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.

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...
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...
Alumni Spotlight
Sean Sheppard
Apr 2016

Georgetown Alumnus Embraces Local Veteran Community

Sean Sheppard (C’90) believes that service to others is a value best instilled at a young age. His nonprofit organization, Embrace , seeks to mobilize local college students to help those in need in...
Alumni Spotlight
Stacey Plaskett, John J. DeGioia, Patrick Healy Awards Dinner
Mar 2016

Stacey Plaskett (F’88) Honored with Samuel A. Halsey Jr. Award

On January 16, Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) (F’88) was honored with the 2016 Samuel A. Halsey Jr. Award, presented at the annual Patrick Healy Awards Dinner. The award, created in honor of...
Alumni Spotlight
Daniela Fernandez
Mar 2016

Alumna Honored for Work in Ocean Sustainability Education

Daniela Fernandez receives Christopher Benchley Youth Award Daniela Fernandez (C’16) has been awarded the 2016 Christopher Benchley Youth Award for her work as chair and founder of the Georgetown...
Alumni Spotlight
Nov 2015

Claire Naylor and Claire Charamnac - Co-founders, Women LEAD

Claire Charamnac (F’11), from Singapore, and Claire Naylor (F’11), from Nepal, met their first year at Georgetown. The two immediately bonded over the long distance away from their families, and,...