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College of Professional Studies

2022 School Celebration

Undergraduate & Graduate Celebration
Saturday, May 14, 2022
7:30 p.m. EDT
Charles E. Smith Center

 

Join Us for the Celebration Livestream
Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Celebrate Anywhere

Graduates, and their families and friends, are invited to download and print yard signs, cake designs, GIFs, social media story templates, photos and more to celebrate commencement anywhere.
#GWCommencement #CPSGrads2022

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Gifs

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George Washington University Commencement Celebration 2022, College of Professional Studies

 

 

Celebration Program

Graduates, and their families and friends, are invited to download the 2022 program.

You can view the PDF digitally and follow along with the ceremony, or print at home. 
 

Download Program (PDF)

 

What to Expect: 2022 School Celebration

CPS School Celebration, Saturday, May 14, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Procession of Graduates
Lead by Toni Marsh, Associate Professor and Program Director, Paralegal Studies and College Marshal

Academic Procession
Melissa R. Feuer, Interim Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Faculty, Administration, and Distinguished Guests

Welcome
Melissa R. Feuer

Remarks by GW President
Mark S. Wrighton

Remarks by Distinguished Speaker
Rep. Debbie Mucarsell-Powell
Former U.S. Representative from Florida's 26th Congressional District (2019-2021)
George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management Fellow

Presentation of Awards

  • Dr. Richard F. Southby Police Science Prize
  • Founding Dean Arterton Award
  • Mark and Debbie Kennedy Frontiers of Freedom Award
  • Undergraduate Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Graduate Distinguished Scholar Award
  • College of Professional Studies Faculty Excellence Award 

Student Address
Lorenzo J. Santos, Homeland Security M.P.S.

Presentation of Graduates
Toni Marsh

Charge to Graduates
Melissa R. Feuer

Alma Mater

Recessional

Bachelor’s Degree | Cybersecurity
Program Director Scott White

Bachelor’s Degree | Information Technology
Program Director Tierney Pitzer

Bachelor’s Degree | Homeland Security / Police and Security Studies
Program Director Jeff Delinksi

Master’s Degree | Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management
Program Director Connie Uthoff

Master’s Degree | Homeland Security
Program Director Elaine Lammert

Master’s Degree | Legislative Affairs
Program Director Casey Burgat

Master’s Degree | Paralegal Studies
Program Director Toni Marsh

Master’s Degree | Political Communication and Strategic Governance
Program Directors Roberto Izurieta and Luis Raul Matos

Master’s Degree | Political Management
Program Director Todd Belt

Master’s Degree | Publishing
Program Director John Warren

Master’s Degree | Strategic Public Relations
Program Director Larry Parnell

Master’s Degree | Sustainable Urban Planning
Program Director Sandra Whitehead


Q: How many guests can each graduate bring to the CPS 2022 School Celebration? 

A:
Each graduate is allowed to bring a maxiumum of eight (8) guests.


Q: How many guests can each graduate bring to the University-wide Commencement on the National Mall?

A: Each graduate is allowed to bring a maximum of six (6) guests.


More questions? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions or contact us for help. 

 

 

Distinguished Speaker

Rep. Debbie Mucarsell-Powell

 

 

Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Former U.S. Representative from Florida's 26th Congressional District (2019-2021)
George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management Fellow

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell made history as the first South American-born Member of Congress that flipped a diverse, majority-minority South Florida district in 2018. She was recently appointed by President Biden to serve as a special advisor for this summer’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. 

With over 20 years of experience providing strategic, policy, fiscal, fundraising, and operational leadership in both the public and non-profit sectors, Debbie is a national leader with a proven track record of success in non-profits, higher education, and Congress.

More info about her

 

Student Speaker

Lorenzo Santos

 

 

Lorenzo J. Santos, Homeland Security M.P.S.

Lorenzo Santos is from King George, Virginia and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations in 2013. He served aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) from September 2013 to November 2016 and transitioned to civilian life to work as a Regional Sales Manager for leading HVAC and Hearth manufacturer DuraVent from June 2017 to November 2021. He graduates with his twin brother, Lavontay, a graduate of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management M.P.S. program.

Lorenzo currently serves in the Navy Reserves and is a Volunteer Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for Racine County, WI where he spends his free time volunteering with his local Rotary and Kiwanis International chapters and as an open format DJ.

More info about him

 

Awards

 

 More Information about the Awards and Awardees
 

 

GW University-Wide Celebration for all Graduates


University Commencement on the National Mall will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.  The graduate procession will begin at 10:00 a.m. EDT, and remarks will begin at 10:30 a.m. EDT.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

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Number of programs awarding degrees

500+

Number of 2022 graduates in the
College of Professional Studies

310,000+

The Class of 2022 joins a worldwide community of GW alumni living in more than 150 different countries.

 

 

 


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