Wyatt Scott attended the Washington Semester Program in the Spring of 2017

Alumni ·

‘Go, and go all in.’: Washington Semester Program Alum Looks Toward a Sterling Career in Foreign Policy

When former Washington Semester Program student Wyatt Scott committed to a small Pennsylvania university for his undergraduate studies, he never imagined he would be working around the corner from the White House just a few years later.
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Three adults in conversation with one another in a well-lit room at American University

Alumni ·

Leveling Up: Three Alumni Discuss the Power of Executive Coaching

Seasoned professionals in coaching, HR, and consulting share how the certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance improved their craft.
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Georg Peter in a boardroom

Alumni ·

Washington Semester alum aspires to improve the United States and European relationship

“Hinterzimmer”: A Podcast for US-European Policy Buffs was created by Georg Peter after an inspiring Washington Semester Program at American University
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Washington Semester Program students on the set of Meet the Press with Chuck Todd

In the Community ·

Here are our Top Stories of 2018

The ten best stories of 2018 from the School of Professional & Extended Studies
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SPExS Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies in a grey blazer.

Announcement ·

Sam Hanna joins American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies

The School of Professional & Extended Studies just got itself a new Associate Dean of Graduate Professional Studies. Here's what you ought to know about him.
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Conor McCadden with Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating

Alumni ·

For Prospective Fulbright Applicants, a Washington Semester Alum Offers Advice

Conor McCadden’s experience with the Washington Semester Program served as a catalyst to shape his research in Bulgaria as a Fulbright Scholar.
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Online Graduate Immersion Students convene on the American University Campus

Announcement ·

American University Launches Career Directions Program for Online Graduate Students

The School of Professional & Extended Studies has launched its first-ever Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) Career Directions Program.
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Masters in Measurement & Evaluation alumna, Jillian Klarman

Alumni ·

Capstone Feature: Using Measurement & Evaluation to Improve Communities

MS in Measurement in Evaluation alumna Jillian Klarman used her capstone to recommend meaningful improvements to Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, an international organization based in Washington, DC.
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Dr. Robert Stokes shakes hands with online students at the inaugural Online Graduate Students Immersion Experience

In the Community ·

From Online to In-Person: Inaugural Immersion Experience Offers Community and Connection to Digital Learners

The Inaugural Graduate Online Student Immersion offers participants an opportunity to get Up Close to the Best of American University and Washington, DC.
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Earth with lights to indicate cross-cultural communication.

Technology ·

Universal Language: Krisztina Domjan Uses Technology to Help ESL Students

The SPExS professorial lecturer was a winner of the Jack Child Teaching with Technology Award.
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