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Disability Support Receives Funding

The Office of Student Affairs will provide the majority of funding for disability accommodations at student-sponsored campus events by the 2017-2018 academic year in accordance with an agreement reached with the Georgetown University Student Association on Tuesday. The funding will cover American Sign Language interpreters and other disability-related accommodations including[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In Sudden Shift, University Opts for On-Campus Housing

In Sudden Shift, University Opts for On-Campus Housing

Ryan and Mulledy halls will be repurposed as student residences, a plan that, along with Northeast Triangle Residence Hall, would meet the university’s requirement to house an additional 385 students on campus by fall 2015. Northeast Triangle is anticipated to house 225 students. Ryan and Mulledy halls, the former Jesuit residence in Dahlgren Quadrangle that has been[Read More…]

by November 3, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
University Mulls Satellite Residence

University Mulls Satellite Residence

An announcement that the university is considering an undergraduate residence outside the Georgetown neighborhood has met intense resistance, as student leaders launched a campaign Monday to get the proposal scrapped altogether. Administrators clarified Monday morning that the satellite residence is just one option under consideration to help meet the 2010[Read More…]

by September 10, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Satellite Residential Campus Under Consideration

The university is considering establishing a satellite undergraduate residence as distant as Clarendon,Va., in an attempt to meet its commitment to housing an additional 385 students by fall 2015, according to student leaders familiar with administrative discussions. Areas under consideration include Clarendon, a town three miles away, as well as[Read More…]

by September 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Kehoe Field an Obstacle Course of Injury Risks

Kehoe Field an Obstacle Course of Injury Risks

Six years after deeming Kehoe Field unfit for varsity practice, the university is conducting a semester-long study to determine the best way to repair the field, which has deteriorated into a minefield of safety risks. The preliminary survey will not be completed until the spring, and students who regularly play on the[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Outdoor Drinking Trial Run Begins

Outdoor Drinking Trial Run Begins

Students of legal age will now be permitted to consume wine and beer outside in specific areas of Village A and Henle Village as part of a pilot program beginning today. The Outdoor Student Living Pilot Program, which originated from Georgetown Community Partnership discussions in June, was implemented after summer negotiations[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Summer Decisions Shun Student Input

A series of contentious decisions made by the university administration this summer have received criticism for excluding students from the deliberation process. Plans for the Northeast Triangle residence hall were initially presented in what appeared to be a finished form to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E and the Old Georgetown Board with minimal student[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Stylistic Changes Preview Larger Push for Code of Conduct Reform

Stylistic and organizational changes to the Code of Student Conduct intended to clarify the disciplinary process are set for implementation by the end of the summer in anticipation of substantive changes to the document this fall. The revised code will do away with the category A, B and C violation[Read More…]

by August 7, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Recent Grad Dies in Plane Crash

Recent Grad Dies in Plane Crash

Bess Rosenzweig (COL ’13) and her mother, Claire Clube, 49, died in a plane crash in Kenya on July 25. Rosenzweig, 22, was from Cambridge, Mass. and graduated from Georgetown with a degree in Psychology in May. She often travelled, especially to Africa, and held dual U.S. and British citizenship, as did her mother. The[Read More…]

by August 1, 2013 0 comments News
JJ’s Departure Stems From Settlement, Evaluation

JJ’s Departure Stems From Settlement, Evaluation

A settlement reached with two parents whose child was bitten by Jack Jr. last fall was a factor in the decision to remove the former mascot-in-training from campus. The child sustained non-critical injuries after the incident. Georgetown’s Vice President and General Counsel Lisa Brown directed all requests for comment to the[Read More…]

by July 31, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News