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JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | Laura Kovach, former director of the Georgetown University Women's Center, left her position Oct. 5. Jeanne Lord, associate vice president and dean of students, will serve as interim director.

GU Women’s Center Continues Search for Permanent Director

The Georgetown University Women’s Center has yet to secure a permanent replacement for former Director Laura Kovach three months after she vacated her position Oct. 5. Kovach worked for the women’s center for over a decade. Under Kovach’s leadership, the center established the Biondi Copeland Lecture Series, which recognizes the[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Preserve Support for GU Women

Amid bad-faith and ignorant attacks from an organization dead set on protecting male privilege, Georgetown University must continue to promote the achievement and success of women. Women face societal discrimination both within and beyond Georgetown’s front gates. To help combat this bias, the university supports an array of programs focused[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 2 comments Editorial
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Despite common student perceptions, there have been significant improvements in campus health and wellness. Collaborations between the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and the Student Health Center, among others, have led to increased awareness and engagement.

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?

When reflecting on student wellness on campus, it is easy to sensationalize and laser focus on extreme examples of poor health. With their risky behavior and lack of self-care, college students have a reputation for failing to live their best lives. However, with increased attention from health care institutions and[Read More…]

Panelists Discuss Climate Change’s Impact on Women

Georgetown students and alumni discussed the relative success of the most recent climate talks in Paris and climate change’s negative impact on women in a forum hosted by the Women’s Center in McShain Lounge on Thursday. Joelle Thomas (SFS ’10), a Masters of Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In the past quarter-century, the Women’s Center has moved its home from a Leavey Center storage closet to the third floor of the building.

Women’s Center Marks 25 Years

A quarter-century ago, the university founded the Georgetown University Women’s Center in a converted Leavey Center storage closet with the goal of providing “a safe environment while respecting all facets of women’s abilities, spirituality and differences,” according to its mission statement. This October marked the 25th anniversary of the GUWC,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Women’s History Month Celebrated in March

When Georgetown closes out its celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday with an event featuring ballet prodigy Misty Copeland, hundreds of students will have attended its 15 events, which featured discussions on gender, race, politics and disability. For the first time, the month-long series of programming received funding from[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Female Veterans Discuss Transitions and Experiences

Four female Georgetown student veterans conversed about prevalent women’s military and veteran issues in an event titled, “The Leaders of Tomorrow: Military Women in Transition” held Tuesday in the Bunn Intercultural Center. Special guest Major General Linda Singh, the 29th adjutant general of Maryland, joined the panelists in conversation with[Read More…]

by March 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

#GUProgramAsst Campaign Gains Traction

Approximately 250 Georgetown students participated in a Twitter and Facebook campaign starting March 2 requesting that the university hire a program assistant for the Women’s Center and Health Education Services who would handle programming on health and sexuality issues, leaving the two organizations free to focus on counseling and survivor[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU, Heed The Hashtag

With the noted inadequacy of the funding and scope of our sexual health resources, students have commenced a campaign to hire a program assistant for Health Education Services and the Women’s Center. While the movement, illustrated through a hashtag, has gained traction among the student body, thus far it has[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top