Press Release Archive

  • Georgetown McDonough Undergrads Shine at Investment Competition

    On January 10, 2013, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business seniors Charles Kim, Yuchen Liu, Oltan Akin, and Yi-Hsien Ho participated in the National Investment Banking Competition and Conference, run by students at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Students Participate in Weekend of Service to Others

    On Saturday, January 19, Thirty-three Georgetown McDonough students joined more than 300 students from the university and Ward 7 community members to participate in a day of community service as part of Weekend of Service. The national event was organized by the Corporation for National Service, a federal organization that leads the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and the President's Day of Service on Inauguration Weekend.

  • Smart Start: A Springboard for Success

    Smart Start was launched this fall at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to prepare first- and second-year business undergraduates for academic and professional success. The year-long academic and professional development program was organized through the Undergraduate Program Office and serves students from underrepresented backgrounds.

  • John Idol, CEO of Michael Kors, Speaks to Students

    On Friday, February 9, John Idol, CEO of Michael Kors, spoke to students at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business on the topics of accessible luxury and maintaining strategic focus in business. The event was sponsored by Georgetown Aspiring Minority Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs (G.A.M.B.L.E.), with co-sponsorship from the Georgetown McDonough Undergraduate Program Office, McDonough Retail and Luxury Association (MRLA), the McDonough Global Student Association, and the Undergraduate Marketing Association.

  • Three Georgetown Students Drafted to Major League Soccer

    Three Georgetown seniors were drafted to Major League Soccer (MLS), making Georgetown one of only two universities with the most seniors selected from one team. Georgetown McDonough's Tommy Muller was a No. 15 pick for the San Jose Earthquakes, and Ian Christianson was a No. 23 pick for the New York Red Bulls. Georgetown College's Jimmy Nealis was a No. 37 pick to the Houston Dynamo.

  • Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Accepting Applications

    The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program was designed specifically for undergraduate students with an interest in further exploring entrepreneurship. Applications are currently being accepted for the third cohort of Entrepreneurship Fellows; the deadline to apply is March 1.  

  • Undergrads Win at Non-Profit Business Strategy Consulting Competition

    Students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business won first place at the International Hilltop Business Strategy Consulting Competition. The non-profit case competition is organized by Hilltop Consultants, a student-run consulting group at Georgetown McDonough, and features a client with 501-3(c) status. The undergraduate team of Christina Hu, James Li, Andrew Theodotou, and Patrick Wyman were chosen for their recommendations for Goodwill Industries of Greater Washington, D.C.

  • Undergrad Team Wins First National Venture Capital Investment Competition

    A team of undergraduate students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business won the first national Undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition (uVCIC), organized by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

  • Month of Volunteerism Nominated for Team MBA Award

    The Month of Volunteerism (MOV) initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has been nominated for the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)’s annual Team MBA award. The Team MBA award will recognize an outstanding project that has made a difference beyond the classroom at the annual GMAC conference in June.
     

  • Junior Among the Youngest to Pass CFA Level 1 Exam

    Spencer Walsh, a junior at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, recently passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 exam conducted last December. This achievement makes Walsh among the youngest individuals in the world to pass the first level.

  • Jobs, Consumers, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present a panel discussion on “Can the United States Negotiate a High Standard Trans-Pacific Partnership? What’s at Stake for Jobs and Consumers?” as part of its Georgetown on the Hill Trade Policy Forum.

  • CEO of Michael Kors to Speak at Georgetown McDonough

    John D. Idol, chairman and CEO of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, will speak to students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business about the development of the company and its successful IPO in 2011.