Post Tagged with: "SFS"

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SFS Dean Joel Hellman spoke at the first event of the second iteration of the series, alongside Stéphane Dujarric (SFS ’88).

Global Futures Series Returns

School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman made his first public appearance Wednesday at the inauguration of the second semester of the Global Futures Initiative lecture series in Gaston Hall. Hellman spoke on overcoming governance issues, and his speech was followed by a discussion with Stéphane Dujarric (SFS ’88), spokesperson[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With Hellman at Helm, SFS Restructures Office

With new School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman’s assumption of office this summer comes a restructuring of the dean’s office, seeing the creation of three new administrative positions and a Centennial Vision Committee to guide discussions concerning the future of the school. Hellman spliced the senior associate dean position[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Student Aids Haitian Orphans With Grant

The School of Foreign Service awarded Cole Horton (SFS ’18) an Improving the Human Condition grant to construct an agricultural plot at an orphanage in Haiti this summer. Each summer, the SFS allocates grants of up to $3,000 to students whose unpaid internships or research assistantships seek to improve the[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Commencement 2015

Over 6,300 students graduated in 10 ceremonies this weekend. Ban Reflects on Service in SFS Address United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reflected on the importance of service and unity in a world filled with crises and opportunities during his address to the Class of 2015 at the School of[Read More…]

by May 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ban Reflects on Service in SFS Address

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reflected on the importance of service and unity in a world filled with crises and opportunities during his address to the Class of 2015 at the School of Foreign Service’s commencement ceremony this morning. The ceremony began with an invocation from Fr. Gregory Schenden,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Valedictorians Talk Exemplary Academic Records

Six students will be honored as valedictorians and Dean’s Medal recipients this weekend for achieving the highest GPAs in their respective schools, with a tie between three students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Aletha Smith (COL ’15), Elise Widerlite (COL ’15) and Paul Bucala (COL ’15) were jointly[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will speak at the commencement ceremony for the School of Foreign Service.

2015 Commencement Speakers Announced

The university announced today that the commencement speakers for the Class of 2015 will include United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, Rep. John R. Lewis (D-Ga.), President and CEO of American Red Cross Gail J. McGovern and talk show host Charlie Rose. This[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News - Top

School of Public Service

The School of Foreign Service announced this week that it will establish the Walsh Scholars Initiative, a program targeting students pursuing careers in public service. The program’s aim is to make public sector careers more attractive by providing mentorship and institutional support in finding internships and career opportunities; by introducing[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Ambassador Barbara Bodine, the director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, will head the Walsh Scholars Initiative launching this fall.

SFS Initiative Targets Public Service

The School of Foreign Service Academic Council is set to announce a new program focused on promoting and supporting careers in the public sector. The program, called the Walsh Scholars Initiative, will be housed in the School of Foreign Service and will be officially rolled out in the coming weeks,[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who currently serves as an SFS distinguished fellow-in-residence, reflected on his tenure at USAID and his goals for his Georgetown tenure in an exclusive interview.

Q&A: Shah Talks USAID Tenure, SFS Position

Rajiv Shah served as the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development from January 2010 to February 2015. After leaving the organization, he joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on March 1, where he currently serves as a distinguished fellow-in-residence, working primarily with the[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top