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2014 Capital Semester Spring Students Greeted In D.C.


TFAS greeted Capital Semester Spring students on Wednesday, Jan. 15 in D.C. Students moved into housing just blocks away from Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol building, and a number of other sites.

The group is comprised of 15 students from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Their backgrounds combine experience in politics, media, extracurricular activities, public policy, economics, volunteer work and international travel.

Students will intern at organizations and companies in public policy, politics, economics, public relations and media. They will also take two upper-level classes on government and economics, accredited through George Mason University. Classes will include: Constitutional Interpretation, taught by Professor John Samples of the Cato Institute, Economic Problems and Public Policies, taught by Anne Bradley of the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics and visiting professor at Georgetown, and Internship Seminar, taught by TFAS Alumna and Professor Karen Czarnecki (ICPES 88) of George Mason School of Law and Professor Richard Benedetto formerly of USA Today.


Find out more about the new students below:

Justin Beirold (CSS 14)
University: College of the Canyons
Internship: Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Matthew Bogden (CSS 14)
University: Grand Valley State University
Internship: Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI)

Ryan Elizabeth Cinney (CSS 14)
University: Flagler College
Internship: K-Global Public Relations

Jill Daley (CSS 14)
University: Loyola University New Orleans
Internship: Philanthropy Roundtable

Sarah David (CSS 14)
University: Flagler College
Internship: Al Arabiya

Abigail Fuhrer (CSS 14)
University: Flagler College
Internship: K-Global Public Relations

JoeRay Garcia (CSS 14)
University: University of Texas at San Antonio
Internship: Senator John Boozman (AK)

Gabriel Jimenez (CSS 14)
University: Universidad Catolica Andres Bello
Internship: National Center for Policy Analysis

Claire Johnson (CSS 14)
University: Clemson University
Internship: Siemens

Michael Sorge (CSS 14)
University: SUNY Purchase
Internship: Time Warner Cable

Kelse Thorud (CSS 14)
University: The University of Arizona
Internship: Daily Caller

Stephanie Vogel (CSS 14)
University: University of Connecticut
Internship: The Charles Group

Maxwell Woerner (CSS 14)
University: Lafayette College
Internship: Representative Bill Cassidy (LA)

Charissa Wright (CSS 14)
University: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Internship: Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP



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