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Sarah McBride received the Alumni Association's 2018 Rising Star Award.

Alumni ·

AU Alumni Among 2020 Election Winners

Among them is Sarah McBride, SPA/BA ’13, who will become the nation’s first openly transgender state senator.
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2020's MCAR Celebrated AU's Multicultural Community Virtually

Though hosted online, the 8th annual Multicultural Alumni Reunion remained educational and impactful.
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Image of William Goodloe at a podium

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Pandemic Challenges Pave a Path for SEO Expansion

Kogod alum William Goodloe spoke with Dean Delaney about his path to president of SEO and how this nonprofit is supporting students during the pandemic–and how they hope to help even more in a post-COVID world.
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President Burwell & Secretary Bunch Virtual Meeting

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AU Alumnus Lonnie Bunch, Philanthropic Leaders Recognized at President’s Circle Event-2020

For his many achievements as a renowned curator, historian, and educator, Lonnie Bunch, CAS/BA ’74, CAS/MA ’76, received the 2020 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal on Tuesday, October 27, at the 39th President’s Circle Celebration.
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Changemaker Conversations

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Changemaker Conversations with Alumni Aim to Build Bridges

A new video series from AU SOC creates a bridge between alumni and current students.
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Danielle Vogel, Daniel Leon-Davis, and John Morada

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New Program Pairs Alumni with First-Year Classes

From Silicon Valley to New Zealand, alumni have answered the call for guest speakers for AU’s signature Complex Problems program.
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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

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Greetings from Rob Johnson

A message from Alumni Association President Rob Johnson, SPA/BA '81
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Front of Bender Library

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Estate Gift Helps Library Innovate During COVID-19

When the late Doris Blaisdell, CAS/BA ’44, planned an estate gift to American University, she could not have known that her generosity would impact the university at a pivotal moment in history. But that’s exactly what happened.
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Lisa McGrail wears a mask and gloves while volunteering for Women Giving Back.

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Volunteering in the Midst of a Pandemic

Lisa McGrail has been volunteering with Women Giving Back since 2017 and won’t let a pandemic stop her from helping her community.
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Trees and flowers on the AU quad in spring

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CTRL Stands Ready No Matter the Teaching Modality

The ability to wear multiple hats has likely never been more relevant for faculty. But that’s exactly why CTRL exists—to help faculty excel as educators throughout their careers.
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