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Rick Davis at CNN

Alumni ·

A Friendship that Inspires Giving Back

Rick Davis, SPA '74, establishes the Nick Charles Scholarship for students pursuing a career in journalism.
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Dr. Fanta Aw at the 2016 Celebration of Scholarships

Achievements ·

2016 Celebration of Scholarships Highlights the Impact of Philanthropy

This year’s program featured a three-time alumna donor, a student who made his way to Washington from a tiny island, and an operatic example of philanthropy in action.
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Students at thanksGIVING 2015.

Student Life ·

Students Celebrate the Season by Giving Thanks

To express their gratitude, students write over 160 thank you letters to AU donors at the annual thanksGIVING event.
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American University Museum receives gift from alumna Carolyn Alper to support Washington Art.

Arts ·

AU Museum Receives Gift to Support Washington Art

Alumna and art advocate Carolyn Alper’s gift will establish the Alper Initiative for Washington Art.
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President Kerwin and alums Jack Cassell and his twin brother Stafford H. Cassell Jr.

Alumni ·

A Building’s Name and a Family’s Legacy

September 27 marked the official dedication of AU’s new Cassell Hall.
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Jeffrey Harris

Business ·

Professor Jeffrey Harris Becomes First Gary D. Cohn Goldman Sachs Chair

New professor Jeffrey Harris brings financial research expertise to Kogod, filling new endowed department chair.
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The Cassell family stands in front of the newly named Cassell Hall

Alumni ·

AU Names Cassell Hall To Honor $3 Million Gift

For three generations, the Cassell family has shown tremendous dedication to American University as students, leaders, and philanthropists.
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Jim Brady

Alumni ·

2010 Alumni Achievement Awardee Brady ’89 Breaks New Ground in Journalism

Fifteen years ago, this year’s Alumni Achievement Award winner, Jim Brady, SOC/BA ’89, left behind a traditional print-based sportswriter position with The Washington Post to pursue a career in online news reporting. Looking back, he has no regrets. 
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Richard Hocker.

Alumni ·

Venerable Financier Honored for Dedication to Students

Richard Hocker, KSB/BS '68, KSB/MBA '70, to receive 2010 Alumni Recognition Award.
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