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Georgetown’s Campus Ministry was awarded for its work to encourage community engagement, such as the building of the Sukkah.

University Wins Interfaith Honor

The White House selected Georgetown as the winner of its Interfaith Community Service Award from a group of 766 colleges and universities, the university announced last Monday. The award, which is a community service initiative led by the White House and the Corporation for National and Community Service and supported[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bill Focuses On Campus Assault

A bipartisan coalition of 12 U.S. senators led by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) introduced legislation Feb. 26 to reform the way colleges and universities nationwide handle sexual violence on campus, emphasizing the protection and rights of both survivors and students accused of sexual assault. The proposed bill, titled the Campus[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Classroom Time Re-evaluated

Several universities have announced new degree programs that value competency over time spent in the classroom in response to a proposal from the Department of Education that was released last March. “The time-centered system just says if you take the coursework, get passing grades and meet our academic standards, you[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News

FAFSA Changes Reporting Guidelines for Parents

The 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid will include non-gender-specific options for financial aid applicants to describe their parents’ income and general information, regardless of gender or marital status, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday. Students will be able to describe their parents with terms such as “stepparent”[Read More…]

by April 29, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Education Officials Stress Importance of College

Education Officials Stress Importance of College

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter discussed the future of federal financial aid Thursday in Intercultural Center. Kanter, who was appointed by President Obama in April 2009 after serving as chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, described the U.S. Department of Education’s mission as bipartisan. “Whatever administration is[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments News

GU Earns Financially Responsible Rating

Georgetown received a label of “financially responsible” for its performance in fiscal year 2010, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Education on Oct. 12. One of over 3,000 schools evaluated, the university was issued a composite score of 2.1 out of 3.0 for its fiscal performance between[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized