Post Tagged with: "service"

EDITORIAL: Example in Exemplified Service

October 18, 2016 at 3:35 am 0 comments

Last week, Unsung Heroes, a student initiative dedicated to raising awareness and support for workers on campus, received national media attention for its fundraising efforts to purchase plane tickets for Umberto “Suru” Ripai, an employee at O’Donovan Hall, to visit his home country of South Sudan for the first timeRead More

VIEWPOINT: Mental Health Requires Culture of Care

September 23, 2016 at 3:26 am 0 comments

Last year, 58.6 percent of college students surveyed by the National College Health Assessment expressed feeling “overwhelming anxiety” in the last 12 months. Of college students surveyed, 36.1 percent “felt so depressed it was difficult to function.” At Georgetown University, we can see the clench of anxiety or ache ofRead More

VIEWPOINT: Inspired to Go Beyond Our Front Gates

September 20, 2016 at 3:20 am 0 comments

In 2013, I stepped into the home of the Flores family in the Brightwood neighborhood of northern Washington, D.C., for the first time. As a freshman, I was new to the city and had some tutoring experience under my belt from high school, as well as a work-study award inRead More

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Passion and Humility Within Our Peers

May 20, 2016 at 3:16 am 1 comment

Ite, inflammate omnia — go forth and set the world on fire. An often-heard phrase at a Jesuit school, these are the words St. Ignatius of Loyola used to encourage the Jesuits in their global mission, and the same that have been at the heart of my interactions at Georgetown.Read More

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Serving Beyond Our Front Gates

May 20, 2016 at 3:12 am 0 comments

Commencement weekend is a noteworthy benchmark for graduating seniors. For students involved in ROTC, it represents a new path in life as we begin our careers as Army officers. This morning, in a short ceremony in Gaston Hall, I, along with the nine other graduating seniors in Army ROTC, willRead More

Upgrade UIS Policy

April 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

Students and faculty experienced a near — 24-hour period of intermittent outages on Georgetown’s main — campus wireless networks SaxaNet, GuestNet and EduRoam last Thursday. Many students experienced delays in email communication, submitting Blackboard assignments and conducting internet-dependent research. For the majority of students and faculty, such difficulties were onlyRead More

Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

April 1, 2016 at 2:55 am 0 comments

Georgetown students Christopher McNulty (SFS ’16) and Michael Li (SFS ’17) officially announced Tuesday the launch of a Georgetown chapter for Moneythink, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to educate low-income youth in financial literacy through a student-run mentorship program. Originally founded by students at the University of Chicago, theRead More

Jesuits Reflect on Global Service

February 12, 2016 at 12:16 am 0 comments

As part of Jesuit Heritage Week, Jesuits and the Georgetown University Latin American Student Association co-sponsored a discussion highlighting the broad impact of Jesuit service in Latin America in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The talk was led by panelists Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Fr. John Montoya, S.J., Austin Rose (COLRead More

Foreign Service Values Transcend Diplomacy

Foreign Service Values Transcend Diplomacy

January 29, 2016 at 1:05 am 3 comments

Is the School of Foreign Service losing its soul? Some seem to think so. While career statistics reveal that shockingly few of the school’s graduates move immediately into the United States Foreign Service — they usually consult, instead — and the school rolls out many global business majors they ask:Read More

A Guiding Light For Mental Health

January 22, 2016 at 1:06 am 0 comments

Advocacy surrounding insufficient mental health resources on our campus is as commonplace and substandard as O’Donovan Hall’s food and lame jokes about its grungy food. However, while lousy garbage jokes may last only a few fleeting seconds, a negative experience with mental health resources at Georgetown can define one’s collegeRead More