PAF News

Developing Potential and Providing Opportunity

October 28, 2015

“We need to move from a deficit mindset to an asset mindset” ~ Acting Secretary of Education, John King Jr.

Incoming Students Come to Campus in “Posses”

October 28, 2015

A group of ten incoming students from Atlanta will arrive to GW in a “posse.” Earlier this month,

Walter Mondale Event

October 28, 2015

On Tuesday, October 20, the Trachtenberg School and the University of Minnesota co-hosted a

Learning Perspective

October 28, 2015

At the PAF weekly meeting on Tuesday, October 6 first-year fellow Max Tingle facilitated a discussion on the professional deve

Class of 2015: Employment 101

October 28, 2015

Members of the the PAF Class of 2015 are now employed in a variety of sectors and locations -- from Columbia Heights, D.C. to Columbia, South Carolina.

Colonials Return for Alumni Weekend 2015

October 07, 2015

On Friday, September 25, the PAF program welcomed back nearly 50 members of the PAFamily to reminisce about their time as PAFs at the annual Alumni Weekend Reception.

Giving and Receiving Feedback

October 07, 2015

During our weekly meeting on Tuesday September 22, current PAF Kelly Bartz gave the first professional development competency presentation of

PAFs Participate in 7th Annual Freshman Day of Service & Convocation

October 07, 2015

Over 2,100 students, faculty, and staff participated in GW’s seventh annual Freshman Day of Service and Convo

PAFs discuss “The Coddling of the American Mind”

October 07, 2015

On Tuesday, September 15 the PAFs and the PAT joined the hot topic discussion on “student coddling” to kick-off the monthly academic sessions as part of the PAF weekly meetings.

Conversational English Workshop

October 07, 2015

Similar to most international students who come to GW from countries where English is not used in day-to-day life, I have experienced the difficulty of transitioning into an English-speaking enviro

Alumni Panel

Thank you to our Alumni who participated in Summer Training!

August 31, 2015

The current PAFs would like to extend our sincere thanks to all PAF alumni who assisted with our training sessions and attended the Friday Happy Hour during our 2015 sum

PAF Advising Team Transition

August 31, 2015

PAF Program Director Robert Snyder recently announced that Toby Davidow’s position within the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) will transition from operational responsibilities for the PAF progr

Join Us for the Alumni Weekend PAF Reception

August 31, 2015

Mark your calendars for this year’s Alumni Weekend PAF Reception on Friday, September 25 from 5-7pm at the Courtyard Washington, DC Foggy Bottom.

PAFs at First Night

PAFs Attend GW First Night!

August 31, 2015

The current fellows were in attendance at