Press Release Archive
Whiting-Turner Contracting Company Honored for Work on Rafik B. Hariri Building
Washington, D.C. – The Washington Building Congress recently announced that the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company will receive Craftsmanship Awards for its work on the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Rafik B. Hariri Building.
Business Strategy Challenge to Feature 15 Schools, Feb. 26-27
WHAT: Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the 2010 Business Strategy Challenge, a case competition that asks teams of undergraduate students to find solutions to a real problem faced by a non-profit organization.
A team of undergraduate students in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Walsh School of Foreign Service placed second at the inaugural Battle of the Beltway Federal Consulting Case Competition, sponsored by Deloitte Consulting’s Federal Practice.
Georgetown McDonough School of Business Teams Win First Place in Three Separate Case Competitions, Feb. 17-19
Washington, D.C. – Teams of students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business MBA Full-Time program have earned first place in three separate case competitions over the past week: the ACG Cup, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition, and the San Diego State University International Sports MBA Case Competition.
Classes in the Global Executive MBA (Georgetown Campus) Program that were missed due to recent snow days have been rescheduled in March.
Friday, March 26, 2010, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
(Make-up day for classes missed on Saturday, Dec. 19)
Organizational Behavior, Professor McCabe
Friday, March 26, 1:45 to 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 27, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
(Make-up day for classes missed on Saturday, Feb. 6)
Strategic Management, Professor Almeida
Wendy W. Moe, a graduate of the MBA program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is the recipient of the 2010 Erin Anderson Award from the American Marketing Association for an emerging female marketing scholar and mentor.
New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin’s discussion of his book, Too Big to Fail, originally scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18, has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business to Host Event April 8-9
Washington, D.C. – The Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Graduate Student Consulting Group will host its first Strategy World Cup case competition April 8 and 9, 2010.
Due to expected inclement weather on Tuesday evening, the REIT CEO Summit scheduled to be held at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business on Feb. 9, 2010, has been postponed. The event is being rescheduled, and a new date will be announced soon.
William Novelli, distinguished professor of the practice at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, has been asked to serve as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force.
Co-chaired by former Senator Pete Domenici and Alice Rivlin, the Domenici-Rivlin Task Force will develop a comprehensive, balanced, and politically viable package of spending reductions and revenue increases for expedited consideration by Congress and the Obama Administration. A plan is expected to be released later this year.
Andrew Ross Sorkin to Discuss His Book Feb. 18
WHAT: New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin will discuss his book, Too Big to Fail, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
The event is sponsored by the school's Center for Financial Institutions, Policy, and Governance.
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, recently spoke at the American Society for Quality (ASQ) about the convergence of quality and ISO 26000. ISO 26000 is the future ISO standard for social responsibility. In addition, he was invited by the ASQ to join its International Think Tank for Quality and Social Responsibility, which seeks to facilitate research on how corporate social responsibility is measured and linked to shareholder value and other stakeholder outcomes and its interaction with quality.
MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business embarked on CalTrek 2010 in January, visiting companies such as eBay, Cisco, Deloitte, Google, and LinkedIn. The group was led by second-year student Erik Buurma.
CalTrek is a student group that facilitates West Coast recruitment across many industries and functional areas. Each January they organize a trip to the San Francisco Bay area to visit companies of interest to current students and network with Georgetown University alumni.
CEOs to Participate in Panel Discussion, Feb. 9