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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Alumnus donor Arthur Calagini, who endowed the Calagini Completative Center in 1991, and his wife donated $10 million for financial aid and campus ministry.

Alumnus Donates $10 Million for Financial Aid, Campus Ministry

Long-time benefactors Arthur Calcagnini (CAS ’54) and his wife Nancy donated $10 million to support the Office of Mission and Ministry and financial aid, University President John J. DeGioia announced in a campus-wide email March 12. The university will use $7.5 million of the funds for undergraduate scholarships, and the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BAKER CENTER | Patricia Baker (COL '64) and John Baker (COL '64) seek to increase access to nontraditional educational opportunities on and off campus.

Alumni Donate $20 Million to Fund Experiential Learning

A $20 million donation to Georgetown University will create a new fund to support opportunities for hands-on learning experiences both on and off campus. The gift, from Patricia Baker (COL ’64) and John Baker (COL ’64), chairman and CEO of International Planning Group, will form the Baker Trust for Transformational[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (left) and chair of the SFS Board of Advisors Paul Pelosi (SFS ’62)(right) donated $1.6 million to support students seeking a career in public service.

Pelosi Family Endows Public Service Scholarship

Chair of the SFS Board of Advisors Paul Pelosi (SFS ’62) and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi donated $1.6 million toward expanding the career development programming of the newly renamed and endowed Paul F. Pelosi Public Service Scholars Program. Formerly known as the Walsh Scholars Initiative,[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GULC The Georgetown University Law Center recieved its largest one-time donation in its history. It is meant to fund the Blume Public Leadership Institute, which will provide scholarships for students committed to public service.

Law Center Receives Donation

Ann and Bruce Blume (LAW ’80) donated $10 million to the Georgetown University Law Center, the largest-ever one-time donation to the Law Center, to create the Blume Public Leadership Institute. The Blume Institute will provide full-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate public leadership potential, according to a Law Center news[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Renovations for Cooper Field’s new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat occupancy and provide a new concessions area, a press box and new entryways to the field, according to the funding approval document. The project[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Invest in Shared Future

The launch of Saxa Fund, a fundraising platform that streamlines the relationship between donors and students, represents an enormous stride for the university in engaging its alumni base. The platform, which aims to “connect creative campus initiatives with community support,” will allow alumni to give tax-deductible donations directly to student-led[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY 
Doug Grant (GRD ’16) won the $10,000 first prize for the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Entrepalooza competition in May for Hemeos, now in danger of falling to federal regulations.

Proposed Fed Regulations Threaten Startup

Hemeos, a student startup aimed at connecting bone marrow stem cell donors to underserved minority recipients, has been threatened in recent weeks by proposed federal regulations, which could make the company’s business model illegal. Originally founded by alumni Jon Fernandez (GRD ’16), Doug Grant (GRD ’16) and Craig Poland (GRD[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS RESOURCE CENTER
According to a report published by the Guardian in 2014, the CP Group, which recently backed a $10 million gift to Georgetown, has been linked to working with suppliers using slave labor. They have since addressed concerns.

Report on China Donor Prompts Concern

A group that backed a $10 million gift to Georgetown University in January has been linked with slavery and human trafficking in the Thai fishing industry, according to a report by the Guardian newspaper, prompting concern among students. The Charoen Pokphand Group, a Thai conglomerate, created the Hong Kong-based Spring[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Go Fund Us

For many Georgetown student organizations, the Council of Advisory Boards is synonymous with funding. In reality, CAB, which mediates dialogue between the six undergraduate advisory boards, is not directly involved in the allocation of funds. That being said, much of the recent dialogue mediated by CAB between the different undergraduate[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL FOR THE HOYA
A donation from the de la Cruz family will fund the construction of a new art gallery in the Walsh Building. The gallery will open fall 2017.

Endowed Gallery Expands Art Space

Georgetown will open a 2,500-square-foot art gallery in the Edmund A. Walsh Building in fall 2017 after receiving an unspecified donation from alumni Maria (CAS ’87) and Alberto de la Cruz (CAS ’89). The de la Cruz Gallery of Art will serve as a space for travelling exhibitions and historical[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top