The George Washington University - College of Professional Studies

CPS offers undergraduate and graduate programs that address the requirements of adults working in emerging and rapidly changing professions.

The programs of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) are designed with the requirements of adult learners and working professionals in mind. CPS offers undergraduate and graduate programs that address the competency requirements of adults working in emerging and rapidly changing professions. The College’s innovative programs are typically co-developed through collaboration among University co

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06/12/2024

Meet P. Pledger, the Chief Information Officer for the City of Alexandria, Virginia. She is one of our distinguished panelists at our upcoming "Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges in Today's Digital Landscape" event.

Vanetta brings a wealth of experience and insights into the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. This is an incredible opportunity to learn from her expertise and gain valuable knowledge on protecting our digital infrastructure.

Don't miss out on this event—mark your calendars and join us for an engaging and informative discussion.

◾ June 26th, 2024, from 8:00 am-10:00 am
◾ GW Alexandria Education Center, 1925 Ballenger Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314

Register now at ➡️ https://lnkd.in/eBxzsk_W.

Hosted by the George Washington University College of Professional Studies and the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.

Liesl Riddle, PhD

06/04/2024

SPECIAL EVENT: "NAVIGATING CYBERSECURITY CHALLENGES IN TODAY'S DIGITAL LANDSCAPE"

Join us for an exciting breakfast panel featuring Vanetta Pledger, the City of Alexandria's chief information officer, and Ricardo Alfaro, the Chair of the City’s IT Commission and former IT Director for the Governor of Puerto Rico.

This engaging event will delve into the critical topic of cybersecurity. Our distinguished panelists will discuss best practices, methods, and strategies for enhancing the protection of complex technology systems essential in today’s digital economy.

◾June 26th, 2024 from 8:00 am-10:00 am
◾ Arlington Education Center, 950 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203

Register now at https://ow.ly/mAVB50S8vwk

05/31/2024

NOW OPEN: Fall Semester Registration at The College of Professional Studies at GW!

Secure your spot in one of our bachelor's completion or master's degree programs and take the next step toward achieving your professional goals.

Go to https://ow.ly/4X8y50S4sBU to get started.

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The 2024 GW Commencement is in the books! 🎓

Thank you to the faculty, staff, speakers, and guests for making this day unforgettable.

And huge congratulations to our graduates! Your hard work, dedication, and tenacity have truly paid off.

Here's to new beginnings and the bright futures that lay ahead!

05/17/2024

IT'S ALMOST TIME! ✨

Join us online tomorrow, May 18, at 7 p.m. EDT for our 2024 Commencement, where we will celebrate the incredible achievements of our graduates.

Let's come together to support and applaud their hard work and dedication as they embark on their next exciting chapter.

Watch live at https://youtu.be/WxyjHeqc-zE to be part of this special event.

Congratulations to the Class of 2024! 👏 Raise high!

05/17/2024

We are thrilled to announce Rachael Jonassen as the College of Professional Studies Faculty Excellence Award recipient! 🏆

This honor is awarded to the part-time CPS faculty member who has provided extraordinary service to the students and the college. The award recognizes enlightened teaching and meritorious efforts to advance the college and its programs.

Rachael's dedication to student success and the college, combined with her extensive experience in climate change and urban planning, makes her truly deserving of this honor.

Well done, Rachael!

05/16/2024

New episode alert! 🎙️

Join us on The Professionals Podcast as we explore the unique landscape of student life at the GW College of Professional Students.

Our guest, Suzanne Farrand, Assistant Dean of Students, shares insights on the diverse student body and the prevalence of part-time study.

Discover how CPS adapts to students' needs with flexible learning modalities and robust support systems.

Listen now at https://ow.ly/y5Hj50RIVW2

05/16/2024

We proudly announce that Brent Casey Aimer has been selected as the graduate recipient of the College of Professional Studies Distinguished Scholar Award! ✨

This award is presented to the graduate student who best exemplifies the college’s core competencies in strategic thinking, communication, collaboration, leadership, and ethics.

Casey’s impressive academic background and accomplishments, including his work at AAAS and the founding of Radon Journal, an award-winning progressive science fiction publisher of prose and poetry, highlight his commitment to excellence in publishing.

Congratulations on this well-deserved honor, Casey!

Liesl Riddle, PhD

05/15/2024

Congratulations to Christopher Jose Linares, the undergraduate recipient of the College of Professional Studies Distinguished Scholar Award!

This award recognizes the undergraduate student who best demonstrates the college’s core competencies: strategic thinking, communication, collaboration, leadership, and ethics.

