah Pickens
BA '05, Psychology