2011 American University Holiday Video | CREDITS

AU Wishes Special Guests
(in order of appearance)



Have yourself a merry little Christmas.
Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself (singing)

Treble in Paradise

Happy holidays to all the Eagles from the Board of Trustees.
Jeff Sine (chair, AU Board of Trustees; SIS alum)

Happy Hanukkah. Chag Sameach.
AU Hillel

Have a happy holiday, and read a book over break.
Marianne Noble (associate professor of literature, CAS) and students

Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of clay (singing)
AU Hillel

Be great, be green this holiday season.
Josh Kaplan (outreach specialist, Sustainability Office; CAS alum) and Green Eagles

We wish you a year to find out how wonderful, full, and exciting the sciences are.
Nancy Zeller (director, biology teaching labs) and Mara Laslo and Ariel Aspiras (biology graduate students, CAS)

I wish for equal justice under the law and to pass the bar exam.
Sarah Stanley (WCL student; president, Student Bar Association)

For a more congenial political climate.
Tim McBride (SPA student; president, Student Government)

I wish all your dreams come true at AU.
Gail Hanson (vice president, Campus Life)

I wish for a rising economy and descending slopes.
Michael Ginzberg (dean, Kogod School of Business)

To include the larger community in all of the important discussions.
Kojo Nnamdi (host, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5)

I wish for more women’s representation in Congress.
Jen Lawless (associate professor, SPA; director, Women and Politics Institute)

The safe return of our troops.
ROTC students

For a successful career in broadcast journalism
Paige Leong, CAS student

And I wish you the best, but don’t take my day job.
Derek McGinty (weeknight anchor, CBS 9 News Now; SOC alum)

Winning seasons.
Keith Gill (director, Athletics and Recreation) and student-athletes, coaches, and staff

May the spirit of your AU experience stay with you well after graduation.
Erin Fuller (president, Alumni Board)

Smooth sailing in the new year.
Sailing team

Happy holidays!
Women’s lacrosse team

Happy holidays.
Scott Bass (provost)

We join the entire American University community in wishing you
Neil Kerwin (president; SPA alum) and Ann Kerwin (CAS alum)

Happy holidays.
AU students, faculty, and staff

Thanks to the entire American University community for their participation, help, and support in the production of the 2011 holiday card video. We especially thank the following departments, offices, and organizations:

Bon Appetit
Child Development Center
Development and Alumni Relations
Facilities Management
Grounds
President’s Office
Public Safety
Special Events
University Center
University Communications and Marketing