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Jennifer Collins

Communications ·

Creating Experiential Opportunities for Generations

Alumna Jennifer Collins has made an endowed gift to SOC that will allow generations of students of color the opportunities she had and opens the door to many more.
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Alyssa Fischer-Reeder

Alumni ·

Cancer Survivor Alyssa Fischer-Reeder on Survival, Hope, and Philanthropy

Alumna and tongue cancer survivor Alyssa Fischer-Reeder shares her story.
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Jonathan Mathis at Kogod School of Business

Alumni ·

Greetings from Jonathan Mathis

Monthly messages from AU Alumni Association President Jonathan Mathis
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Screenshot of MCAR participants smiling and waving

Alumni ·

Virtual MCAR Inspires Connection and Engagement

The annual Multicultural Alumni Reunion continues to celebrate diversity and excellence at AU.
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WCL outdoors

Alumni ·

Adjunct Faculty Put a New Spin on “Back to School”

At AU’s Washington College of Law, adjunct faculty members wanted to do more than teach their students—so they established a scholarship to help more students access a WCL education.
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Headshot of alumna Kathy Reichs, CAS/BA’70.

Alumni ·

Alumna’s Unique Path to Bestselling Author Began at AU

Following life’s unexpected opportunities is the key to “writing your own narrative,” says forensic anthropologist and bestselling mystery author Kathy Reichs, CAS/BA ’70.
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Alumni ·

Center for Media & Social Impact Announces More than $1 Million in New Grants

The funding will support initiatives at CMSI’s core intersection of creative culture, entertainment, and social justice and equity.
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Jason Kander stands outside in a VCP shirt

Alumni ·

Veteran, Politician, and Activist Jason Kander Talks AU and Mental Health

Jason’s decision to step away from public life to treat his PTSD and depression saved so many more.
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Antoine Sanfuentes Spring 2022 Distinguished Lecturer

Announcement ·

American University Alumnus and CNN Executive, Antoine Sanfuentes, Named Distinguished Guest Lecturer at School of Communication

Sanfuentes will be a Distinguished Guest Lecturer for the Spring 2022 Semester
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Outdoor landscape of Washington College of Law

Alumni ·

Helping Students Carry the Hidden Costs of Law School

Law students face many small but essential expenses during their education, including travel for career-expanding opportunities. WCL alumnus Chris White created a fund to help more WCL students access these types of experiences.
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