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Dr. Adanna Johnson, coming from Loyola University MD, assumed her role this summer as the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success. Johnson brings with her years of experience handling issues pertaining to diversity and representation in higher education.

New Senior Associate Dean Assumes Role

Adanna J. Johnson, a former associate professor of psychology and director of the African and African American studies program at Loyola University Maryland, was named the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success this summer. Johnson, who also co-chaired the establishment of university-wide Racial[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OSIBAJO & BAH: More Than a Seat at the Table

OSIBAJO & BAH: More Than a Seat at the Table

The most effective conversations on diversity and inclusion are the ones focused on solutions that take into account the nation’s history of discrimination. For this reason, conversations that have surrounded the concept of minorities having “a seat at the table” have neglected to mention that, historically, having a seat has[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Finding My Place in Red Square

I remember reading about the events at The University of Missouri a few days ago. I knew they had made national news, but the issues did not pique my interest until the waves made in Missouri began to leak onto the Georgetown campus. It was around 2:30 a.m. and I[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NGUYEN: The Myth of Asian Advantage

NGUYEN: The Myth of Asian Advantage

Last week, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and University of Maryland professor Janelle Wong published op-eds to NBC News explaining the Asian advantage — why Asians are far exceeding other minority groups, financially and academically. Kristof suggests that Asian success stems from Confucian principles that foster an environment with an[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Odd Man Out

The Odd Man Out

In retrospect, the summer of 2015 will belong to Donald Trump. The Republican presidential candidate has enthralled both the media and the nation with his bombastic rhetoric and unabashed dismissal of political correctness. His platform on immigration, specifically, has alienated millions of Hispanic residents and thrown reason and logic out[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Exposing the Invisible Minority

Exposing the Invisible Minority

My first-ever role model was Mulan. She was cool, confident and kicked butt on the battlefield. She was also the only Asian face I had ever seen on TV . . . and she was a fictional character. As the years went on, I realized how virtually non-existent the Asian-American[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

Just as the university wrapped up its first GAAP Weekend for students through accepted early action Sunday, 2,277 high school seniors began receiving word of their regular decision admission to the Class of 2018. Out of 19,501 total applicants, 2,277 were accepted through regular decision. The overall admission rate in the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 5 comments Campus News, News

GU NAACP President Discusses Diversity Issues

The beginning of the semester has been a turbulent time for black students at Georgetown, with racist graffiti and a climbing rope that was initially deemed to be a possible noose found under Healy. The incidents and the university’s response have only intensified the discussion about diversity on campus. THE[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News