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Ray Collins

WSP Alumnus Ray Collins

Ray Collins owes much of his success in broadcast journalism to American University's Washington Semester Program.

Elizabeth Saverino

Discovering the World of NGOs

As part of the Washington Semester Program, Elizabeth Saverino learned that there were different non-political organizations that do work for a better country – like Citizens Against Government Waste and DC Vote and others.

Will Cusey

Alumnus Will Cusey

As part of WSP, I attended Congressional hearings, heard from prominent speakers, engaged in political discussions, analyzed our governmental structure, and discovered the complex nature of DC’s political process.

Jena Barjenbruch

WSP Alumna: Jena Barjenbruch

Through initial international experiences at WSP, I would have seen the world the way I do now – as a place filled with opportunities to experience, to learn, to appreciate, and to give.

Christina Kjelland

A Semester in D.C. Inspires A Year in Korea

After a particularly stimulating series of lectures on the Korea, Christina Kjelland knew she had to study the issue further. One year later she was in Korea on a Fulbright!