Post Tagged with: "DeGioia"

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was one of 300 Catholic Priests accused of sexually abusing boys and men. He currently holds an honorary degree at Georgetown that the university may revoke in light of the recent scandal.

University Considering Action Against Cardinal McCarrick

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia criticized Catholic leadership for its complicity in recently surfaced sexual assault scandals in an email on Tuesday. DeGioia’s email addressed a report published by a Pennsylvania Grand Jury in August that identified over 300 Catholic priests in Pennsylvania who sexually abused more than 1,000[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Washington-Area College Presidents Tell Congress: Pass Dream Act

University President John J. DeGioia and the leaders of three other Washington, D.C.-area colleges and universities called on Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017, a bill that would protect undocumented students from deportation and provide a path to citizenship, in a Monday panel. DeGioia spoke alongside George Mason[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
The Graduate Student Government voted to endorse a letter to ask for more alumni support in Congress for a permanent DACA solution.

Graduate Student Government Votes to Endorse DACA Letter Campaign

The Georgetown University Graduate Student Government voted to support the publication of a letter from student activists in support of the withdrawn Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to encourage Georgetown alumni in the U.S. Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017. The letter, which condemns President Donald Trump’s[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Associate Director for Undocumented Student Services Arelis Palacios called for Georgetown students to support their peers who lack documentation through off-campus activism.

University Lobbies for Dream Act After DACA Repeal

Georgetown University administrators detailed the university’s efforts to fight for a permanent replacement for the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at an information session held in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room on Monday. The Trump administration announced Tuesday, Sept. 5 it would rescind DACA — an[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Descendants of 272 React to Reparations

A group of descendants of the 272 slaves whose sale in 1838 benefitted Georgetown University is seeking to establish a $1 billion foundation in partnership with the university and the Jesuits of Maryland to fund scholarships for descendants a week after University President John J. DeGioia announced they would receive an[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Noah Taylor

To the President’s Office of Georgetown

We, the Georgetown University Student Association executive, request an explanation for the 4 percent tuition increase for the 2016-17 academic year through a town hall with the university administration. The decision to increase tuition by approximately $1,920 was announced after the board of directors met in February and was approved[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Georgetown University basketball team currently wears Nike apparel; Nike has been accused of violating workers' rights.

President DeGioia Addresses Nike Labor Disputes

Following an extended campaign spearheaded by student-athletes and the recommendations of the university’s Licensing Oversight Committee over the past few months, University President John J. DeGioia submitted a letter to Nike last week emphasizing the importance of Georgetown’s code of conduct and calling on the apparel producer to cooperate with[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (CAS ’88), after serving as Georgetown’s vice president for mission and ministry, will transfer to Santa Clara.

After Eight Years, O’Brien Transfers to Santa Clara

The Jesuit vow of obedience has been a powerful force in the career of Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (CAS ’88). After eight years as a member of Georgetown’s faculty, the same call to service that brought O’Brien to Georgetown will bring him to Santa[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Matthew "Sleazy St. Louie" Trunko/The Hoya

Climate Survey Responses Reach Target

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey, which closed at midnight on Monday, Feb. 15, saw participation from 51 percent of the entire student body according to recently released figures, meeting the university’s 50 percent participation rate goal. “I am very encouraged by the strong response from our[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
President DeGioia addressed racial injustice and announced four new commitments on Georgetown’s engagement with race in a speech to the Georgetown community on Feb. 4.

DeGioia Addresses Racial Injustice

University President John J. DeGioia announced four new commitments to address Georgetown’s engagement with race, including the expansion of African American studies to include a major, during his “Racial Injustice in America: A Framework for Georgetown’s Future Engagement” address in Lohrfink Auditorium last Thursday. DeGioia enumerated four explicit commitments, beginning[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top