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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM GEORGETOWN COLLEGE

  • Seniors in graduation robes celebrate at the 2019 Commencement ceremony on Healy Lawn
    Class of 2019 Graduates
    May 23, 2019

    Georgetown College is thrilled to announce the graduation of its Class of 2019, which celebrated a successful Commencement ceremony last weekend on Healy Lawn.

  • Sam Balthazard (C'19)
    #Hoyas2019 Research Snapshots
    May 21, 2019

    Meet Sam Balthazard, Corine Forward, and Sterling Lykes, three members of the Class of 2019 who distinguished themselves by pursuing fascinating academic research projects during their senior years.

  • Meet the 2019 Tropaia Award Winners
    May 16, 2019

    Georgetown College gathered to honor 39 exceptional seniors today at the annual Tropaia ceremony in Gaston Hall. Get to know the Cohonguroton speaker, Julie Bevilacqua, as well as three winners of major academic awards.

  • Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks in front of a blue background
    2019 Commencement Speaker: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    May 14, 2019

    Critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will serve as speaker and honorary degree recipient for the 2019 Georgetown College Commencement ceremonies on May 18.

  • Black-and-white photo of Fr. Royden Davis, S.J.
    Davis Fellowship Program Opens Doors for Research
    May 13, 2019

    Georgetown College is proud to announce the inaugural cohort of the Royden Davis Fellowship Program, which provides College undergraduates with funding to live in Washington D.C. for the summer while they work on an academic research project.

  • College Dean Chris Celenza speaks with Eni Chair Emma Marcegaglia on a stage
    Dean Celenza Discusses the Liberal Arts with Eni Chair
    May 9, 2019

    The Italian Embassy hosted an event last month on “Liberal Education and Leadership,” featuring Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza and Dr. Emma Marcegaglia, president of Luiss University of Rome and Chair of Eni, a major Italian energy company.

  • Orunima Chakraborti (C'20)
    Sociology Major Wins Beinecke Scholarship
    May 7, 2019

    Sociology major Orunima Chakraborti (C’20) has won a 2019 Beinecke Scholarship, a prestigious award given annually by The Sperry Fund to students who plan on enrolling in an arts, social sciences, or humanities-focused graduate program.

  • The Georgetown skyline with Washington, D.C. in the background
    College Students Bring Classics to D.C. Elementary Schools
    April 29, 2019

    The HILL program brings Georgetown students to a D.C. elementary school to tutor their students in different languages. This academic year, the program elected to include classical languages in its tutoring offerings, so organizers reached out to the College’s Department of Classics.

  • Poster from the movie "Sardari's Enigma" featuring blurred text of a Holocaust-era list of names
    Persian Language and Culture Program Hosts Symposium on Abdolhossein Sardari
    April 22, 2019

    The Persian Language and Culture Program at Georgetown College will host a daylong symposium titled Shelter and Shield: the Persian Schindler, the Polish Refugees, and the Story of Jewish and Christian Refuge in Iran during WWII.

  • The 2019 American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting will be held at Georgetown
    Three Students Present Research at ACLA Conference
    April 18, 2019

    While many of their peers went home or took vacations, three College students stayed on campus to present original papers at the 2019 American Comparative Literature Conference, the country’s largest annual gathering of comparative literature scholars.