Category: Fall 2020, Georgetown Magazine

Title:Lively summer programming with a purpose

virtual experiences collage

From juggling to dancing with kids, behind-the-scenes tours of campus beehives and alumni-owned craft breweries, insider access at NBC Studios to living like an Italian at home, Georgetown offered alumni more than 50 live virtual experiences with 31 alumni and six faculty expert hosts. The novel eight-week Zoom-based programming was part of 90 Days with Georgetown, a fundraising initiative to support two crucial university priorities—COVID-19 response and student financial aid (see story).

Participants were invited to make a suggested donation to the 90 Days initiative when they registered for a session. Over the eight weeks of programming, 1,204 registrants made 643 gifts totaling just under $31,200.

The Alumni Association, which sponsored the programming, thanks the talented and generous sessions hosts, participants, and donors.

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