Post Tagged with: "Unsung Heroes"

SPENCER COOK FOR THE HOYA
Larry Calloway, a Georgetown University Transportation Service bus driver, performed at the April 7 Georgetown Program Board Spring Kickoff Concert.

GUTS Driver Takes Voice to Spring Concert

The stage was set. Hundreds of students were gathered for the April 7 Georgetown Program Board Spring Kickoff Concert in McDonough Gymnasium. Larry Calloway, a Georgetown University Transportation Service bus driver who has worked at Georgetown for about seven months, felt butterflies in his stomach as he waited to take[Read More…]

by April 18, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
OSIBAJO & BAH: Acknowledge Hidden Heroes

OSIBAJO & BAH: Acknowledge Hidden Heroes

As I pulled an all-nighter in the Rafic B. Hariri Building last week, in the early hours of the morning, I was soothed by the sounds of vacuum cleaners from two janitors working to ready a learning environment for the next day. As busy college students, we are so wrapped[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Less Than Half of New Club Applicants Accepted

Twelve new clubs launched this semester, with the Council of Advisory Boards approving fewer than 50 percent of the 34 student groups that applied this semester for university recognition. The clubs, including the Hong Kong Student Association, Lebanese Student Association and Hoya Teahouse, join over 300 student groups on campus. These[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HUMANS OF GEORGETOWN
Unsung Heroes intends to set up an online fund for Frankie Capers, a cashier at Einstein Bros. Bagels for three years, to go on vacation for the first time in more than 12 years with her grandson.

Faith, Students Motivate Einstein’s Frankie Capers

Frankie Capers, who has served as a cashier at Einstein Bros. Bagels stores on campus for three years, would be turning 57 tomorrow — if tomorrow were Feb. 29. Even though Capers will have to wait another three years for her official birthday, Unsung Heroes intends to gift her the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Unsung Heroes Looks to Expand

Unsung Heroes, a student-run initiative that shares the stories of workers in the Georgetown community using social media, is seeking nonprofit status to enable it to develop similar programs at other universities in Washington, D.C., and around the country. After showcasing over 20 Georgetown workers in the past year and[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

TEDx Speakers Reflect on Diverse Experiences

The audience of Gaston Hall heard the stories of a media executive developing coverage for this year’s general election, a student reflecting on a recent suicide attempt and another on his diagnosis as being HIV-positive at the sixth annual TEDxGeorgetown event in Gaston Hall on Saturday. The speakers included Executive[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Example in Exemplified Service

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 time[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
UNSUNG HEROES
Unsung Heroes has created a campaign to support O’Donovan food and service worker Umberto “Suru” Ripai’s visit to his hometown in South Sudan.

Unsung Heroes Partners With The Corp

For the first time in 45 years, Umberto “Suru” Ripai, a food and service worker at Leo O’Donovan Hall, may return to his hometown in South Sudan, thanks to a fundraiser set up by Unsung Heroes, a Facebook page that spotlights workers at Georgetown. Two hundred and ninety-two people have[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UNSUNG HEROES
The Facebook page Unsung Heroes, which seeks to increase recognition for Georgetown’s workers, has featured 11 posts, including food and service worker at Einstein Bagels Co. Frankie Carper.

Unsung Heroes Looks to Recognize Georgetown Workers

With the mission of increasing recognition for Georgetown’s workers, Facebook page Unsung Heroes captures their personal stories through videos and photography on its Facebook page, which has gained more than 1000 followers since its April 1 launch. Sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative University, the page has featured eleven posts[Read More…]

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