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Georgetown launching bachelor’s degree program at Maryland prison

Georgetown University’s Prisons and Justice Initiative will introduce a full bachelor’s degree program for students incarcerated at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Maryland, in the next academic year.

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April 16, 2021
Survey finds 3 in 5 college students report basic needs insecurity

A new report shows the pandemic’s impact on college students’ food and housing struggles, finding that 58 percent of students experienced basic needs insecurity in fall 2020.

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April 16, 2021
Community colleges get creative to attract students, address enrollment hurdles

Seeking to stem enrollment declines and remove access barriers for students, community colleges are intensifying their outreach and offering targeted incentives.

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April 16, 2021
Meet Georgetown’s new dean for medical education

Leon “Lee” Jones, MD, will join Georgetown University School of Medicine as dean for medical education, bringing decades of experience and a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care.

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March 26, 2021
$100M investment in Georgetown’s McCourt School advances inclusive vision

The commitment from alumnus and civic entrepreneur Frank H. McCourt Jr. (C’75) includes $50 million for financial aid and scholarships, catalyzing Georgetown’s ambition to build the nation’s most inclusive school of public policy.

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March 26, 2021
Income mobility: A March Madness bracket where Georgetown wins

The 74 recently reimagined how a March Madness bracket of NCAA Tournament contenders would play out if it reflected how well each institution increased students’ economic opportunity.

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March 26, 2021
6 ways to improve the student transfer process

A new report from the American Council on Education outlines how colleges and universities can improve their transfer and award-of-credit practices to help students efficiently complete their degrees.

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