Post Tagged with: "first generation"

VIEWPOINT: Build GSP Allyship

Next week, the Georgetown Scholars Program launches its fifth annual #GSProud campaign, an initiative dedicated to celebrating first-generation and low-income students on the Hilltop and building allyship on campus. Too often on campuses of elite, predominantly white institutions, low-income and first-generation college students are burdened with educating those around them[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
IGLESIAS-AYALA: Pioneering Minority Representation

IGLESIAS-AYALA: Pioneering Minority Representation

The Spanish translation of this article can be found below. La traducción al español de este artículo se puede encontrar a continuación. First-generation women of color are faced with pursuing and upholding representation in systems that are not made for us. Though Georgetown has taught me how to achieve representation[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Vote Socio-Economic Inclusivity to GUSA

The four campaigns competing for the 2019 Georgetown University Student Association executive seek to represent a wide variety of students. However, these candidates fall short in addressing problems that face low-income and first-generation students at Georgetown. The socio-economic platforms of all tickets do not make actionable plans for their administrations[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown Medical School Students

GU Medical School Students Organize Support Network for First-Generation Students

Georgetown University School of Medicine students have established GUSOM Generation I, an organization for students who identify as first-generation to access a structured network of resources and support from peers and faculty members with similar backgrounds. The group, which began as an initiative proposed by the medical school’s Council on[Read More…]

by October 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Colleges Must Create Equal Opportunities

Every March, students across the country fail to join elite higher-education institutions despite their hard work and intelligence. It is not because they were rejected; it is because they did not apply. While many of us followed in the blue and gray Hoya steps of our parents, or embraced the[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Casa Latina We Can Call Home

While the advocacy for a Casa Latina may seem recent, the need and support for a dedicated space for the Latino community has been growing for decades. The Latino community on campus, especially for self-identified US Latinos, has come together and requested a safe space on the Hilltop not only[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top