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.

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.

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).

Pamela Nwaoko (C'10) wears convocation robes and addresses her graduating class from a podium in McDonough Arena.
May 2018

Champion Diversity and Be Brave, Alumna Tells Graduating Seniors

Pamela Nwaoko (C’10) sought to inspire graduating seniors to believe in and advance diversity as this year’s Senior Convocation alumni speaker.   

Geoffrey Chatas (C’85) smiles for the camera.
Mar 2018

Alumnus with History Passion Returns as Chief Operating Officer

" I can’t tell you how it makes my heart sing when I walk onto Healy lawn. I just pinch myself," says Geoffrey Chatas (C’85), Georgetown’s senior vice president and chief operating officer.

Hoyas for Others
THRIVE SC, Mackie Moore
Oct 2017

Alumna Teams Up With Alumnus Mayor to Aid Survivors of Domestic Violence

The Tri-County area of Charleston, South Carolina has more than 700,000 residents, but few available beds for emergency victims of the 36,000 reported incidents of domestic violence each year. South...
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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...
Hoyas for Others
Frank C. Andolino II, Daniel T. O'Donnell
Feb 2017

Georgetown Alumni Dentists Recognized for Humanitarian Work

#HoyasForOthers Frank C. Andolino II, D.D.S. (D'86) Frank Andolino II (D'86) almost didn't go into dentistry. He studied zoology as an undergraduate student and worked at both a racehorse farm and...