Howard University

Howard University – We prepare diverse, talented and ambitious students to learn, lead and embody "Excellence in Truth and Service"

Howard has a community of more than 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students who represent 53 states and territories, and 53 nations.

Howard is one of the world’s most prestigious destinations for professionals in health, science, engineering, art, law, and education. We are proud to be #89 on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings list.

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The Howard University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC (HUAC-GWDC) operates under the auspices of the National Howard University Alumni Association (HUAA) and is one of the oldest and largest alumni clubs in the association.


The Howard University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC is committed to attracting and engaging Howard University Alumni to provide multi-level university support by serving our students and our community, and by ensuring a visible, viable, vital organization that embraces the spirit of excellence.


The Howard University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC serves to inspire and engage alumni to cultivate a lifetime of loyalty, commitment, and service to Howard University, the capstone of higher education.

Guiding Principles: 

S3=Spirit + Service + Scholarship

1a Spirit


To always carry the school spirit of Howard University wherever we go and let our Howard Pride manifest itself through our walk and talk as we lead others.


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To always give of ourselves, our gifts and talents, time, and finances to the university, students, alumni, and community

1c Scholarship


To always promote, encourage, cultivate and support the scholarly pursuit of academic success at Howard University