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SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA The School of Nursing and Health Studies will be designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for 2018 through 2022. The National League of Nursing recognition is for the NHS’ dedication to enhancing student learning and professional development. The recognition ceremony is Sept. 14 at the NLN’s 2018 Education Summit in Chicago.

NHS Honored as Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

The School of Nursing and Health Studies is being recognized as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing in a ceremony in Chicago on Sept. 14. The departments of advanced nursing practice and professional nursing practice, which are the school’s professional and advanced nursing[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students are demanding that the university fill the Title IX coordinator position, which has been vacant since June when Laura Cutway resigned from her position.

Students Demand University Action on Title IX Regulations

Student groups such as H*yas for Choice and Students of Georgetown, Inc.,  commonly known as The Corp, and dozens of individuals demanded the university publicly address the current lack of a full-time dedicated Title IX coordinator in a letter addressed to university administration circulated this week. Samantha Berner currently serves[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA The Office of Student Financial Services adjusted its financial aid to offer to Seth Owen (SFS '22), following his parents' decision to withdraw their financial support for him after he left his church community.

After Outpouring, Student Finds His Way to Georgetown

A GoFundMe fundraiser for a freshman kicked out of his home due to tension related to his sexuality and for refusing to attend his parents’ church raised over $140,000 to support his Georgetown education, and the university’s financial aid office stepped up efforts to support him. Seth Owen (SFS ’22),[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
WINGOS Georgetown staple Wingos caught fire on June 26, leaving the restaurant closed for at least two months.

Wingo’s, English Rose Garden Heavily Damaged in O Street Fire

A kitchen fire ripped through the beloved Georgetown carryout, Wingo’s, on June 26, leaving the store shuttered for at least two months. The fire also spread to the next-door florist shop, English Rose Garden, and hospitalized two firefighters with non-life-threatening injuries. Nearly 80 firefighters responded to the scene at around[Read More…]

by July 19, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, delivered Saturday's commencement address for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Johnson Urges Commitment to Service in Address to NHS Graduates

Luci Baines Johnson, the daughter of President Lyndon Johnson and founder of LBJ Family Wealth Advisors, a family-owned wealth management firm, urged School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates to maintain their dreams, commit to service and lead a purpose-driven life in the field of health care at Saturday’s commencement.[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Top-Ranked Seniors Honored For Success in Academics

Five students earning the highest cumulative grade point averages across Georgetown University’s four undergraduate schools will be honored this commencement weekend as valedictorians and Dean’s Medal recipients. Jenny Franke (COL ’18), a biochemistry major and economics minor, and Kevin Yuan (COL ’18), an economics and Japanese double major and mathematics[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Sahil Nair, above, and Vice President Naba Rahman opened applications for positions in their cabinet to the entire student body.

GUSA Executive Cabinet Members Confirmed

The Georgetown University Student Association’s executive leadership filled 35 senior leadership, operations and cabinet seats to form a team that will work with the administration to develop policy initiatives and support the administration’s goals. In March, GUSA opened its executive positions to the entire student body, soliciting applications for open[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUPD Security Fees Siphon Club Funds, Student Leaders Say

A Georgetown University policy requiring student groups to hire campus police for certain on-campus events constitutes a burdensome misuse of Student Activity Fee funds, according to some student leaders. Current university policy requires student groups to hire Georgetown University Policy Department officers as security guards when hosting high-attendance or high-profile[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown students, most of them employees of Students of Georgetown, Inc., discuss the student-run business' culture and relationship with the community at a town hall Wednesday.

At Corp Town Hall, Employees Advocate Diversity and Transparency

A more inclusive hiring process and institutional transparency would improve Students of Georgetown, Inc. and its relationship with the community, employees and leaders of the Georgetown University student-run business said at Tuesday evening’s Corp Town Hall, hosted by the organization’s leadership to reflect on current operations. The event, which was[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Life Week has featured a bake sale to benefit a pregnancy center every year since it was established. However, the film screening, discussion events, diaper drive and Flag Day —  which used a visual display to depict the magnitude of abortion in the United States — differed from previous years’ programming.

GU Right to Life Hosts Annual Life Week

Georgetown University Right to Life, a student group that advocates on issues of human life including opposition to abortion and the death penalty, celebrated its annual Life Week April 8 to 14 to encourage discourse on pro-life issues ranging from the death penalty to abortion. The student group hosted six[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top