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MAGGIE CHEN/THE HOYA The McDonough School of Business launched a yearlong program for residents of Washington, D.C., released from correctional facilities to obtain certificates in business and entrepreneurship.

Georgetown Launches Inmate Re-Entry and Education Program

Washington, D.C. residents released from local correctional facilities are eligible for an academic and employment-centered fellowship program. The Georgetown Pivot Program is a fellowship for formerly incarcerated individuals through a one-year transition and re-entry program with a non-credit-bearing certificate in business and entrepreneurship. The program, which began this November, is[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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2018 graduates of MBA programs had a 98 percent employment rate three months after graduation, a new record for the program.

MBA Graduates Set Record Salaries and Employment

Graduates from the Master of Business Administration program set new records in 2018 for salaries and job placements, the McDonough MBA Career Center announced Oct. 31. For the class of 2018, 98 percent of graduates received an employment offer within three months of graduation, an increase from 93 percent in[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Learning the ‘Rules of the Game’

Business has historically been dominated by white men who wrote the business world’s rules in ways that left little room for blacks and other people of color. Success in business should be determined by qualities such as the abilities to innovate and generate value; however, entrance into my preferred field[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Sept. 5 that a new Inclusive Innovation Fund, in partnership with the Marathon Foundation, will invest in minority-owned Washington, D.C. businesses beginning in 2019

Innovation Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned DC Businesses

A new Inclusive Innovation Fund is set to invest in developing Washington, D.C. businesses owned by minority entrepreneurs, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Sept. 5. The fund, which is being organized in partnership with The Marathon Foundation, is meant to benefit people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
BLUEMERCURY Bluemercury Co-Founder Marla Malcolm Beck addressed Professor Michael Ryan's Personal Finance class last month and encouraged students to explore their interests and work in small steps toward their goals.

Bluemercury Co-Founder Advises Exploration, Problem Solving in Career Building

Getting a foot in the door is key to starting any career, beauty and skincare company Bluemercury co-founder and CEO Marla Malcolm Beck told Georgetown professor Michael Ryan’s “Personal Finance” class April 16. “Personal Finance” is a course designed for students to increase their financial literacy before graduating and one[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

JPMorgan Chase plans to increase philanthropic investments and create up to 70 new branches and 700 new jobs in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region, an expansion that Chase executives say will benefit lower-income communities. The firm will designate $4 billion to invest in affordable housing and small business development over the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News - Top

MUCHOW: Re-Engineering Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs seek to transform ways of doing business to create better results. But we can re-engineer how entrepreneurship is taught at Georgetown University so it can better meet the real problems entrepreneurs face when they leave the classroom to start companies. Georgetown has made real progress in the teaching of[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students Compete in Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest

Students Compete in Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest

“Law, Business and Entrepreneurship,” a multi-disciplinary course in the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, hosted a pitch competition, in which participating students demonstrated a range of entrepreneurial skills. Taught by School of Foreign Service professor David Muchow, the class experiments with methods of entrepreneurship that cross the disciplines of[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

As Georgetown University students, our daily interactions with technology span a wide array of products and companies. We use Facebook to keep tabs on friends, Google’s search engine for daily questions and Microsoft’s software for productivity purposes.   Yet, even with this interaction, we need to pause and ask ourselves[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The D.C. Council is considering a bill to create a new office to liaison between between the Office of the Mayor and nightlife businesses.

DC Council Considers Office to Oversee Nightlife

A proposal to create a Washington, D.C. Office of Nightlife to liaison between the mayor’s office and late night businesses is currently under D.C. Council review Councilmember Brandon T. Todd (D-Ward 4), joined by Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large) Oct. 3, proposed the new office which would manage business relations[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top