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

Professor Duncan Wu

Wu Receives Prestigious Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Association of America

January 17th, 2020

Department of English professor Duncan Wu was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the Modern Language Association convention in Seattle. Raymond Wagner Professor in Literary Studies, Wu was selected for this honor in recognition for his career-long excellence in scholarship devoted to writers of the Romantic period (1780-1830). Only two individuals receive the award each year.

Nathan Hensley, English Manus Patten, Bio Catherine Keesling, Classics.

Three College Professors Honored at Faculty Convocation & Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards

January 13th, 2020

Nathan Hensley (Department of English), Catherine Keesling (Department of Classics), and Manus Patten (Department of Biology) will receive the prestigious Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award at Faculty Convocation. This award is given to those faculty members who have demonstrated that they are exceptional educators deeply committed to enriching the undergraduate experience.

Madeleine Gibbons Shapiro

Georgetown Student Works to End Stigma Against Disabilities in Kazakhstan

January 13th, 2020

This past summer, Madeleine Gibbons-Shapiro (C’21) conducted a social impact assessment of a café that employs intellectually disabled individuals in Kazakhstan. Because of her study, this impressive café can begin to work to expand its operation more widely across the country.