Previous and Upcoming Events

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2019 Career Milestones Celebrations

President of GW standing with colleague during 2019 Career Milestones Ceremony

2019 Career Milestones recipient with President LeBlanc

GW's annual Career Milestones Celebrations honor those who have achieved career milestones (every five years of service at GW).

Two events are held annually in December to recognize staff who have reached milestones:

5, 10, and 15 Years of Service
December 4, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
F St House

20+ Years of Service
December 4, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 
F St House

If you are being recognized with a service award, you will receive an invitation to the event by email. If you have questions, please contact Brenda Singletary at [email protected].

Fall Faculty and Staff Free Group Exercise Classes

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The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is happy to announce its fall schedule of free classes for faculty and staff. The classes listed below will be offered from Monday, August 26 through Thursday, December 19* at the Foggy Bottom campus. 

To be eligible for these classes, the designation on your GWorld card must list Faculty or Staff. Please arrive to class on time. For more information, subscribe to the Free Faculty/Staff Classes listserv.

*Classes will follow the Academic Calendar and are not held during breaks or holidays.

Recent Events

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GW Employee Baby Shower

Held twice a year, this event is specially planned for GW faculty and staff and their significant others who are expecting and/or adopting. The Baby Shower is a fun and supportive way to learn about helpful GW benefits such as parental leave, health benefits for the new child, childcare, breastfeeding support, and back-up care, as well as to network with other expecting colleagues.

Check out pictures from previous Employee Baby Showers.

Employees celebrating at Proud to Be GW Festival

OUR GW Festivals

The OUR GW Festivals are a celebration of GW employees and their contributions to the university. They are a time for fun, food, games and GW spirit. Your contributions make a difference in the lives of the more than 25,000 students who live and learn on our campuses.

The 2019 festivals were held on August 6 on the Virginia Science & Technology campus and on August 7 in Foggy Bottom.