Pandemic relief bill simplifies FAFSA, broadens access to financial aid

The omnibus spending and stimulus package passed by Congress on December 21 not only provides another round of dedicated funding for higher education institutions but also includes significant changes for student financial aid—shortening the FAFSA, allowing incarcerated students to access Pell grants, and replacing the “expected family contribution” with a new index.

Georgetown Pivot program graduates second cohort

After 10 months, 305 classroom hours, and 105 virtual hours, the Georgetown Pivot Program’s second cohort of fellows graduated this month, prepared for professional success and to be changemakers in their communities.

Pivot Program recognized as one of 25 ‘Innovations That Inspire’

The Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools has named the Georgetown Pivot Program as one of 25 leading ways that business schools are transforming higher education by transcending the cultural, political, economic, and financial contexts in which they serve.

The trade-offs of online prison education

Online education may offer new opportunities to reach incarcerated students, but skeptics point to logistical challenges and potential vulnerabilities.