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A team of Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA students won first place at the 2013 Venture Capital Investment Competition Northeast Regional held at the NYU Stern School of Business on February 22.
Georgetown McDonough seniors Charles Kim, Yuchen Liu, Oltan Akin, and Yi-Hsien Ho participated in the National Investment Banking Competition and Conference held January 10.
Applications are currently being accepted for the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, where students develop the tools and mindset needed to launch a venture and to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment. Sophomores in any Georgetown University undergraduate program are eligible to participate.
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 the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and the President's Day of Service on Inauguration Weekend.
Smart Start was launched this fall at Georgetown McDonough 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.
On Friday, February 9, John Idol, CEO of Michael Kors, spoke to students on the topics of accessible luxury and maintaining strategic focus in business.
Three Georgetown seniors were drafted to Major League Soccer, making Georgetown one of only two universities with the most seniors selected from one team. Georgetown McDonough undergrads Tommy Muller and Ian Christianson were chosen along with College undergrad Jimmy Nealis.
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.
Students from Georgetown McDonough won first place at the International Hilltop Business Strategy Consulting Competition. 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.
A team of undergraduate students from Georgetown McDonough won the first national Undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition, organized by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
The Month of Volunteerism (MOV) initiative at Georgetown McDonough has been nominated for the Graduate Management Admission Council’s annual Team MBA award.
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?” on Tuesday, February 12, as part of its Georgetown on the Hill Trade Policy Forum.
John D. Idol, chairman and CEO of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, will speak to students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Friday, February 8, about the development of the company and its successful IPO in 2011.
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.
The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Regulation and the IP Transition: Laying a Predicate for Growth” on Wednesday, January 30 at the National Press Club
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 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 during his talk with students last January 17. The McDonough Retail & Luxury Association sponsored the event with the Undergraduate Program Office with support from the Distinguished Leaders Series.