Warren Buffett speaks about philanthropy, state of the economy

On Thursday afternoon, Georgetown welcomed Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, for a conversation in Gaston Hall. The talk was succinct and efficient, focusing on just two topics: Buffett’s… Read More

Large revenue increase in 2011 for Students of Georgetown, Inc.

Students of Georgetown, Inc. released its Annual Report for fiscal year 2011 last week, revealing financial success and income statements boasting a net income of $244,384.17, a significant bounce back from the previous year’s net loss of $10,418. Current… Read More

Four chairs created by largest ever alumni donation

Stemming from an approximately $75 million donation given in late 2008, Georgetown University has created four diverse field chairs in memory of Robert McDevitt (COL ’40) and his wife Catherine. McDevitt left the University one-third of his estate… Read More

Georgetown Law students grow mustaches, raise money

November reminds us of three things: Pumpkin pie, turkey, and mustaches. Luckily, we’re not the only ones. A group of Georgetown Law students recently launched Georgetown Facial Challenge, a website that will monitor their participation in Movember, a… Read More

Class of 2010 Fund donates $37,793

It’s no small feat convincing graduating seniors to donate money in the midst of a poor job market. Yet, the Class of 2010 Fund did just that. “It’s tough for young people to make commitments when there’s a… Read More

Young alumni donations rise compared to last year

Aided by the University’s ongoing efforts to raise funds for the 1789 Scholarship Imperative, young alumni donations increased by 25 percent in the past year. The Office of Advancement saw a similar jump in the number of young… Read More

Class of 2008 leads young alumni in University gifts

We know you’ve all been waiting on the edge of your seats with one question burning deep into the backs of your minds: What recently graduated class raised the most young alumni donations this past year? As of… Read More

Georgetown APO chapter wins $25,000 to mentor D.C. scout troops

In February, the Georgetown chapter of Alpha Phi Omega entered the Pepsi Refresh challenge to try to win a share of the $1.3 million Pepsi had pledged to give service projects around the country. Turns out that they… Read More

An update on the Georgetown Class of 2010 Fund

You probably saw those signs last Thursday—”Did you know your tuition runs out today?” “Did you know that 55 percent of Georgetown students receive financial aid?”—which were making their annual appearance on Copley Lawn to mark ‘Tuition Day,’… Read More

Georgetown receives $6.9 million for the creation of three Catholic programs

The University has announced that it received a $6.9 million gift from the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation to create three new programs related to Georgetown’s Catholic identity. Of the gift, $5 million will go toward permanent support… Read More