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Pride Alumni Alliance leader Shawn Richardson at event

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Message from Pride Alumni Alliance Chair

With all that’s going on around us from a pandemic to racial injustice, spirits are low and emotions are understandably high. I encourage you to stay hopeful.
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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

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Greetings from Rob Johnson

I always seek to find words that represent us all. To share words we can all get behind, sentiments that illuminate our commonalities, our shared experiences, and our collective responsibilities.
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Shawn Richardson smiles for an event photo

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Pride Alumni Alliance: A Year in Review

Shawn Richardson, chair of the Pride Alumni Alliance, shares highlights from his volunteer experience.
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Headshot of alum, Tahsin Gur

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Angels for Entrepreneurs

Kogod alum Tahsin Gur explains why angel investors see recessions as opportunities to invest in new businesses.
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A message from AU's Alumni Association and Black Alumni Alliance

We write today with a message of unqualified support for American University’s Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
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A Taste for Entrepreneurship: KSB Alum Ensures Local Food Access in Pandemic

Mitch Berliner, Kogod/BS ’70, a Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame inductee, has forged an innovative career at the forefront of the food industry. His businesses have undergone tremendous changes to meet the challenges of COVID-19.
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Perspective: Though Cut Short, My Time Abroad Proves I'm On The Right Track

After graduating in May, Mac Kenna Rogers, SIS/BA ‘20, takes a moment to reflect on her time at AU and the experiences she had abroad in Nairobi, Kenya this past spring before it was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Art of Helping Others: Alumna and MD First Lady Yumi Hogan Makes Creative Connections

Maryland’s first lady Yumi Hogan, CAS/MFA ’10, is a bridge-builder using the creative and empathetic thinking she developed at AU. Recently, she has been focusing her efforts on COVID-19 resources and recovery to keep Marylanders healthy and safe.
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Student-Alumni Connections Go Virtual During COVID-19

As president of a political marketing company he founded while still at American University, a new dad, and now part of the Alumni Board, a typical day for Michael Worley, SPA/BA ’12, is never really typical.
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Trees and flowers on the AU quad in spring

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Emergency Relief Fund Helps Students in the Face of COVID-19

Over the past few months, Eagles far and wide came together to assist students in navigating this unique set of circumstances. Right away, many members of the alumni community reached out to ask how they could help.
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