Post Tagged with: "CMEA"

Dr. Adanna Johnson, coming from Loyola University MD, assumed her role this summer as the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success. Johnson brings with her years of experience handling issues pertaining to diversity and representation in higher education.

New Senior Associate Dean Assumes Role

Adanna J. Johnson, a former associate professor of psychology and director of the African and African American studies program at Loyola University Maryland, was named the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success this summer. Johnson, who also co-chaired the establishment of university-wide Racial[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: An Ode to the Underappreciated at Georgetown

While writing this, our final column of the summer, we recognized that in describing our experiences as students of color, we have been forced to reflect upon the highs and lows of our freshman year at Georgetown. Our perpetual criticism of this university has always stemmed from a love for[Read More…]

by August 13, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

UndocuHoyas to Host Inaugural UndocuWeek

In its inaugural UndocuWeek from April 2 to April 7, student advocacy group UndocuHoyas plans to host various public discussions and film screenings highlighting the experiences of both the on-campus and nationwide undocumented community. The events are co-sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access and Georgetown Scholarship Program,[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Casa Latina Opens, Looks to Establish Campus Role

La Casa Latina opened its doors to the Georgetown community Saturday, marking a historic milestone a multi-year long effort to create a space for Latinx students to build and empower their community. Led by the Latino Leadership Forum, Casa Latina was approved last year to be created as a safe[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is no longer considering a consolidated diversity center at a town hall.

Center Consolidation Off the Table

The university is no longer considering a consolidation of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, LGBTQ Resource Center and Women’s Center after overwhelmingly negative student feedback, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said during a town mall meeting Tuesday. “I want to be clear, we will do this[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
QUALLEN: Standing Up For LGBTQ Rights, Past and Present

QUALLEN: Standing Up For LGBTQ Rights, Past and Present

“Two recent letters on your editorial page,” wrote Fr. Robert Henle, S.J., then Georgetown’s president, in the Catholic Standard in 1974, “have accused Georgetown University of in some way capitulating to pressure from homosexuals … This we refused to do. We will continue to refuse to do it.” Henle’s sharp[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Dialogue of Distrust

When reports that the university is considering mandating a third-year meal plan surfaced late on a Wednesday night, students understandably responded with outrage at what was correctly interpreted as an affront to the idea of a working relationship between students and administrators. Less than 48 hours later, representatives of three[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Precarious Expansion

A focus of GUSA executives Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria’s (SFS ’15) campaign last year was the creation of a Multicultural Council to strengthen ties between student government and multicultural groups. In recent weeks, the council has materialized and is working hard to gain momentum and popularity among[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

CMEA Admin Was Mentor, Advocate

Vanessa Correa left her post as assistant director of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access last week, but her work will continue to shape the Community Scholars program and the lives of students after her departure. Correa, who had worked at the CMEA since 2007, is now the retention adviser for the Pathway[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments News

Creating a Different Dialogue

This February, the Diversity and Unity Initiative will usher in A Different Dialogue, a pilot program that will provide a platform for discussions on race and sexuality. According to Dennis Williams, director and associate dean of students at CMEA, A Different Dialogue was built on the belief that dialogue should[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News