Recent News and Press Releases
Entrepreneurial endeavors often start up in the classrooms of the Rafik B. Hariri Building, home of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Two recent startups by Georgetown graduates aim closer to home though, providing services for MBA students and alumni who share in the mission of serving business and society.
Serving the Startup Community
Hubert To Lead Admissions for Full-time and Evening MBA Programs
MBA students in the Social Entrepreneurship Consulting Clinic at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business used their knowledge and business insights to support the organizational planning and strategy for the Washington Middle School for Girls (WMSG).
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been ranked #28 among the Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly MBA Schools 2013 by OnlineMBAPage.com (OMP). Staff at OMP spent weeks analyzing data from the social media accounts of more than 400 campus-based business schools and ranked them based on their presence and activity levels on various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Pinterest, and Flickr.
-- Joan Lim
Thursday, May 16, 2013
2 p.m. Senior Convocation, McDonough Arena
Friday, May 17, 2013
10 a.m. McDonough School of Business Tropaia Exercises, Gaston Hall
11 a.m. Tropaia Reception, Rafik B. Hariri Building
12:30 p.m. MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Master's in Leadership Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rainsite: McDonough Arena)
1:45 p.m. MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Master's in Leadership Commencement Reception, Rafik B. Hariri Building
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Georgetown’s Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration and professor of finance, and Jason Sturgess, assistant professor of finance, earned a research grant from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (Q Group) for their project on “The Role of Institutional Investors in Voting: Evidence from the Securities Lending Market.”
David Thomas, dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, recently outlined his vision for the school in an article published by Unity First. The online publication also features a video of Thomas talking about the direction in which the school is headed.
Georgetown on the Hill Forum Sponsored by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Georgetown on the Hill Forum To Discuss Consequences of Taxation Towards the Development of the Mobile Industry in America
Students in the Executive Master’s in Leadership Program spent a week working for Raymond Ackerman Academy (RAA) in Cape Town, Africa, last summer as part of their Global Business Experience.
The Global Business Experience provides students the opportunity to put concepts learned in the classroom into practice in an international setting where student teams present recommendations to a client and participate in a week of academic and cultural experiences.