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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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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 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University Yield Rate Falls Below 50% for Class of 2023

Georgetown University’s admissions yield rate for the Class of 2023 decreased slightly to 49.4% from last year’s 51% after the school’s admissions rate fell to the lowest in university history this year. The admissions yield rate refers to the proportion of individuals who have paid their May 1 enrollment deposit[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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DCPS Investigating Altercation With Professor’s Grandson

D.C. Public Schools is currently investigating an incident of verbal harassment directed at the 6-year-old grandson of social activist and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, who was verbally threatened at his elementary school. The incident led the professor to initiate a larger discussion on race relations in the United[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Year in Review

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Georgetown Opens Student Equity and Inclusion Office

The university announced the creation of the Office of Student Equity and Inclusion as well as the appointment of its associate vice president for student equity and inclusion to improve resources for first-generation and minority students on campus. The OSEI will oversee the Georgetown Scholars Program, the Community Scholars Program[Read More…]

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