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Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance, an organization which aims to to provide networking, mentoring and scholarship support to current Georgetown students and alumni, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Bill Frank, Senior Partner at Skadden Arps and Co-Chairman of the Georgetown Wall Street Alliance will ring the Opening Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Thursday, July 5, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   


Elizabeth R. Jordan

(302) 377-9422

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About Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance:

The Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance brings together more than 8,000 Georgetown alumni, parents and friends in the financial community. Georgetown University alumni have developed into a significant force in the Wall Street financial community. Leadership positions at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and numerous other major firms are held by Georgetown graduates. In 1994, a number of these leaders joined then-President Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., in creating the Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance.

The group works to raise Georgetown's profile and that of its alumni, parents and friends in finance; to create and participate in networking opportunities for financial professionals; to provide networking, mentoring and scholarship support to current and future Georgetown students and to build relationships between members' firms and the university for the mutually beneficial exchange of resources.


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