Post Tagged with: "from the dean’s desk"

SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

Thanksgiving: What now represents my favorite holiday — a four-day weekend with my family and a time to cook and consume food I love with people I love — has not always been so rosy. Like many holidays, Thanksgiving is complicated, full of warmth for some and anxiety for others.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHOHET: With Myriad Classes, Explore Interests

SHOHET: With Myriad Classes, Explore Interests

Participating in campus life — whether as a student, faculty member or staff — can wreak havoc on your sense of time. Perhaps I feel this notion more acutely than most, as I work not only with students as an academic advising dean but also in admissions, a field where[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LITTLE: Ignite Community Connections

LITTLE: Ignite Community Connections

Saint Ignatius of Loyola often ended his letters to Jesuits going on missions with the expression ite, inflammate omnia — “go, set the world on fire.” The connections students make at Georgetown are what sustain this flame throughout their journeys, and the faculty, deans and other mentors on campus are[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ERICSON: Manage Time With Achievable Goals

ERICSON: Manage Time With Achievable Goals

Before you read this article, I’ll be honest: I didn’t do the best job managing my time as I wrote it. There were so many ideas in my head and yet every time I sat down to write, a new batch of emails came in, or someone walked into my[Read More…]

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SMITH: Through Partnerships, Achieve Purposeful Change

SMITH: Through Partnerships, Achieve Purposeful Change

Georgetown is at its best when its faculty and administrators partner with students during their educational journeys. I have witnessed this phenomenon — both inside and outside of the classroom — countless times over my five short years on the Hilltop. Creating meaningful, sustainable change is hard work. Yet, the[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FLOYD: Education to Advance Equity

FLOYD: Education to Advance Equity

As we begin a new academic year, I am often asked by new students and parents to share what I most like about my role as an advising dean in the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Though there are many aspects of this role that I enjoy, what I[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 7 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top