First Ladies News Archive


To help other soldiers, AU alum Julia Lopez is earning her master's in social work.

Government & Politics ·

AU Vets and Soldiers Attend First Ladies Event

In advance of Friday’s big conference, AU military students talk about their commitment to serve.
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From left to right: Former First Lady Laura Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama, and ABC News Anchor Bob Woodruff

Government & Politics ·

America’s First Ladies: In Service to Our Nation

SPA sponsored a forum September 16 with First Lady Michelle Obama and Former First Lady Laura Bush headlining the event.
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Anita McBride

On Campus ·

#SPA80for80: Anita McBride, Executive in Residence

Anita McBride, executive in residence at AU's School of Public Affairs, applies her experience working with three U.S. presidential administrations.
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Anita McBride

Achievements ·

Anita McBride Re-Appointed by President Obama to Fulbright Board

McBride, executive in residence at the School of Public Affairs, will be the longest-serving active member.
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Anita McBride receives the Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Achievements ·

Anita McBride Receives Ellis Island Award

McBride received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor on May 10, alongside boxer Evander Holyfield, Rep. Ed Royce and news anchor Maria Bartiromo.
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McBride

Government & Politics ·

Anita B. McBride Joins Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies

White House Veteran to lead Studies of First Ladies Roles in Policy and Diplomacy.
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