Recent News and Press Releases
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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted the U.S.-China Presidential Inauguration Ball on January 19th at its Fisher Colloquium. Dean David Thomas delivered the opening remarks at the event. More than 300 attendees participated in the ball, which celebrated the beginning of a new era in U.S.-China bilateral relations. Guests included government officials, business owners, academics, young professionals, and students.
On January 17, 2013, Tom Ford International Chairman and former Gucci CEO Domenico De Sole drew on his experience and knowledge of the retail industry to inspire students to focus on leadership and human resources as the way to success.
“Don’t be afraid to hire people better, smarter than you,” said De Sole. “Hire them, listen to them, and let them do their jobs.”
The McDonough Retail & Luxury Association (MRLA) sponsored the event with the Undergraduate Program Office with support from the Distinguished Leaders Series.
Innovative Program to Prepare 25 Principals for Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
Georgetown University and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson (F’92, G’07) will announce today that 25 principals in the city will soon begin a tailored version of Georgetown’s Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) program.
Henderson, who graduated from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business’ EML program in 2007, has emerged as one of the District’s most important leaders, charged with the education of 45,000 children in the nation’s capital.
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