Press Release Archive

  • Executive MBA Program Advances 11 Positions in Financial Times Ranking

    The Financial Times' 2011 ranking of Executive MBA programs lists Georgetown's McDonough School of Business at 35th in the world, up 11 positions from last year's ranking. Georgetown's Executive MBA also is listed as the 9th stand-alone program in the United States.

  • Olympians to Meet With Business Students, Oct. 25

    Students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business are invited to meet three Olympic and Paralympic athletes on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Fisher Colloquium.

    Evan Lysacek (figure skating), Jonathan Horton (gymnastics), and Mallory Weggemann (swimming) will speak with students and sign autographs from 4 to 5 p.m.

    Students also will have the opportunity to connect with leaders and recruiters from Deloitte, which is sponsoring the event.

  • MBA Students Travel and Network During Career Treks

    During a week-long break between courses this month, MBA students will be traveling in the United States and abroad to network and learn more about specific industries during the school’s Career Treks.

    Organized by student clubs in conjunction with the MBA Career Center, Career Treks are designed to promote interaction and networking with alumni and other important leaders within the business community.

  • Executive Development Courses Launching This Fall

    Open Enrollment Courses to be Offered for Executives Seeking to Enhance Their Skills in Specific Subject Areas

  • Global Engagement Course Launches Executive Development Programs

    Intensive, three-day Executive Development courses on select business topics will launch this fall at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business with a program offering executives, diplomats and non-governmental leaders an in-depth approach to creating, influencing and executing non-market strategy in the global economy. 'Global Engagement: Non-market Strategy and International Business' runs from November 30 - December 2, 2011. For more information

  • Center for Business and Public Policy Releases Research on Broadband Technology in Rural Areas

    Professors John Mayo & Jeffrey Macher Discuss Recent Research and Its Application to Telecommunications Policy

    Two Georgetown University McDonough School of Business professors discussed “Achieving Rural Universal Service in a Broadband Era: Emergent Evidence from the Evolution of Telephone Demand” at a luncheon on Capitol Hill Monday.

  • Christine Porath

    Rude Employee Behavior Drives Away Business Says Christine Porath

    Retail business customers who witness rude behavior among employees often are driven away without reporting the negative experience, leaving managers unaware of harmful behavior, according to research co-authored by Christine Porath, an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, published in September’s Journal of Service Research.

  • EMBA Alumnus Named a Top CEO

    CEO Update has named Matt Shay, Executive MBA class of 2011 alumnus, one of the “Top CEOs in Associations” in 2011. Shay has been CEO of the National Retail Foundation, the world’s largest retail trade association since 2010.

  • Dr. Sudip Bose

    Army Physician Who Treated Captured Saddam Hussein Discusses Leadership and Service, Oct. 19

    Dr. Sudip Bose, the physician who treated Saddam Hussein after his capture in December 2003, will discuss “The Battle Continues: Lessons Learned in Combat and How to Apply Them to Everyday Life,” Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Hariri Building’s Fisher Colloquium as part of the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Distinguished Leaders Series.

  • Marcia Miceli

    Marcia Miceli’s Research Honored by Journal of Business Ethics

    Two articles written by Professor of Management Marcia Miceli have been honored by the Journal of Business Ethics as part of its 30th anniversary publication that includes a collection of “citation classics.”

    This list includes the 33 most cited articles in the journal’s history, measured by impact on the academic field and citations by other authors.

  • Center for Financial Markets and Policy Conducts Capitol Hill Briefing

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School Business co-hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing Sept. 20, 2011, on the top global risk factors facing the international economy.

  • Global Social Enterprise Initiative Partners with Mobile Internet Coalition

    Program to Provide Young Minds and Entrepreneurs with Innovative Business Modeling for Social Good

  • Grassroot Soccer

    MBA Soccer Squad Donates Prize to Grassroot Project

    In early September, a group of McDonough MBA students earned first place in a 7-on-7 soccer tournament organized by the Grassroot Project, an organization fighting HIV/AIDS in Washington, D.C.

    The team, composed of both full-time and evening students, organized by Jorge Lee (MBA), donated the $300 cash prize back to the Grassroot Project. The team also will be featured on ABC’s “Everyday Health Heroes” television program on December 3, 2011, at 11 am.

  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters CEO Larry Blanford to Speak

    Blanford To Discuss Leadership, CSR at Sept. 29 Event

    Larry Blanford, CEO of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) will speak at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business about his pathway to becoming a CEO, his leadership of GMCR, and how the company has embraced corporate social responsibility as part of the school’s Distinguished Leaders Series. This event is open to the public.

  • Responsible Bottom Lines: How Businesses are Saving Lives

    Speakers to Discuss Corporate Efforts in Global Health at the McDonough School of Business, Sept. 26

    The panel discussion Responsible Bottom Lines: How Businesses are Saving Lives will focus on how corporate efforts in global health are making an impact on individuals and building sustainable businesses.

  • Founder to Speak at Georgetown

    Catherine Cook To Discuss Running One of the World’s Top 5 Social Networking Sites, Sept. 21  

  • CNBC Team

    Georgetown MBA Students Compete in CNBC’s Million Dollar Challenge

    As trading officially began on Sept. 19 in CNBC’s “Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge,” students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and seven other business schools embarked on the network’s “MBA Face-Off.”  Teams of 10 students from each school are competing against each other in managing a $1-million “CNBC Bucks” stock & currency portfolio.

  • Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Program Announced

    Seasoned Entrepreneurs to Provide Mentorship to Georgetown Students

  • Melissa Trotta

    Associate Dean Participates in Women’s Leadership Forum

    Melissa Trotta, associate dean for executive degree programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, participated in the 77th National Leadership Forum for Women Leaders at the National Center for Higher Education held in Washington, D.C. The Office of Women in Higher Education invited Trotta based on her outstanding record of accomplishment in the higher levels of leadership within an educational institution. The office is a branch of the American Council on Education (ACE) that recognizes strong, determined female leaders in the higher education workforce.

  • Luc Wathieu

    Wathieu Starts New Blog Series with Harvard Business Review

    Luc Wathieu, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is the co-author of a new blog through the Harvard Business Review. Wathieu writes the series of marketing-related posts with Marco Bertini, assistant professor of marketing at the London Business School and one of Wathieu’s former students.