Students

GSEHD Student Devin Thomas Performs in Military Band

GSEHD student and U.S. Army Sergeant, Devin Thomas (master's, Educational Technology Leadership), performed as part of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) International Band, the official musical representative of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He can be seen in this video at 2:01.

Azerbaijani Cultural Celebration at the Textile Museum

GSEHD doctoral student Chilanay Safarli (Human and Organizational Learning) from Azerbaijan collaborated with GW's International Services Office (ISO) to organize the Azerbaijani Cultural Celebration at the GW Museum and Textile Museum. GSEHD doctoral student and ISO Director Jennifer Donaghue (Higher Education Administration) offered the welcome remarks. Azerbaijani Ambassador to the United States, Elin Suleymanov and Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, Fuad Muradov gave speeches as well. The event included a presentation about the Azerbaijani culture by Chilanay and GW student Yashar Aliyev, an opportunity to taste Azerbaijani food, a dance performance by children from Azerbaijani School at Georgetown, and a chance to see the Azerbaijani carpet exhibition at the Textile Museum.

The event was covered by Azerbaijani media.

Master's Students Nichole Hutchins and Rujjares Hans Lead Middle School Students

GSEHD master's students Nichole Hutchins and Rujjares Hans (both in the International Education Program) are leading six D.C. middle school students at the Saint Thomas More Catholic Academy (STM), with the assistance of STM Social Studies teacher, Randall Carter, in a Pilot Global Storytelling Challenge focused on telling stories about health from an international perspective. From October to December 2018, Nichole and Rujjares have been meeting with their elementary school students for 1.5 hours weekly to learn, plan and ultimately perform before a live audience two compelling stories about an international issue that affects health.

Photo courtesy: Learning Life educational project