Post Tagged with: "Todd Olson"

Fundraising Campaign Surpasses Goal

September 23, 2016 at 12:08 am 0 comments

The university’s most profitable fundraising campaign in history, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” ended this June, raising $1.67 billion and surpassing its initial goal by more than $170 million. Since its inception in 2006, the campaign has generated donations used to fund the launch of the McCourtRead More

GUSA Protests Greek Life Email

September 16, 2016 at 12:20 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association pushed back against a campus-wide email discouraging the presence of Greek life on campus sent by Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Dr. Jeanne Lord and Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Todd Olson this week. In a statement emailed toRead More

Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop released a report on Georgetown's medical leave of absence process June 28.

Report Examining Medical Leave of Absence Process Released

July 11, 2016 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

Georgetown’s medical leave of absence process is achieving its goals, but could benefit from changes including increasing communication between students on an MLOA and the university and increasing training for university staff, according to a report released by Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John BishopRead More

Panelists, including Title IX coordinator Laura Cutway, discussed the state of the university’s sexual assault efforts.

Panel Talks Sexual Assault Progress, Challenges

April 26, 2016 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Six university administrators emphasized the need to expand Counseling and Psychiatric Services and better publicize resources available for victims of sexual assault at the third annual Sexual Assault Open Forum in the Leavey Program Room on Wednesday. Hosted by Take Back the Night and the Georgetown University Student Association, theRead More

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ARC Weaknesses Revealed

April 12, 2016 at 12:40 am 2 comments

Underfunded and understaffed, Georgetown’s Academic Resource Center received criticism for its wheelchair-inaccessible location, insufficient staff size and lack of visibility in an external review submitted to the Division of Student Affairs in January. The 14-page report identifies deficiencies and offers 15 recommendations, including expanding the staff, relocating the center, improvingRead More

Following advocacy by groups such as Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, the university has launched a website for undocumented students.

GU Launches Initiative to Aid Undocumented Students

April 8, 2016 at 12:30 am 0 comments

Georgetown University announced the launch of the Undocumented Student Resource website — an online portal meant to provide information and resources for undocumented current and prospective Georgetown students — in a campus-wide email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday. The announcement arrived on the same dayRead More

Student Athletes Form Petition Protesting Kehoe Field Closure

March 22, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Student athletes frustrated with Kehoe Field’s potential eight-to-15-year closure have created a petition urging the administration to expedite the rehabilitation process. Kehoe Field’s closure has consequently forced club sports, intramural sports and recreational activities onto one field: Cooper Field. The administration decided to close Kehoe Field on Feb. 2 becauseRead More

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University Appoints Assistant Vice President of Student Health

March 22, 2016 at 12:02 am 1 comment

Dr. Vincent WinklerPrins, MD, will serve as Assistant Vice President of Student Health beginning in April, according to an e-mail sent by Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson to campus student leaders on March 14. “I know that Dr. WinklerPrins will bring tremendous assets to our critical health andRead More

Khan, Fisk Propose Greek Council Launch

February 26, 2016 at 12:16 am 1 comment

The Georgetown University Student Association President- and Vice President-elect Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ‘17) will form an unofficial Greek Council to connect student government and the university’s unrecognized fraternities and sororities. According to Khan, the council will be a common meeting place for Greek organizations toRead More

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Climate Survey Responses Reach Target

February 19, 2016 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey, which closed at midnight on Monday, Feb. 15, saw participation from 51 percent of the entire student body according to recently released figures, meeting the university’s 50 percent participation rate goal. “I am very encouraged by the strong response from ourRead More