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Headshots of two of the 2021 BAA Book Award recipients, Kayla Kelly, SPA/BA '23 (left) and Johneé Wilson, SIS/BA '24 (right)

Alumni ·

Three Undergraduate Students Win Black Alumni Alliance Book Awards

Meet the recipients of the scholarships and learn how this and other alumni-funded awards help to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.
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School of Education Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Education ·

School of Education Partnerships Provide Promise

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy says that “education has risen to the top of the list as a way to change communities,” and with that in mind, she’s leading AU’s School of Education down paths to that change.
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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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Neil Cavuto sits at the Fox News desk on election night.

Alumni ·

To Understand DC and the World, Neil Cavuto Turned to AU

Neil Cavuto, SOC/MA ’82, was early in his news career when he enrolled at American University in “a quest to understand Washington better.”
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Arliene Penn

Communications ·

For Alumna Dr. Arliene T. Penn, Choosing SOC Was The Right Fit Over And Over, Again

Penn felt like the university gave her the knowledge she needed, and prepared her for where she is today.
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Two Graudates

Alumni ·

Lectureship Advances Civility in Public Discourse

Pamela Deese, SPA/BS ’80, WCL/JD ’83—a member of the American University Board of Trustees, adjunct WCL faculty member, and AU parent—has deep and continuing connections to the university.
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WCL outdoors

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Paying Forward: Leadership And Shared Opportunity At WCL

When applying to law school, Jacqueline Jackson, WCL/JD ’74, looked for a small university located in her hometown of Washington, DC. She found it at American University’s Washington College of Law, where she received a full scholarship.
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Headshot of Karla Santillan, SIS/BA ’22, wearing a gray blazer and white dress shirt while standing in front of a window.

Alumni ·

Karla Santillan, SIS/BA ’22, Wins Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award

Meet this year’s LAA Book Award recipient and learn how this and other alumni-funded awards help to promote a diverse and inclusive environment.
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Headshot of Sean Graham, American University’s Track and Cross Country head coach and a member of the AU alumni board, wearing a striped polo shirt with the AU logo.

Alumni ·

Sean Graham: Alumnus, Track Coach, Alumni Board Member

Behind the story of American University’s Track and Cross Country head coach, alumni board member, and major fundraiser.
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Goldie Hawn at American University

Alumni ·

Goldie Hawn on AU, Mental Health, and Covid-19

DC native Goldie Hawn spent one year as an AU student before launching her career in show business.
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