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Event
Attendees celebrate honorees at the Patrick Healy Dinner
Feb 2018

Georgetown’s African-American Community Celebrates the Annual Healy Dinner

Georgetown's African-American Community Celebrates the Annual Healy Dinner By Chelsea Burwell More than 200 alumni, students, faculty, and friends of the university came together to honor and...
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Georgetown University and Slavery panel
Nov 2017

Black Alumni Summit Brings Thought Leadership to Campus

Alumni community discusses racial justice, arts, philanthropy, and more Alumnus Ayo Aruleba (C’17), Professors Soyica Colbert (C’01) and Marcia Chatelain, and Mélisande Short-Colomb (C’21)—a current...
Event
Oct 2015

2015 Black Alumni Summit Recap

Georgetown held the first-ever Black Alumni Summit October 23-25. More than 230 alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered together to celebrate the Black alumni community and reconnect with one...
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Black Images in Contemporary American Film panel
Sep 2015

Black Alumni Summit to Showcase Accomplished Alumni Community

By Na'Tasha Jones, Managing Editor, Georgetown Alumni From Oct. 23-25, 2015 , Georgetown will host the inaugural Black Alumni Summit , a biennial gathering planned by and for the Black undergraduate...
In Memoriam
Aug 2015

Remembering Richard Joseph McCooey

Restaurateur Richard J. McCooey, founder of Georgetown neighborhood institutions 1789 restaurant and The Tombs, died August 6. He was 83. A well-known figure in the Georgetown community and...