Post Tagged with: "office of planning and facilities management"

FILE PHOTO: AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | The Office of Planning and Facilities Management is asking administrators and students for feedback prior to conducting renovations in the International Cultural Center. The renovations are expected to improve the galleria and other common spaces in the ICC.

Georgetown Set to Renovate ICC and Reiss Buildings

  Renovations are planned in the next year for both the Reiss Science Building and the Intercultural Center on an unreleased timeline to address structural and functional concerns in the two buildings. The renovations in Reiss and the ICC mark the first time the Office of Planning and Facilities Management[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA Several Facilities workers 
feel mistreated and bullied by their management, as two anonymous workers recount to The Hoya.

Facilities Workers Reveal Institutional Challenges

The smooth operations of Georgetown University’s maintenance rely on employees of the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to respond to work requests. Yet several of these workers feel overworked, underpaid and unprotected against mistreatment by their management team. Under a new trade-based work delegation, facilities workers have faced a[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Features, News - Top
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GSC Seeks Worker Protections for Mold Exposure

Members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, a student group dedicated to promoting workers’ rights, called for a plan to protect university workers assigned to clean mold in a letter delivered to to the office of University President John J. DeGioia on Thursday afternoon. After entering Healy Hall with chants of[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Collaborate on Campus Recycling

For years, Georgetown University was among the leading universities for recycling in the nation. Recently, however, recycling at Georgetown has been marred by rumors and clouded by widespread confusion over the state of recycling; it has, in effect, fallen off track because of unorganized policy. A sustained effort on the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Snow Days Require  Coordinated Strategy

Snow Days Require Coordinated Strategy

At 4 a.m. Thursday, three Georgetown administrators convened on a conference call to decide whether thousands of university students and faculty would have class. Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini, Executive Vice President for Health Sciences and School of Medicine Executive Dean Howard Federoff and Provost Robert[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top