For Parents

Students, Parents, and Members of the Georgetown McDonough Community,

Please join me in welcoming the Class of 2017 to Georgetown McDonough!

We were energized by the arrival of new students - and returning students - to the Hilltop in August.  Our campus is once again full of life as students begin classes, polish resumes and prepare to join us again for "Bagels with the UG Dean" each week.

Here in the Undergraduate Program Office, we have been working to enhance existing programs and explore new initiatives.  Because we firmly believe that to become future leaders, our students must have a global perspective, global programming represents a large part of our efforts.  In July, we hosted a group of 40 students from Universita Bocconi in Milano here at Georgetown, while our students traveled abroad to study at the University of Oxford, Fudan University in Shanghai and ESADE in Barcelona.  I encourage you read about the students' experiences in their own words in their blog posts.

The First Year Seminar is now in its fourth year with expanded offereings in response to increased demand, and the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program has accepted its third cohort of 30 future entrepreneurs.  Our Alumni Mentor Program hosted more than 150 junior interns and alumni in New York City in June, and we recently welcomed 20 new alumni coaches to the program.

Finally we supported nearly 20 new Undergraduate Research projects this past summer and inaugurated a new partnership with the Fabretto Foundation.  

It takes a dedicated team to deliver an outstanding curricular and co-curricular experience for our undergraduates, so we thank the faculty, staff, alumni, parents and students who continue to support all of our programs.  

If you would like to become involved in our Parents Advisory Committee, please contact Matilda Carpenter.  

Warm Regards,


Norean R. Sharpe, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Director of Undergraduate Programs
McDonough School of Business