Georgetown University

Hagens Berman: Hofstra University Student Sues School in Class Action Seeking Repayment for Spring 2020 COVID-19 Campus Closure

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:34am

The law firm representing the Hofstra University student has also brought similar lawsuits against Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, and is investigating others.

Key Points: 
  • The law firm representing the Hofstra University student has also brought similar lawsuits against Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, and is investigating others.
  • The lawsuit cites professors cancelling classes through the remainder of the semester, optional final exams and old PowerPoint presentations.
  • All of which, attorneys say, individuals paid Hofstra for, yet did not receive in the spring 2020 semester.
  • All of these charges are simply not applicable given the spring 2020 semester students at Hofstra experienced, Berman said.

Hagens Berman: Brandeis University Sued in Class-Action Lawsuit Seeking Reimbursement for Spring 2020 Semester Amid Coronavirus Shutdown

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:59pm

The law firm representing the Brandeis University student has also brought similar lawsuits against Boston University, Brown University, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, and is investigating others.

Key Points: 
  • The law firm representing the Brandeis University student has also brought similar lawsuits against Boston University, Brown University, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, and is investigating others.
  • According to the complaint, on a per course basis, Brandeis charged undergraduate students at $6,918 ($1,729 per credit, per term) for the spring 2020 semester.
  • According to the lawsuit, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, Brandeis endowment had an approximate value of $1.074 billion.
  • For the spring 2020 term, undergraduate students enrolled at Brandeis paid $28,690 for undergraduate tuition and $956 in undergraduate fees.

Hagens Berman: Georgetown Grad Student Sues University in Class Action Seeking Repayment for COVID-19 Related Losses

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 9:33pm

A Georgetown University grad student has filed a class-action lawsuit against the school seeking repayment for expenses he says are being unrightfully retained by the university in light of the COVID-19 campus shutdown, according to attorneys at Hagens Berman.

Key Points: 
  • A Georgetown University grad student has filed a class-action lawsuit against the school seeking repayment for expenses he says are being unrightfully retained by the university in light of the COVID-19 campus shutdown, according to attorneys at Hagens Berman.
  • If you are paying for college tuition, and/or room and board at any U.S. college or university closed due to COVID-19, find out more about the lawsuit and your rights.
  • The law firm representing the Georgetown University student has also brought similar lawsuits against Boston University, Brown University, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Rutgers University, the University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis for failure to repay tuition-payers for their losses during the spring 2020 semester, abruptly cut short and altered due to COVID-19.
  • Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a consumer-rights class-action law firm with nine offices across the country.

Aggregate Industries Uses Innovative Logistical Solution to Begin Construction on MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Expansion

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

Aggregate Industries, a member of LafargeHolcim in the US, has started supplying concrete for the new, state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Key Points: 
  • Aggregate Industries, a member of LafargeHolcim in the US, has started supplying concrete for the new, state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • Were proud to be supporting this project, which will help the exceptional staff at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital provide improved care for the D.C. community, said Jay M. Moreau, CEO US ACM.
  • The 477,000 square-foot expansion of the Georgetown University Hospital will include a new emergency room, 32 operating rooms, 156 patient rooms and improved underground parking.
  • Aggregate Industries is partnering with Clark Construction Group on this project throughout 2020, with completion expected in 2021.

D.C. Auto Dealers Donate $50,000 to MedStar Georgetown to Support COVID-19 Treatment

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 8:00pm

"MedStar Georgetown staff members are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to help save lives," WANADA Chairman Kevin Reilly said.

Key Points: 
  • "MedStar Georgetown staff members are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to help save lives," WANADA Chairman Kevin Reilly said.
  • "MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is deeply grateful for this remarkable gift of support from WANADA," said Hospital president Mike Sachtleben.
  • If you wish to donate online, please click here and select "MedStar Georgetown University Hospital" in the drop-down menu on the donation page.
  • Founded in 1898, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the oldest academic teaching hospitals in the national capital region.

