Post Tagged with: "funding"

EDITORIAL: Dedicate Resources to CAPS

Nearly every syllabus emphasizes that Georgetown Counseling and Psychiatric Services is at your disposal if you are in need of mental health care. And yet, with student demand for services surpassing CAPS’ ability to provide them, mental health support for Georgetown students is far too often just an illusion. As[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Tuition Set to Fund Improvements to Student Housing, Administrators Say

Money from student tuition will fund financial aid, expand mental health resources and improve student housing, university administrators said at the Hoya Roundtable on tuition rate-setting in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room on Nov. 5. Provost Robert Groves and Chief Operating Officer Geoff Chatas hosted the roundtable in[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students gather in the Healey Family Student Center to hear arguments in the Monday SAC hearing on Love Saxa.

Love Saxa Keeps University Funding After SAC Rejects Complaint

Student group Love Saxa is keeping its university funding and recognized status after the Student Activities Commission voted early this morning to recommend no action against the group. The commission voted 8-4 to reject a complaint filed by student LGBTQ activists Chad Gasman (COL ’20) and Jasmin Ouseph (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 14 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday morning. The committee heard the complaint of two students opposed to Love Saxa, who argued that the university should not[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: Finding the Funds to Fight Disease

VIEWPOINT: Finding the Funds to Fight Disease

There are seven common tropical diseases, also known as neglected tropical diseases, that collectively infect more than 1 billion, most of whom are living in abject poverty: whipworm, hookworm, roundworm, trachoma, river blindness, elephantiasis and snail fever. Advocacy organizations like END7 and the Gates Foundation seek to end these neglected[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

An Easy Fix For Subscription Woes

At Georgetown, the pursuit of knowledge and understanding extends far beyond our gates. Our environment challenges us to learn more about real world issues that directly impact our lives. Therefore, it is imperative that the university offer opportunities and resources for students to fuel further our passion for learning. One[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

This week, Georgetown launched the new Center for Jewish Civilization, a significant expansion to the already existing program, buffered by a $10 million donation dedicated to Holocaust research. The Jewish studies program at Georgetown was founded in 2003 by the late Rabbi Harold S. White, a longtime Jewish chaplain on[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Holiday Housing

Holiday Housing

Georgetown students living on campus are required to leave their dorms within 24 hours after the last final exam is offered. Some students face uncertainty regarding housing arrangements over winter break, stemming from independence or unstable home situations. The Georgetown Scholarship Program, Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - 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
Greatness, Unendowed

Greatness, Unendowed

The university’s capital campaign, “For Generations to Come: The Campaign for Georgetown,” reached its $1.5 billion goal by the end of August, almost a year ahead of schedule, marking a momentous feat in Georgetown’s effort to expand its modest endowment. This news comes on the heels of the 2016 edition[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top