Black Alumni Summit Recap
October 23, 2015
Georgetown held the first-ever Black Alumni Summit October 23-25. More than 230 alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered together to celebrate the Black alumni community and reconnect with one another and the university.
Georgetown President, Board Members Honor Tagliabue's Legacy as Chair
June 11, 2015
As former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue (C’62) steps down as chair of Georgetown’s board of directors to become vice-chair on July 1, he will be remembered for his inclusive and humble style of leadership.
Tolerance and Diversity Advocate Becomes Board of Directors Chair
June 5, 2015
Georgetown has elected longtime business executive and philanthropist William J. Doyle (C’72) – who funded the university’s innovative tolerance and diversity initiative – as its new board of directors chair.
Georgetown Divests From Direct Investments in Coal Companies
June 4, 2015
Consistent with the university’s mission and existing sustainability practices, Georgetown’s board of directors passes a resolution stating that the university will not make or continue any direct investments of endowment funds in companies whose principal business is mining coal for use in energy production.
Highlights: John Carroll Weekend 2015 (#JCWLA)
April 21, 2015
Catch up on the sights & sounds from the Georgetown University Alumni Association's annual John Carroll Weekend gathering, which traveled to Los Angeles this year.
Financial Aid Commitment Remains Strong for FY2016
February 13, 2015
Georgetown is committing $166.6 million in financial aid for the 2014-2015 academic year with $102.8 million of that amount set aside specifically for undergraduates, while raising undergraduate tuition by 4 percent.
The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
December 12, 2014
How have the Jesuits influenced globalization over time? And how has globalization, in turn, shaped the Society of Jesus? Georgetown University and Gregorian University convened leading scholars in Rome to address these questions, 200 years after the reestablishment of the Jesuit Order in 1814. The conference was the culmination of Georgetown’s Jesuits and Globalization Project, which convened three previous symposia, in Washington, DC, Oxford, and Florence.
$3.6 Million Gift Creates Faculty Ethics Chair, Advances Kie's Ethics Lab
November 18, 2014
A $3.6 million gift from an alumna will fund a faculty chair in ethics and expand Georgetown’s Ethics Lab, an innovative class environment that has students engaging with ethical issues based on real-world dilemmas with complex outcomes.
Alumnus Brings Student Focus to Alumni Association
September 29, 2014
George J. Peacock (C’84) has nearly done it all when it comes to the Hilltop—as an undergraduate, he drove a GUTS bus, sang with the Georgetown Chimes, and worked at Yates Field House. But as the new Georgetown University Alumni Association (GUAA) president, he’s just getting started.
GU-Q Men and Women's Basketball Teams Met with NBA Player Alonzo Mourning
August 13, 2014
I am proud to have met and practiced with a Hoya NBA star such as Alonzo Harding Mourning. Not only did he talk to us about the best four years of his life being in Georgetown, he also talked about his personal challenges during his lifetime when he had to undergo a kidney transplant and was back on the court playing within nine months.