Recent News and Press Releases
Georgetown University alumni gathered November 19 at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills for the launch of the new Wall Street Alliance West group. The original Wall Street Alliance, which is located in New York City and founded in 1995, currently has over 8,000 members.
Great ideas come about when 80 accomplished leaders from the highest levels of business, finance, diplomacy and government, media, and the arts gather to propose creative and “non-obvious” solution to various challenges facing the world.
The 25 District of Columbia Public School (DCPS) principals who graduated from Georgetown McDonough’s Executive Master’s in Leadership Program for DCPS honored Douglas McCabe, professor of management, with their Best Professor Award on December 7 during their Commencement. Professor McCabe taught the principals Negotiating in Complex Environments and supervised their Moral Leadership Projects.
A Georgetown on the Hill Seminar, December 12
Washington, D.C. – The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy will present
“Challenges for the Fed and the Economy in Giving Up Slowing – Quantitative Easing”
December 12 as part of its Georgetown on the Hill Series.
The discussion will feature:
- Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution and Visiting
Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
- Joseph Gagnon, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute
“At Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, everyone helps each other. It’s something that’s done, and not just said,” observed Julie Sender, a prospective MBA Evening Program student who attended the school’s December 7 Focus on Diversity Day.
Sender and 97 other prospective Full-time and Evening MBA students came to Georgetown McDonough for a day of diversity-related conversations, followed by the school’s annual International Festival, which is organized by the students in the MBA International Club.
To Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), what happened in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall Saturday afternoon was the realization of a personal goal. She choked back tears when she took the stage to address the inaugural class of the DCPS Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) program during their commencement on December 7. [Watch the webcast.]
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has announced its new board of directors, which includes William Novelli, Georgetown McDonough School of Business distinguished professor of the practice and founder of the school’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative.
One year ago, Allison Maas was preparing to graduate from the Georgetown McDonough School of Business with an Executive MBA degree. She signed up for the school’s Global Career Conference and Expo after hearing that General Electric would be there. Armed with her resume, she approached the GE table and introduced herself.
This fall, undergraduate students in the First Year Seminar program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business were asked to develop a fundraising plan for the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home, a facility that provides short-term, long-term, and rehabilitative care to a diverse population of more than 100 women and men in D.C. This year's winning team developed a plan to host an annual gala that would generate enough income to see the facility turn cash-flow positive. Members of the winning team include Tucker Cowden, Drew Diprinzio, Misty Li, and Erica Tsai.
School's Out for 25 DCPS Principals Graduating from Georgetown's Executive Master's in Leadership Program
The inaugural cohort of District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) principals participating in a new, first-ever specialized leadership master’s program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will graduate on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The DCPS Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Program was created to equip local principals and administrators with the skills and knowledge necessary to promote excellence within the school system.