With an average salary of $116,946 and 98 percent of employment-seeking students receiving a job offer within three months of graduation, the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA Class of 2018 set new career placement records.
Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Program has a new formal partnership with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), an association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer MBA students, that will allow the program to name two ROMBA fellows in the next academic year.
Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is hosting its first class of National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) fellows this academic year, after formalizing its relationship with the association last year.
Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, associate professor of operations and information management, received the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 2018 Distinguished Educator Award for his research, education, and dedication to the field.
Georgetown University ranked sixth this year in CoinDesk’s list of blockchain universities, which measured institutions’ investments in curriculum about the technology. The McDonough School of Business contributes to the university’s rankings through programming and the strong presence of blockchain technology in the school’s curriculum.
Nine Full-time and Evening MBA students took part in a new hands-on leadership experience, the Rocky Mountain Leadership Trek, this August. The eight-day, 40-mile journey through Wyoming’s Wind River mountain range was run through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) to develop resilient, confident leaders who can excel on teams.
Michael Piwowar, former commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, is joining the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as a distinguished policy fellow.
John Mayo was appointed the Elsa Carlson McDonough Chair of Business Administration based on the strength of his record of research and his intellectual leadership at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.