Commencement Speakers Ask Graduates to Find a Higher Calling
The 2011 College Commencement speakers reminded graduates to strive for positive change in the world and in themselves.
ALEXANDRA COUSTEAU (C'98)
Granddaughter of explorer Jacques Cousteau returns to her alma mater to talk water conservation with students.
DERICK STACE-NAUGHTON (C'11)
The English and Physics major penned Congressional legislation and won a Mitchell Fellowship for his work on genetic bleeding disorders.
PROFESSOR RUFUS JONES
Professor Rufus Jones, Jr., brings music theory and African-American composers to life in class and onstage.
2011 looks to be another year of growth and innovation for Georgetown College. Two exciting minors, Business Administration and Film and Media Studies have been added to the College’s already expansive curriculum. Construction on our new 154,000 square state-of-the art Science Center has begun in earnest.
Founded in 1789 as the nation’s first Catholic institution of higher learning, Georgetown College is committed to the Jesuit traditions of an integrated education and of productive research in the liberal arts, including fine arts, humanities, languages, sciences, and social sciences.
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