PAF News

PAF MLK DoS 2017

PAFs Volunteer on MLK Day of Service

January 29, 2017

More than 600 GW students, faculty, alumni, community members and staff – including the PAFs—volunteered at 12 sites around D.C. as part of the university’s annual day of service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16th. The Day of Service, organized by the GW Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, kicked off King Week: a week long itinerary of service events hosted in Dr. King’s honor, organized by the Multicultural Student Services Center.

Bracey & Henry

PAFs Discuss Undergraduate Teaching Quality with Academic Leadership

December 30, 2016

PAFs met with Vice Provost Christopher Bracey and Dean Geneva Henry to discuss opportunities in the realm of undergraduate teaching at GW.

Katie Store

PAFs Play a Role in New Food Pantry

December 30, 2016

Katie and Dor volunteer bi-monthly at GW's new food pantry called "The Store" to address issues of food insecurity on campus.

zoo lights 2016

Zoo Lights on a Winter Night w/ Current and Alumni PAFs

December 30, 2016

On Saturday, December 3rd, the current PAFs joined PAF alumni and PAFriends for the Smithsonian’s National Zoo for the annual holiday light show, Zoo Lights.

adopt-a-family 2016

Thank You for Helping Us Adopt-a-Family!

December 30, 2016

We would like to thank everyone in the PAF community who donated to our Adopt-a-Family community service project!

PAFs meet with Provost Maltzman

Recap of meeting with Provost Maltzman

November 28, 2016

On November 15th, Provost Maltzman joined the PAFs during our weekly meeting, for a vibrant informal conversation

Michelle Suarez’s Remarks about President Knapp

November 28, 2016

My name is Michelle Suarez and I am a 2012 and 2014 graduate of the Elliott School.

Politically savvy in the workplace

What it Means to be Political Savvy

November 28, 2016

The PAFs discussed what it means to be politically savvy in our lives and professional placements as a professional development competency.

Alumni Weekend Reception Fall 2016 Group Photo

PAF Alumni Weekend Reception: A Celebration of PAF Past and Present

October 31, 2016

On October 28th, current PAFs, the PAF Advising Team, and 25 PAF alumni gathered to chat, celebrate the PAF legacy, and toast to the future of the program.

macklemore screening

Hangin’ with Macklemore at the White House

October 31, 2016

PAF alumna Jacqueline Hackett works at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and extended an invitation to current PAFs for a screening with Macklemore.


PAFs Discuss Giving and Receiving Feedback

October 31, 2016

During our weekly meeting on Tuesday, September 27th, Alec led the first PAF-developed professional development workshop of the academic year on giving and receiving feedback.

Max teaches about learning agility

Learning on the Fly about Learning Agility

October 31, 2016

During the weekly meeting on Tuesday, October 11th, Max led the PAFs and PAF Advising Team (PAT) in an experiential learning exercise to improve our Learning Agility skills.

Rodham Institute

Engaging Youth to Build Healthier Communities

October 31, 2016

The Rodham Institute hosted its 4th annual summit on the theme “Engaging Youth to Build Healthier Communities.”


PAFs Participate in the 8th Annual Freshman Day of Service & Convocation

September 27, 2016

PAFs participated in GW’s eighth annual Freshman Day of Service and Convocation (FDoS) on Saturday, September 10th.

PAF Info Session

Recruitment Underway for the Next Cohort of PAFs

September 27, 2016

Efforts to recruit the 2017-19 cohort of Presidential Administrative Fellows are underway. Current fellows are once again facilitating information sessions leading up to the Friday, October 14th application deadline.