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GEORGETOWN COLLEGE - GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY FACEBOOK PAGE | Members of the Georgetown College Class of 2019 gathered at commencement May 18.

Adichie Encourages Care for Others at College Commencement

To ease the stress created by the modern “age of hurry,” it is necessary to care for others and avoid extreme individualism, award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told Georgetown University College graduates May 18. Adichie addressed the audience gathered on Healy Lawn after receiving her own honorary degree. Adichie is[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Sanomi Shares Entrepreneurship Experience

Nigerian entrepreneur Igho Sanomi discussed the rise of entrepreneurship and the challenges faced by business owners in Africa at an event in the Mortara Center on Wednesday. Sponsored by the School of Foreign Service and the African studies department, the event focused on Sanomi’s own experience with building a business[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke in Gaston Hall on Friday.

Author Adichie Discusses Race, Gender

Critically acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who has delivered notable TED talks — including one sampled by Beyoncé — spoke about issues of race, gender and the creative writing process with African Studies Director Scott Taylor in Gaston Hall on Friday. The event was sponsored by the African Society,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Building a Safer Education

Every night Georgetown students sit down; pull out their textbooks on a desk illuminated by a light on their dorm room desk or the ceiling in Lau. We feel safe working into the wee hours of morning until all the information we want to learn has finally stuck in our[Read More…]

by October 2, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Georgetown basketball player Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL '16) had been taking sports clothes home to Nigeria to encourage sports.

Nigerian Student Works to Inspire Girls at Home

At Georgetown, it’s easy to take basic necessities for granted and never think twice about throwing out our old things. Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL ’16), a Georgetown women’s basketball player, is here to change that. Born in Kudana, Nigeria, in a place where even a pair of sneakers was an almost[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

Field Work Grounded in The Classroom

The classrooms were filled with the lingering haze of gray ash. The metal desks where students so recently listened to lectures were twisted by the heat into grotesque shapes. Blackened bubbles of paint streaked down the walls. The roof was completely burned away. The chalkboards showed a few recognizable marks[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News