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The President's Media Gallery

This page contains video, audio, speech texts, and photos from important campus-wide events hosted by the Office of the President.

2014 Video Message Series

President Kerwin reflects on American University's accomplishments over the past year in a series of video messages.

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Academics

A Community of Service

Campus Plan and Philanthropy

Athletics (coming soon)

 

SPA Workshop on Rule-Making

President Kerwin discussed rule-making and public advocacy in a workshop hosted by the Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute at the School of Public Affairs.

May 30, 2014

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Charge to Graduates - Commencement 2014

President Kerwin issues his charge to graduates during American University's 128th commencement ceremonies.

May 11, 2014

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Washington Post Interview

President Kerwin shared leadership lessons in an interview with Washington Post On Leadership contributor Tom Fox.

December 13, 2013

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Holiday Video and Service Pledge

Members of the AU community joined President Kerwin on November 12 to kick off the holiday season and pledge service hours for the coming year. Click on the link below to add your service pledge and watch the 2013 holiday video.

December 6, 2013

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Spring Video Message

President Kerwin's spring video message offered highlights of the spring semester, including student award winners, facilities and construction updates, college affordability, and more.

May 7, 2013

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Twitter Town Hall

President Kerwin hosted a Twitter Town Hall for AU alumni. The event gave alumni the opportunity to share comments and ask questions about the future of the university.

February 26, 2013

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Fall Video Message

President Kerwin issued his fall video message, which includes highlights from the fall semester, including AU's rising academic standing, work of renowned faculty, and physical transformation on campus.

November 19, 2012

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President's Circle Dinner

President Kerwin hosted the President's Circle dinner, where he thanked alumni and donors for their generosity. During the event, Kerwin spoke about AU's progress and accomplishments over the past year.

October 18, 2012

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Honorary Degree Presentation: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Peace Prize winner Daw Aung San Suu Kyi came to AU to speak to Burmese Americans and accept the honorary degree awarded to her in 1997 when she was under house arrest.

September 20, 2012

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AU Night at Nationals Park

Around 1,000 members of the AU community celebrated the university's ongoing partnership with the Washington Nationals. Watch President Kerwin throw out the first pitch before the game.

August 31, 2012

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Watch video of first pitch

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Celebrate AU

AU students, faculty, and staff gathered on the quad for a campus-wide celebration on August 29 to mark the beginning of the fall semester.

August 29, 2012

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Opening Convocation

The Class of 2016 joined President Kerwin and AU administration, faculty, and staff to celebrate the start of their AU careers.

August 24, 2012

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President's Welcome Video

President Kerwin welcomes the Class of 2016 to campus and highlights some of the many things that make American University a special place to study.

August 23, 2012

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Archived Media

April 30, 2012
Spring Video (captioned video)
December 14, 2011
Holiday Video Card (captioned video)
November 29, 2011
Fall Video (captioned video)
October 20, 2011
President's Circle Dinner
September 7, 2011
Remarks on September 11
August 29, 2011
Celebrate AU
August 26, 2011
Opening Convocation (photos)
August 19, 2011
President's Welcome Video
May 10, 2011
Spring Video
December 30, 2010
Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute Lecture
December 10, 2010
Holiday Video Card
November 17, 2010
Fall Video
October 29, 2010
Northeast Public Radio Interview
August 23, 2010
Celebrate AU 2010
August 20, 2010
Opening Convocation 2010
August 14, 2010
Fall 2010 Welcome Video
May 9, 2010
Commencement 2010
August 21, 2009
Opening Convocation 2009
May 9, 2009
Commencement 2009
May 11, 2008
Commencement 2008
February 8, 2008
The Inauguration of Neil Kerwin (speech text)
July 20, 2007
The Announcement of Neil Kerwin as AU's 14th President (speech text)



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