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Week-Long Celebration of Catholic Schools January 29 – February 6, 2012

Week-Long Celebration of Catholic Schools January 29 – February 6, 2012

The following information was sent to us by Brie Hall:

 

Dozens of events have been planned by schools throughout the Archdiocese of Washington to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, January 29 – February 6, 2012. This annual celebration highlights the contributions of Catholic schools through Masses, open houses and activities for students, families, parishioners and the community at large. The Archdiocese of Washington is home to 98 archdiocesan and independent Catholic schools, educating nearly 30,000 students in Washington, DC and Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland.

GWU Names Former Congressman Mark Kennedy Director of the Graduate School of Political Management

 

From Jill Sankey: The George Washington University today announced the appointment of former Congressman Mark Kennedy (R-MN) as director of the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) and professor of political management in the university’s College of Professional Studies (CPS).  He brings to the position vital first-hand experience in electoral politics and public service as well as a background as a business leader who has taught at leading academic institutions on the intersection of business and politics.

GW Law and D.C. Attorney General Announce Partnership, Selection of Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows

 

From Angela Olson:

The George Washington University Law School and the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General today announced the upcoming appointment of recent law school graduates as Charles (Chuck) F.C. Ruff Fellows, who will work for a year on District of Columbia legal issues.

D.C. Earns "Best of Green Schools" Award for Cheh's Healthy Schools Legislation

D.C. Earns "Best of Green Schools" Award for Cheh's Healthy Schools Legislation

 

From Kiara Pesante:

The U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools named the Council of the District of Columbia the Best Policy Makers of 2011 on its inaugural “Best of Green Schools” list released today. The Council was chosen for the passage of the Healthy Schools Act of 2010, authored by Councilmember Mary M. Cheh. The award highlights school administrators and government leaders in 10 categories for efforts to create sustainable learning environments.

DC Attorney General Announces Partnership with Law Schools to Select 10 Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows

DC Attorney General Announces Partnership with Law Schools to Select 10 Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows

 

From Valerie Scott: 

The D.C. Attorney General’s office will  partner with Georgetown University Law Center and George Washington University Law School to appoint 10 recent law school graduates as Charles (Chuck) F.C. Ruff Fellows who will work for a year on District of Columbia legal issues, Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today.

 

DC Public Charter School Board Announces Selection of New Executive Director

DC Public Charter School Board Announces Selection of New Executive Director

 

From Audrey Williams:

The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) has selected Scott Pearson to serve as the organization’s new Executive Director.  Pearson, a District resident, brings impressive credentials to the position. He co-founded a charter management organization in San Francisco that serves low-income high school students throughout the Bay Area and, most recently, oversaw charter school programs at the U.S. Department of Education. His first day at the Board will be January 9, 2012.  

GW Named as New Research Partner in Toyota’s Latest Automotive Safety Project

GW Named as New Research Partner in Toyota’s Latest Automotive Safety Project

 

This notice comes to us from Courtney Bowe: