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GULC The Georgetown University Law Center recieved its largest one-time donation in its history. It is meant to fund the Blume Public Leadership Institute, which will provide scholarships for students committed to public service.

Law Center Receives Donation

Ann and Bruce Blume (LAW ’80) donated $10 million to the Georgetown University Law Center, the largest-ever one-time donation to the Law Center, to create the Blume Public Leadership Institute. The Blume Institute will provide full-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate public leadership potential, according to a Law Center news[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Renovations for Cooper Field’s new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat occupancy and provide a new concessions area, a press box and new entryways to the field, according to the funding approval document. The project[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Invest in Shared Future

The launch of Saxa Fund, a fundraising platform that streamlines the relationship between donors and students, represents an enormous stride for the university in engaging its alumni base. The platform, which aims to “connect creative campus initiatives with community support,” will allow alumni to give tax-deductible donations directly to student-led[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY 
Doug Grant (GRD ’16) won the $10,000 first prize for the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Entrepalooza competition in May for Hemeos, now in danger of falling to federal regulations.

Proposed Fed Regulations Threaten Startup

Hemeos, a student startup aimed at connecting bone marrow stem cell donors to underserved minority recipients, has been threatened in recent weeks by proposed federal regulations, which could make the company’s business model illegal. Originally founded by alumni Jon Fernandez (GRD ’16), Doug Grant (GRD ’16) and Craig Poland (GRD[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS RESOURCE CENTER
According to a report published by the Guardian in 2014, the CP Group, which recently backed a $10 million gift to Georgetown, has been linked to working with suppliers using slave labor. They have since addressed concerns.

Report on China Donor Prompts Concern

A group that backed a $10 million gift to Georgetown University in January has been linked with slavery and human trafficking in the Thai fishing industry, according to a report by the Guardian newspaper, prompting concern among students. The Charoen Pokphand Group, a Thai conglomerate, created the Hong Kong-based Spring[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Go Fund Us

For many Georgetown student organizations, the Council of Advisory Boards is synonymous with funding. In reality, CAB, which mediates dialogue between the six undergraduate advisory boards, is not directly involved in the allocation of funds. That being said, much of the recent dialogue mediated by CAB between the different undergraduate[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL FOR THE HOYA
A donation from the de la Cruz family will fund the construction of a new art gallery in the Walsh Building. The gallery will open fall 2017.

Endowed Gallery Expands Art Space

Georgetown will open a 2,500-square-foot art gallery in the Edmund A. Walsh Building in fall 2017 after receiving an unspecified donation from alumni Maria (CAS ’87) and Alberto de la Cruz (CAS ’89). The de la Cruz Gallery of Art will serve as a space for travelling exhibitions and historical[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Restore the Balance

Restore the Balance

The historic $50 million donation announced Tuesday is the largest monetary gift in Georgetown’s history to focus on athletics and will be used to renovate Multi-Sport Facility and expand a three-year-old leadership program designed for students engaged in intercollegiate athletics. This donation, in conjunction with the university’s $62 million commitment[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
JULIA ANASTOS/THE HOYA
Georgetown received its second-largest donation in history Tuesday for the athletics leadership program and Multi-Sport Facility.

Athletics Receives Unprecedented $50M Donation

Georgetown received a $50 million gift — the fourth-largest donation in the university’s history — to bolster its athletics leadership program and fund renovations for Multi-Sport Facility, announced Tuesday. The gift, which came more than a month after the university’s capital campaign passed its goal of $1.5 billion, was contributed[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

University Receives Historic $50 Million for Athletic Program, Field

The university received an unprecedented $50 million donation today, the fourth-largest gift in its history and the largest in support of athletics. The gift, made by Peter and Susan Cooper of Newport Beach, Calif., will bolster an existing athletics leadership program and fund renovations on the Multi-Sport Facility. The three-year-old[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top