Opening Ceremony


February 9, 2021


The GW Bicentennial Opening Ceremony featured appearances from prominent alumni, musical performances, insights from university leaders past and present, interactive features and more. Join our global community for this special day as we gather virtually to celebrate GW’s historic milestone.



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Other Ways to Celebrate

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