Post Tagged with: "Hurricane Maria"

COURTESY CLAUDIA CORRAL
The devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria disrupted Georgetown's traditional application process in Puerto Rico. Two applicants shared their stories with The Hoya.

After Hurricanes, Puerto Rican Applicants Face New Barriers

Claudia Corral sent her application to Georgetown University on Oct. 25 from a small restaurant across the street from her home in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico. Her home had been without Wi-Fi since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month earlier. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds Sep.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

The Georgetown University Latin American community has come together to support Puerto Rican students and to raise funds and awareness for the island following the devastation Hurricane Maria wrought two weeks ago. Students at the University of Pennsylvania launched a GoFundMe page Sept. 20 titled “Students with Puerto Rico” to[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top