Evening MBA Program to be offered in Tysons Corner this fall

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The McDonough School of Business’ Evening MBA Program will be offered beginning this fall at a location in the Tysons Corner area in addition to the program already available on campus. The program looks to bring in students that are interested in getting their MBA, but live too far from campus to realistically be able […]

D.C. Public School principals graduate from MSB program

Last Saturday, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business graduated 25 District of Columbia Public School principals from the Executive Leadership Program. After a year of studying in the program, the first class of principals have received their Executive Master’s in Leadership degrees and are ready to return to aid the troubled DCPS. DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS […]

D.C. Schools Chancellor Henderson introduces graduate program for DCPS principals

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, G ’07) joined Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia in announcing a specially tailored MSB graduate program for 25 DCPS principals at a launch event held Tuesday night. Georgetown University and several donors are subsidizing the program, through which the principals get a degree in Executive Master’s in […]

Hilltop goes Hollywood next week with celebrity guest speakers

Apparently, having Donald Glover perform on Wednesday wasn’t enough to fill Georgetown’s famous person quota for the month of September. Next week brings the arrival of a few more celebrities to the Hilltop, for talks not only about performing arts, but about humanitarianism and justice in Africa. The first up is an event on Wednesday, […]

Georgetown names Harvard Business School professor as new MSB dean

David A. Thomas, a professor of business administration and former associate dean of Harvard Business School, has been appointed dean of the McDonough School of Business, according to an email sent by university president John DeGioia. Professor Thomas’s appointment is effective August 1, when he will succeed outgoing dean George Daly. “A recognized thought leader […]

Prefrosh Preview: A guide to the McDonough School of Business

This week, Vox wanted to give the Class of 2014 a sneak peek into each of Georgetown University’s four schools. Today, we take a look at the McDonough School of Business. Business students get special treatment While your non-MSB friends will have to put up with the utterly ineffective UIS (at least for a little […]

MSB finally gets Gmail—and it’s way nicer than everyone else’s

A year after the other schools jumped on the Gmail bandwagon, the McDonough School of Business is making the switch to Google-provided email. And, in the long tradition of MSBers getting way nicer stuff than everyone else, their Gmail accounts will come fully equipped with apps like Gchat, Google Calendar and Google Docs—a perk kids […]

Rafik B. Hariri Building receives LEED certification

As expected, the Rafik B. Hariri Building has been awarded LEED certification for its environmentally-friendly features. Georgetown applied for LEED Certification, which is awarded to buildings that are sustainable, and water, energy, resource, and material efficient, during the fall semester. LEED certification is awarded by the U. S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization which […]

Georgetown MBA students raise $11,000 for Teach For America in basketball tournament

When they’re not in the classroom, some MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business are playing in Ultimate 4 Basketball, a student-run, philanthropic basketball tournament that Georgetown has hosted for 21 years straight. This year, Georgetown won $11,000 from corporate sponsors for the Washington, D.C. chapter of Teach For America, the most in the […]

BusinessWeek ranks MSB undergraduate program 23rd in the country

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business was ranked the 23rd best undergraduate business program in the country by BusinessWeek Magazine’s 2010 rankings. The MSB saw improvements in nearly every judging criteria: “Teaching Quality” (A+, A in 2009), “Facilities” (B, C in 2009), and “Job Placement” (A+, C in 2009). The completion of the Rafik. B. […]

Georgetown MBA program 38th in Financial Times world rankings

Last week, the Financial Times published its list of the world’s best Global MBA Programs (PDF), where it ranked Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Full-time MBA Program 38th. Up two spots from the 2009 list (PDF), Georgetown’s program snagged a job placement effectiveness ranking of 32nd, a faculty research ranking of 55th, and the […]