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
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.
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.
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...
Georgetown Magazine
We Are What We Eat
Apr 2018

We Are Where We Eat

We spend a lot of our lives eating together: lingering over comfort food, chatting over coffee, sharing one more story over dessert. It's no different on the Hilltop. Eating together is how students...
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...
Georgetown Magazine
Forbes 30 under 30 2018
Feb 2018

Young Alumni Make 2018 Forbes List

Georgetown students want to change the world, and they are more than happy to stick their necks out to get the job done. Forbes magazine recently recognized eight young alumni in its 2018 "Thirty...
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...
Georgetown Magazine
Deck the Hilltop: Georgetown University's Christmas Tree in Dahlgren Quad
Dec 2017

Deck the Hilltop

By Chelsea Burwell Dropping temperatures and falling leaves across Healy Lawn signal not only the end of the semester, but the beginning of the holiday season. Behind the scenes, Georgetown’s...
Georgetown Magazine
17th-century Iron Cross
Oct 2017

Smithsonian Exhibition on Religious Diversity in Early America Relies on an Alumnus and a Georgetown Icon

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History's exhibit "Religion in Early America" includes a 17th-century iron cross from Georgetown. The museum's fabrication shop created a wooden replica...
Oct 2017

Sacred Spaces

Georgetown University’s mission statement declares that the university was founded “on the principle that serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures, and beliefs promotes intellectual, ethical, and spiritual understanding.” That commitment to inviting diverse...

Georgetown Magazine
Catch the Breeze, DC's ultimate team with Georgetown alumni
Aug 2017

Catch the Breeze

By Jeffrey Donahoe Georgetown has a tradition of strong women’s and men’s Ultimate Frisbee club sports teams, and some of the Frisbee-flinging Hoyas from the men’s team have gone pro. While he hasn't...