Post Tagged with: "class of 2019"

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
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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
CATRIONA KENDALL/THE HOYA | Campus career resources have been criticized for favoring the financial industry over others, but the career center hopes to expand services.

About 90% of Graduating Seniors Used Career Center

The majority of graduating seniors have utilized the career resources on campus to explore their employment options as the university works to diversify and expand job advising services across the undergraduate schools. The Cawley Career Education Center, the primary career resource on campus, provides services like drop-in appointments, meetings to[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Named Valedictorians, Scholars

Students Named Valedictorians, Scholars

Georgetown University seniors were honored with Dean’s Medals, a Yenching Scholarship and Fulbright Awards this spring in recognition of their achievements at the university throughout the semester. Two of the four undergraduate schools have released the names of the individuals who have earned the highest grade point averages in their[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Dr. Joshua Guzmán (SFS ’10) was the keynote speaker at a ceremony recognizing graduating LGBTQ students and allies April 25.

Annual Ceremony Recognizes LGBTQ Students and Allies

In a celebration honoring over 140 graduating members and allies of the LGBTQ community Thursday, speakers and attendees at Georgetown University’s 11th annual Lavender Graduation emphasized work the university can continue to do to support the community on campus. The ceremony, hosted by the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Tagliabue[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
QUALLEN: Slavery’s Remnants, Buried and Overlooked

QUALLEN: Slavery’s Remnants, Buried and Overlooked

Two weeks ago, the roughly 1,580 students comprising the Class of 2019 arrived on campus.  Beginning with New Student Orientation and trailing into the first months of their time on campus, these thousand and a half eager freshmen will begin to learn the geography of our collective home. They will notice,[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 5 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon said the record-low early action acceptance rate could signify a national increase in attention toward Washington, D.C.

Admission Yield Steady At 47.6%

The university’s undergraduate admissions yield for the Class of 2019 stands at 47.6 percent, an approximate 1.6 percent increase from last year’s rate, as of May 1. Before moving to the wait list, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions received 1,525 acceptances of admissions offers, the exact same number as last[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Admissions Rate Remains Steady at 16.4 Percent

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions accepted 3,202 applicants to the Class of 2019 for an overall acceptance rate of 16.4 percent, a rate that remains steady from the previous year. Decisions for the regular application cycle were mailed out Friday. Georgetown received 19,481 applications to the Class of 2019. While[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Early Applications See Demographic Shift

Early applicants to Georgetown’s Class of 2019 changed demographically along with national trends, while the competitiveness of the applicant pool increased and the breakdown of applications between undergraduate schools stayed stable. Early action applications, which are non-binding, were due Nov. 1. This first round of applications precedes regular decision applications,[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 6 comments City News, News, News - Top