SIPS Board announces first four grant winners

The Board of the Social Innovation and Public Service fund has announced plans to fund social justice and service projects by three students and one organization: Tommy Larson (SFS ’13), Kristin Trivelli (NHS ’14), Tyler Eldridge (SFS ’13), and the Hilltop Microfinance Initiative. SIPS has approved a total of $14,300 in funding of the $1.25 […]

GUSA Roundup: You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting an Executive candidate

Yesterday’s meeting of the Georgetown University Student Association senate was… peculiar. About 40% of the people in the room were running for GUSA Executive, so it was fun to project subtext onto the bickering of the obviously sleep-deprived senators. On the menu yesterday was the confirmation of some familiar faces to the SIPS steering committee […]

FinApp discusses updates on solar panels, SIPS fund

Last night, the Georgetown University Student Association’s Finance and Appropriations Committee met to discuss updates from the Endowment working groups. The meeting began with a short discussion about Healy Pub, and the nails that Jack DeGioia and Todd Olsen banged into its coffin in their meeting with student media earlier this month. Although GUSA had […]

GUSA names working group membership for SAFE proposals, sets timelines for project feasibility

GUSA’s Finance and Appropriations committee has named the “Working Groups” to be responsible for creating plans to implement the proposals of the Student Activities Endowment Commission. The groups, operating in tandem with FinApp, will be responsible for further developing the set of proposals approved by the Endowment Commission at the end of April. The working […]