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Soraya Eid (COL '17) opened the fourth annual OWN IT summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday.

OWN IT Returns in 4th Year with Diverse Perspectives

March 21, 2017 at 2:16 am 1 comment

In the spirit of feminist activist Susan B. Anthony’s call to organize, agitate and educate, more than 100 invited speakers and 500 attendees convened for the fourth annual OWN IT summit Saturday in a daylong series of discussions on women’s rights and female empowerment. The summit included panels, breakout sessions,Read More

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J., director of catholic research center The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at Loyola University Chicago, will serve as the university's vice president of mission and ministry starting Aug. 1.

University Appoints New VP for Mission and Ministry

March 17, 2017 at 12:18 am 0 comments

Reverend Mark Bosco, S.J., a professor of theology and English at Loyola University Chicago, will serve as the new vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1. Currently, Bosco serves as director of The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at LUC, where he isRead More

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

March 2, 2017 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

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 andRead More

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Actress Anna Deavere Smith highlighted the role theater can play in raising awareness for issues affecting underrepresented populations in a Gaston Hall event Jan. 19.

Smith Highlights Role of Theater in Social Change

January 24, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Theater has the power to raise awareness for issues affecting underrepresented populations, as highlighted in a Gaston Hall event featuring actress Anna Deavere Smith hosted by the Office of the President on Jan. 19. Smith discussed her Pipeline Project, which uses theater to highlight issues within the school-to-prison pipeline. TheRead More

University Appoints New Coordinator for Students Without Documentation

November 23, 2016 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

The university has hired Arelis Palacios as its new part-time coordinator for students without documentation, three weeks after student advocacy group UndocuHoyas launched a petition calling for administrators to hire a full-time coordinator for students without documentation. Palacios, who currently serves as senior associate director of programming and advising forRead More

JERRY JOHNSON
University President John J. DeGioia met with Patricia Bayonne Johnson, a descendant of one of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown to a Louisiana plantation in 1838, in Spokane, Wash., on Monday, June 13.

In a First, DeGioia Meets With Descendant of Slaves Sold by Georgetown in 1838

June 30, 2016 at 2:02 am 0 comments

In a historic step forward to reconcile with Georgetown’s slaveholding history, University President John J. DeGioia met with Patricia Bayonne-Johnson, a descendant of one of the 272 slaves sold in 1838 by former University President Fr. Thomas Mulledy, S.J., on Monday, June 13. This marked the first reported meeting betweenRead More

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY
Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., will serve as interim vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1.

Gray Appointed Interim Vice President for Mission and Ministry

June 4, 2016 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., will serve as interim vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1 while the university seeks a long-term replacement for Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., (CAS ’88), according to a campus-wide email sent by President John J. DeGioia on Friday. O’Brien will join Santa Clara UniversityRead More

Participation in the Georgetown Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey by school as of Jan. 28.

Climate Survey Yields Disappointing Response

February 2, 2016 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Twenty-seven percent of students have completed the Georgetown Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey as of Monday morning, currently falling short of the university’s 50 percent participation rate goal, according to an email from Vice President of Institutional Diversity and Equality Rosemary Kilkenny. The university has extended the survey completionRead More

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President John J. DeGioia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chinese People’s Association for the Friendship of Foreign Countries Vice President Xie Yuan and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans pose for a photo during the trip.

DeGioia Joins DC Delegation to China

December 4, 2015 at 1:35 am 0 comments

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser traveled to China as part of a trade delegation pushing for increased Chinese tourism and Chinese investment in the District in early November. The trip brought together around 40 representatives from District government, businesses, healthcare organizations, real estate groups,Read More

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Freedom Hall, part of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured, joins Remembrance Hall as the newest additions to Georgetown building nomenclature — albeit temporarily. The university dropped the names “Mulledy” and “McSherry,” respectively, Saturday, following demonstrations.

Heeding Demands, University Renames Buildings

November 17, 2015 at 12:18 am 5 comments

University President John J. DeGioia and the board of directors approved the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation’s recommendation to rename Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall on Saturday, one day after student activists began their sit-in outside the Office of the President. The group changed the names of bothRead More