Students & Alumni

Student & Alumni Awards

Tropaia Awards

The School of Continuing Studies’ annual Tropaia Ceremony, which began in 2009, celebrates the outstanding contributions and achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Each of Georgetown University’s schools holds an annual Tropaia exercise to honor outstanding members of our community.

2015-2016 Spirit of Georgetown Award

The Spirit of Georgetown Award honors a graduating student or alumnus or alumna who exemplifies Georgetown University's values of men and women in service to others, commitment to justice and the common good, intellectual openness, and leadership.
  • Liberal Studies, Undergraduate – Emmanuel Addo (SCS'16)

2015-2016 Outstanding Student Awards

The Outstanding Student Award honors students with an exceptional academic record and commitment to their industry or field of study who have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
  • Center for Continuing & Professional Education – Michal Haskell (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Global Strategic Communications, Graduate – Robert Bullock (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Hospitality Management, Graduate – Anastas Sporidis (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Liberal Studies, Undergraduate – Melani Mennella (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Technology Management, Graduate – Cyrus Burkhardt-Sedghi (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Liberal Studies, Graduate – William Cessato (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Journalism, Graduate – Mabinty Quarshie (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Human Resources Management, Graduate – Katharina Mezger (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Public Relations & Corporate Communications, Graduate – Sara dal Lago (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Real Estate, Graduate – Brock Tomlinson (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Sports Industry Management, Graduate – Cherrelle Ragin (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Systems Engineering Management, Graduate – Eric Heath (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Emergency and Disaster Management, Graduate – Erik Strickland (Outstanding Student Award)
  • Urban & Regional Planning, Graduate – Zachary Flora (Outstanding Student Award

2015-2016 Outstanding Faculty Awards

The Outstanding Faculty Award honors faculty members who advance the mission of the School and University through active engagement of students in learning, a commitment to their industry or field of study, and contributions to the Georgetown and Washington, D.C., communities.
  • Center for Continuing & Professional Education – Sarah Kaczmarek (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Global Strategic Communications, Graduate – Ted Allen, J.D. (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Hospitality Management, Graduate – Stuart Damon (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Liberal Studies, Undergraduate – Gregory Havrilak, Ph.D. (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Technology Management, Graduate – Jean Stanford (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Liberal Studies, Graduate – Jo Ann Moran Cruz, Ph.D. (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Journalism, Graduate – Linda Kramer Jenning (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Human Resources Management, Graduate – Marcelline Babicz (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Public Relations & Corporate Communications, Graduate – Carol Blymire (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Real Estate, Graduate – Joseph Firschein (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Sports Industry Management, Graduate – Keith Scully (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Systems Engineering Management, Graduate – Ramy Guirguis, Ph.D. (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Emergency and Disaster Management, Graduate – Kirby Wedekind (Outstanding Faculty Award)
  • Urban & Regional Planning, Graduate – Michael Stevens (Outstanding Faculty Award
For past awards and achievements, click here.

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