Post Tagged with: "DeGioia"

GU Fossil Free Discusses Proposal With DeGioia

University President John J. DeGioia met with GU Fossil Free last Tuesday to discuss the fossil fuel divestment proposal and inform them that the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility will vote on their proposal in January 2015. The vote was originally scheduled to take place at the end of[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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DeGioia met with 14 GU Fossil Free members Tuesday to discuss their proposal.

GU Fossil Free Meets with DeGioia

University President John J. DeGioia met with members of GU Fossil Free yesterday and informed them that the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility will vote on their proposal in January 2015, as opposed to end of the academic year. GU Fossil Free presented their proposal to CISR in late October[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Fossil Free marched to President John J. DeGioia’s office on Friday.

GU Fossil Free Rallies for Meeting With DeGioia

GU Fossil Free successfully scheduled a meeting with University President John J. DeGioia to discuss divestment options for the university after a  meeting with DeGioia’s Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara (GRD ’96) Thursday and a rally Friday. At the meeting with Ferrara, GU Fossil Free demanded to meet with the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University awarded Archbishop of Washington, D.C. Donald Cardinal Wuerl with an honorary degree Monday evening in Gaston Hall. Board of directors Chair Paul Tagliabue (CAS ’62) presented the degree.

Cardinal Wuerl Awarded Honorary Degree

Georgetown University presented Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Donald Cardinal Wuerl with an honorary degree on Monday evening. The ceremony took place in Gaston Hall with Georgetown administrators, staff, faculty and a small number of students in attendance. The event began with a processional of university leaders and a performance by[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

A student-led vigil and a panel discussion between university scholars this week spurred reflection and action on Georgetown’s campus, two and a half weeks after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. “It’s been 50 years since Freedom Summer, 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, 50 years[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

For DeGioia’s Legacy, Faith Above Politics

The purpose of a Catholic and Jesuit education is perhaps best summarized by the words etched upon the entrance of Lauinger Library: “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). The search for truth is the root principle of a Catholic and Jesuit education[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Legacy in Progress

A Legacy in Progress

Embarking on his 14th year in office, University President John J. DeGioia is now Georgetown’s longest-serving president. While this feat is merely statistical, its arrival indicates that DeGioia’s legacy will likely be one of the most significant in Georgetown’s modern history. DeGioia’s forte lies with augmenting the university’s presence among[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Concert Celebrates Papal Canonization

Georgetown partnered with other D.C. organizations to host a concert, titled “Peace Through Music ‘In Our Age,’” which commemorated the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The concert, which was last night at DAR Constitution Hall in downtown D.C., featured musical performances and speakers that highlighted the two[Read More…]

by May 6, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

‘Utraque Unum’ Posters Justified

To the Editor: This Friday, The Hoya published an editorial titled “’Ultraque Unum’ Mistranslated” [A2, Mar. 21, 2014] The piece, which treats Thomas Lloyd and Giuliana Cucci’s drag depiction of prominent Catholics and university administrators, offers support for Lloyd and Cucci’s message, but gives no endorsement to their tactics. Instead,[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

It’s Time to Out GU

To The Editor: Your March 21 editorial “‘Utraque Unum’ Mistranslated” [The Hoya, A2] questions a lack of sufficient “explanation” of the Lloyd-Cucci GenderFunk project. This criticism struck me as missing the point of the artwork, especially since its activist-authors did include an English translation of the Latin, thus making the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top