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Credit Ranking’s Future

Credit Ranking’s Future

Standard and Poor’s Financial Services downgraded South Africa’s credit ranking to junk status, BB+, after a cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma to replace Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. The downgrade will undermine economic growth, fiscal policies and investment. This is a textbook example of how weak or unstable institutions, in[Read More…]

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
A Little More Credit

A Little More Credit

Internships during the school year are an integral part of the student experience at Georgetown, preparing students for the working world and allowing them to try out different career options before graduation. One of Georgetown’s major draws for prospective students is its proximity to internships in a wide variety of[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Social Justice Earns Credit

Classes that are more than three credits usually involve extra course hours or lab sessions. But for some students, a fourth credit signifies an engagement with social justice rather than more time in the classroom. Through the Center for Social Justice’s fourth-credit option program, approximately 20 students expand on course[Read More…]

by October 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

The Credit They Deserve

Internships are not just a tool for building resumes; they can give students the chance to gain significant, real-world experience that can’t be duplicated in the classroom. Since internships are often unpaid positions, the university should make it a point to facilitate academic compensation in the form of course credit.[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Student Leaders Transition

Two of Georgetown’s largest student-run organizations, The Corp and the Georgetown University Alumni & Student Federal Credit Union, announced their new leadership, effective March 1, last weekend. Alexander Pon (COL ’12) was elected chief executive officer and president of The Corp, succeeding Brad Glasser (COL ’11). Brooke Heinichen (SFS ’12)[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News