An increasing number of nonprofit two- and four-year colleges and universities are recruiting military service members and veterans, and investing in supportive services to ensure they thrive on campus.
Megan Majocha (G’24), a biomedical graduate student who is deaf, aims to reduce barriers to scientific research careers for members of the deaf community.
The U.S. Department of Education is providing $21 million in grants for coaching, workshops, and scholarships to help hundreds of Washington, DC, middle schoolers persist through high school and prepare for college.
Georgia has launched a new direct admissions program, which aims to increase college access by telling students that colleges are “holding a spot” for them and making it easy to apply.
Alumnus Jerome Smalls (B’19, G’22)—founder of SmallTalk Group, an educational venture focused on motivating youth and empowering teachers—reflects on his Georgetown journey and the community that helped shape his ambitions.
The commitment to the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation, along with the September inauguration of Georgetown’s new Center for the Study of Slavery and Its Legacies, advance the university’s ongoing work to more deeply understand and respond to its own history and the continued legacies of enslavement.
Last week, Georgetown brought together government officials, college presidents, higher education leaders, students, and advocates for an event launching a new U.S. State Department program that helps refugee students pursue higher education and resettlement in the U.S.
This fall, Georgetown will open a new Disability Cultural Center, an on-campus hub providing resources, mentorship, community, and programming for disabled students, faculty, and staff, as well as allies and those interested in learning about disability.
This summer, aspiring physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine participated in a six-week internship program that provides career exposure and research experience.
Georgetown recently welcomed Claudia Arias-Cirinna as associate vice president and dean of students. In her new role, Arias-Cirinna will work across the university to develop holistic support that empowers students to thrive, especially in times of critical need.
Meeting with professors can boost a student’s academic performance and career readiness, but students are hesitant to show up. Professors are investigating the source of the problem and ways to promote this untapped opportunity to students who need it the most.
Georgetown recognized the accomplishments and perseverance of 16 fellows graduating from its Pivot Program, which prepares formerly incarcerated students for entrepreneurship or employment through training in business fundamentals, liberal arts, and professional and life skills.