ChoicePoints Learning Hosts Race Relations Workshop at Georgetown University

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:43pm

ChoicePoints Learning is hosting Woke, Creating a New Normal on Race, One Conversation at a Time, a two-day workshop on March 26 and March 27 at Georgetown University, Institute for Transformational Leadership, 640 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC.

Key Points: 
  • ChoicePoints Learning is hosting Woke, Creating a New Normal on Race, One Conversation at a Time, a two-day workshop on March 26 and March 27 at Georgetown University, Institute for Transformational Leadership, 640 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC.
  • "Linda Bidlack, ChoicePoints Learning Coach
    Woke is designed to attract those who strongly desire to build true, authentic connections across races.
  • "Tracy Carmen-Jones, ChoicePoints Learning Partner
    Workshop attendees can expect open dialogues, real conversations, relevant tools and practices, learning modules, conversation techniques and an action plan for implementation and momentum.
  • Register for the Woke workshop as seats are filling fast or contact Tracy Carmen-Jones at carmenjones@choicepointslearning.com if you have additional questions.

St. Charles Community College named best 'Return on Investment' in Missouri among two-year colleges

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:00pm

COTTLEVILLE, Mo., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When it comes to long-term value, a degree from St. Charles Community College is worth every penny.

Key Points: 
  • COTTLEVILLE, Mo., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When it comes to long-term value, a degree from St. Charles Community College is worth every penny.
  • According to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, a degree from SCC is worth more over time than any other community college in Missouri.
  • "With financial aid packages, A+ scholarship funds and our affordable tuition, the average St. Charles Community College student leaves with a median debt of only $4,300," explained Dr. Barbara Kavalier, president.
  • St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields.

Glenn Gerstell to Share Perspective on What the Digital Revolution Holds in Store for Business at CSA Federal Summit 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:38pm

Earlier in his career, he was an adjunct law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center and New York Law School.

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  • Earlier in his career, he was an adjunct law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center and New York Law School.
  • The CSA Federal Summit is an informative, one-day summit offering attendees a world-class program of speakers and panelists with perspectives on the Federal cloud-computing strategy, civilian and defense agency cloud security standards, and real-world implementation experience with state-of-the-art cloud security architectures.
  • The event will take place on May 12 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Ave., Washington, DC).
  • Early bird rates of $150 for non-government employees will be available through March 13, after which rates will rise to $175.

Best Master's Programs Releases Ranking of the Top 25 Finance Master's Programs

Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 1:34pm

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Master's Programs ( https://www.bestmastersprograms.org/ ), an online guide to the best master's degrees and careers, is pleased to share their 25 Best Master's in Finance Programs for 2020 at https://www.bestmastersprograms.org/best-online-finance-masters/

Key Points: 
  • DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Master's Programs ( https://www.bestmastersprograms.org/ ), an online guide to the best master's degrees and careers, is pleased to share their 25 Best Master's in Finance Programs for 2020 at https://www.bestmastersprograms.org/best-online-finance-masters/
    For students who want to make money, finance is hands-down one of the top choices possible.
  • For business professionals who want to take the next step in their career, Best Master's Programs has ranked the 25 Best Master's in Finance.
  • Best Master's Programs used three criteria to determine the ranking:
    The top 3 Master's in Finance programs for 2020 are: (1) CSU Global, (2) Northeastern University, and (3) Georgetown University.
  • Best Master's Programs is an independent online guide to finding the best traditional and online master's degree programs.

Hackensack Meridian Health and Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Become Associate Members of the New York Genome Center

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 4:05pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The New York Genome Center (NYGC) announced today that Hackensack Meridian Health and the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have become the two newest institutional associate members of the NYGC.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The New York Genome Center (NYGC) announced today that Hackensack Meridian Health and the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have become the two newest institutional associate members of the NYGC.
  • Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is Washington, D.C.'s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and NCI-approved consortium.
  • The second partnership is focused on cancer genomics and led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, which includes investigators from Georgetown University Medical Center, along with the Hackensack Meridian Health's John Theurer Cancer Center and CDI.
  • Institutional associate members are: American Museum of Natural History, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Hackensack Meridian Health, Hospital for Special Surgery, The New York Stem Cell Foundation, Princeton University, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.