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Gary Wright standing in front of the American University gate on campus.

Announcement ·

An AU Legacy of Leadership, Dedication, and Profound Serendipity

Gary Wright has long been dedicated to student thriving. With nearly 30 years of career service at AU, multiple funds for student support, and now—the largest scholarship bequest to date—Wright champions the dreams of generations of Eagles.
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Gary Wright standing in front of the American University gate on campus.

Announcement ·

An AU Legacy of Leadership, Dedication, and Profound Serendipity

Gary Wright has long been dedicated to student thriving. With nearly 30 years of career service at AU, multiple funds for student support, and now—the largest scholarship bequest to date—Wright champions the dreams of generations of Eagles.
Full Story

portrait of LaTanya Sothern at AU

Alumni ·

Greetings from LaTanya Sothern

A monthly message to AU alumni from Alumni Association President LaTanya Sothern
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A box of grocery items with text "Faculty & Staff Gifts to the Market 1:1 Match to the Market."

Announcement ·

Finish Line Initiative Matches Faculty and Staff Gifts to the Market

A transformative match challenge is currently doubling all faculty and staff gifts to AU’s student food pantry—a vital campus lifeline for student nutrition and services.
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Marlene RedDoor at SIS

Alumni ·

ELEVATE: Transforming the Student Experience

AU promotes student thriving in a diverse, inclusive environment that supports innovative minds and the purposes they courageously pursue. Change Can’t Wait creates a more equitable, affordable, and empowering AU education.
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Inclusive Excellence Week 2024

Communications ·

Unity in Diversity: A Recap of SOC's Inclusive Excellence Week 2024

Just before Spring Break, the School of Communication concluded the second annual weeklong extravaganza celebrating Inclusive Excellence in action and in our community.
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The Eagle statue on campus, framed by magnolia blossoms.

Alumni ·

Heydt Scholarship Fund Honors a Commitment to Education

An estate bequest from John Heydt, CAS/BA ’75, and his mother, Florence Heydt, is among the largest scholarship gifts in AU’s history.
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The Eagle statue on campus, framed by magnolia blossoms.

Announcement ·

Heydt Scholarship Fund Honors a Commitment to Education

An estate bequest from John Heydt, CAS/BA ’75, and his mother, Florence Heydt, is among the largest scholarship gifts in AU’s history.
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Alumni Awards recipients, alongside LaTanya Sothern and Sylvia Burwell, pose with crystal eagles

Alumni ·

Six Alumni Receive Awards in “Time-Honored Tradition” at AU

Distinguished alumni recalled their time at AU and how the university helped to pave their paths to success.
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Photography students and faculty at the Cuban Embassy exhibiting their work in commemoration of Black History Month

Communications ·

Endowment to Fund Experiential Learning Opportunities for Photography Students

The $50,000 endowment will enhance students' opportunities in and out of the classroom.
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