Articles tagged: Ernst


Former Georgetown tennis coach pleads guilty in Varsity Blues Scandal

Former Georgetown University tennis coach, Gordon Ernst, pleaded guilty on Sept. 15 to accusations of soliciting and accepting bribes to designate at least 12 students as recruits into the Georgetown... Read more


Ninth Georgetown parent pleads guilty in Varsity Blues admissions scandal

Elisabeth Kimmel joined the ranks of Georgetown parents indicted and admitting guilt in the college admissions scandal last week, heading off a September trial.  Kimmel, a former media executive, is... Read more


Georgetown parent sentenced in college admissions scandal

A federal judge sentenced Stephen Semprevivo, who paid a $400,000 bribe for his son to be admitted to Georgetown as a tennis recruit, to four months in prison on Thursday.... Read more


Former tennis coach pleads not guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges

Former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst plead not guilty on Monday to charges he accepted $2.7 million in bribes to smooth students’ acceptances to the university. This was Ernsts’ second... Read more


Georgetown Gave URI Positive Reference for Former Tennis Coach after Internal Investigation into Admissions Misconduct

Georgetown did not inform the University of Rhode Island (URI) about an internal investigation into Gordon Ernst, Georgetown’s former tennis coach indicted in the nationwide college admissions scandal on Tuesday,... Read more


Lawsuit Filed Against Georgetown Alleges Negligence in College Admissions Scandal

Two Stanford University students have filed a class-action lawsuit against Georgetown University and the other universities listed as destinations for students in the nationwide college admissions bribery and fraud scheme... Read more


Nationwide Admissions Scandal Implicates Former Georgetown Tennis Coach, Parents

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts unsealed two indictments against members of the Georgetown community Tuesday morning. One named former Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis coach Gordon... Read more