GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

October 7th, 2015 | by CollegeAD
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
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With a vision of cultivating leadership skills beyond the playing field, Georgetown announced Tuesday night one the largest gifts in the university’s history and the biggest single gift focused on athletics. The $50 million gift, made by Peter and Susan Cooper of Newport Beach, Calif., will have the dual purpose of expanding a relatively new leadership program for Hoyas athletes and upgrading the central-campus field that hosts football, field hockey, lacrosse and numerous club sports. Cooper, a former member of the university’s board of directors and the father of five Georgetown graduates, explained that his family chose to make the donation because of their first-hand experience with, and conviction in, the transformative power of the participating in college sports.-Liz Clarke, The Washington Post– Read More

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