Post Tagged with: "University President John J. DeGioia"

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Q&A: DeGioia Discusses ‘Dreamers’ Advocacy, Free Speech and Gun Violence

Amid Georgetown’s most active year of advocacy in recent memory, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia to discuss Georgetown’s role in national issues, free speech and the conversation on gun control. I wanted to start with the 272. It’s been about a year and a half[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord, left, moderated a conversation with Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny on Feb. 28.

Receiving Leadership Award, Kilkenny Promotes Role of Women in Education

Women’s participation in politics is crucial to promote gender equality, Rosemary Kilkenny (LAW ’87), Georgetown’s first vice president for Institutional Diversity and Equity, said while accepting the inaugural Dr. Carol J. Lancaster award Feb. 28. Kilkenny received the award, presented by the Georgetown University Women’s Center, for her commitment to[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University Continues Push for Dream Act as Senate Debate Stalls

As debate stalls in the U.S. Senate over a replacement to the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Georgetown University administrators and students are pushing forward with efforts to lobby for permanent legal protections for students without documentation. On Sep. 5, the administration of President Donald Trump rescinded DACA,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Republican tax bills in the House and Senate could threaten the affordability of higher education, said University President John J. DeGioia in a campuswide email.

DeGioia Raises Concerns About Republican Tax Bills

University President John J. DeGioia raised objections to two Republican tax reform proposals in the House and Senate, writing in a Nov. 21 email to the community that provisions of the bills “reduce the affordability of higher education.” “We strongly object to any provisions that limit our ability to support[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ceremony Highlights Challenges of Veteran Students

Nonmilitary students must create a more inclusive culture for veteran students, argued former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at a ceremony Monday commemorating Veterans Day outside White-Gravenor Hall. Hagel, a veteran of the Vietnam War, honored veterans who rebuild their lives after service. “[They] return home not asking for favors[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia received the Anti-Defamation League's 2017 Achievement award on Monday.

DeGioia Receives Anti-Defamation League Achievement Award

The Anti-Defamation League awarded its 2017 Achievement award to University President John J. DeGioia on Monday, the highest award bestowed in Washington, D.C. by the Jewish advocacy and civil rights organization. ADL National Director Jonathan Greenblatt and D.C. Regional Director Doron Ezickson noted the opening of Georgetown’s Center for Jewish[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DeGioia Signs Letters Denouncing Trump Order

University President John J. DeGioia announced Friday that he had joined hundreds of university presidents in signing two open letters attempting to dissuade President Donald Trump and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly (GRD ’84) from enforcing the Jan. 27 executive order restricting immigration and refugee entry. The signings came the[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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Former ABC “Nightline” anchor Ted Koppel discussed his book “Lights Out” and vulnerabilities in the nation’s electrical grid system in Riggs Library on Tuesday.

Koppel Warns of Electric Grid Cyberattacks

ABC “Nightline” former anchor of 25 years Ted Koppel argued that the United States electrical grid is vulnerable to external attacks and the United States should take countermeasures to prevent this threat while discussing his new book “Lights Out” with University President John DeGioia in Riggs Library on Tuesday. Koppel,[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Verveer Talks Gender Parity

Executive Director for the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace Security Melanne Verveer (SFS ’66 and GRD ’69) celebrated her new book “Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose” while championing ways women can take on leadership roles in Riggs Library on Thursday. The event was hosted by the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sexual Assault Climate Survey Opens

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey opened to the student body yesterday to promote a better understanding of the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campus. The survey, which was announced through an email to students by University President John J. DeGioia, was initiated by the Office of[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top