August 2015
All-American Weekend: A time for Eagles to Reconnect

Exciting new events are a part of this year's annual celebration.
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It's an exciting time of year for AU Eagles! As you'll see in this issue of Alumni Update, it's time to make plans to return to AU for All-American Weekend. Read full message.


8/23, DC - Black Alumni Alliance Freshman Giveaway

8/23, DC - Family Fun Day with the Washington Mystics

8/26, DC - SOC Dean's Intern Bash

8/27, DC - Throwback Thursday Alumni Happy Hour

9/16, DC - Kogod Center for Career Development Accounting and Finance Day

9/17, DC - Colloquium on Scholarly Communication

9/17, DC - Black Alumni Alliance 4th Annual CBC Reception

9/17, San Francisco - Being Successful in Silicon Valley

9/19, New York - BBQ and Beer with Braven Brewing Founder, Marshall Thompson, CAS/BA '03

9/24, DC - Kogod Center for Career Development Consulting Day

9/24, DC - Exploring Social Justice: Food Justice with DC Central Kitchen

10/6, Denver - Presidential Reception

See all upcoming events.


President Obama Channels JFK at AU
President urged resisting "drumbeat of war" during speech at AU about Iran deal.
  Remembering AU Professor, Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond
Photos of SPA professor, longtime NAACP board chairman during his time at AU.

Announcing the 2015 AU Alumni Award Winners
This year, we recognize seven outstanding alumni.

AU Welcomes Newest Class of Eagles
The Class of 2019 is a diverse and academically outstanding group of students.


AU Alumna Recalls Powerful Katrina Experience
Rebecca Callahan, SOC/MA ’91, discusses work with the American Red Cross.

On and Off the Field: Merging Practice and Passion
Sports management executive and politician Richard Dorfman, CAS/BA ’74, shares words of wisdom for students.

Meet Sirah Bah, recipient of the 2015 AU Alumni Association Scholarship
Sirah is a legacy student whose father attended AU in the ’80s.


Kerry-Ann Hamilton, SIS/MA '05, joins GMMB as Vice President

Cara Kelly, SOC/MA '11, named Editorial Product Manager for Emerging News Products team from The Washington Post

Brandon Benavides, SPA/MPA '04, leaves DC for EP job at KSAT

Matt DeVries, SPA/BA '93, Named Chair of Burr & Forman's Construction Practice

Savannah Graybill, SOC/BA '10, is intern turned CEO for a month

All-American Weekend is
October 16-18.

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