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Amanda Scott (C’19), left, and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both government majors at Georgetown, are among this year's 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

2 Students Awarded Truman Scholarship for Community Service

Government majors Amanda Scott (COL ’19) and Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19) were each awarded $30,000 by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for their government-related extracurricular activities and community service. The scholarship, awarded to students dedicated to implementing positive change through public service, must be used for graduate education. Scott[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 1 comment Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Alumna Named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Deirdre Collins (COL ’17) was named the 2018 Rhodes Scholar for Bermuda, where she will work to promote environmental preservation and sustainable development after studying at Oxford University. Collins, a native of Bermuda, was the only recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship from the island this year. Rhodes Scholarships are the[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Offers Cybersecurity Scholarship

Georgetown started a cybersecurity scholarship program March 15 in which both graduate and undergraduate students will be able to receive tuition and stipend benefits in exchange for working in the public sector after graduation. The department of computer science helped secure a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Noah Taylor

Setting Paths for Reconciliation

With President John J. DeGioia’s remarks in Gaston Hall on Sept. 2, Georgetown is beginning to undertake a new phase of efforts to confront its history with one of America’s original sins: slavery. Some of the recommendations made by the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation include providing an[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Descendants of 272 React to Reparations

A group of descendants of the 272 slaves whose sale in 1838 benefitted Georgetown University is seeking to establish a $1 billion foundation in partnership with the university and the Jesuits of Maryland to fund scholarships for descendants a week after University President John J. DeGioia announced they would receive an[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

MSB to Offer Scholarships to Returning Peace Corps Volunteers

The McDonough School of Business will offer scholarships to returned members of the Peace Corps starting in 2017 after being chosen as a member of the Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program.   MSB Associate Dean of Master of Business Administration Admissions Shari Hubert, a former Peace Corps employee,brought the program[Read More…]

Brekelmans Legacy Remembered Through Scholarship 5K

The Georgetown Running Club and the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies will hold the first Nina Brekelmans Memorial Scholarship 5K on Saturday. Brekelmans passed away in a house fire in her Dupont Circle home on June 3, 2015, after recently graduating with a Master of Arts in Arab studies[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Paying it Forward

Senior year is not anything like I thought it would be when I first came to Georgetown — in the best way. I’m having the strongest football season of my career. I made it into the famous Donna Brazile’s “Women in American Politics” class. And I accepted the job offer[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Different Metric

While Georgetown’s steep drop from No. 46 to No. 88 in The New York Times’ College Access Index rankings might seem concerning, the rankings do not reveal the full picture. The university has prioritized funding full scholarships and meeting the financial needs of students in spite of a small endowment,[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
NEXTGENVEST
Students signed up to become members of NextGenVest during New Student Orientation the weekend of Aug. 28. The startup advertised their service outside the front gates of the university on O Street.

NextGenVest Teaches Finances, Budgeting

As hundreds of freshmen made their way through Georgetown’s front gates for New Student Orientation this year, they were greeted not only by orientation advisors, but also by representatives from NextGenVest, a New York-based startup that promotes financial literacy. NextGenVest was started by Harvard graduate Kelly Peeler with the aim[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top