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 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...
Hoyas for Others
Jan 2015

Alumnus Demonstrates Jesuit Mission in Chicago

ALUMNUS EXTENDS JESUIT MISSION IN CHICAGO —Melissa Nyman Most business school applicants probably aren’t working on proposals to create a full-scholarship institution for youth in some of Chicago’s...
Hoyas for Others
Bill Decker on the Haitian coast
Oct 2014

A Presidential Award for Answering the ‘Call to Service’

In September of this year, Bill Decker (F’97) was honored with the President’s Call to Service Award for his volunteer efforts with international humanitarian relief organization ShelterBox USA. The...
Alumni Spotlight
Jul 2014

Alumni Author Spotlight: Summer Thrillers

Knowing your subject matter is a crucial part of creating an entertaining and believable story. This is especially important in the genre of legal thrillers, where a lack of research and accurate...
Hoyas for Others
Jul 2014

Bridget Johnson (B’97) Associate Executive Director, Prep for Prep

As a track star in high school, Bridget Johnson had always dreamed of running for a top-tier school, never considering the cost of tuition until it was time to apply. Fortunately, her athletic and...
Alumni Spotlight
Doug Band
Nov 2013

Doug Band (SCS’97, L’01)

President, Teneo Holdings Doug Band is the president and co-founder of Teneo Holdings , a global advisory firm that helps organizations attain business objectives, protect and enhance their...
Alumni Spotlight
Aimee Mullins
Apr 2011

Aimee Mullins (F'98)

Global Ambassador for L'Oréal Paris Aimee Mullins' career as an athlete, model and actress is a testament to what she calls " the opportunity of adversity ." While attending Georgetown on a full...