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 at Work
Richard Trent
Aug 2016

From Phantoms to Fandom—Georgetown Alumnus is Recognized for Musical Talent

Alumnus Rich Trent (F'10) reflects on finding music and finding himself at Georgetown Long before snagging his recent win for D.C.'s best entrant in the NPR national Tiny Desk competition, Richard...
Career Spotlight
Jeffrey Schiller
Aug 2016

Career Spotlight: Jeffrey Schiller (MBA'08)

Associate Director Marketing, Deustch Family Wine & Spirits | Author of Wine Hack Tell us about Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. What is the history behind the company and what makes it so...
Career Spotlight
Lauren Epshteyn
Aug 2016

Career Spotlight: Lauren Epshteyn (C'07)

Mobile Advertising Sales Strategy Executive, Google | New York, NY Describe your current profession: I’m a media sales strategy executive at Google. I’ve been at Google for almost nine years, and in...
Career Spotlight
Lee Higdon
Aug 2016

Career Spotlight: Lee Higdon (C'68)

Former Dean of UVA's Darden School of Business | President Emeritus at Connecticut College, College of Charleston and Babson College As a former dean, emeritus president at three institutions, and a...
Georgetown Magazine
So Others Might Eat
Aug 2016

Georgetown Magazine: An Opportunity to Serve with Friends

Food and nutrition services have always been a volunteer match for Mu Alpha Hoyas. Image credit: Mu Alpha website By Timothy Rosenberger (C'16) When Paul Albergo (C'82) thinks about his four years at...
Alumni at Work
career transitions
Jul 2016

6 Keys to Making Successful Career Transitions

Before joining the real estate industry, Susanne Rhow (B'88 ) worked for a variety of luxury brands, conducting business all over the world. Although she enjoyed success in the luxury goods market,...
Georgetown Magazine
Parag Khanna signing his most recent book, Connectography
Jul 2016

Georgetown Magazine: Ten Questions with Global Strategist Parag Khanna (F’99, MA’05)

Parag Khanna (F'99, MA'05) launched his most recent book, Connectography , at an April event in Riggs Library with Georgetown President John J. DeGioia and Chuck Hagel, former U.S. secretary of...
Georgetown Magazine
Photo by Cady Voge
Jun 2016

Class Aims to Create Sustainable Social Change

Anjali Daryanani (F’11), a documentary filmmaker, is currently working with the directors of Spandana Society, an NGO which shelters, educates, and cares for 61 street children in Hyderabad, India...
Alumni at Work
Robert Bosch Fellowship program
May 2016

Georgetown Alumni Excel in German Fellowship Program

The 2015-2016 class of the Robert Bosch Fellowship program. Photo credit: Cristina Gonzalez Since 1984, the Robert Bosch Fellowship program has selected 15-20 Americans each year to work at German...
Alumni Stories
Rev. Guy Consolmagno, S.J.
May 2016

Five Memorable Quotes from Georgetown Commencement Speeches

Each year, accomplished leaders in top areas such as business, government and entertainment set out to inspire, empower and encourage new classes of graduates at commencement. Even when the...