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FROM THE ALUMNI PRESIDENT

Hello, fellow Eagles! I am delighted to share with you that we've officially welcomed more than 2,000 new AU alumni to our ranks. 
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CALENDAR

5/19, NYC - State of the University with Dean Jim Goldgeier

5/20, DC - SIS USFP Alumni Happy Hour

5/20, UK - Amb. Ahmed, SIS Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Visits UK

5/21, UK - Amb. Ahmed, SIS Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Visits UK

5/24, Dallas - Author Talk with Demethius Jackson, SOC/BA '03

5/24, Paris - Alumni Reception at the U.S. Ambassador's Residence

5/24, San Francisco - Monthly Happy Hour

5/24, UK - Amb. Ahmed, SIS Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Visits UK

5/26, UK - Amb. Ahmed, SIS Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Visits UK

5/28, UK - Amb. Ahmed, SIS Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Visits UK 

6/1, Denver - Road to the White House: The 2016 Presidential Election

6/4, LA - Alumni Happy Hour

6/4, Phoenix - Volunteer Event at Feed My Starving Children

6/5, Denver - Coffee and Conversation

6/10, DC - A Night at the Ballpark with the Young Alumni Chapter

6/14, DC - Night OUT at the Nationals

6/21, Boston - A Night at the Ballpark

See all upcoming events.

ALUMNI NEWS


John T. Delaney Appointed  Dean of Kogod School of Business
John T. Delaney will lead Kogod as the new dean effective July 18.

AU Thanks Its Beloved Chaplain
Rev. Joseph Eldridge has built a community centered on spirituality and social justice in his 19 years at AU.



Kogod School of Business Launches New Center for Innovation in the Capital
Center will provide training to energize a new generation of leaders.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Alumna Honored for Excellence in Education
Jessica Cunningham, CAS/MAT ’03, is a rising star in the KIPP DC school system.

Recent AU Graduate Wins Big on Game Show
Episode features Patrick Reed, SIS/BA '16, competing for his share of $1 million.

SPA Ph.D. Programs Announce Graduate Placements
Three graduating doctoral students accept teaching positions at major universities across the country.

Alum in the White House
From the Washington Semester Program to the White House in Two Years

ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

David Aldridge, SOC/BA '87, named 2016 NABJ Legacy Award Recipient

Christina Correira, SIS/BA '92, appointed chief HR officer at Bloomberg BNA

Ken Cutshaw, WCL/LLM '87, named president and CEO of Garden City Group

Kristen Gentile, SPA/BA '00, appointed chief of staff to US Senator Bob Casey

Lynne Carbone, CAS/BA '75, SPA/MPA '79, honored by National Association of Professional Women

Trace Dominguez, SOC/MA '10, appears on Discovery Digital Networks' flagship show DNews

Leah Devlin, SOC/BA '83, talks writing, her series of novels

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Alumni Update is edited by Traci Crockett, Director of Alumni Communications
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