Christopher's remarkable achievements, such as completing his bachelor's degree in just 20 months with a perfect 4.00 GPA, and his dedication to honing his technical skills, are a testament to his commitment to excellence.

He is a shining example of the caliber of students within our college. !

05/14/2024

We are pleased to announce Guillermo Noriega Esparza, recipient of the Mark & Debbie Kennedy Frontiers of Freedom Award in Political Communications & Strategic Governance! 🎉

This prestigious award recognizes the GSPM graduating student who best exhibits actions or preparations to promote or protect the expansion of political and economic freedom beyond the borders of the United States.

Guillermo's tireless advocacy for transparent and accountable governance and his unwavering commitment to human rights have left a significant imprint nationally and internationally.

Join us in congratulating him on this well-deserved honor.

05/13/2024

We are delighted to announce Lillie Thurman from our master's program as the esteemed Founding Dean Arterton Award recipient! 🎉

This award is given to the graduating student who epitomizes professional distinction and ethical conduct in .

Lillie is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in media relations, digital solutions, crisis communication, strategic account management, and government consulting.

Congratulations on this remarkable achievement, Lillie!

05/10/2024

We're proud to announce Elizabeth Chen, CEO of Dedimus Potestatem, as the recipient of the Dr. Richard F. Southby Police Science Prize!

This award is presented to an exceptional graduating student from the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Homeland Security/Police and Security Studies program.

With an extensive background in advocacy and leadership development, her dedication to national security shines through.

Congratulations, Elizabeth, on this remarkable achievement! 🏆

05/08/2024

Meet Megan Dillard Murphy, our inspiring Student Speaker for the 2024 ! 🌟

Megan's remarkable journey from overcoming childhood adversity to achieving academic success is a testament to her resilience and determination.

Join us on May 18th as Megan shares her empowering story of overcoming obstacles and finding strength in vulnerability. Her message of hope will resonate with all who attend.

05/06/2024

Exciting Commencement News! 🎓

We are thrilled to announce that Martin "Marty" Rodgers, U.S. South Market Unit Lead at Accenture, will be the keynote speaker at the GW College of Professional Studies commencement on May 18th!

Marty was recently named one of the "2024 Most Influential Executives in Corporate America" by Savoy Magazine. With over 25 years of experience and a strong commitment to social responsibility and diversity, his insights are sure to inspire our graduates as they embark on their next chapter.

04/22/2024

As we celebrate 🌍, we recognize the crucial role of urban planners in shaping the future of our cities.

Our Master of Profession Studies in Sustainable Urban Planning (SUP) prepares students to address the complex challenges of urbanization and climate change.

Join us in creating a greener, more inclusive future for all. Learn more about the SUP program at bit.ly/GWSUPprog

Chief Influencer LIVE with President & CEO of SHRM Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. 04/18/2024

Join us LIVE for the recording of the ChiefInfluencer podcast! 🎙️

On April 23rd from 5:30 pm-7 pm, we're taking a deep dive into the core principles of successful and engagement.

Don't miss insights from Anthony Shop of Social Driver and special guest Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, President & CEO of SHRM.

Register now to save your seat ➡️:

Chief Influencer LIVE with President & CEO of SHRM Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Join us for an exclusive in-person event, Chief Influencer LIVE with President & CEO of SHRM Johnny C. Taylor, Jr!

04/15/2024
04/13/2024

Please join the GW College of Professional Studies and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in welcoming Marta Wosinska as an esteemed panelist for our Securing America’s Supply Chain: Insights from the Experts event.

Dr. Wosinska is a leading healthcare economist and advisor. With a wealth of experience in the federal government and academic institutions, she brings valuable insights to our discussion regarding .

The event is right around the corner! Register now: https://ow.ly/my3q50RaTGA

04/12/2024

Also joining us on Thursday, April 18th for our event, "Securing America’s Supply Chain: Insights from the Experts" is Chris Nolan, the Director of Value Chain Security at Cisco.

Don't miss your opportunity to learn more about from Chris and our other expert panelists!

Register at ➡️: https://ow.ly/my3q50RaTGA

Liesl Riddle, PhD Office of the Director of National Intelligence

04/11/2024

We're happy announce that John Polowczyk will be joining our distinguished panel of experts assembled for the Securing America’s Supply Chain: Insights from the Experts event, in partnership with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence!

John is a supply chain and logistics professional with over 30 years of experience. Join us for this insightful conversation as he connects the dots between and .

