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Leadership and Legacy on Display at Gala 2016

Christian Holm
September 27, 2016

The Washington Center paid tribute to leadership in higher education at this year’s annual Gala: Leadership and Legacy.


This year’s Gala raised more than $480,000 for student scholarships that will be offered for hundreds of students throughout the 2016-2017 academic year. Serving as master of ceremonies was Emmy award winning journalist and White House Correspondent for Univision, Janet Rodriguez


Washington: The City of Opportunities

Swarochish Goswami
September 09, 2016

May 26, 2016. The date I set out for a trip I had no idea would make a profound impact on what I aimed to do in life. I came into the city known as the political hub of the world as a person who is interested in politics and I left as a person who wanted to engage with the field in some capacity for the rest of my life. Being in Washington, D.C. was rewarding and being able to do it with The Washington Center enabled me to truly discover D.C. as a city of opportunities.

Fall 2016 Orientation

Christian Holm
August 29, 2016

Fall students packed into Blinken Auditorium for a welcome from TWC on Thursday, August 25 as the 15 week fall semester began.


Students were introduced to students services staff, the LEAD instructors who will manage their Friday programming and the internship site coordinators who placed them in internships. Following that introduction was a formal welcome and opening charge from incoming TWC President Chris Norton.

Summer 2016 Commencement

Christian Holm
August 09, 2016

The Washington Center wrapped up the summer 2016 semester with one of the more memorable commencement ceremonies in TWC’s 41 year history.


Following an enthusiastic opening address from Jonathan McTague, a student from Suffolk University and intern with Grant Thornton, LLP, students heard inaugural remarks from President-Elect Christopher Norton. Several students were also recognized for their achievements this semester with an award presentation:


Summer 2016 Internship Site Supervisor Awards

Christian Holm
July 29, 2016

The Washington Center recognized more than 50 student nominated internship site supervisors for going above and beyond in mentoring students at a breakfast reception on Wednesday, July 27.

Heated Discussion on Race and Politics at SMLS

Christian Holm
July 15, 2016

In the wake of one of the worst periods of violence in American history, students addressed tough questions and plotted a way forward at the first Simspon-Mineta Leaders Series of the summer semester.

Summer 2016 Cohort Moves In, Begin Internships

Christian Holm
June 01, 2016

One of the largest cohorts of Washington Center students ever arrived in Washington, D.C. last week - beginning the 10 week summer semester program.


This semester’s cohort comes from as near as D.C. and as far away as China. Many are first generation college students, many are starting their first internship experience. All of them are future leaders in public policy, the media, government, global business and social advocacy.


The 5 Coolest D.C. Internships You Never Knew Existed

Christian Holm
May 13, 2016

Washington, D.C. has always been known as a fast paced, button up town where politics is all that matters.


But there’s more to D.C. than just policy and government. The nation’s capital is home to a number of startups, nonprofits and NGO’s that complement everything else going on in the District. And the best part is that hundreds of TWC students are part of this thriving scene every semester.


Spring 2016 Commencement

Christian Holm
May 09, 2016

Another cohort of students from The Washington Center took the next step - completing the 15 week spring 2016 semester.


Spring intern Francesca Collins recited an original poem to start off the commencement ceremony. Collins, a journalism major at Elon University, was one of 21 students nominated to audition for a role in Commencement and one of three students selected. Collins interned at The Daily Caller and participated in the Media and Communication professional track.


TWC Internship Site Supervisor Mentioned in American Bazaar

Christian Holm
April 27, 2016

TWC internship site supervisor Rokas Beresniovas was mentioned in an April edition of American Bazaar for his recognition as TWC's outstaning spring 2016 internship supervisor.


Beresniovas, a Vie President at the State Bank of India (California) was nominated by TWC students Calvin Pratama from Earlham College, Zixiao Nie from Tsinghua University and Jasmeet Kaur Sandhu from Mount Royal University.


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