Post Tagged with: "Diversity"

Appelbaum, Cleary Sign Diversity Pledge With MEChA

Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) and Maggie Cleary (COL ’14) pledged to enhance diversity, cultural inclusion and understanding at Georgetown on Tuesday. The Pledge of Action forDiversity and Inclusion at Georgetown University laid out concrete actions that the pair would take if elected as the Georgetown University Student Association executives Thursday, including organizing a town[Read More…]

by February 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Doyle Symposium Focuses on Liberal Arts, Diversity

The annual Doyle Symposium addressed the role of liberal arts education in engaging issues of diversity in Copley Formal Lounge Thursday afternoon. The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship cosponsored the symposium to explore the role of diversity[Read More…]

by February 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Black House Talks Diversity With GUSA Candidates

At a town hall meeting at the Black House on Wednesday evening, all five GUSA tickets were asked to explain how their respective platforms would address diversity issues and engage minority students on campus. The discussion, which was the first of its kind and came amid a period of heightened dialogue about diversity and[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News

Minorities Allege Campus Bias

While university administrators have championed diversity initiatives over the last decade, many black and Latino students continue to report incidents of racial bias both on and off campus. Aya Waller-Bey (COL ’14) authored a viewpoint in The Hoya (“Racial Bias Runs Rampant,” A3, Jan. 18, 2013) in which she shared incidents of bias[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

New Initiative to Address Diversity

The Cura Personalis Initiative, a new student-run effort, will seek to address issues of diversity on campus and bolster students’ perceptions of the university’s identity. Spearheaded by Guadalupe Fernandez (SFS ’14), president of the organization, and Zenen Jaimes Perez (SFS ’13), the initiative was launched in September, when students from[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News

MTV to Film Student Questions for Obama

MTV will film a show on Georgetown’s campus that fields student questions for Barack Obama to coincide with the station’s live interview of the president Friday evening, according to an email announcement from the university distributed Wednesday. “We believe this represents an opportunity to showcase the diversity and depth of[Read More…]

by October 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Diversity at a Standstill

The Initiative for Diversity and Inclusiveness was launched in 2009 in response to campus sentiment that there was too much talk and too little action on improving diversity. Three years later, the initiative itself has fallen victim to that same fate. University President John J. DeGioia introduced the initiative in[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Diversity Initiative Stalled

Three years after University President John J. DeGioia launched his Main Campus Initiative on Diversity and Inclusiveness, several of the project’s main goals have yet to be accomplished. The initiative was introduced by DeGioia in April 2009 in response to a series of bias-related incidents — including offensive graffiti written[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

MSB Wins Award for Diversity

The McDonough School of Business received the 2012 Brillante Award for Educational Excellence from the National Society of Hispanic MBAs at a fundraising gala in Orlando, Fla. last Friday. NSHMBA grants five Brillante awards every year to recognize corporate, educational, membership and volunteer excellence and has honored big name companies[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
New Fraternities Diversify Greek Life at GU

New Fraternities Diversify Greek Life at GU

The first few weeks of fall semester are always a whirl of activity for student groups; club leaders rush around campus, attempting to establish their organizations’ appeal to wide-eyed freshmen and uncommitted upperclassmen. This is especially true for Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity founded in February by a group of[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News