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Alumni Board President Rob Johnson on campus

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Greetings from Rob Johnson

I often realize again just how many of my most meaningful experiences were either at AU or a result of opportunities I had at AU.
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Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

Meet the university’s next alumni leaders.
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Tom Florczak and Pam Deese

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AU Community Comes Together for Thanksgiving

Not being able to head home for the holidays may seem like a lonely experience, but community dinners offer our AU community the opportunity to fellowship with others.
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Leading KIND: Alumna Wendy Young advocates for unaccompanied minors

KIND – or Kids in Need of Defense – an organization co-founded by actor and activist Angelina Jolie and Brad Smith of Microsoft.
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From left to right: Marc Duber, Susan Zirinsky, President Sylvia M. Burwell.

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Bold Steps – The 2019 President’s Circle Celebration

Thanks to its generous donors, American University is stepping boldly into the future. More than 200 AU supporters and friends joined President Sylvia Burwell and AU leadership at the President’s Circle Celebration on November 14.
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Four Preston children pose on campus at AU.

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Legacy Family’s Connection to AU Spans Decades

Tracey Myers-Preston and her family have made AU a tradition, as all four of Tracey’s children have attended after her father was an employee for four decades.
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Alumna’s Love of Knowledge Powers Future Opportunities

American University received a $2 million gift to create the Karin A. Akerson Memorial Scholarship Fund. After Akerson passed away in 2018, her husband honored her memory by advancing their plan to endow the transformational scholarship fund.
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Susan Zirinsky Awarded 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal

American University has named CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as the recipient of the 2019 Cyrus A. Ansary Medal for leadership and service.
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Woman standing next to screen in classroom.

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Kicking Stigma: Former AU Soccer Player Talks Sports Psychology Research

Carly Perry, CAS/BA ’18, is starting a PhD program in England, where she’ll research mental health challenges facing women’s soccer players.
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William Hubbard, Chief of Staff, Student Veterans of America

Will Hubbard is a founding member of AU Vets.
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