Post Tagged with: "commencement"

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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
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SFS in Qatar Graduates 10th Cohort

The School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its 10th cohort May 3, in a commencement service featuring main campus faculty and members of the Qatari royal family. Fifty-one students received a Bachelor of Science in foreign service, the same degree that students at the main Georgetown University campus School[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Maintain Johnson’s Invite

With every graduating class, both at Georgetown and at other elite universities, there is always talk of who will deliver the commencement address. This year, a leading health educator will share her years of wisdom, a globally recognized filmmaker will highlight the importance of environmental conservation and an innovative CEO[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith addressed students graduating from the McCourt School of Public Policy outside Healy Hall on Thursday evening in the first of 10 commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Speakers Impart Diverse Experiences

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, National League for Nursing CEO Beverly Malone and National Geographic Social Environmental Advocate Alexandra Cousteau are among 11 speakers addressing students during Georgetown’s commencement weekend. A total of 10 ceremonies will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS-Qatar Graduates Eighth Cohort

In a commencement ceremony featuring the Qatari royal family and main campus officials, the School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its eighth and largest cohort May 5. The graduating class numbered 68 students, with 44 women and 24 men receiving the same Bachelor of Science in foreign service degrees[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Commencement 2015

Over 6,300 students graduated in 10 ceremonies this weekend. Ban Reflects on Service in SFS Address United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reflected on the importance of service and unity in a world filled with crises and opportunities during his address to the Class of 2015 at the School of[Read More…]

by May 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Patel Addresses Global Mental Health at NHS Commencement

Global mental health expert Vikram Patel spoke about mental health and health inequality in his address to the Class of 2015 at the commencement ceremony for the School of Nursing and Health Studies this afternoon. University President John J. DeGioia presented Patel with a degree of Doctor of Science prior[Read More…]

by May 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rose Encourages Boldness, Hard Work

Rose Encourages Boldness, Hard Work

In journalist Charlie Rose’s commencement address to the Georgetown College Class of 2015, he encouraged graduates to seize the opportunities available to them and live life fully. Before his commencement address, Rose received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. Journalism Program Director Professor Barbara Feinman Todd read the[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ban Reflects on Service in SFS Address

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reflected on the importance of service and unity in a world filled with crises and opportunities during his address to the Class of 2015 at the School of Foreign Service’s commencement ceremony this morning. The ceremony began with an invocation from Fr. Gregory Schenden,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) delivered the commencement address for the McCourt School of Public Policy on Thursday, receiving an honorary doctorate. Commencement ceremonies for the undergraduate and graduate schools continue through Sunday.

Speakers Offer Rich Policy Experience

The university announced the speakers for the 2015 commencement ceremonies, including United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, journalist Charlie Rose, former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao and global mental health expert Vikram Patel, on May 4. The ceremonies began Thursday with the McCourt School of Public Policy hosting Rep. John Lewis[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top