Messages from Dean Treanor

April 26, 2021

Dear Class of 2020,

I hope this email finds you safe and well.

I wanted to follow up on my March 10th email to you regarding the Law Center’s commitment to celebrating your class in-person when we are able to gather safely. It means so much to me that we honor and celebrate you for all of your hard work and the many obstacles this incredible class overcame in the face of the pandemic.

It is with great anticipation that I ask you to save the date for the weekend of June 3-5, 2022  for an in-person celebration of the Class of 2020 in Washington, D.C. I know I am speaking for the entire campus community when I say that we are truly looking forward to reuniting and being back on-campus together in June of next year. During this weekend, we will also welcome back the Class of 2021 for this important gathering of our recent alumni whose time at Georgetown Law was impacted by the pandemic. We recognize that many of you will not be able to be in D.C. for these events and we will virtually engage those who cannot participate in-person. A committee of 2020 class leaders will ensure your voices are being heard during the planning process.

Please stay tuned for more information as plans take shape in the coming months. In the meantime, please direct any questions to alumnlaw@georgetown.edu.

I look forward to seeing you in-person in June 2022!

Until then, take care and stay well.

Best,

Bill

 

March 11, 2021

Dear Class of 2020,

I hope this email finds you safe and well. We are now in the middle of our Spring semester at the Law Center, and I wanted to reach out to let you know that I continue to think of you and wish you well wherever this message finds you in the world.

Last year held many challenges, pains, and obstacles for us all. It was with great and particular disappointment that we were unable to have a traditional Commencement last May to celebrate your accomplishments and to mark your transition from law students to Georgetown Law alumni. We promised you that we would gather together to celebrate you at a time when it was safe to do so, and I haven’t forgotten that commitment.

Originally, when we realized that we were unable to safely hold an in-person Commencement last May, we had hoped to plan a celebration for fall 2020. As you know, the course of the pandemic did not allow us to hold a large gathering this past fall. As I write to you today, although we are still suffering deeply from this global health crisis, we see the promise that vaccines are bringing and with it a light at the end of this dark tunnel. That glimmer of hope brings with it the anticipation that we will be able to bring the Class of 2020 back to campus so that we can all celebrate you. We will update you with details as soon as we’re able.

In the meantime, I wish you health and a speedy return to the ordinary enjoyments we have been missing. I will continue to keep in touch and will update you as the path forward for us becomes clearer and we are able to pick a date to come together to celebrate the Class of 2020. Until then, take care and stay well.

Best,

Bill 

William M. Treanor
Dean and Executive Vice President
Paul Regis Dean Leadership Chair