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.

Photo & Video
Craig Grossi and Fred the Afghan
Nov 2018

Marine Veteran & Hoya Author Craig Grossi (G’16) with Fred

From the Afghanistan battlefield to the Georgetown hockey rink to the window of a local bookstore, former Sergeant Craig Grossi (G’16) shares his experiences as a Marine, a Hoya, and now an author...
Alumni at Work
Carmen Ortiz Larsen established a technology business in 1980 with another Georgetown physics student, Keith King (C’73).
Nov 2018

Georgetown Trailblazer Reflects on Her Experiences in the First Co-ed STEM Class

Carmen Ortiz Larsen (C’73) is the CEO and founder of AQUAS, Inc.—an engineering and technology business located in Kensington, Maryland.
Jacob Crawford
Oct 2018

Mosquito Threats: Alumnus, Former Professor Work to Fight Vector-Borne Disease

A Georgetown biology alumnus is collaborating with his former professor on a $2 million grant to control a mosquito that spreads diseases such as Zika and dengue around the world.

Georgetown Magazine
Oct 2018

Pursuing the Dream—The Legacy Continues

Georgetown Community Scholars Program Marks its 50th Anniversary. Georgetown created the CSP in 1968 to provide financial and academic support to local black students wanting to attend the university.
Sep 2018

Highest-Ranking Civilian Woman in NATO, Alumna Receives Georgetown International Award

University alumna Rose Gottemoeller, the highest ranking civilian woman in NATO’s history and a steadfast champion for gender equality, received the International Trailblazer Award from the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS).

Photo & Video
Black and white photo shows a stone staircase, trees, shrubbery, and statues set against one wall of an enclosed outdoor garden.
Sep 2018

Georgetown Professor Writes Dramatic Memoir from an Italian Villa

Much like the Italian laborers who built Georgetown University's Villa le Balze estate atop a cliff in Tuscany, Professor of English John Glavin (C'64, Parent'95) devoted years and abundant patience...
Hoya Highlight
Luisa Santos
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Luisa Santos (C’14)

Luisa Santos (C’14) Founder, Lulu’s Ice Cream Founder, Lulu’s Ice Cream What is the best career advice you have ever received? I received a lot of great advice from my many mentors over time. The...
Hoya Highlight
Jake DeCicco
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Jake DeCicco (MSB’16)

Jake DeCicco (MSB’16) Chief Operating Officer, SUNNIVA Super Coffee Middle Brother | Co-Founder | Chief Operating Officer, SUNNIVA Super Coffee What is the best career advice you have ever received?...
Hoya Highlight
Devi Sahny
Sep 2018

Hoya Highlight: Devi Sahny (C’15)

Devi Sahny (C’15) CEO & Founder, Ascend Now CEO & Founder, Ascend Now What is the best career advice you have ever received? The best career advice I received was: "if people are complaining...
Student and Community Life
Welcome to Georgetown Hoyas!
Aug 2018

Alumni Pass On Hoya, College Advice to #GeorgetownBound Students

Each year, hundreds of students from various walks of life step foot on the Hilltop, anxiously awaiting the start of their collegiate journeys. From first-generation college students to #...
Georgetown Magazine
Oppenheimer Funds
Aug 2018

Table Talk

Hoya Gateway's new Power Lunches program brings students together with alumni to explore potential careers By Jeffrey Donahoe John Saunders (EMBA'17), far left, hosted a Power Lunches for a mix of...
Patrick Campbell (C'92) poses in a three piece suit in front of a backdrop with the Street Law logo.
Jun 2018

Street Law Student Alum Patrick Campbell (C’92): Standing on Others’ Shoulders

Patrick Campbell's (C’92) experience being taught by Georgetown Law students as a D.C. high school student in the Street Law program...

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