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Military-Connected Reflections

Georgetown’s military-connected community members share their thoughts and experiences at the university

A Testimonial

Miguel Fuentes stands outside while with a campus building and trees in teh background.

“A sense of belonging is a basic human need, and the Georgetown community has done a great job making me feel welcome while integrating me into the broader community. However, I felt a great sense of relief when I connected with a group of military-related students whose similar experiences forged a common bond.”

A Testimonial

“The community at Georgetown was both a challenging and safe space to learn, practice critical analysis skills, develop presentation and communication abilities and to explore what kind of impact I might want to make after graduation.”

A Testimonial

“The intersectionality of identities and experiences found within Georgetown’s military-connected community provides great opportunities for finding common ground and understanding.”

A Testimonial

“As a military service member, I have realized that we shouldn’t hesitate to share our military experiences. I learn a tremendous amount from my classmates in other industries and have found they learn much from my own experience as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army.”

The Georgetown Faces Campaign

Jacob Werden stands in front of Healy Hall.

“At Georgetown, transfer students comprise nearly 10% of the student body – a huge proportion compared to our peer institutions. GU transfer students benefit from having a dedicated advocacy board…

A Georgetown student smiles for the camera.

Colva Weissenstein (G’11) is the Program Manager for American Studies at Georgetown University. “Georgetown is an intensely warm and familiar place, it feels like home to me. It’s somewhere I…