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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
MOAKLEY COURTHOUSE | Stephen Semprevivo, one of five Georgetown parents implicated in a nationwide March 12 admissions bribery indictment, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday after paying an intermediary $400,000 to give his son an advantage in the admissions process.

Georgetown Parent Pleads Guilty in Admissions Bribery Case

Georgetown parent Stephen Semprevivo and 12 other university parents pleaded guilty to fraud for involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme in a Boston federal court Monday. The plea comes after the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted against a resolution to urge the university to expel current students and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Former Georgetown University head tennis coach Gordon Ernst pleaded not guilty Monday, along with 11 other defendants of the March 12 indictment which revealed college admissions fraud nationwide.

Former GU Tennis Coach Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery Charges

Former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst pleaded not guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in a Boston federal court Monday, following his March 22 resignation from the University of Rhode Island. Ernst’s plea comes after the U.S. Department of Justice brought charges against 50 defendants, including other coaches as well[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN | Georgetown is one of eight universities under investigation by the Department of Education for potentially violating education regulations tied to the admissions bribery scheme.

Education Department Investigates Admissions Bribery at GU

The U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation into eight universities, including Georgetown, for potential misconduct relating to the admissions bribery scheme Monday. The investigation comes two weeks after former university tennis coach Gordon Ernst was indicted by federal prosecutors for falsely designating applicants as recruits to the Georgetown tennis[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DC Employee Pleads Guilty to Bribery

DC Employee Pleads Guilty to Bribery

A former Washington, D.C., employee pled guilty to federal bribery charges for distributing $1.4 million in food stamp and temporary assistance benefits to individuals in exchange for $380,000 and sexual favors. Demetrius McMillan pled guilty March 14 following a yearlong investigation into federal fraud charges. McMillan had worked at the[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: MOIRA RITTER FOR THE HOYA | Five Georgetown parents and a former GU tennis coach were implicated in a Tuesday indictment for falsely designating applicants as athletic recruits to secure admission.

Georgetown Parents, Former Coach Face Bribery Charges

A former Georgetown tennis coach was charged with accepting bribes from parents to secure their children’s college admission in an indictment involving eight U.S. universities Tuesday. Gordon Ernst falsely designated at least 12 applicants, including those who did not play tennis competitively, as recruits for the Georgetown tennis team, according[Read More…]

by March 12, 2019 13 comments Campus News, News, News - Top