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
GUSA Alumni: Where are they now?
Jan 2015

Where Are They Now? - GUSA Alumni Edition

The mission of the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) is to serve as the "official voice of students to the university administration and the greater community." Hundreds of students...
In Memoriam
Dec 2014

Remembering Nina Hyde—A Legacy of Hope

#HoyasforOthers 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of Georgetown's Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research , named in honor of renowned Washington Post fashion editor Nina Hyde , who raised...
Career Spotlight
Hailey Woldt
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Hailey Woldt (F'08)

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, BeConnections Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. At a startup, most people do everything at one time until you are able to hire...
Career Spotlight
Lori Levin
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Lori Mihalich-Levin (L'05)

Founder, Mindful Return Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. By day, I am the director of hospital and graduate medical education payment policies at the Association of...
Career Spotlight
Kevin McMahon
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Kevin McMahon (C'94)

Founder, Art Heroes Describe your current position and what led you to your job. I am a full-time instructor of design and the founder of Art Heroes, a nonprofit initiative that connects a growing...
Career Spotlight
Peter Gasca
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Peter Gasca (MBA'03)

Founder and CEO, Wild Creations/Yumbev Describe your current position and what led you to your job. I am the CEO of Wild Creations, a company I founded almost eight years ago, and an associate...
Career Spotlight
Julia Farr Connolly, Ann Tierney Prochnow
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Julia Farr Connolly (C'88) and Ann Tierney Prochnow (C'88)

President and Creative Director, Julia Farr Collection, LLC Julia Farr Connolly and Ann Tierney Prochnow met their freshman year at Georgetown, when they were living on 2nd New South. They didn't...
Career Spotlight
Emily Stone
Dec 2014

Career Spotlight: Emily Stone (C'07)

Co-founder and CEO, Maya Mountain Cacao Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. I started Maya Mountain Cacao in 2010 in collaboration with chocolate makers and indigenous...
Alumni at Work
Nov 2014

Passing the Torch: Alumni in Athletics

Meet three young alumni who are making waves in the field of athletics since graduating. Each has taken their love of sports, combined with the knowledge and values they gained at Georgetown and...
Hoyas for Others
Mark and Ismini Svensson at Healy Hall
Nov 2014

Georgetown Couple ‘Stays United’ for Others

Georgetown has been the meeting place for many couples. When these college sweethearts get married, they often pay tribute to the university that brought them together. Mark (C’12) and Ismini...
In Memoriam
Josephine Friedman Ammerman
Nov 2014

In Memory of Josephine Friedman Ammerman

Josephine Friedman Ammerman , Washington, D.C. native, Hoya parent and longtime Georgetown supporter, died November 7. She was 102. Mrs. Ammerman (Parent’72) shared her life’s passions through...
Hoyas for Others
Bill Decker on the Haitian coast
Oct 2014

A Presidential Award for Answering the ‘Call to Service’

In September of this year, Bill Decker (F’97) was honored with the President’s Call to Service Award for his volunteer efforts with international humanitarian relief organization ShelterBox USA. The...