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.   

Medical Spotlight
Dr. Regina Torsney-Durkin, and Dr. Christina Hanna
Apr 2018

Connecting and Uniting

CURA Program Brings Medical Alumni Together The CURA (Connecting and Uniting Residents and Alumni) Program was founded in 2005 with the goal of connecting Georgetown medical alumni, wherever they may...
Medical Spotlight
Dr. Sylvia Morris
Apr 2018

Dr. Sylvia Morris

If you don't recognize Dr. Sylvia Morris (M'98) from school, you may have seen her on TV. She's been on CNN and the Weather Channel, just to name a few, talking to audiences about how to stay healthy...
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.

Medical Spotlight
Michelle Roett
Jan 2018

What's in My White Coat?

Michelle Roett, MD, MPH (M'03), chair of the department of family medicine at Georgetown. "My lucky stethoscope!" laughs Michelle Roett, MD, MPH (M'03), chair of the department of family medicine at...
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...