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Jeff Franco, executive director of City Year Washington.

Give a Year, Change the World

As Executive Director of City Year Washington, D.C., Jeff Franco, SIS/MA ’97, Kogod/MBA’05, lives his community service values each day, uniting young people from all backgrounds for a year of service to their communities.

Maximizing Opportunities for Social Change

Jonelle Williams, a NOBLE Scholarship recipient, has seen the dark side of human struggle and is intent on making the world a brighter place. Born in Sierra Leone, Williams and his family fled their native country to escape civil war.

Melissa Warren

A Fusion of Personal Passions and Scholarly Pursuits

Melissa Warren, a recipient of the Charlotte Newcombe Foundation Scholarship, is the first woman in her family to graduate from college. She is due to receive a bachelor's degree from CAS in 2010.

Tony Perkins and wife Rhonda Perkins outside the McKinley Building, photo by Jeff Watts.

From SOC to Fox News, and Back Again

FOX News' Tony Perkins, SOC/BA '81, and his wife, Rhonda, made a generous $100,000 gift to name the Tony and Rhonda Perkins Classroom.