Post Tagged with: "Veterans"

Professor Creates PTSD Pilot

Professor Creates PTSD Pilot

Georgetown University Associate Professor Jennifer Woolard will work on a three-year pilot program titled Project Cohort, which was created in a partnership between Project Rebirth, Georgetown University, Outward Bound for Veterans and Sierra Club Military Outdoors. The program, which aims to provide veterans with mental healthcare, will launch by the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Baking a Difference for Veterans

Baking a Difference for Veterans

★★★★★ $ Right off Wisconsin Avenue , on a little strip called Grace Street, lies a quaint brick building boasting patriotic red, white and blue flags. It’s called Dog Tag Bakery, and it’s Georgetown’s latest attraction worth visiting to try a treat and learn about the company’s message. A not-for-profit[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide

DC Aids Homeless Veterans

A day before the Veterans Day Concert of Valor held on the National Mall honored those who served, the District of Columbia, behind Mayor Vincent Gray, broke ground on D.C.’s first permanent supportive housing to address veteran homelessness in D.C. Located at 1005 North Capitol St. NE, the John and[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Top: Dog Tag Bakery hosted networking, speeches and a “Shark Tank” screening. Bottom, from left: Father Rick Curry, S.J., Kathy Roth and Maria Catreras.

Bakery Prepares for Launch

Dog Tag Bakery previewed its upcoming grand opening — doors will be officially open in December — with an open house and a special screening of the veteran edition of the popular TV show ABC’s “Shark Tank” last Friday. The bakery, located just off the intersection of M Street and[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

A Worthy Ranking

While some students have, in alarmist fashion, seen the U.S. News and World Report’s downgrade of Georgetown University from the No. 20 national university to No. 21 as calamitous, another ranking from U.S. News is much more deserving of our attention. For 2015, Georgetown earned the top ranking among Best[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

With Tillman Partnership, GU Enables Veterans

This year Georgetown has joined the ranks of 14 other American universities after officially partnering with the Pat Tillman Foundation in order to offer select student veterans a scholarship as part of the Tillman Military Scholarship Program. “The goal [of the program] is to help our current generation of military[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Rugby Fundraises for Vets

Rugby Fundraises for Vets

The Georgetown University Rugby Football Club raised $6,000 for Dog Tag Bakery, a nonprofit organization aimed at enabling disabled veterans through entrepreneurship, with an intrasquad round-robin tournament on Friday. The idea for the fundraiser started a few years ago, when former GURFC President Robert Rosa (COL ’14), as a sophomore,[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Veterans Begin Push for Resource Center

In the first steps of fundraising for a new veterans resource center, the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association is planning a gala that could bring actor Bradley Cooper (CAS ’97), who has engaged in veterans advocacy in the past, to campus. The gala will be part of a larger fundraising[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Vets Run to Raise Money for Wounded

Two active-duty soldiers will finish a 185-mile, seven-day run on Copley Lawn on Saturday to raise money to assist wounded veterans. Since the event’s inception four years ago, two soldiers, accompanied by a bicycle support group, have annually run the entire length of the C&O Canal Trail, a 185 mile-long[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Alumni Help Vets Find Employment

Alumni Help Vets Find Employment

When John Fisher-Thompson (MSB ’09) returned from active duty in the Marine Corps in May, his path to civilian employment was not initially clear. Two friends from Georgetown, Ben Vinograd (SFS ’10) and Quentin Vasdeboncoeur (MSB ’10) helped Fisher-Thompson improve his resume and land a position at a top consulting firm in New York. Their efforts inspired[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Business