NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM GEORGETOWN COLLEGE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.