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Forming Future Leaders in Media and Film

In the “Commencement” episode of “ The West Wing,” President Josiah Bartlet addresses a crowd on Healy Lawn for his daughter Zoey’s graduation from Georgetown University. The scene shows the lawn decorated in blue and gray banners, and Georgetown students donning caps and gowns to serve as extras in the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
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Georgetown College will consider giving department status to the women's and gender studies program.

Students Submit Proposal for Women’s and Gender Studies Department

A proposal advocating that the women’s and gender studies program gain department status by fall 2018 was submitted Tuesday by students hoping to expand the program’s resources. The student-led proposal, presented to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza, has the support of program faculty, the Georgetown University Student Association and 40[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Commencement 2017

More than 6,000 students graduated in 10 commencement ceremonies last week, including over 1,800 undergraduates in the Georgetown College, School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies.   Scullion Renews Call for Empathy, Social Justice in Commencement Address Inequality and human suffering can be[Read More…]

by May 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Yesterday’s senior convocation and the McCourt School of Public Policy’s commencement ceremony marked the official beginning of the 2017 graduation season — the crowning event for students nearing the end of their graduate or undergraduate studies at Georgetown. Alice Rivlin, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and visiting professor of the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia announced the appointment of Christopher S. Celenza as the new dean for the Georgetown College starting July 1.

New College Dean Looks to Balance Tradition With Innovation

Christopher S. Celenza, who will start as the next dean of the College on July 1, is looking to balance maintaining Georgetown’s traditions with a need to prepare students for an uncertain future. “On the one hand, the basic experience of the College for Georgetown students is one that really[Read More…]

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
University President John J. DeGioia announced the appointment of Christopher S. Celenza as the new dean for the Georgetown College starting July 1.

University Appoints New Dean for College

Christopher S. Celenza, the vice provost for faculty affairs at Johns Hopkins University, will serve as the next dean of the Georgetown College starting July 1, according to a campuswide email from University President John J. DeGioia sent Thursday morning. Celenza also serves as a professor in the German and[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cousteau Advocates Legacy Building, Environmental Protection

Cousteau Advocates Legacy Building, Environmental Protection

Environmentalist and explorer Alexandra Cousteau (COL ’98) encouraged graduates to take control of their own legacies, maintain a sense of wonder and preserve the planet in a commencement address to the Georgetown College Class of 2016 in McDonough Arena on Saturday. The graduation was held in McDonough Arena instead of[Read More…]

by May 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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College Dean Chester Gillis recently announced he would step down in June 2017. He plans on taking a yearlong sabbatical before returning to Georgetown’s theology department.

Gillis Reflects on Term

From hosting intimate conversations with first-year students over dinner at his home to promoting increased racial awareness through the development of an African American studies major, College Dean Chester Gillis’ commitment to Georgetown and its students has been a constant force on the Hilltop since his arrival almost three decades[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Rose Encourages Boldness, Hard Work

Rose Encourages Boldness, Hard Work

In journalist Charlie Rose’s commencement address to the Georgetown College Class of 2015, he encouraged graduates to seize the opportunities available to them and live life fully. Before his commencement address, Rose received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. Journalism Program Director Professor Barbara Feinman Todd read the[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

College Considers Restructuring Academic Credits

The College Academic Council held a town hall meeting with a panel of administrators and professors from Georgetown College on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of changing Georgetown’s standard academic course structure from five three-credit courses per semester to four four-credit courses. Over 40 students attended the meeting, which included[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top