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PR Executive Sparks Connections Across Washington

Jan Du Plain, SPA/BA ’66, is a connector who takes great pride and joy in being the “go-to” person, helping people make connections and experience Washington as “a world-class capital city” – a calling that sprung from her student days at AU.  

Jeff Franco, executive director of City Year Washington.

Give a Year, Change the World

As Executive Director of City Year Washington, D.C., Jeff Franco, SIS/MA ’97, Kogod/MBA’05, lives his community service values each day, uniting young people from all backgrounds for a year of service to their communities.

Maximizing Opportunities for Social Change

Jonelle Williams, a NOBLE Scholarship recipient, has seen the dark side of human struggle and is intent on making the world a brighter place. Born in Sierra Leone, Williams and his family fled their native country to escape civil war.