School of Nursing
Students at the GW school of Nursing, headquartered in Ashburn, devoted 28,026 volunteer hours (approximately 45 hours/student) to neighboring communities. Since 2012, the number of volunteer hours has grown each year at a rate of nearly 4,000 hours.
VSTC Dean’s Speaker Series
Each year, more than 6,000 visitors come to the VSTC campus for lectures, art exhibitions and special activities. For the annual Dean’s Speaker Series, leaders and experts join the community for an evening to facilitate discussions on the challenges and opportunities impacting a global society. Past speakers have discussed, among other topics, national security technology and policy, Big Data and the Internet of Things.
GW’s Freshmen Day of Service
Every year, thousands of students, faculty and staff participate in GW’s Freshmen Day of Service to engage in various local community service projects. Recently, GW students have patched walls and painted at Shelter House in Falls Church, as well as interview and document the stories of veterans and family members of veterans living at Vinson Hall in Arlington for a Library of Congress history project.