Recent News and Press Releases

  • McDonough Professor Recognized for Expertise in Social Marketing

    Alan R. Andreasen, Professor of Marketing at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, and Executive Director of the Social Marketing Institute, has been named 2007 winner of the Richard W. Pollay Prize for Intellectual Excellence in Research on Marketing in the Public Interest. The Pollay Prize is awarded by The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

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  • Ben & Jerry's CEO Discusses "The Power of the Brand" with McDonough Students

    Washington, D.C -- "Brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room," Ben & Jerry's CEO Walt Freese told a group of marketing students last week at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

    Characterizing the ice cream company's marketing strategy as "conscious capitalism," Freese assured students, "You can lead with your values, and deliver shareholder value too."

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  • Georgetown MBA Continues Sharp Climb in Rankings

    Washington, DC -- Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business continues to do well on the lists of the best U.S. business schools. Adding to recent rankings gains in Business Week, The Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, the school jumped nine places to #25 in the latest issue of US News and World Report. The collective gain across these publications is unprecedented in McDonough's history.

    Georgetown's move into the group of elite business schools reflects key strengths, including:

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  • Kimberly-Clark Honored for Support of Georgetown Healthcare Leadership Institute

    In recognition of its support for the Georgetown University Healthcare Leadership Institute, Kimberly-Clark Corporation was recently inducted into the 1789 Society, a prestigious fellowship of alumni, organizations and other generous supporters of Georgetown.

    The Healthcare Leadership Institute, developed and conducted in partnership with the McDonough School of Business, provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to help lead their organizations in today's dynamic healthcare environment.

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  • Georgetown Undergrad Business Program Climbs in Business Week's Rankings

    Washington, DC -- Continuing a steady upward trend for its business programs, Georgetown's undergraduate business school has risen again in the national rankings. Business Week announced its findings yesterday, moving the McDonough School of Business up to #11 from #13.

    Business Week noted particularly Georgetown's strength in finance. "Recruiters from Wall Street and well-rounded faculty make for a strong finance program," the magazine said on its web site.

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  • Paulson offers opening remarks at the Treasury's Conference at Georgetown


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  • Georgetown's McDonough School Hosts U.S. Financial Leaders

    Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. should consider whether it makes sense "to move toward a more principles-based regulatory system," Henry M. Paulson, Jr., U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, told an audience yesterday of students, faculty and global media at a conference hosted by the McDonough School of Business.

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  • Undergrad Business Students Win $2,000 for Campus Business Proposal

    Washington, D.C. - Four sophomores in Georgetown's McDonough School of Business won top prize in the "New Ventures - the Georgetown Way" entrepreneurship competition for their proposed campus cleaning service. Called GUNK - Georgetown University No-nonsense Kleaning - the business, if actually created, would become a "custom-tailored, full service, student-run, cleaning organization" for the campus.

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  • Fortune Magazine "50 Best Business Schools for Getting Hired"

    Fortune magazine online has just published the 50 Best Business Schools for Getting Hired 2007." Georgetown placed 16th on the list, with an average starting post-MBA salary of $87,816, and an average of two job offers per student.

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  • Georgetown Business Professor Recognized by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    Washington, D.C. - Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Professor Ricardo Ernst was recently named an Outstanding American by Choice by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Ernst was one of four award recipients recognized in a ceremony with USCIS Director Emilio Gonzalez at a White House ceremony on Wednesday January 24, 2007.

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