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

Porterfield to leave Georgetown, named President of Franklin & Marshall College

This morning, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development Dan Porterfield (COL ’83) announced that he will leave Georgetown to become the 15th President of Franklin & Marshall College. Porterfield will not officially join the small liberal arts college… Read More

SFS alum sworn in as ambassador to Albania

Last July, President Barack Obama announced that he would nominate Alexander Arvizu (SFS ’80) to become the U.S. Ambassador to Albania. On Wednesday, Arvizu was formally sworn in as Ambassador. Arvizu, who was born on an Army base… Read More

Georgetown Law extends post-grad funding program

Remember how five Georgetown Law Center grads went on NPR‘s “All Things Considered” last summer to commiserate about their employment opportunities? We guess they didn’t know about GULC’s post-grad funding program. As initially reported by Above the Law,… Read More

Stylista alum quits Elle, burns bridges

Johanna Cox, the CW reality show contestant who won a gig at Elle magazine, recently announced that she quit Elle and moved back to D.C. Cox, a Brown alumni who earned a Master’s from Georgetown in 2006, beat… Read More

Pat Quinn (SFS ’71) wins razor-thin Illinois gubernatorial race

On Thursday, the Associated Press projected that Pat Quinn (SFS ’71) will be elected to serve his first full term as governor of Illinois. Quinn, who replaced scandal-ridden Governor Rod Blagojevich in the state’s highest office, beat Republican… Read More

2010 Elections: Hoyas in the House (and Senate)

Yesterday, while all the political junkies were waiting anxiously for the polls to close, Vox highlighted the tossup and leaning races that featured Georgetown alumni. Today, we’ve got the results of yesterday’s elections and how Hoyas fared. Race… Read More

2010 Election Preview: Hoyas to watch

Do you consider yourself a political geek and a Georgetown super-fan? If so, we’re here to help. To celebrate Election Day, we tracked down all of the close races that involve Georgetown alumni; four Hoyas are deadlocked in… Read More

Former Georgetown basketball star shot in Maryland

A man shot this afternoon in Bowie, Maryland has been identified as former Georgetown basketball standout Charles Smith, according to TBD. Smith, who played for the 1988 U.S. Olympic basketball team and won the Big East Player of… Read More

Sweetgreen raises $2.1 million in second round of fundraising

Chances are you’ve heard the story of the three Georgetown graduates—Nicolas Jammet (MSB ’07), Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), and Nathaniel Ru (MSB ’07)—who opened  Sweetgreen to almost instant entrepreneurial success. Well, things are looking even better for the… Read More