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VIEWPOINT: Grow Beyond Graduation

Five years ago, in fall 2014, I wrote an opinion piece for The Hoya that I regret. I wrote it to defend my decision to change my last name from Reavis to Volz when I married the love of my life. I had written it in a knee-jerk response to[Read More…]

by September 20, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown ranked among the top schools with alumni in the Peace Corp again this year, which volunteers say is representative of Georgetown's Jesuit values and commitment to service.

Georgetown Ranks Among Top Schools for Alumni in Peace Corps

Georgetown University ranked ninth among medium-sized universities for the number of alumni joining the Peace Corps in 2018, the organization announced March 21. With 27 undergraduates joining in 2018, Georgetown ranked among the top 25 volunteer-producing medium-sized schools; however, the number marks a marginal drop from 2017, when the Peace[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
DEBORAH APPLEBAUM Georgetown students canvassed for candidate George Scott (SFS '84) during a trip organized by Georgetown University College Democrats on Oct. 27-28. Scott (D) is running to unseat incumbent Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) in the race for Pennsylvania's 10th District.

13 GU Alumni Seek Congressional Seats

Thirteen Georgetown undergraduate alumni are running for congressional seats in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) (CAS ’74, MED ’78), one of three alumni in the Senate, is the sole graduate up for reelection this cycle, while Corey Stewart (SFS ’91) is running against incumbent Sen. Tim[Read More…]

by November 6, 2018 0 comments Election Day 2018, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Multicultural Equity and Access Director Charlene Brown-McKenzie (C '95) (left) facilitated a panel of Community Scholars Program alumni at an event honoring the program's 50th anniversary Oct. 5.

Community Scholars Program Celebrates 50 Years

Since the Community Scholars Program was first proposed in 1964, it has grown from a small, faculty-funded program supporting five local students to a large institutional presence serving at least 50 new students from across the United States each year. The program is celebrating 50 years since its official creation[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Alumni Startup Dressmate to Officially Launch

Dressmate, a women’s clothing rental network founded by Georgetown alumna Jennifer Simons (COL ’18), plans to officially launch its program at Georgetown University and expand to at least eight other college campuses in and around Washington, D.C. and New York City this year after a beta launch at Georgetown in[Read More…]

by October 8, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) and Julia Farr (CAS ’88) will join the Georgetown University Alumni Association as associate vice president of alumni engagement and executive director, respectively.

Alumni Hired for GUAA Executive Leadership

Georgetown University Alumni Association named Julia Farr (CAS ’88) its first female executive director and Paul Lanzone (MSB ’15) associate vice president of alumni engagement in a Sept. 10 announcement. Farr is replacing Executive Director Bill Reynolds (CAS ’79), who served for 17 years and stepped down from his position[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Lauren Geoghegan (COL '10) and Jay Austin (GRD '10) were killed when terrorists drove an SUV into their cyclist group in Tajikistan.

2 Georgetown Alumni Cyclists Killed in Islamic State Attack

The Georgetown community is mourning the deaths of Lauren Geoghegan (COL ’10) and Jay Austin (GRD ’10), who were killed in an attack in Tajikistan when five assailants rammed into a group of cyclists with an SUV before pursuing the group with knives. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUERRERO: Kirstjen Nielsen Went to Georgetown. That Doesn’t Make Her a Hoya

Georgetown University prides itself on providing a “world-class learning experience … [where] students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.” The School of Foreign Service proudly proclaims itself a “program[Read More…]

by July 2, 2018 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

2 Georgetown Alumni Compete in Pennsylvania Congressional Race

Two Georgetown alumni — a 26-year-old White House adviser under former President Barack Obama and an Army veteran-turned-Lutheran pastor — are duking it out for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 4th district of Pennsylvania. Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) and George Scott (SFS ’84) are both campaigning for their[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top