Foundations Faculty Media Mentions

  • November 23, 2022

    Getting rid of the “Commanders” and starting fresh with a new name for Washington’s NFL team would help wipe the slate clean after years of controversy and scandal, sports marketing experts say - including Business Foundations Instructor George Perry - in this article for The Washington Examiner.

  • November 18, 2022

    In light of the Miami Heat and Miami-Dade County terminating their partnerships with FTX after its bankruptcy announcement, Business Foundations Instructor George Perry explains why some smaller sports organizations who bet big on crypto brand partnerships may want to look elsewhere for the next big team-up in this interview with Market Scale.

  • November 17, 2022

    In this op-ed for the Association for Talent Development, Business Foundations professors Leila Austin, Jackie Brown, and Cameron J. Harris write that the organizational focus on structural change from above, while an important step to meet immediate diversity and equity goals, also needs to address interventions at the individual level to create a truly transformative culture of trust and belonging.

  • November 3, 2022

    Business Foundations Professor George Perry told DC News Now the NFL group “is small because they’ve got to be billionaires, basically,” and that they will be checking whether to vet the financial security of any potential owner or owners.

  • November 1, 2022

    “Not everybody has the luxury or the ability to take school groups to see the hives and to learn about them,” says Business for a Better World co-director Lisa Gring-Pemble. This was the driving force behind the Hive Alive project, which uses virtual reality to teach local students about bees in an immersive manner.

  • October 21, 2022

    An article in the Fairfax County Times explains the Honey Bee Initiative’s Hive Alive project.

  • June 6, 2022

    Did you know that between April 2019 to 2020, nearly 44 percent of all U.S. honey bee colonies were lost? Lisa Gring-Pemble, co-executive director of the Business for a Better World Center, has written an article for Global Focus on how our Honey Bee Initiative is fighting to protect our bee population.

  • May 30, 2022

    The Washington Commanders maybe moving to Virginia, and George Perry, instructor of business foundations, notes, in an interview with The Washington Times, that fans could switch to rooting for the Baltimore Ravens as many may not want to commute all the way to Virginia. 

  • February 25, 2022

    George Perry, business foundations instructor, says, "It’s always a safer bet to see economic growth around a new stadium if that stadium is located in an urban area with an established infrastructure and access to public transportation," in an interview with WUSA9 about the new Commanders' stadium.

  • January 27, 2022

    George Perry, business foundations instructor, was interviewed by Reese Waters last week on the Washington Football Team's impending renaming.