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Savvy students create a business out of multimedia tours for the hearing impaired
By Andrea Orr
Karen Borchert and Martin Franklin entered the MBA Evening Program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in 2006 with the near-term goal of acquiring skills to help them advance in their current jobs and the long-term goal of starting their own companies - someday.
Craig Walker's workday lasts about 15 hours. Ada Polla went more than three years without a salary. Mark Smith and Pete Messman often feel like they're operating on faith. Nicole Miller put her wedding on hold for two years.
Reena Aggarwal and William Baber to become McDonough Professors
Washington, D.C. -- As part of an initiative to increase the number of professorships at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, Dean George Daly recently announced that Reena Aggarwal and William Baber have been named the school's first Robert E. McDonough Professors.
Roger W. Ferguson delivered the commencement address
Dean Daly, distinguished faculty, honored guests, I am pleased to join you today and to congratulate these outstanding graduates.
TIAA-CREF has been privileged to serve Georgetown since 1969. We know that earning an advanced degree from this institution is a significant achievement. You and your loved ones should be very proud. It is also fortunate that your studies -- at least for the moment -- are complete. The economy needs your full attention.
Dean George Daly and President John DeGioia present Luis Moreno with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
Thank you, President DeGioia, Dean Daly, members of the faculty, graduating class. As I come up here, I am reminded by my daughter and my son who typically like to kid with their friends that I look like Harry Potter, and I certainly don't look here a lot like a banker, but as I was putting this garb on, and just walking up here, it really gave me that impression again, and it reminded me that Harry Potter has a lot of tricks down his bag and I don't, so I'll try my best.
Undergraduate students received their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees in McDonough Arena May 16.
The celebratory mood was high among the graduates of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business at their commencements May 15 and 16. On Friday, May 15, 345 graduate students received Master of Business Administration degrees on Healy Lawn. The next day, 324 seniors received Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees in McDonough Arena.
Washington, D.C. -- George G. Daly, dean of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, announced 13 new full-time faculty appointments today. These professors will begin teaching at the school in August.
"I am pleased we can add so many outstanding faculty to our roster," said Daly. "This is the largest influx of such scholars during my time at the school. These appointments also coincide with the opening of our new building this fall, which will enhance learning and interaction between our students and faculty."
Valedictorian Vy Hoang Uyen Le addresses the 2009 Tropaia Exercises attendees.
Professor of the Year award recipient Dr. Ilkka Ronkainen.
Graduating seniors and faculty were recognized for their outstanding achievements in academics, community service, teaching, and research at the 52nd Tropaia Exercises at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business on May 15. Deputy Dean Ricardo Ernst presided over the ceremony, which was held at historic Gaston Hall.
Friday, May 15, 2009 11:00 AM