Posts By: Michelle Ohnona

Join Us: Doyle Conversations on Anti-Racism in Higher Education

This spring the Doyle Program is excited to be facilitating a second series of conversations that aims to bring students, staff, and faculty together in order to share strategies and tools around anti-racist approaches to our work at Georgetown. Join us for conversations featuring faculty, staff, and students, who will share insights from their experiences… Read more »

What We’re Reading: Refusing the University

image by Clare Reid On September 23rd, students, staff, and faculty participated in the first of three conversations hosted by the Doyle Program on anti-racism in higher education. (The next session is on November 11th.) As a point of entry into the conversation, we read “Refusing the University” by Sandy Grande, associate professor and Chair… Read more »

What We’re Reading: Narratives of First-Generation College Students

illustration by Clare Reid The 2015 novel Make Your Home Among Strangers (Macmillan), by Jennine Capó Crucet, follows the trajectory of Lizet, a first-generation college student who leaves her native Miami for an education at an elite New England liberal arts college where she has earned a scholarship. As Lizet struggles through her first semester’s… Read more »