Register now: https://ow.ly/my3q50RaTGA

Liesl Riddle, PhD

04/10/2024

We're excited to announce Allison Bressi, Senior Intelligence Officer for Technology Protection, Counterintelligence Division, OSI Center, USMC Ground Installation at Quantico, Virginia as a panelist at the event on April 18th!

Join us in to hear from her and other top industry leaders about the connection between and the .

The event is right around the corner! Register now: https://ow.ly/my3q50RaTGA

04/08/2024

Please join us on Thursday, April 18 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm in the State Room at the Elliott School of International Affairs or virtually for Securing America’s Supply Chain: Insights from the Experts.

In partnership with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the College of Professional Studies at the George Washington University is hosting this exciting Supply Chain Integrity Month Panel event. Experts from the public and private sectors will share unique insights into workforce development tied to securing the cyber supply chain.

PANELISTS:
- Elaine Lammert, (Moderator) CPS Program Director for our Homeland Security MPS program and Associate Professor

- Chris Nolan, Director of Value Chain Security at Cisco

- Allison Bressi, Senior Intelligence Officer for Technology Protection, Counterintelligence Division, OSI
Center, USMC Ground Installation Quantico, Virginia

- Joyce Corell, Senior Technology Advisor, National Counterintelligence and Security Center, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

- John Polowczyk, Managing Director at EY

- Marta Wosinska, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institute

REGISTER NOW: https://ow.ly/Ozvb50RaTGz

04/08/2024

It's happening LIVE! Don't miss the recording! 🎙️

Join us on April 23rd at the GW Alexandria Education Center for a discussion on the essentials of effective and engagement, featuring Anthony Shop of Social Driver and Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO of SHRM.

Register now ➡️ ow.ly/cMQG50R7MRQ

Liesl Riddle, PhD

04/04/2024

Join the Women in Cybersecurity at George Washington University (WiCyS GW) chapter for the National Security and Community Pathways Panel event.

This event will consist of a panel of robust speakers, including:
◾ Dr. Ambareen Siraj, Founder of WiCyS (Women in Cybersecurity),
◾ Samina Mondal, Girl Security advisory board member; Management and Program Analyst at the Department of Energy,
◾ Dr. Nola Haynes, Political Scientist at Georgetown, former Director of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security, West Coast Chapter, advisory board member for Secretary of State and International Security Advisory Board (ISAB),
◾ Morgan Adamski, Director of Cyber Collaboration Center at the NSA.

WHEN: Friday, April 5th, 5 pm - 6:30 pm

WHERE: GWU University Student Center, 3rd Flr. Amphitheater, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

ATTIRE: Smart casual

This event is open to undergraduate and graduate members of WiCys GW.

Registration link: https://ow.ly/sW2j50R8obj.

04/04/2024

AN EXCITING LAST MINUTE CHALLENGE!

An anonymous donor will match the next 250 gifts to Giving Day by making an additional gift of $100 for GW scholarships—up to $25,000!

We're thrilled to extend Giving Day until 3‌ pm EDT to allow our entire community to seize this last-minute opportunity!

Donate now ➡️: bit.ly/GWGivingDay24

04/04/2024

The clock is ticking! ⏰ We're in the final stretch of , and every gift makes a difference in empowering our students. Join us in this collective effort to create opportunities.

Give now ➡️ : https://www.givecampus.com/111ctq?campaign_view=true

GW Giving Day 2024 04/02/2024

Mark your calendar! April 3-4 is the fourth annual .

There are only 24 hours to make a difference, and thanks to generous donors, your gift can be matched or even multiplied when you give during Giving Day.

Get involved ➡️:

GW Giving Day 2024 Giving Day is April 3-4! Raise High and support what matters most to you at GW.

04/02/2024

"The New Non-Traditional Opportunity" panel at the recent conference sparked insightful discussions, with CPS's own Cody House (pictured, 2nd from right) among the esteemed experts.

The panel explored the opportunities and challenges of merging traditional and non-traditional student experiences in higher education, aiming to break down the barriers between online and professional education.

It also delved into how their respective institutions offer students a comprehensive academic curriculum that empowers them to customize their learning journey to align with their unique aspirations and career goals.

04/01/2024

We're happy to share that Mike Uster, CIO & CTO of Mantech, will be part of the "AI at the Intersection of Cybersecurity" panel at the 2024 GW Business Policy & Forum.

Join us tomorrow to learn about this critical topic from Mike & our other expert panelists. You don't want to miss it!

Register now 👉: go.gwu.edu/Forum24

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