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Angie Reese-Hawkins

Alumna Leads D.C. YMCA

As President and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Angie Reese-Hawkins, SOC/BA '79, finds the opportunity to make a difference.

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MacCracken, Andy

       
SPA/BA '11, SPA/MA '14SPA Alumnus Takes Student Leadership to the National Level        

MacFarland, Ben

       
Kogod/MBA '11Business & Public Affairs: A Perfect Marriage        
       

MacFarland, Christina

       
SPA/MPA '11        
Business & Public Affairs: A Perfect Marriage        
       

Madden, Patrick

       
SOC/MA '06        
WAMU Gives Students a Start in Radio        
       
Alumnus Madden Takes Schorr Journalism Prize        
       
AU Graduate Holds DC Institutions Accountable

Magnuson, Christopher

       
CAS/BA '97        
Seeing the World Next Door        
       

Maharry, Ayanna

       
SOC/BA '95Ayanna Maharry launches new denim label        
       
       

Mahlum, Anne

       
SOC/MA '03        
Anne Mahlum Is Back in Washington        
       
       
SOC Alumna Gets a Running Start

Mahtesian, Charles

       
WCL/JD '01National Politics Editor Analyzes Washington from Every Angle        

Malagisi, Christopher

       
SPA/BA '03CPAC Director gives back to AU as adjunct professor        

Malecek, Kevin

       
SPA/BA '01, SPA/MA '02Meet AU's Brightest Stars - the 2010 Alumni Award Winners        
       

Rising Star in Politics, Academia '01, '02, Recognized for Service to Cleveland Community

Malitz, Jerry

       
CAS/BA '72        
Four New Members Selected for AU Alumni Board        
       

       
Alumnus Recalls Past, Marvels at the AU of Today

       
       

Manzullo, Don

       
SPA/BA '67
Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids        
       

       
Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       


SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

       

Maree, Daniel

       
SOC-CAS/BA '08        
Alumnus Daniel Maree Wins Do Something Award for Creating Social Change        
       
       

Markey, Betsy

       
SPA/MPA '83Alumna Talks About the '08 Campaign Trail in Colorado        
       

Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       
       

SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

Marrs, Lee

       
CAS/BA '67        
(Annette) Lee Marrs, CAS/BA '67        
       
       

Marsh, Kelsey

       
SOC/MFA '15        
SOC Alumna Kelsey Marsh Experiences Success at Cannes Film Festival        
       
       

Marsh, L. Trenton

       
Kogod/BSBA '02        
Leadership Path Born at AU        
       
       

Martin, Adam

       
SOC/MA '07        
Alum Gives Thanks for Opportunities - and an iPhone        
       
       

Martin, Frankie

       
CAS/BA '06Martin '06 Explores Muslim America: 100 Mosques, 75 Cities, 365 Days        
       
       

Martin-Shields, Charles

       
CAS/BA '05, SIS/MA '10        
A Capital Presence        
       
       

Master, Rebecca

       
Kogod/MBA '08Alumni Return for New Networking Event Across Business Sectors        
       
       

Matsumura, Yumi

       
SPA/BA '11        
Alumna finds unique hobby in bodybuilding        
       

Maurer, Heather

       
SOC/MA '02        
Brick by Brick, Birth by Birth, AU Alums Aid Reconstruction Effort in Haiti        
       
       

May, Shari

       
CAS/BA '06        
Five-year reunion volunteer is no stranger to planning events        
       
       

Mazzocco, Michael

       
SPA/BA '01        
From ATV to U.N.: Denver Alumnus Produces International News        
       
       

McCann, Caitlin

       
SIS/BA '07Building a Techo in the City of Tango        
       
       

McBride, Sarah

       
SPA/BA '13        
Sarah McBride's Pride for AU        
       
       
       
       
Transgender Trailblazer Alumna Speaks at Democratic National Convention        
       
       

McChesney, Toby

       
SPA/BA '02        
Former AU Ambassador Makes University Admissions a Career        
       

       
Alumnus Toby McChesney Challenges His Fellow Eagles to Join Him in Supporting AU

       
       

