Students on the quad

Announcement ·

School of Education Achieves Stand-Alone Status

As of July 1, American University’s School of Education became a stand-alone school within the university.
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Johnnetta Cole and Laura Owen seated on National Press Club stage

Education ·

CPRS Director Named an Editor of The Journal of College Access

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success Director Laura Owen has been named an editor of The Journal of College Access.
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Nazi flag and crowd demonstration

First Person ·

The Global Rise of Right-Wing Extremism

Ask the Expert: Right-Wing Extremism. Professor Miller-Idriss on recent terrorist attacks and the rise of right-wing extremism across the world.
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Students planting seeds on campus.

In the Community ·

Welcome to Campus: Education Center Helps DC Kids See a Collegiate Future

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success connects with DC middle school students.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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AU's first cohort of DCPS Dual Enrollment Students Poses with AU President Sylvia Burwell.

Education ·

School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Cheryl Holcomb McCoy sits by a table.

Achievements ·

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Joins Deans for Impact

Dean Cheryl-Holcomb McCoy is chosen as a member of nationwide Deans for Impact group of influential educators.
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Blue graduation caps worn by American University graduates.

Achievements ·

AU Wins Grants for Work to Make Postsecondary Education Accessible to All

American University’s new Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success received three grants totaling more than $400,000 from Civic Nation, The Kresge Foundation, and Raise DC.
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DC’s Woodson STEM High School students at AU working in a computer lab

Science ·

AU Teaches DC High School Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

AU brought students from DC’s Woodson STEM High School to campus, giving them an introduction to product development, innovation, and customer discovery.
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