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University Idles Regarding Future of Kehoe Field

February 14, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

More than a year after the university closed Kehoe Field over safety concerns, university officials have not decided on a replacement plan, and it remains unclear when a new field will be built. The field was closed entirely in February 2016 after club sports teams and university officials raised concernsRead More

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University Pledges Not to Renew Nike Contract Pending Compliance Agreement

December 9, 2016 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

Georgetown has committed not to renew its licensing contract with Nike unless the company allows the Worker Rights Consortium independent access and reporting of complaints regarding factory conditions, announced Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara at 8:30 p.m. today. The announcement concluded a nearly 35-hourlong sit-in by members of the GeorgetownRead More

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Student advocacy group Hoyas for Immigrant Rights coordinated with UndocuHoyas to produce a petition.

UndocuHoyas Seeks Liaison for Students Without Documentation

November 15, 2016 at 12:16 am 3 comments

A petition urging the university to hire a full-time coordinator for students without documentation  has amassed 721 signatures from members of the Georgetown community as of press time. Student advocacy group UndocuHoyas launched the petition Nov. 1 in coordination with Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, which represents immigrant students at Georgetown.Read More

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The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center will house 15 students facing financial concerns over winter break.

Hotel to House Students In Need Over Winter

November 8, 2016 at 12:18 am 0 comments

Georgetown has committed to directly fund 15 students with uncertain housing conditions to stay in the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center during winter break. The accommodations will be funded by the Offices of the President, Provost and Student Affairs. This marks the third consecutive year that winter housing hasRead More

GUPD Investigates Flyers

November 1, 2016 at 12:02 am 3 comments

The Georgetown University Police Department is investigating flyers posted on and off campus this weekend advertising a “Frito Bandito Party” to be hosted last night, which featured phrases misattributed to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump regarding immigrants. The flyers included the address of a private residence off Georgetown’s campus, asRead More

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

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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

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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 3 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