Press Release Archive

  • 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.

  • Broadband: Regulation and the IP Transition Discussion

    Forum Sponsored by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Georgetown McDonough Among Top Social Media Friendly MBA Schools

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been ranked #28 among the Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly MBA Schools 2013 by (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

  • MBA Consulting Clinic Helps Local Middle School

    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).

  • Shari Hubert Appointed Associate Dean of MBA Admissions

    Hubert To Lead Admissions for Full-time and Evening MBA Programs

  • 2013 Commencement Dates Announced

    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