Photo Gallery: Making History Launch Event (June 2014)
Jun26

Photo Gallery: Making History Launch Event (June 2014)

Photos from the Making History launch dinner on June 20, 2014.

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Challenge Accepted
Jun26

Challenge Accepted

President Knapp, Board of Trustees Chairman Nelson Carbonell Jr, BS ’85, and the Honorable B.J. Penn, MS ’80, the inaugural chair of the Making History campaign, participated in a “coining ceremony” with newly minted GW challenge coins at the official launch of Making History: The Campaign for GW on June 20. In honor of the university’s namesake and in keeping with longstanding military tradition, the GW challenge coin symbolizes...

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Campaign Launch a Testament to Mission, University Namesake
Jun25

Campaign Launch a Testament to Mission, University Namesake

As the sun dipped behind the home of George and Martha Washington, a fife and drum corps circled the yard, proclaiming the start to an evening of beginnings. Nearly 600 people – GW students, alumni, parents, friends, faculty, trustees, and university administrators – had gathered at the historic Mount Vernon Estate for the public launch of the largest fundraising campaign in the 193-year history of the George Washington University....

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Kicking Off the Campaign for GW
Jun24

Kicking Off the Campaign for GW

The university publicly launched Making History: The Campaign for GW at George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon Estate on June 20. With a goal of raising $1 billion by June 30, 2018, Making History is the most ambitious philanthropic effort in the university’s nearly 200-year history. The launch event, underwritten by anonymous gifts to celebrate the beginning of GW’s historic undertaking, included a special challenge coin...

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Changing the Future of Healthcare
Jun17

Changing the Future of Healthcare

Ketan Patel, BS ’08, MBA ’10, came to GW in 2004 with aspirations of becoming a doctor. Instead, a trip to India inspired him to travel the world and build a different kind of healthcare system.

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