Post Tagged with: "John J. DeGioia"

EDITORIAL: Respect Civil Disobedience

Georgetown University should not punish students for their disobedience simply because protesters expose problems within Georgetown’s institutions. Georgetown recently vowed not to punish incoming students who were arrested during peaceful protests, joining the announced policies of peer institutions such as Dartmouth College and The George Washington University in an effort[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 0 comments Editorial

EDITORIAL: Recognize H*yas for Choice

Georgetown University should prioritize free speech over religious policy by recognizing H*yas for Choice, a pro-reproductive rights student group. As a university, Georgetown must commit to the free exchange of ideas, rather than prioritizing one belief over another. Club funding must not be based on viewpoint or ideology, despite the[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 6 comments Editorial

BAO, MACK & XIE: Protect Chinese Students

Georgetown University’s Chinese students need President John J. DeGioia’s support. On Feb. 13, 2018, FBI Director Christopher Wray implied Chinese students and faculty in America are spies in a Senate Intelligence Committee testimony. Wray’s xenophobia, fearmongering and discrimination run counter to Georgetown’s values of inclusion, respect and intercultural understanding. We[Read More…]

by February 27, 2018 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Confront Ongoing Anti-Semitism

While Georgetown’s mission and administration have historically fought to create an inclusive environment for its Jewish students, the campus has long been — and still is — an unfortunate microcosm of existing anti-Semitism beyond the gates. As students committed to Jesuit values, we must learn from our predecessors’ mistakes to[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 2 comments Editorial
HEFORSHE
University President John J. DeGioia (fourth from center) spoke on a panel for UN Women's third anniversary of launching HeForShe.

Annual HeForShe Report Highlights Georgetown’s Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives

Universities can learn from Georgetown’s initiatives to empower women, such as sexual assault awareness and prevention programs, as well as the Institute for Women, Peace and Security, explained university president John J. DeGioia at a United Nations Women event Wednesday morning. Speaking at the third-year anniversary celebration of UN Women’s[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
THINK ABOUT IT
The university launched the Think About It program, an online training on sexual misconduct, in light of the university’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Survey conducted last year.

Online Sexual Misconduct Training Course Launched

The university is introducing a new online training course about sexual assault and misconduct prevention for students this week as part of the university’s response to last year’s Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey. The training program, launched as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, looks to increase education and[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JESUS RODRIGUEZ/THE HOYA
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

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…]

by March 21, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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

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 is[Read More…]

by March 17, 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
JEANINE SANTUCCI/THE HOYA
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

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. The[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top