Press Release Archive

  • Juniors Named Entrepreneurship Fellows

    A group of rising juniors at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business were selected into the first class of Entrepreneurship Fellows. Over the next two years, these undergraduates will have the opportunity to complete a combination of coursework and extracurricular activities designed to help them develop and pursue their entrepreneurial interests. 

  • More Than 300 Business Leaders Meet with Students

    During the 2010-2011 academic year, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business has hosted more than 300 business leaders who have shared their experiences with undergraduate and graduate business students. These included speakers as part of the Distinguished Leaders Series, the MBA Leadership Series, classroom lectures, and student-led events. Following are some highlights of this year’s speakers.

    Distinguished Leaders Series

  • Dean David Thomas

    Georgetown Announces New Business School Dean

    A professor and former associate dean at Harvard Business School – David A. Thomas – will serve as the new dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, effective August 1.

    The new dean currently serves as the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard and directs the school’s Organizational Behavior Unit.

  • How Bad Behavior Affects the Bottom Line

    When Christine Porath graduated from Holy Cross University 16 years ago, she took a marketing job in the sports management industry, where she discovered a corporate culture in which rude and disrespectful behavior was tacitly accepted. Although many colleagues found the workplace unpleasant, Porath understood it was also bad business. Much of her career since then has been focused on studying how bad behavior in the workplace affects corporate profits. 

  • Undergraduate Business Students Graduate with Integrity, Authenticity, and Commitment Beyond Oneself

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business honored its 345 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration graduates Saturday, May 21, on the lawn of Healy Hall. During the commencement, Michael C. Jensen, the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration Emeritus at the Harvard School of Business, spoke to the graduates about integrity, authenticity, and being committed to something larger than oneself.

  • Brooks Holtom

    Holtom Article is Among Most Cited in Organizational Dynamics

    An article published in the academic journal Organizational Dynamics by Georgetown McDonough School of Business Associate Professor Brooks Holtom has been recognized as being one of the five most cited articles in Organizational Dynamics in the last five years. Holtom conducted research for the article with the help of two Georgetown undergraduates. 

  • Students Honored During Tropaia

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business honored its undergraduate students for their academic achievements during Tropaia Exercises on May 20 in Gaston Hall. This ceremony recognizes outstanding achievements of students and faculty. The word tropaia is ancient Greek and refers to a monument constructed to celebrate a military victory.

  • Solow

    Solow: Business Graduates Face a Changing Economy

    Robert Solow, winner of the 1987 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, spoke to graduates of the MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Master’s in Leadership programs at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business about the changing economic times facing today’s graduates as they embark on their careers. He told the graduates to expect a departure from the economic times of their youth. He remarked that the national income distribution is shifting away from wage and salary income towards business income and capital gains, noting "this is not a trivial change."

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    Georgetown Business Wins Gold Award

    Georgetown Business magazine has received an EXCEL Gold Award for “Best Feature Article” from Association Media & Publishing, an organization that serves the needs of association publishers, communications professionals, and the media they create. The EXCEL awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry.

  • Deloitte Case Competition Winners

    Students Win Deloitte Consulting Case Competition

    On Friday, April 29, 2011, a team of Georgetown University students won the Deloitte Consulting Diversity and Inclusion Case Competition. MBA Full-Time Program first-year students Nisheet Bhalla, Courtney Cudlip, and Aqeel Adenwala, and Master’s in Foreign Service student April Nigh comprised the first-place team.

    The individuals were awarded $100 and first round interviews with Deloitte in the fall. The teams were evaluated based on their understanding of the issues, analysis, implementation plan and Q&A session.
  • Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Speak - Sold Out, View Live Webcast

    Who:
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  • Commencement Speakers Announced for McDonough School of Business

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert M. Solow and Harvard Business School professor Michael C. Jensen will speak at the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • Real Estate Luminaries Look Abroad as Market Improves

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts hosted “Commercial Real Estate: Moving from Recovery to Expansion” as part of the Real Estate Luminaries Series. The May 3 event in Lohrfink Auditorium was divided into two hour-long discussions.

  • Andreasen to Speak at World Animal Forum

    Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Professor of Marketing Alan Andreasen has been invited to brief leaders of the World Animal Forum on social marketing and its possible application to their concerns at their annual meeting in Banna, Italy, May 19-21, 2011.

  • FMA NYC Trip

    FMA Sponsors Trip to New York City

    Georgetown’s Financial Management Association (FMA) hosted its annual trip to New York for undergraduate students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. Teaching Professor Lynn Doran accompanied 24 students on this trip to New York. 

  • George Daly

    Dean Daly Moderates Panel Discussion on Business Globalization in Latin America

    George Daly, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, moderated a panel titled “Business Globalization in Latin America” at the George Mason University School of Management Symposium on Business Globalization on Thursday, April 21.

  • Georgetown’s FMA Named Superior Chapter

    Georgetown University’s Chapter of the Financial Management Association (FMA) was the proud recipient of both the Gold Membership Development Award and the Superior Chapter recognition for the 2009-2010 academic year. 

  • Sharpe Recognized by Honor Society

    On April 14, McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe was named the Distinguished Member of the Year by the Georgetown Chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, an honor society inviting high-achieving first- and second-year college students.

    The award is given to a member of the Georgetown University academic community in recognition for his or her work to enhance the undergraduate experience at Georgetown.