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Posted On: 8 May 2011 09:24 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:11 pm

Class 2011 of the Georgetown University

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Class 2011 of the Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) graduated yesterday with a total of 46 students receiving their Bachelor of Science degrees in Foreign Service. Thirty-three students received degrees in International Politics while 13 received in Culture and Politics. Apart from Qatar, the graduates represented 13 other nationalities with students coming from the US, India, Lebanon, Egypt, Kuwait, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Canada, Somalia, Bosnia, and Sudan. Qatar had the largest percentage of students at 38%. Addressing the ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt, Georgetown University president John J DeGioia said: “When we live our lives at the frontiers, we work at the forefront of the possible. We seek out new learning and knowledge, new ways of leading and being, new ways of understanding others and ourselves. We embrace the tensions and ambiguities created by the unexplored to address the greatest challenges before us.” He added: “We are grateful for all that you have already accomplished. And we are hopeful for the work you will do ... and the lives you will touch, for the promise each of you brings into the world.”