GW Celebrates Colonials Weekend 2019

The GW community celebrated school spirit with informative events, food, games and more.

Colonials Weekend 2019
Each year, Colonials Weekend brings the GW community together with interactive events and activities. (Photos by: William Atkins, Sydney Elle Gray, Dave Scavone and Sarah Baker)
September 23, 2019

The George Washington University community celebrated students, alumni, families and friends during Colonials Weekend.

The annual bash offered informative and interactive events and activities for the GW community including a kickoff party, a conversation with President Thomas LeBlanc, a barbecue hosted by GW’s athletic teams, TED Talk-style presentations by prominent GW faculty and alumni, a jazz brunch and a Vern Harvest that featured fall treats such as caramel apples and outdoor games.

The class of 2014 celebrated its five-year reunion during the weekend alongside the classes of 2009, 1999, 1994 and 1969, which also celebrated milestone reunions.

Below are photos from the weekend’s festivities:

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Members of the GW community met with President Thomas LeBlanc to discuss his vision for the university during Colonials Weekend.