Post Tagged with: "jesuit values"

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

Three years ago, the killing of nine black worshippers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., created outrage and fear in the black community. Now, as the country mourns another pair of hateful attacks — this time in Jeffersontown, Ky., and Pittsburgh — the country can be tempted[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

While Jesuit values are often discussed at Georgetown University, our community would be well-served by understanding another set of teachings that transcends barriers of religious identity to acknowledge the worth of every person. Catholic social teaching draws upon Christ’s teachings of compassion to create a moral groundwork that inspires actions[Read More…]

by October 29, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Renew Support for Austin Tice

As Hoyas prepare to return home for the holidays and be with family and friends, we must remember those who are not as fortunate as we are to enjoy the spoils of the season. This situation is the case for Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a freelance journalist, who remains captive[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Editorial
BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

These are tough times. Still, over the course of my first year serving in the Office of Mission and Ministry, I have been struck by how important Georgetown University can be during this period of political strife in our country. As Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), one of the last living[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
POORTEN: Embody Jesuit Values in Daily Actions

POORTEN: Embody Jesuit Values in Daily Actions

“Jesuit values” has become a phrase often seen and often referenced, but seldom processed as a part of Georgetown’s day-to-day experience. We see these phrases all over campus — at least, when we’re looking. They are on banners draped from lamp posts, carved into concrete foundations, painted on the walls[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Uncategorized

Reconcile Speech, Values

In a summer interview with The Hoya, serialized these past two weeks, former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., upheld the importance of Catholic belief and free speech on campus. O’Donovan explained that while he thought the Second Vatican Council was correct in speaking of abortion as something intrinsically wrong,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., who served in the position from 1989 to 2001, oversaw numerous changes to Georgetown during his tenure that solidified Georgetown’s values in diversity.

O’Donovan Dicusses GU’s History in Diversity

Former University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J. lead Georgetown from 1989 until 2001. Throughout his tenure, O’Donovan reflected upon the evolving Catholic identity of the institution, charging a faculty study on the university’s identity. He also established the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and hired the first full-time Imam at any American[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Beginning this year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry provider with access to university housing.

New Laundry Service Upholds Jesuit Values

The university announced early August that it will partner with Wash Cycle, a laundry service committed to social and environmental causes, as its first official laundry provider. Beginning this academic year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry service authorized by the university to access student housing, preventing other companies,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Daniel Cardinali (SFS ’88) delivered the keynote at the IgnatianQ conference Sunday in the Healey Family Student Center.

Keynote Reflects on Jesuit Values in LGBTQ Identity

President of the Communities in Schools network, Daniel Cardinali (SFS ’88), delivered a keynote address on sexual identity and the role of Jesuit values in LGBTQ issues at the second annual IgnatianQ conference on Sunday. This past weekend, IgnatianQ hosted several guest lectures, panel discussions and workshops to promote dialogue[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News