President Neil Kerwin shakes the hand of a new graduate as she crosses the stage.

On Campus ·

American University Announces Spring 2017 Commencement Speakers

Ceremonies will take place in American University’s Bender Arena and feature an impressive roster of commencement speakers.
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Jason Snyder and Education Policy and Leadership students

Education ·

State of the Student

Jason Snyder and the Reshaping of AU’s Education Policy and Leadership Program
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From left: Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead.

Achievements ·

Service with Compassion: Two AU Students Named Truman Scholars

Lexi Ivers and Shyheim Snead will get scholarship money for graduate education.
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DeRay Mckesson speaking in the Katzen Arts Center.

On Campus ·

Stories in America: DeRay Mckesson Talks Education and Social Change at AU

BLM leader says social justice activism will always be more important than popular.
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Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

On Campus ·

Former HHS Secretary Burwell Is American University’s Next President

Obama Cabinet Member is First Woman to Lead AU
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Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Education ·

Leveling the Playing Field in Education

Get to know Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, new Dean of the School of Education
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Education Secretary John King was one of several high-profile speakers at a recent AU-hosted convening.

Education ·

Reach Higher: AU Hosts Convening on College and Career Readiness

Education Secretary John King gives speech praising school counselors.
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Speakers Series

On Campus ·

Department of Health Studies Launches Speakers Series

This fall the Department of Health Studies launched the DHS Speakers Series. Each month, we invite respected scholars in their field to speak at AU.
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EPL Career Panel

Education ·

Speaking from the Field

The Education Policy and Leadership (EPL) program in AU’s School of Education (SOE) hosted a policy and leadership career panel on May 24, 2016.
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Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Announcement ·

Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Appointed New Dean of American University School of Education

Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy named new dean of American University’s School of Education.
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