McClymont, Mary

       
WCL/LLM '87        
McClymont Goes Global with Her Fight for Human Rights        
       
       

McConaty, Yana

       
Kogod/MBA '98
Learning to Use Analytics, Tech to Empower Decisions        
       
       

McCosh, Cameron

       
SPA/BA '07, SPA/MPP '08        
Cameron McCosh is a Washington Power Broker        
       
       

McFadden, Stephanie

       
SIS/BA '06, SIS/MA '08Researching Gender Gaps and Restrictions        
       
       

McGinnis, Edward

       
SIS/MA '92SIS Alumnus has Passion for Tackling Our Nation's Nuclear Energy Challenges        
       
       

McGovern, Jim

       
CAS/BA '81, SPA/MPA '84AU honors U.S. Rep Jim McGovern, Others at 2008 Alumni Weekend        
       

       
Jim McGovern Honored with 2008 Alumni Achievement Award

       
       

Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids

       
       

Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       
       

SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

       
       

Twenty Years After the Murder of Jesuit Priests in El Salvador

       

McHugh, Phil

       
SPA/BA '08, SPA/MS '09        
Phil McHugh, SPA/BA '08, SPA/MS '09

Alumnus Brings New Kind of Policing to MPD          

McKnight, Rebekah

       
SIS/BA '08AU Alumna Thinks Globally and Acts Locally        
       
       

McLaughlin, Ann

       
CAS/PhD '78        
Novelist and Former Professor McLaughlin '78 Says AU is the Place for Literature-Lovers        
       
       

McNeil, Jolene

       
SPA/BA '97        
Alumni Maintain a Spirit of Service as AU Volunteers        
       
       

Mendoza, Doreen

       
SIS/MA '03Trading Places        

Meritz, Judith K.

       
SPA/BA '73Eight new members selected to join Alumni Board        
       

From Classmate to Mate, Romance Blossoms at AU




Merten, Kenneth

       





SPA/MPA '86
Brick by Brick, Birth by Birth, AU Alums Aid Reconstruction Effort in Haiti        
       

U.S. Ambassador to Haiti '86 Offers Glimpse into Nation, Post-Quake

 

Kenneth Merten, SPA/MPA '86

 

AU Alums Aid Reconstruction Effort in Haiti

Meyers, Nancy

       
SOC/BA '70Film Director Meyers '70 Lands 'NY Times Magazine' Cover        

Miller, Erin Doerflein

       
CAS/BA '02Alumnae Turn Old Letterpress into Creative New Business        
       

Miller, Ginne

       
Kogod/MBA '93Investment Expert '93 Brings New Energy to Atlanta Alumni Chapter        
       

Miller, Jill

       
Kogod/MBA '91Jill Miller, Kogod/MBA '91        
       
       

Misurelli-Sorensen, Amy

       
CAS/MFA '0860 Alumni Artists Featured in Fall Exhibition at AU Museum        
       
       

Moaney, Gail

       
SOC/MA '75Gail Moaney, SOC/MA '75        
       

Mogensen, Jill

       
Kogod/BSBA '08Alumna Finds Perfect Fit in Career in Online Marketing        
       
       

Mohart, Christopher

       
SPA/BA '99Four New Members Selected for AU Alumni Board        
       
       

Mohyeldin, Ayman

       
SIS/BA '00, SIS/MA '01Mohyeldin Covers Egypt for Al Jazeera English        
       
       

Molberg, Jenny

       
CAS/MFA '10"Floodplain"        
       
       

Moon, Jason

       
Kogod/BSBA '01Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall        

Mora, Beth

       
CAS/MA '10Seeing the World Next Door        

Morada, John

       
CAS/BS '00Carrying On a Tradition of Giving Back        
       

Morella, Connie

       
CAS/MA '67Former Teacher and Congresswoman Returns to the Classroom        
       

Morgan, Jennifer

       
SIS/MA '92Climate Change Expert Morgan '92 Advises World Leaders        

Morgan, Leigh          

       
SPA/MSOD '97AU's Stake In: Leigh Morgan, SPA/MSOD '97        

Morris, James McGrath

       
CAS/BA '96Author Sheds New Light on Pulitzer        

Morris, Patrick        

       
SIS/BA '79, Kogod/MBA RAU Alumnus Built Career around His Desire to Serve Others        
       

Morrison, Theresa

       
SIS/BA '72Doing Big Business in a Small Town        

Muenz, Larry

       
SPA/BA '73From Classmate to Mate, Romance Blossoms at AU        
       
       

