Post Tagged with: "public service"

ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members and former diplomats reflected a growing attitude of disaffection with State Department leadership and the administration of President Donald Trump in the School of Foreign Service.

In Era of Trump and Tillerson, Students Lose Faith in Foreign Service Careers

As turmoil in the Department of State and widespread disaffection with the Trump administration’s leadership drive away top students from careers in foreign service, educators are sounding the alarm about the future of the nation’s diplomatic corps. Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, administrators and former diplomats[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

The allure of public service led many of us to come to Washington and to Georgetown. After graduating from college way back in the Precambrian Era, I joined the United States government with a vague goal of doing good. After a few twists and turns, I ended up working on[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
TRIVEDI & SHETTY: Reconciling Creativity With Public Service

TRIVEDI & SHETTY: Reconciling Creativity With Public Service

When the two of us look at life after college, there seems to be a clear fork in the road between private sector jobs that aim to give students the best outlet for learning and public sector positions that offer little in the way of creative thinking. While Georgetown may[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

New Institute Targets Youth Engagement

The McCourt School of Public Policy will launch the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service this fall, led by former Democratic National Committee Director of Communications Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), to foster public service and civic engagement. McCourt School Dean Edward Montgomery said he believes that the Institute for[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD '74) spoke at the SFS commencement ceremony.

Gates Issues Call to Public Service

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) urged members of the School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2014 to pursue public service and recognize the United States’ responsibility in the global arena Saturday. The ceremony, which honored the conferral of bachelors of science to the graduating seniors, began at[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Clinton Pushes Public Service, NGOs

Clinton Pushes Public Service, NGOs

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) encouraged students to engage in public service in the first of a four-part lecture series in Gaston Hall on Tuesday morning. The four lectures, to be given over the next few years, address Clinton’s vision for the future of the United States. Clinton said that,[Read More…]

by May 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News