Alumni Stories

Georgetown alumni are passionate and driven leaders, prompting worldwide change in industries such as business, public policy, healthcare and the arts. Read about Hoyas making their mark as men and women for others.

Alumni Spotlight
Tim Boyce and Rev. Dennis McManus, S.J.
Jun 2017

SFS Alumnus Brings Holocaust Diary Back to Life 65 Years Later

Tim Boyce (F'76), left, and Rev. Dennis McManus, S.J., associate director and associate visiting professor for the Center for Jewish Civilization and director of the Jan Karski Institute for...
GUAA
Bill Reynolds, Jeff Chapski, Paul Besozzi, 2010 Alumni Service Recognition Banquet
Aug 2016

Jeff Chapski's Journey to become GUAA President

Jeff Chapski (B'91) (center) poses for a picture with Bill Reynolds, (C'79, Parent’10,’13) (left) and Paul Besozzi (F'69, L'72, Parent’05) (right) at the 2010 Alumni Service Recognition Banquet,...
Alumni Spotlight
Sean Sheppard
Apr 2016

Georgetown Alumnus Embraces Local Veteran Community

Sean Sheppard (C’90) believes that service to others is a value best instilled at a young age. His nonprofit organization, Embrace , seeks to mobilize local college students to help those in need in...
Alumni Spotlight
Daniela Fernandez
Mar 2016

Alumna Honored for Work in Ocean Sustainability Education

Daniela Fernandez receives Christopher Benchley Youth Award Daniela Fernandez (C’16) has been awarded the 2016 Christopher Benchley Youth Award for her work as chair and founder of the Georgetown...
Alumni Spotlight
Stacey Plaskett, John J. DeGioia, Patrick Healy Awards Dinner
Mar 2016

Stacey Plaskett (F’88) Honored with Samuel A. Halsey Jr. Award

On January 16, Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) (F’88) was honored with the 2016 Samuel A. Halsey Jr. Award, presented at the annual Patrick Healy Awards Dinner. The award, created in honor of...
Alumni Spotlight
Nov 2015

Claire Naylor and Claire Charamnac - Co-founders, Women LEAD

Claire Charamnac (F’11), from Singapore, and Claire Naylor (F’11), from Nepal, met their first year at Georgetown. The two immediately bonded over the long distance away from their families, and,...
Alumni Spotlight
Kathleen "Katie" Kingsbury (F'01) is Ideas Editor for Boston Globe Media
May 2015

Katie Kingsbury Wins Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

When Katie Kingsbury joined the Boston Globe editorial board in 2013, she noticed that the issue of income inequality would come up frequently in discussions. The board wanted to weigh in on this...
Alumni Spotlight
William A. Longo, M.D.
Feb 2015

Medical Spotlight: William A. Longo, M.D. (M'77)

Retired Surgeon "The uniqueness about my experience at Georgetown was the broad range of exposure to a myriad of illnesses in a variety of settings. From the suburbs surrounding Arlington Hospital,...