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ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | Many students enrolled in summer courses in order to meet the former course minimum requirement. Tuition for Georgetown summer sessions is $1,496 per credit.

Former GU Student Dismisses His Lawsuit Against School

Former Georgetown University student Adam Semprevivo dropped his lawsuit against the school for a wrongful disciplinary process Tuesday approximately two months after the school dismissed him for his family’s involvement in the college admissions bribery scheme. Semprevivo was suing Georgetown because of the university’s May 15 announcement to rescind admission[Read More…]

by July 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Samantha Berner has been named Title IX coordinator just over a year after her predecessor left. Berner previously served as Title IX investigator and interim Title IX coordinator.

Berner Named Title IX Coordinator, Leaving Investigator Role Vacant

The university named internal candidate Samantha Berner as the new Title IX coordinator and director of Title IX compliance, after a yearlong search to fill the role.  Berner had previously served as the interim Title IX coordinator, but began her new role in a permanent capacity July 1, according to[Read More…]

by July 2, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Board of Directors Meets, Does Not Vote on GU272 Referendum

Despite discussing the results of the student GU272 referendum and holding conversations with GU272 Advocacy Team members in past weeks, the Georgetown University board of directors did not hold a vote on whether to implement the fee in the referendum at its June 10 meeting. Between late May and early[Read More…]

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GEORGETOWN COLLEGE - GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY FACEBOOK PAGE | Members of the Georgetown College Class of 2019 gathered at commencement May 18.

Adichie Encourages Care for Others at College Commencement

To ease the stress created by the modern “age of hurry,” it is necessary to care for others and avoid extreme individualism, award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told Georgetown University College graduates May 18. Adichie addressed the audience gathered on Healy Lawn after receiving her own honorary degree. Adichie is[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN LAW CENTER FACEBOOK PAGE | New York Solicitor General Barbara Underwood (LAW '69), who addressed graduates at commencement, shakes hands with Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia.

NY Solicitor General Urges Law Center Grads to Uplift Diversity

New York Solicitor General Barbara Underwood (LAW ’69) challenged graduates to empower new and diverse perspectives in moving along their career paths at the Georgetown University Law Center commencement May 19. Underwood, who graduated first in her class from the Georgetown Law Center, became the first acting female U.S. solicitor[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Chef and humanitarian José Andrés addresses graduates of the McCourt School of Public Policy on May 16.

Collaboration Enables Change, Chef and Humanitarian Advises McCourt Graduates

Internationally recognized chef and humanitarian José Andrés extolled the value of collaboration between insiders and outsiders in the public policy world at the McCourt School of Public Policy commencement May 16. Andrés, an immigration reform advocate and founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen, which aids hunger relief efforts, described[Read More…]

by May 25, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
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Blackstone Executive Addresses MSB Graduates

Professional and personal success can be achieved by following the “Georgetown factor,” according to Joseph Baratta (GSB ’93), the global head of private equity at the asset management company Blackstone, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business commencement ceremony Friday, May 17. Baratta, who graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by May 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Albright Calls for Return to Democratic Values at SFS Commencement

Albright Calls for Return to Democratic Values at SFS Commencement

In the context of the School of Foreign Service’s centennial this year, Georgetown University professor and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told graduates that our society must remain committed to democracy, global engagement and international leadership at the school’s May 18 commencement ceremony. The SFS, first founded in 1919,[Read More…]

by May 23, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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NHS Commencement Features Humanitarian Speaker

Humanitarian Joan Rosenhauer emphasized the importance of holding true to personal values and morals when pursuing a career serving others when addressing the Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates at the school’s commencement Saturday. Rosenhauer is the first female executive director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, a[Read More…]

by May 23, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Student Lawsuit Comes Alongside Potential Dismissal

Adam Semprevivo (COL ’20) filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University Wednesday, as the university announced its intent to rescind his admission and dismiss him and one other student from the school in connection with the admissions bribery scheme. Semprevivo is suing Georgetown for a wrongful disciplinary process following the university’s[Read More…]

by May 16, 2019 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top