Muller, Pete

       
CAS/BA '05Story Seeker        

Murino, Andrea Agathoklis

       
SPA/BA '98Meet New Alumni Association President Andrea Agathoklis Murino        

Murphy, Mark

       
Kogod/MBA '83Former Redskin Leads NFL's Green Bay Packers        
       

Kogod's Chief Redskin Now Packers' Chief

       
       

Packers CEO Details Winning Game Plan

Mustafa, Nawal

       
SIS/BA '08        
Alumna's Global Journey Sheds Light on Her Culture and Scholarly Ambitions        

Myers, Mindy

SPA/BA '15 SPA Alumna to Lead the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
 

Nadin, Alexis


       
SPA/BA '10Internship Sparks African Adventure, Job
       

Najjar, Najwa


SOC/MA '91SOC Alums Share Success, Film Screenings

Director Najjar to Screen "Eyes of a Thief" at AU

Napoli, Eric


       
SIS/BA '94Making Changes: Then and Now
       

         

Nason, David


       
Kogod/BSBA '92, WCL/JD '95
Annual Kogod Dean's Dinner Honors Commitment to School
       


Finance Pro: 8 Questions With Alumnus David Nason


         

Natale, Adam
         


       
CAS/BA '03Emerging as a Young Leader in the Arts
       

         

Nedick, Mitch


       
SPA/BA '73EMAA Alumni Spotlight: Mitch Nedick, SPA/BA '73


         

Nekoomaram, Ladan


       
SOC/MA '10TBD.com Taps SOC Alumni Talent
       


TBD, School of Communication Begin Partnership Featuring Workshops and Internships


         

Nemer, Kirk


       
SPA/BS '84
Protecting America-One Job at a Time!
       

Neufeld, Marla


       
Kogod/BSBA '03
Alumna Founds Surrogacy Law Practice after Struggle with Infertility
       

Newhall, Marisa


       
SIS/BA '07Scoping Out the Trends
       

Newland, Robert


       
CAS/MA '79Art History Graduate named Chief of Staff at the Library of Congress
       

Newton, Verne


       
SPA/BA '67Verne Newton, SPA/BA '67
       

Nichols, Blair Bryant


       
CAS/BA '07Literature Alumnus Discusses Employment in Publishing Industry
       

Nieves-Grafals, Sara


       
CAS/BS '75, CAS/MA '79, CAS/PhD '79, CAS/PhD '80Sara Nieves-Grafals: Psychologist, World Traveler, Alumni Board Member
       

         

