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GEORGETOWN RANGILA/FACEBOOK | Rangila will feature live South Asian music for the first time during the 25th Rangila.

Rangila Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Rangila marks its 25th anniversary this year and will use the showcase to pay homage to the individuals who shaped it over the years while introducing new elements like live music.  Rangila, Georgetown University’s annual, student-run philanthropic showcase of South Asian dance, includes an average of 500 dancers, 1,500 audience[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GULC The Georgetown University Law Center recieved its largest one-time donation in its history. It is meant to fund the Blume Public Leadership Institute, which will provide scholarships for students committed to public service.

Law Center Receives Donation

Ann and Bruce Blume (LAW ’80) donated $10 million to the Georgetown University Law Center, the largest-ever one-time donation to the Law Center, to create the Blume Public Leadership Institute. The Blume Institute will provide full-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate public leadership potential, according to a Law Center news[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Money to Thrive

The Georgetown Scholarship Program held its annual Thrive summit on Wednesday, Jan. 27. It is an event to congratulate first-year students on completing their first semester of college, which can certainly be a rough transition period for GSP students. The Thrive summit also pushes students to develop their Hilltop experience,[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Go Beyond Galas

Go Beyond Galas

With the holiday season at Georgetown comes a number of annual traditions — the Christmas tree lighting in Dahlgren Quad, selfies in front of the “Hoyas” sign on the front gates, Christmas caroling by various a cappella clubs — and a number of formal holiday events put on by student[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

University Raises Funds For Liberian Parish

Several campus offices, including the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service, the Office of Advancement, the Office of Mission and Ministry and the School of Nursing and Health Studies, collaborated this fall to raise over $4,400 for the Holy Family Parish in Caldwell, Liberia. Chair of the NHS Department of[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ReImagine Georgetown Discontinued

ReImagine Georgetown Discontinued

Five years after the founding of ReImagine Georgetown, GUASFCU, The Corp and The Hoya have agreed to discontinue the program. Created in 2007 as a way to fund student-run initiatives, RIG has encountered problems in following through on its grants. Last year, organizers cut funds to inactive projects for the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

NSSC Draws Big Donation

With Georgetown’s Feb. 20 announcement that the Healey Family Foundation will make a major donation to the New South Student Center, plans for the center’s construction are underway. The Healey Family Student Center will cost approximately $21 million, $10.7 million of which has already been raised. The amount of the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

RIG Reexamines Impact

Of the 13 initiatives that have won ReImagine Georgetown grants in the last five years, eight are still thriving. But funding for some inactive projects have been cut for the first time, and organizers are searching for ways to increase the program’s impact. RIG, an annual contest that awards grants[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Corp Expands Philanthropic Reach

The Corp Philanthropy Committee has increased its annual scholarship awards by $10,500 this year, according to CPC Chair Ryan Muldoon (COL ’13). In fiscal year 2012, the Students of Georgetown, Inc.-run committee awarded $20,250 in scholarship funds, a figure that increased to $30,750 in fiscal year 2013. Additionally The Corp has added[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Alums’ Business Aims to Help the Needy

Alums’ Business Aims to Help the Needy

Sunglasses are the quintessential summer accessory. Whether worn to protect eyes from the bright sun and harsh UV rays or to accent an outfit, everyone sports a pair of sunglasses during the summer. Few, however, think of sunglasses as a way to help those in need. Vincent Ko (MSB ’10)[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide