PAF News

Alumni engagement as of April 2018

A Letter to Alumni

April 11, 2018

We need your help to fulfill one of our top 2017-2018 goals: 75% alumni engagement.

Fellows at Veteran Day of Service

Veteran Day of Service

April 11, 2018

The Presidential Fellows once again participated in GW’s seventh annual Veteran Day of Service.

Gabriela's Alternative Breaks group

Getting Our Hands Dirty in Service: Alternatives to Spring Break

April 11, 2018

This spring break, current fellows Gabriela and Zunara participated in service trips to Cabarete, Dominican Republic and New Orleans, Louisiana, respectively.

Fellows and alumni at the basketball game

President’s Day Celebration

April 11, 2018

Current Fellows and alumni Fellows celebrated the President's Day holiday.

Angela Rye was the Black Heritage Celebration Keynote speaker

Presidential Fellows attend, reflect on the Black Heritage Celebration Keynote

April 11, 2018

The Community Outreach committee encouraged fellows to prioritize attending the Black Heritage Celebration Keynote.

Helen Christy at her placement

Placement Highlight - The Program on Extremism/Center for Cyber and Homeland Security

April 11, 2018

Helen-Christy shares her experience at GW's Program on Extremism and Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

PAF Spring Training Reception at F Street House

Reflecting on Spring Training

February 04, 2018

On Friday, January 19, the Presidential Fellowship program re-grouped for its annual spring training.

PAF's host Provost Maltzman

Presidential Fellows Host Provost Maltzman and Discuss Improving Collaboration at GW

February 04, 2018

During the Tuesday, December 12th weekly meeting, the Presidential Fellows were honored to host Provost Forrest Maltzman.

Dealing with ambiguity was the theme of topic of one of the professional development workshop.

Professional Development in Problem-Solving, Dealing with Ambiguity, and Valuing Differences

February 04, 2018

During Spring Training, the Presidential Fellows completed two professional development workshops.

Reception at the F Street House

Reception at the F Street House

February 04, 2018

Everyone was very excited to attend the reception hosted by President and Mrs. LeBlanc at the F Street House to conclude our Spring Training this year.

Lunch with President LeBlanc

February 04, 2018

To kickoff the new year and as part of a day when The Washington Post shadowed the President, we had the opportunity to have lunch with Dr. LeBlanc and discuss the state of the GW community.

PAF's on MLK Day of Service 2018

MLK Jr. Day of Service and Leadership: Asylum Seeker Assistance Project

February 04, 2018

Our involvement with the annual MLK Jr Day of Service and Leadership began with a spectacular opening message from Kyle Bacon, encouraging listeners to serve, not help, and to fully engage with the people and causes we serve.

Presidential Fellows Help Celebrate Legacy of Lindsey Ferris

February 04, 2018

On Sunday January 14th, GW Athletics hosted the annual Lindsey Ferris Gymnastics Invitational and Reception, and the Presidential Fellowship program was there to celebrate the team and remember Lindsey.

Marisa's Alternative Breaks Group

Reflections on Winter Break Service in Georgia and Texas

February 04, 2018

Two Fellows reflect on their individual and uniquely transformative experiences this past winter break on alternative break service trips dealing with immigration issues.

fiona conroy

A Year End Message from Fiona Conroy

December 22, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, there is still time for you to make an impact for the current fellows. While many Presidential Fellow alumni give back to GW in unique ways, which has led to all-time engagement with the university over the past few years, I invite you to join me by making a tax-deductible gift to the Professional and Academic Development Fund.