Nissenbaum, Ronald Boots


       
Kogod/BS '68Alumni Award Winner Rallies Brothers, Raises Funds
       

AU honors U.S. Rep Jim McGovern, Others at 2008 Alumni Weekend


Eight new members selected to join Alumni Board


Ronald Boots Nissenbaum, Kogod/BS '68

Nixon, Erin


       
SIS/MA '10Glass in the Class
       

Norikane, Adam


       
SIS/MA '07The Best of Both (Cocoa-Scented) Worlds
       

Noyes, Andrew


       
SOC/BA '02, SOC/MA '03Alum Reps Facebook on Capitol Hill
       

Student Builds Professional Network at Facebook


Olens, Sam          

       
SIS/BA '78, SIS/MA '80Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids        

Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall        

Oliver, Ian          

       
SIS/BA '98Class Notables: Ian Oliver, SIS/BA '98        

O'Brien, Michael

SOC/BA '84 Alumnus Michael O’Brien’s Book Details Symbolic Civil Rights Movement

O'Neill, Nick          

       
Kogod/BSBA '05Alumnus' Social Media Company Acquired by WebMediaBrands        

Onyshko, Olha          

       
SOC/MFA '09Young Alums Take Documentary to Cannes        

Orschel, Jeff          

       
SIS/BA '02Grad Utilizes Alumni Network to Keep AU, D.C. Roots        

Oltmann, Hank          

       
SPA/MS '78AU's First Presidential Management Intern Welcomes Newest Class        

Otani, Anar          

       
Kogod/MBA '07Alumni Couples Share Their Stories in Time for Valentine's        

Otani, Takashi          

       
Kogod/MBA '06Alumni Couples Share Their Stories in Time for Valentine's        

Ousmaal, Sabrina          

       
SOC/BA '90Alumna opens French inspired café and artisan gallery        

Overmann, Mark          

       
SIS/MA '05Colleges, Communications, and Countries        

Owings, Alison          

       
SOC/BA '66Alumna Alison Owings, SOC/BA '66, Releases Third Non-Fiction Book        

Pagano, Penny

       
SOC/BA '65Community Relations Director Pagano Works with Neighbors and Local Governments        

Pallenik, Casey

       
SOC/BA '08Casey Pallenik: Learning on the Job        

Palmeri, Tara

       
SOC/BA '08Alumna's on Career Fast Track        

Panetta, Mike

       
SPA/BA '93, SPA/MA '94Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids        

Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       

SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

Papadopoulos, Maria

       
SOC/MA '01Alumna Racks Up Awards for Reporting        

Paradise, Michael

       
CAS/MBA '00Alumni Business Built on Customer Service Provides Service that Dazzles        

Parkhurst, Carolyn

       
CAS/MFA '97Best-Selling Alumni Author Releases Third Novel        

Inaugural Alumni Book Club Series to Kick Off September 1

       

Need Something New to Read?

Payne, Liz

SOC/MA '12 Messages for Change

Peacock, Nina

       
SIS/BA '05Bringing the AU Community Together in Belgium        

Penay, Luciano

       
CAS/BA '62, CAS/MA '64AU Alumni Exhibit Is Artists' Take on School Spirit        

Perillo, Justin

       
SPA/BA '99, WCL/JD '02From Clawed to Counsel: Reunion Leader Reflects on Campus Experience Then and Now        

Penny, Romone

       
KOGOD/BSBA '08Romone Penny '08 Shifts From Student Athlete to Financial Consultant to Athletes        

Perkins, Tony

       
SOC/BA '81From SOC to Fox News, and Back Again        
Alumnus Tony Perkins Keeps DC in the Know 

Pernik, Audrey

       
SOC/BA '07Get Your Hands Dirty for a Good Cause        

Phillips, Jason

       
Kogod/MBA '99Phillips '99 Connects Scholars Worldwide, Assists AU Library in Reaching Goals        

Piacente, Steve

       
SOC/BA '76Social Media Key to Piacente's "Creative Publishing"        

Pico, Carlota

       
SIS-SOC/BA '08        
Creating a Global Small Business Social Network        

Pike, Liz

       
SOC/BA '94Hall of Fame Weekend Celebrates Standout Eagles        

Piletic, Aleksandra

       
CAS/BA '10Aleksandra Piletic Inspires Change in Serbia        

Plaisted, Joan

       
SIS/BA '67, SIS/MA '69SIS Grads Who Became Ambassadors Share Insights        

Pockers, Larry

       
SPA/BA '96Alumni Board Member Larry Pockers '96 Shines In and Out of the Courtroom        

Eight new members selected to join Alumni Board

Polanco, Esq., Ana M.          

       
SPA/BA '98Ana M. Polanco, Esq., SPA/BA '98: Lawyer by Nurture, Leader by Nature        

Prendergast, John

       
SIS/MA '90Into Africa, With the World Watching        

Quinones, Amanda

SIS/BA '08 Amanda Quinones, SIS/BA '08

Quintyne, Chris

SIS/BA '07 Alumni Board Member Found Call to Public Service at AU

Radhakrishnan, Raji

       
Kogod/MBA '96Raji Radhakrishnan, Kogod/MBA '96        

Rae, Rosemarie

       
SPA/MPA '09SPA Alumna Makes Career Move to University of California, Berkeley        

Rahman, Jesmin

       
CAS/PhD '98Jesmin Rahman (PhD '98)        

