Secretary Jeh Johnson Engages On Public Service At SFS Undergraduate Commencement

This year’s rain-soaked commencement had a dash of royal glamour with King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan in attendance – but ultimately turned into a noisy, but constructive, forum to talk about immigration, about the experience of undocumented students, about civil dialogue and debate and about the tensions between personal convictions and compromises that are inherent in public service.

Johnson Meets Undocumented Students Amid Backlash

The Hoya discussed Secretary Jeh Johnson’s visit to Georgetown University in advance of his Commencement address on Saturday. Secretary Johnson met with SFS student leaders and undocumented students during his visit.

Georgetown Announces Speakers for 2016 Commencement

Jeh Johnson, United States Secretary of Homeland Security; explorer, storyteller and water conservation advocate Alexandra Cousteau; and USAID Administrator Gayle Smith are among those scheduled to speak at the university’s 2016 Commencement May 19-22.

The Case for the Arts: Focus on Professor Honey Al-Sayed

As a second semester CULP student with the freedom to take as many electives as I would like, my course load was solely picked on how “cool” they sounded. One of those classes was Media, Arts, and Culture: Fueling War or Creating Peace?

The Hoya Discusses Newly Approved SFS Language Minors

The SFS Dean’s Office announced Tuesday that SFS students, starting with the class of 2017, will now be able to pursue language minors through the College language departments. “We want SFS students to communicate with others, no matter where they are or what they’re doing,” said SFS Dean Hellman.

SFS Announces New Language Minors

School of Foreign Service students will be allowed to pursue language minors this fall, the first minors the undergraduate program has ever permitted. Pursuing a language minor allows SFS students to go beyond proficiency, learning the finer points of a foreign language and the wealth of knowledge that brings.