Post Tagged with: "Veterans"

VIEWPOINT: Cancel Class to Honor Veterans

One tour in Saudi Arabia, two tours in Afghanistan, 28 years in the Marine Corps: My father is a proud veteran who has spent most of his life serving and fighting for the United States. He and other veterans get one day each November to be recognized for their service[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
DILLON: Why Soldiers Fight

DILLON: Why Soldiers Fight

On Sept. 1, 2016, then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the singing of the national anthem at a football game in protest of police brutality against black Americans. In the two years since, other players have joined the protests, even as Kaepernick has been effectively shut out from[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MSB Student Veterans Launch Sleep-Aiding Tea Startup

MSB Student Veterans Launch Sleep-Aiding Tea Startup

Coyotea, a sleep-aiding bottled tea company started by one student and two alumni from the McDonough School of Business MBA program, launched this month after over a year of planning. Christian Hyland (GRD ’17), Matt Harb (GRD ’17) and Nick De Gregorio (GRD ’18) founded the startup. The founders claim[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Student veterans, pictured here attending the Veteran’s Day Ceremony last fall, have defended Georgetown’s support for veterans, particularly because of the work done by GUSVA.

Despite Ranking, Veterans Defend GU Program

When an earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, Mark Henderson (COL ’17) jumped into action to help survivors. As an enlisted member of the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army’s Global Response Force, Henderson and his fellow soldiers at Fort Brag, N.C., were deployed to aid civilians in the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Dog Tag Bakery will hold a birthday celebration to honor one of its co-founders, the late Fr. Curry, on March 18.

Dog Tag Bakery Celebrates Father Curry

Dog Tag Bakery, a nonprofit organization that sells baked goods and trains veterans in business, will hold a birthday celebration March 18 in honor of one of its founders, Fr. Rick Curry, S.J., who taught Catholic studies at Georgetown and passed away last December. Hannah Carey (MSB ’16), who enjoys[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
At the memorial service held Wednesday in Dahlgren Chapel, students, family and friends remembered and celebrated the life of Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., including his extensive work for his students, veterans and members of the disabled community in the United States.

Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., Remembered for Boundless Passion

When he was not inspiring meaningful conversation in his students, pursuing his passion for baking or empowering the disabled, Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., would give loud and friendly greetings to any passerby, stranger and friend alike. “How are you, my friend?” he would exclaim, forcing all who passed him to[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Startup Educates Vets for Jobs in Tech

After transitioning out of the U.S. Navy in 2012, Justin Ossola (GRD ’13) knew his next step. He dreamed of going into high-tech sales and working for technology giants such as Google, Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. Right out of the Navy, Ossola thought his experience and determination would be[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Book Launch Highlights Struggles of Returning Veterans

Philosophy professor Nancy Sherman presented her new book on post-bellum effects on veterans called “Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers,” Wednesday at an event hosted by the Mortara Center for International Studies. The event consisted of a conversation between Sherman and Mortara Center Director Kathleen McNamara, who spoke[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nonprofit Serves Veterans

Nonprofit Serves Veterans

The Armed Services Arts Partnership, a nonprofit that mounts arts programs for veterans and military families, will begin offering a free veterans’ writing seminar and comedy boot camp at Georgetown this September. Specifically geared toward veterans at Georgetown, the programs will take the form of weekend-long workshops and will be[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Vets Ranking Slips With New Methodology

Vets Ranking Slips With New Methodology

While Georgetown remains at the 21st spot on U.S. News & World Report’s National Universities Ranking list, the university dropped from first to 16th on the Best Colleges for Veterans list. The 2016 Best Colleges rankings were released Wednesday. Richard Hare, a representative from U.S. News, attributed the dramatic shift[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top