Campus News

Scott Guggenheim, top left, Catherine Novelli, Ambassador Jeffrey Laurentis,  Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), and Dr. Azar Nafisi will serve as the SFS centennial fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year.

SFS Centennial Fellows Bring Expertise to Georgetown

Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, retired General Wesley Clark, will be one of five School of Foreign Service Centennial Fellows this year. He and the other fellows will serve as resources for students and alumni by hosting events, discussions and office hours. Former Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis (SFS ’76),[Read More…]

by September 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), the acting president of the Georgetown University Student Association, and Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) will resign Friday, effective at 11:59 p.m., according to a draft of a news release provided to The Hoya on Thursday night. Rahman and Bennett’s resignation comes after the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
TOP: SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA; BOTTOM: ANGELA MASKE 
H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) visits Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to express concerns over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

HFC President Urges Senators to Block SCOTUS Nominee

H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) is publicly pressing Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in a push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation by visiting the senators’ offices multiple times a week. Brett Kavanaugh, United States Circuit Judge of the United[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
TOP: JESUIT ADVANCEMENT ADMINISTRATORS AND FORDHAM UNIVERSITY; BOTTOM: JULIE FARR LLC
Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) and Julia Farr (CAS ’88) will join the Georgetown University Alumni Association as associate vice president of alumni engagement and executive director, respectively.

Alumni Hired for GUAA Executive Leadership

Georgetown University Alumni Association named Julia Farr (CAS ’88) its first female executive director and Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) associate vice president of alumni engagement in a Sept. 10 announcement. Farr is replacing Executive Director Bill Reynolds (CAS ’79), who served for 17 years and stepped down from his position[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HOYA HUB An on-campus food pantry, set to open in October, will offer free food to students experiencing food insecurity.

University Allocates Space for On-Campus Food Pantry, Aims for Fall Opening

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus food pantry which will offer free food to members of the Georgetown community experiencing food insecurity, is slated to open in early October. The project, which seeks to respond to concerns raised by the results of a 2016 Georgetown University Student Association survey in which[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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
ALI ENRIGHT/THE HOYA
Yates Field House held its first annual blood drive in observance of September 11. The blood drive included participation by 85 students, faculty and members of the administration.

Yates Hosts Blood Drive

Yates Field House held its first annual Red Cross blood drive Tuesday to observe the 17th anniversary of Sept. 11. Yates collaborated with the Student Health Advisory Board, Georgetown University’s Veterans Office and the McDonough School of Business MBA program to organize and host the event. Dog Tag Bakery served[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GULC The Georgetown University Law Center recieved its largest one-time donation in its history. It is meant to fund the Blume Public Leadership Institute, which will provide scholarships for students committed to public service.

Law Center Receives Donation

Ann and Bruce Blume (LAW ’80) donated $10 million to the Georgetown University Law Center, the largest-ever one-time donation to the Law Center, to create the Blume Public Leadership Institute. The Blume Institute will provide full-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate public leadership potential, according to a Law Center news[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE-ISABELLE DE BOKAY/THE HOYA

After Nair Resignation, GUSA Senate Demands Rahman, Bennett Resign

The Georgetown University Student Association senate demanded the resignations of acting President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) and nine other senior staff members in a resolution passed at an emergency senate meeting Tuesday night. The meeting of the 15 senators was called after the GUSA[Read More…]

by September 12, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top