Professor Mindelyn Anderson

First Person ·

Three Ways Evaluation Skills Can Boost Any Career

Program Director for the Master's of Science in Measurement and Evaluation, Dr. Mindelyn Anderson, presents three key things that distinguish professionals with evaluations skills as those who have the right talent for difficult-to hire-positions.
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Ariana Hooks poses in a light blue collared shirt.

Alumni ·

From Washington Semester to Washington Insider

After interning at the Democratic National Committee, Ariana Hooks scored a full-time job with that same office. Here's how she did it.
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Two business people shaking hands.

Alumni ·

American University Offers ICF-Accredited Executive Coaching Program

On February 12th, 2018, American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies will begin the fourth cohort of Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance (LCOP), an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program.
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Washington Semester students pose in front of frame prop sign with their professor

Alumni ·

Here are our Top 10 News Stories of 2017

Our students lobbied in Congress, visited economists at the World Bank, advocated for veterans’ rights, and so much more.
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Theo Wilson (left) and Peter Holley (right).

Alumni ·

Becoming Lucius25: What to Know Before Attending our Crucial Conversations Event

The School of Professional & Extended Studies sits down with spoke word artist Theo Wilson and Washington Post reporter Peter Holley to talk race, politics, and the internet age.
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Gil Ruiz poses in a blue tshirt, with nature in the background.

Alumni ·

To Learn the Art of Political Lobbying, this Alumnus has Words of Advice

Washington Semester Program alumnus, Gil Ruiz, credits his Sustainable Development Professor, Dr. Heather Heckel, and his experience in DC overall as a huge boost to his career preparedness. Read his story!
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A young man in a blue button down stares at a mac.

Alumni ·

For Human Resources Professionals, American University has Launched Several Career-Advancing Initiatives

AU’s School of Professional & Extended Studies Has Launched a Milestone Partnership with SHRM to Accelerate Career Success for HR Professionals
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Chris Palmer

On Campus ·

American University Professor Offers 7 Tips for a Successful Life

Design Your Life Coach Chris Palmer has a few tips to improve your career and your life overall.
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Chris Palmer

On Campus ·

SOC Professor Offers 7 Tips for a Successful Life

SOC's Chris Palmer previews his Design Your Life for success series of courses, which begins October 19.
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Washington Semester Program alum Ben Thomas poses in front of a wooden wall.

Alumni ·

Doing it for the Story: WSP Alum Ben Thomas Helps Celebrate 20 years of Local Art in DC - One Storyteller at a Time

WSP Alum Ben Thomas is helping celebrate 20 years at DC-based Story District and 70 years with the Washington Semester Program. Here's his story.
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