Recent News and Press Releases

  • Month of Volunteerism Nominated for Team MBA Award

    The Month of Volunteerism (MOV) initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been nominated for the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)’s annual Team MBA award. The Team MBA award will recognize an outstanding project that has made a difference beyond the classroom at the annual GMAC conference in June.

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  • Jobs, Consumers, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present a panel discussion on “Can the United States Negotiate a High Standard Trans-Pacific Partnership? What’s at Stake for Jobs and Consumers?” as part of its Georgetown on the Hill Trade Policy Forum.

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  • CEO of Michael Kors to Speak at Georgetown McDonough

    John D. Idol, chairman and CEO of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, will speak to students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business about the development of the company and its successful IPO in 2011.

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  • Full-Time Program Advances in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

    The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business advanced to 18th in the United States and 40th in the world in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, released on Monday, January 28, 2013.

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  • Broadband: Regulation and the IP Transition Discussion

    Forum Sponsored by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

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  • Georgetown McDonough Hosts U.S.-China Presidential Inauguration Ball

    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.

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  • Tom Ford International Chairman Discusses Success, Quality, and Branding

    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.

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  • Georgetown and DC Public Schools Announce Executive Master's in Leadership for DC Principals

    Innovative Program to Prepare 25 Principals for Leadership Challenges and Opportunities

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  • DC Schools, Georgetown Offer Executive Leadership Program to Principals

    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.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Graduates Leverage Educational Experience in Startups

    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

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