Post Tagged with: "commencement"

Seniors End College Career with Week, Gift

The Class of 2015 kicked off graduation ceremonies after Senior Week at the senior convocation ceremony in McDonough Arena Thursday. William G. Goodwin (COL ’07) director of external affairs at One Chance Illinois, delivered the convocation address, and Citlalli Alvarez Almendariz (COL ’15) and Alexander O’Neill (COL ’15) offered senior[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will speak at the commencement ceremony for the School of Foreign Service.

2015 Commencement Speakers Announced

The university announced today that the commencement speakers for the Class of 2015 will include United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, Rep. John R. Lewis (D-Ga.), President and CEO of American Red Cross Gail J. McGovern and talk show host Charlie Rose. This[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
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Former CEO of AOL Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 at their commencement ceremony Saturday.

Case Encourages Entrepreneurship

Former AOL CEO Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 in his commencement address Saturday, encouraging them to be bold and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit upon which America was built. The ceremony, which began at 6 p.m., conferred upon the graduates bachelor’s of science degrees. The[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Commencement 2014 in Photos

Georgetown College School of Nursing and Health Studies School of Foreign Service McDonough School of Business  

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD '74) spoke at the SFS commencement ceremony.

Gates Issues Call to Public Service

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) urged members of the School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2014 to pursue public service and recognize the United States’ responsibility in the global arena Saturday. The ceremony, which honored the conferral of bachelors of science to the graduating seniors, began at[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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AAAS CEO Alan Leshner spoke at the NHS graduation ceremony.

Leshner Touts Diversity in Career Paths

American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner advised School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates to follow a non-linear career path and pursue what they love in his commencement address Saturday afternoon. The ceremony, which began at 12 p.m., honored graduating seniors in the NHS as well[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Consolmagno Emphasizes Education Beyond Graduation

Vatican astronomer Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., addressed the Georgetown College Class of 2014 in a speech this morning, focusing on the role of truth in education. The ceremony began at 9 a.m., with many seniors arriving to line up at 7:45 a.m. shortly after wrapping last night’s Senior Ball celebrations.[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

University Announces Commencement Speakers

This year’s commencement speakers include Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno, S.J., American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) and former CEO and Chairman of America Online Steve Case, the university announced Thursday. Consolmagno will speak at the commencement ceremony for[Read More…]

Eclectic Choices for Grad Speakers

Eclectic Choices for Grad Speakers

After an eight-month selection process, a non profit founder, a prominent health policy researcher, the Lithuanian president and a U.S. senator will speak at commencement ceremonies tomorrow for Georgetown’s 1,500 graduating seniors. Each undergraduate college is responsible for securing its own commencement speaker, and this process varies across schools. However,[Read More…]

by May 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
A Few Thanks to the Many We Leave Behind

A Few Thanks to the Many We Leave Behind

It is a good thing that our Georgetown experience is not entirely defined by other students. I mean no offense to the 18- to 22-year-old age demographic, but I certainly can’t imagine a university reigned by students — we change too rapidly. I have lost myself, discovered myself and then[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion