Construction on new retreat center nears completion

Hoyas will soon contemplate cloud formations and mountain peaks in Virginia. After years of delays and litigation, the Calcagnini¬†Contemplative Center is finally expected to be open for use by the fall of 2013. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Clarke County, Virginia, the land for the center was purchased so that Georgetown would own […]

$17 million alum donation to fund retreat center

A $17 million donation made by Arthur Calcagnini (COL ’54) and Nancy Calcagnini will fund the construction of the University’s long-planned retreat and contemplative center in Bluemont, Virginia. The Calagninis previously donated $1.5 million towards the ESCAPE program, a nondenominational retreat offered to first-year and transfer students. When completed, the Calagnini Contemplative Center will host […]