Post Tagged with: "Scott Fleming"

EDITORIAL: Hear Hoyas Out on Hiring

Students deserve administrators who are compatible with their priorities and able to communicate effectively with the undergraduate community. When these officials are hired without help from students who work closely with — and best understand — the responsibilities of the jobs, important goals are compromised. Certain officials at Georgetown University[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Editorial
FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

Fifty years ago next fall, I arrived at Georgetown University for my freshman year. Soon, I’ll be making my second departure from the Hilltop. As the first in my family to go to college, studying at Georgetown had been my dream since middle school. That dream came true, and it[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Democrats Propose Student Debt Bill

Senate Democrats introduced the Reducing Educational Debt Act on Jan. 21 in a campaign to alleviate student debt through a combination of three major bills for which the Democrats have lobbied over the past two years. The package of bills includes legislation introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in 2014[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DAN KREYTAK FOR THE HOYA
Pope Francis appears on the Capitol balcony Thursday morning following his speech to a joint session of Congress. Tens of thousands gathered on the West Lawn to await the pontiff, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and clergy.

Pontiff Urges Congress to Uphold Social Justice

Pope Francis delivered the first papal address to a joint meeting of Congress in history Thursday, encouraging bipartisan collaboration on issues ranging from social justice and immigration rights to the environment and traditional American values. Following the nearly 40-minute address, the pope appeared on the balcony of the Capitol to[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown fares well in the updated Department of Education College Scorecard, presented by President Barack Obama.

High Marks for Postgrad Life

President Barack Obama presented an updated College Scorecard, a system that informs prospective students about college affordability and graduate workforce participation, with Georgetown displaying above-average rates in these major categories, during his weekly address to the country Sept. 12. The updated scorecards, revealed on the Department of Education’s website, include[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA

DC Statehood

As students from across the country and globe flood the streets of Washington, D.C. in anticipation of a new academic year at one of the District’s numerous colleges and universities, they may be unaware that their West Georgetown neighbors, D.C. Public Schools elementary school tutees in Ward 7 and many[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Budgets Slash Student Aid

Federal financial aid for college students has been slashed in proposed budget resolutions released by both the Senate and the House of Representatives last week. The House resolution, which is more “defined,” according to Georgetown University Associate Vice President for Federal Relations Scott Fleming (SFS ’72), freezes the maximum Pell[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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President Barack Obama, pictured at December’s College Opportunity Day of Action, signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10.

Bill of Rights Targets Student Debt

President Barack Obama signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10, proposing 19 executive actions to provide student loan borrowers with additional rights and resources to receive and pay off student aid. The four articles of the bill of rights pledge to give every student the rights to[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown University Law Center GUTS bus route will now connect main campus with Capitol Hill, facilitating internship access.

GUTS Route Adds Capitol Hill Stop

In response to an IdeaScale petition filed in 2013, the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle buses will link the main campus with Capitol Hill beginning Feb. 17. The three office buildings of the House of Representatives, which are located adjacent to one another, will be an additional stop on the route[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Amid TV and Politics, Called to the Classroom

In just a few days, I will deliver my final lecture of the semester in my “Women in American Politics” class here at Georgetown. Of all the lectures I give annually on campuses across the country, this is one of the most important. The words I share with my students[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top