Diversity and Inclusion

Georgetown College is proud to celebrate diversity and strives to make our community inclusive and welcoming to all in it. We celebrate our differences that make us a stronger community of students, faculty, and staff who treat each other with respect and dignity in the true spirit of the Jesuit tradition of Cura Personalis.

News Highlights

Late Congressman Lewis, Civil Rights Pioneer, Inspired Georgetown Community

July 23rd, 2020

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) spent his life fighting for racial justice and equality. As funeral arrangements for the civil rights icon and longtime Congress member solidify in Washington, DC, Atlanta and Troy, Alabama – his hometown, Georgetown community members recall his courage, wisdom and many visits to Georgetown.

Young Alumnus Continues Fight for LGBTQ, Civil Rights During Pandemic

June 26th, 2020

LGBTQ youth advocate Trevor O’Connor (C’20) believes fighting for civil rights in the time of COVID-19 is more important than ever, no matter how it is done. “A great analogy I’ve heard about advocacy during the current moment is that of a highway,” says O’Connor, an advocate for LGBTQ youth. “There are multiple lanes – frontline protesting, information gathering, research, being a shoulder to lean on, educating family members, donating, etc. – and it doesn’t matter what lane you’re in as long as you’re moving forward.”