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CMEA enhances the education of students historically denied access to GU because of race, ethnicity, national origin, socioeconomic status, and other marginalized identities. To live out this mission, CMEA provides a variety of intentional and culturally-relevant programming, services, and opportunities to foster student success inside and outside of the classroom. List of student programs
Managed by the Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA), the program provides enhanced educational opportunity for a multicultural cohort of first-generation college students who have achieved the dream of higher education through personal initiative, service, and academic excellence.
"Provides a vital and innovative interdisciplinary course of research, study, and learning. African American Studies examines the experiences and contributions of people of the African diaspora in the United States and globally. By studying the intellectual, historical, cultural, economic, political, religious, literary, scientific, and social ideas, institutions, movements and practices of African Americans, the department provides the tools to theorize solutions to social issues rooted in longstanding and persistent racial divides. We seek to apply those theories to bridge the gap between the classroom and community, particularly the diverse communities of Washington DC and beyond."
A campus-wide collaboration between the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) designed to strengthen Georgetown University’s core commitment to tolerance and diversity and to enhance global awareness of the challenges and opportunities of an era of increasing interconnectedness. At the Berkley Center, Doyle Seminars facilitate in-depth explorations of similar themes in smaller, upper-level courses.
Part of the Prisons and Justice Initiative, this program is a partnership between Georgetown’s Prisons and Justice Initiative and the DC Department of Corrections. The courses are held in the DC Central Treatment Facility, which houses male and female DC residents awaiting trial, serving short sentences, or preparing to return to their communities after a longer period of incarceration with the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The Prison Scholars Program is the only co-education prison education program in the country, ensuring that all residents at CTF have an opportunity to pursue higher education. The purpose of the Scholars Program is to improve the lives of all DC residents by educating incarcerated citizens and preparing them to pursue a positive role in their home communities when they return.
Provides programmatic support for over 600 undergraduates. The program works with students as they navigate through elite higher education. GSP’s mission is to work towards a more equitable college experience for first generation and low-income college students.
Aims to increase awareness concerning ethnic health disparities worldwide, thereby ensuring a diverse range of future health professionals who are culturally sensitive and socially conscious. Sponsored by the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the oldest and largest medical student organization dedicated to underrepresented or underprivileged pre-health students and underserved communities. Committed to increasing the number of culturally capable and sensitive physicians.
IDEAA's mission is to promote a deep understanding and appreciation among the diverse members of the University community to result in justice and equality in educational, employment, and contracting opportunities, as well as to lead efforts to create an inclusive academic and work environment.
Created in May 2020 to increase collaboration and resource sharing for first-generation students and students of color, OSEI is part of a “whole institution” approach that ties together access, equity, student success, and diversity programming and services.” OSEI houses the Georgetown Scholars Program, Community Scholars Program, and Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, allowing them to share resources, expand programming, and increase student awareness of the support systems available to them.
Part of the Prisons and Justice Initiative, the Pivot Program is a non-credit-bearing certificate in business and entrepreneurship created specifically for formerly incarcerated individuals. Designed in partnership with the DC Department of Employment Services and delivered by Georgetown faculty, the Pivot Program is a one-year transition and re-entry program centered on a blend of academic work and supported employment.