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National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Four Finalists to Compete in January

Four national finalists from Missouri, Virginia, Iowa, and California each win $15,000 and advance to live pitch round in January in the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Read more.

Georgetown Program Aims to Bolster Nonprofit Sector Revenues

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced New Strategies, a program that will assist nonprofit CEOs and other senior managers in increasing and managing revenues for growth and success. It will begin in spring 2015. Read more.

Food and Beverage Companies Unite to Cut Calories in the American Diet

Sixteen major food and beverage companies voluntarily pledged to reduce the number of calories they sold into the American market place by 1.5 trillion. They exceeded that goal within four years. Read More.

Melissa Bradley Named MSB Professor of the Practice

With more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience, Melissa Bradley has been named a Professor of Practice at the McDonough School of Business. Read more.

New Associate Director Joins GSEI

Natalia Rankine-Galloway (CTT’06), has joined the Global Social Enterprise Initiative staff as associate director. “As a Hoya myself, I’m thrilled to be back on campus and excited to engage the student body in social enterprise,” said Rankine-Galloway. Read more.

Major Oceans Summit in April Aims to Activate Millennials

On April 25, 2015, the Sustainable Oceans Alliance will host a Sustainable Oceans Summit at Georgetown University. The summit, a student led effort, will highlight the role of three sectors: science and technology; responsible business and development investments; and policy. Read more.

2nd Annual Innovation Lab

Twenty-two Georgetown students participated in the second annual intensive Innovation Lab weekend, September 26-28, 2014. In this fully immersive, experiential learning setting, students were tasked with developing innovative solutions to tackle today’s most pressing global social and economic issues. Read more.

Dezenhal Authors Book on Crisis Management

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Adjunct Professor Eric Dezenhall demystifies common myths about crisis management in his recent book, Glass Jaw: A Manifesto for Defending Fragile Reputations in an Age of Instant Scandal, which was published Oct. 7. Read more.

Finding and Keeping Talent Webinar

Taking a business to the next level requires developing staff in new ways as well as recruiting outside expertise for legal, export or marketing assistance. Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 2 for the fifth and final webinar in the series offered by the Farm Bureau and Georgetown. Register for the free webinar today.

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