One cold Saturday morning in March, Trinity Washington University was hosting an Open House. But I couldn’t see any signs or volunteers showing the prospective students where to go, and on the first day of spring break, the campus was eerily quiet. After walking past the shining new gym, accidentally entering the deserted dining hall and wandering through a handful of gardens that were empty save for miniature statues of the Virgin Mary, I finally spotted a woman carrying a coffee urn and asked for directions.
Rocco DelMonaco, Jr replaced Dave Morrell as Vice President for University Safety in June. DelMonaco will be responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of all safety and security functions at all Georgetown campuses and overseas locations. The Voice sat down with DelMonaco for an exclusive interview.
In a third-floor conference room in Building D on the campus of the Georgetown University Medical Center, Dr. Pedro Jose’s award-winning—and argumentative—research team is gathered around a long table for their weekly lab meeting.
“This is tough,” Jose, a diminutive Filipino-American, explains as I enter the room. “We look at raw data.”