Raj, Geeta

       
SIS/MA '03SIS Alumna Geeta Raj is Expanding Children's Imaginations Around the World        

Ramanathan, Coimbatore Subramian

       
SIS/MA '07Banking on Success        

Ramos, Melissa

       
SPA/BA '16Melissa Ramos, SPA/BA '16 wins first AU Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award        

Rance-Reardon, Pearl

       
CAS/MFA '96Inaugural Alumni Book Club Series to Kick Off September 1        

Socially Conscious Alumna Writes Stories That Inspire

Ratan, Pushkala Lakshmi

       
SIS/MA '01Planning Out a Perfect Future        

Reed, Patrick

       
SIS/BA '16Recent AU graduate wins big on game show        

Reeder, Amy

       
SIS/BA '95Amy Reeder, SIS/BA '95        

Reese-Hawkins, Angie

       
SOC/BA '79Angie Reese-Hawkins, SOC/BA '79        

AU Alumna Makes a Difference as Leader of D.C. YMCA

       

Gottschalk, Reese-Hawkins Receive AU's Highest Awards

Regagnon, Stephanie

       
SPA/MA '02Stephanie Tinsley Regagnon's Path to and from Washington Included AU        

Reigelman, Nicole

       
CAS/BA '01AU Experiences Assist Pennsylvania Communications Specialist In Influencing The Political Process        

Reihl, Bill

       
SOC/BA '94PR Man: Bill Reihl Understands How We Shop        

Renaud, John

       
CAS/BA '96You've Got to Read This: Alumni Librarians Share Their Favorite Books        

Rhem, David

       
WCL/JD '85Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall        

Rhudy, Hayden

       
SPA/BA '05Alumna Named One of D.C.'s Most Influential Women        

Rickard, Lisa

       
WCL/JD '82Lisa Rickard, WCL/JD '82, Discusses Women in Leadership        

Rieger, Wendy

       
SOC/BA '80Journalism Alumnae Discuss Reinvention Amidst Ever-Changing Industry        

Risinger, Michelle

       
SIS/BA '07AU Flag Presented to U.S. Troops        

Ritsick, Jeff

       
WCL/JD '85French Army Honors Kogod Alumnus Serving in National Guard        

Rodes, Smith

       
SOC/BA '01Ten-year Reunion Alumna Spotlight: Smith Rodes, SOC/BA '01        

Rodriguez, Eric

       
SPA/MPA '97Eric Rodriguez, SPA/MPA '97        

Rodriguez, Janet

       
SOC/BA '06Emmy Award Winning Journalist        

Rodriguez, Vanessa

       
Kogod/BSBA '06Young Alumna Wins Change Agent Award        

Rohter, Eric

       
CAS/BA '08Alumnus honored for outstanding achievement in graphic design        

Roman, Rita

       
SIS/BA '10From Family to Far Away Lands, Roman '10 Continues Journey        

Romero, Betsy

       
Daughter Inspires Undergrad to Earn Degree        

Rosen, Leonard

       
CAS/PhD '81Literary Wonk Pens First Novel, Accolades Abound        

Rosenkranz, Taryn Houghton

       
SPA/BA '98, SPA/MA '00From Classmate to Mate, Romance Blossoms at AU        

Rosenkranz, Eric

       
CAS/BA '98From Classmate to Mate, Romance Blossoms at AU        

Rosenstein, Bruce

       
SOC/BA '73You've Got to Read This: Alumni Librarians Share Their Favorite Books        

Rosenthal, Lisa

       
SPA/BA '97Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Rosenthal, SPA/BA '97, Kogod/MBA '01        

Ross, Richard

       
SIS/BA '08SIS Alumnus Brings Juggling to the Youth in Central African Republic        

Ross, Sharona

       
CAS/BS '95Dr. Sharona Ross Hopes to Inspire Women Surgeons        

Ruck, David

SOC/MFA '13 Diving into Success

Ruff, Virginia

       
CAS/BA '72Eagles Fly Across Generations: Scholarship Links Students and Alumni        

Russell, Kathy

       
SOC/BA '04Creating Connections, One Eagle at a Time