News and Events

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2018 Career Milestones Celebrations

2017 Career Milestone recipient with President LeBlanc

2017 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).

A ceremony and reception were held on December 3rd, 2018 to recognize staff who reached 5, 10, and 15 year milestones in 2018. A ceremony and luncheon were held on December 4th, 2018 to recognize staff who reached 20-50 year milestones in 2018.

If you have questions about the Career Milestones events, please contact Brenda Singletary at [email protected]

Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Free Group Exercise Classes

A woman exercising


The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is happy to announce the Fall 2018 schedule of free faculty and staff group exercise classes. Classes will be offered from Monday, August 27th, 2018, through Thursday, December 20th, 2018* at the Foggy Bottom campus.

Please bring your own mat.
Mondays and Wednesdays
12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

ME (Metabolic Effect)
Prepare to give it your all for 30 minutes.
Mondays and Wednesdays
12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For a happy, healthy heart, dance like no one’s watching!
6:00 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.

Learn to find peace in stress.
12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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, please contact the LSPA Program Office at [email protected] or (202) 994-6280.

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

Recent Events

Baby Shower centerpiece

Fall 2018 Employee Baby Shower

GW's Fall 2018 Employee Baby Shower was held on Wednesday September 26. 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.

You can check out pictures from the Fall 2018 GW Babsy Shower as well as previous Employee Baby Showers.

Employees celebrating at Proud to Be GW Festival

Proud to Be GW Festivals

The Proud to be 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 2018 festivals were held on August 7 in Foggy Bottom and on August 9 on the Virginia Science & Technology campus.

Pictures from 2018 festivals:

Foggy Bottom Campus, Marvin Center Grand Ballroom

Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Enterprise Hall Field

For questions about the festivals, email [email protected].