Working the Midterm Elections

Working the Midterm Election

Join us on Wednesday, April 8 for a panel discussion on the outcome of the 2014 midterm elections featuring four SMPA alumni who worked first-hand with the 2014 midterms in various capacities. The discussion will be moderated by Professor of Media and Public Affairs Steven V. Roberts, and will be followed by a question and answer session. Register here.

 

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SMPA Alumna Making Strides in Morocco

Caroline Ayes, CCAS BA ’13

Many SMPA alumni have made a name for themselves here in the States. But Caroline Ayes, CCAS BA ’13, took her talents aborad as everyone in the tiny Moroccan village of Gfifat knows her name. She is the American instructor at the Dar Chabab youth center who teaches English to their sons and daughters. She’s the creator of a development program that connects youth to the country’s natural environmental beauty. And she even calls Morocco her new home. Read more.

Students

Students at Career Quest 2015

Students Take Strides toward Success with GW Career Quest

A group of 39 George Washington University undergraduate and graduate students—including ten students from the School of Media and Public Affairs—arrived in New York City last Thursday for a whirlwind two days of networking with prospective employers. The trip was the final leg of the inaugural GW Career Quest program—a professional development experience launched by the Center for Career Services and the Career Services Council during the fall semester. GW Today spoke with SMPA Seniors Danielle Noel and Honor Williams about their experience on the trip.

Faculty

J. Michael Shanahan

J. Michael Shanahan Journalism Internship Fund

The J. Michael Shanahan Journalism Internship Fund supports an SMPA program that Professor Shanahan (1943-2014) cared about deeply and worked on extensively:  student internships. The Fund permits SMPA students to pursue and benefit from enriching summer internship experiences that they otherwise might not be able to afford. Awarded in the spring to rising GW seniors pursuing journalism majors or minors, it supports an internship experience in the summer after junior year with an established media organization. Learn more and donate.

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