PAF News

Shirley on a study abroad trip to Turkey

Shirley Hsieh Travels to Istanbul, Turkey with the Support of the PAF Professional and Academic Development Fund

January 28, 2015

Shirley Hsieh participated in a GW Short-Term Winter Study Abroad Program in January thanks to financial support from the

Heather Malkin Nesle with Shirley Hsieh and Chelsea Lenhart

PAF Alumna Heather Malkin Nesle Launches the Coalition to Support Grieving Students at GW

January 28, 2015

On Tuesday, January 13, GW was excited to host PAF alumna Heather Malkin Nesle for an event to launch the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, a groundbreaking collaboration among leading professional organizations in the K-12 education space to support students grieving the loss of a loved one.

PAFs and PAF Alumni at MLK Day of Service 2015

Organizing for Peace

January 28, 2015

“Those of us who love peace must organize as effectively as the war hawks.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1967

Peter Konwerski Recognized with Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean

December 16, 2014

Congratulations to Peter Konwerski on recently receiving the Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean!

Chelsea Lenhart Elected TSO Diversity and Inclusion Co-Chair

December 16, 2014

Congratulations to Chelsea Lenhart on her election to the Trachtenberg Student Organization's (TSO) Board.

Adopt-a-Family Gift Dropoff

Adopt a Family Update

December 16, 2014

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

PAF Placement Update: Austin Frizzell

December 16, 2014

I’m sitting upright, perhaps a little too upright, at the conference table. When I glance around, however, I feel my spine relax a bit.

From left to right: Kelsey Johnston, Adam Bethke, Allison Rohde, Cameron Smither, Chelsea Ullman, Austin Frizzell, Lauren Shenfe

Thanks for Joining Us at our November Happy Hour!

December 16, 2014

Thank you to Alan Elias, ESIA BA ’00 CCAS MA ’02 Allison Rohde, CCAS BA ’12 MPP ‘14

PAFs and GW Senior Leaders: Learning to Lead

December 16, 2014

On the morning of December 3rd, the PAF cohort and member of the PAT were delighted to welcome members of the senior leadership at GW to discuss the tenants of leadership.

PAF alumnus Jeff Marootian with the current PAFs after a weekly meeting

PD Update: PAF Alumnus Supports Professional Development Series

December 16, 2014

PAF alumnus Jeff Marootian, CCAS ’01 MPA ‘03 joined the PAF weekly meeting on November 19th to support a

Thank You for Participating in PAF Selection!

November 14, 2014

The PAF program would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all our alumni who have volunteered to be a part of the selection process for the PAF Class of 2017!

Career Services: An Opportunity to Get Involved

November 14, 2014

Making connections and networking with GW alumni continues to help enhance the student experience.

Save the Date: Lindsey Ferris Gymnastics Invitational

November 14, 2014

Each year, the GW Gymnastics team hosts the Lindsey Ferris Invitational in memory of PAF alumna Lindsey Ferris, CCAS BA ’01 MA ’03.

PD Update: Mentoring in a Millennial World

November 14, 2014

In recent years, GW has made a concerted effort to develop a more interdisciplinary approach to research and academics.

PAFs and Provost: An Exercise in Decision-Making and Perspective

November 14, 2014

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Steven Lerman joined a PAF weekly meeting in mid-October to lead a case study on decision-making quality.