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Success Stories

  • 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.  

  • Kyrie Bannar

    Renewable Energy Visionary Provides Scholarship Support to School of Public Affairs

    The George and Lois Schaefer Scholarship, established by George Schaefer, SPA/BA ’72, and his wife, Lois, Kogod/BS ’72, provides scholarships for SPA students, including Kyrie E. Bannar, SPA/CAS '09, left, a recipient in the 2009-2010 academic year. 

  • Lynne Ganek, a professor in the School of Education, Teaching, and Health at the College of Arts and Sciences, with two awardees of the The Ganek Family Student Teacher Mini Grants for Innovation in Education.

    TV in Class? CAS Professor Supports Innovation in Teaching

    Lynne Brenner Ganek, a professor in American University’s School of Education, Teaching, and Health (SETH) program, believes in innovation and imagination. 

  • 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.

  • Laura Gonzales, SOC/BA '99.

    Late Night Ping-Pong Leads to Love in Anderson Lounge

    In her own words, Laura Gonzales, SOC/BA '99, reflects on finding Texas in Washington, D.C, her student days, and why she gives.

  • 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.