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Georgetown College
GeorgetownCollege Seal
Motto
Established 1829
School type Private
President Dr. William H. Crouch Jr.
Location Georgetown, KY, USA
Campus Rural
Enrollment 1,334 undergraduate,
501
Faculty ~130
Mascot Tigers
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Website www.georgetowncollege.edu

Note: Georgetown University is a separate and unaffiliated institution located in Washington, DC. Image File history File links Georgetown_seal. ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... Georgetown is a city located in Scott County, Kentucky. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Sheep eating grass in rural Australia Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Georgetown University should not be confused with the University of Georgetown in Georgetown, Guyana or Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY. Georgetown University is a university in the United States. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...


Georgetown College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Kentucky. It was founded in 1829 by Baptists under the minister Elijah Craig, inventor of bourbon. Currently, the college is still affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, but this relationship is undergoing modification. A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... Georgetown is a city located in Scott County, Kentucky. ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Baptist churches are part of a Christian movement often regarded as an Evangelical, Protestant denomination. ... Elijah Craig (1738 (?) – May 18, 1808) was a Baptist minister from Kentucky, who is remembered chiefly for being an important figure in the invention of bourbon whiskey. ... Bourbon bottle, 19th century Bourbon is an American form of whiskey, made from at least 51% but not more than 79% corn or maize (typically about 70%) with the remainder being wheat, rye, and malted barley. ...


Georgetown College offers many undergraduate degrees and a Master of Arts in Education. In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ...


The school's sports teams are called the Tigers and they participate in the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affilated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ...


The school's football field and East Campus residences are also the location of the Cincinnati Bengals summer training camp. Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1967 Home Field Paul Brown Stadium City Cincinnati, Ohio Team Colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis League Championships (0) Conference Championships (2) AFC: 1981, 1988 Division Championships (5) AFC Central: 1970, 1973, 1981, 1988, 1990 The Cincinnati Bengals are a National...

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Student organizations

Georgetown College has four national fraternities (Kappa Alpha, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Kappa Tau and Pi Kappa Alpha) and four national sororities (Alpha Gamma Delta, Kappa Delta, Phi Mu and Sigma Kappa) on campus. They also have an independent fraternity, the President's House Association.


Religious Affiliation

Georgetown College, historically linked with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, has recently changed its relationship with the Convention. For more information, visit http://www.georgetowncollege.edu/GC_KBC_Agreement.htm


Maskrafters

The Georgetown College Maskrafter theatre group is the oldest collegiate theatre company in Kentucky and offers traditional theatre, an emphasis on creating original work and new initiatives in digital motion picture art.


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Mid-South Conference:
   Belhaven | Bethel | Campbellsville | Cumberland U |Georgetown | Lambuth |
Lindsey Wilson | Pikeville | Union | Univ. of Cumberlands | Virginia-Wise

Mid-South Conference The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affilated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ... Belhaven College is a college in Jackson, Mississippi that was founded by the Presbyterian Church (USA) but that is independently run by a Board of Trustees. ... Bethel College is the name of a Cumberland Presbyterian college in McKenzie, Tennessee. ... Campbellsville University (formerly Campbellsville College) is a small, private Christian university located in Campbellsville, Kentucky. ... This institution is unrelated, other than by similarity of name, to the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. ... Lambuth Univeristy is a small, co-educational, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee. ... Lindsey Wilson College is a private four-year college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. ... Pikeville College is a small private college located in Pikeville, Kentucky. ... There are also Union Colleges in Schenectady, New York and Lincoln, Nebraska and a Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. ... This institutition is unrelated, other than by similarity of name, to Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee or Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama or Cumberland College and Mountain View High School in Rose Hill, Virginia, Lee County University of the Cumberlands, known as Cumberland College until January 7, 2005... The University of Virginias College at Wise, commonly called UVA-Wise, is a public college located in Wise, Virginia. ... Image File history File links Mid-South Conference Logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Georgetown University (1828 words)
Georgetown, in 1789, was the chief borough of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Georgetown has exerted its influence on education and morals indirectly through various other colleges that have sprung from it, and directly by the host of its own alumni, nearly five thousand in number, many of them distinguished in every walk of life.
Georgetown University consists of the college, the school of medicine, the school of dental surgery, and the school of law.
Georgetown University: Information from Answers.com (4542 words)
Georgetown College suffered from some financial strain in its early years, but was bolstered when it received a federal charter in 1815.
Georgetown University is situated on an area of higher elevation above the Potomac River, overlooking Washington, DC and northern Virginia.
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