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.

Black and white head shot of the late Professor Emeritus John G. “Jack” Murphy Jr. (L’61)
May 2018

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus John G. “Jack” Murphy Jr. (L'61)

Alumnus and Professor Emeritus John G. "Jack" Murphy Jr. (L...

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.   

Hoya Highlight
Tim Sullivan
May 2018

Hoya Highlight: Tim Sullivan (C’03)

Tim Sullivan (C'03) Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Authority How do you pass the time on your commute to...
Sophie Huve (L’17) poses in front of a brick wall wearing a blazer.
May 2018

Sophie Huvé (L’17): Advocating for Women on a Global Stage

Sophie Huvé (L’17) was the first researcher to systematically review how UN sanctions have been used in the past decade to combat...

Hoya Highlight
Monica Byrne Ferguson
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Monica Byrne Ferguson (B'00)

CoFounder, Solemates What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? There have been a lot of rewarding moments as an entrepreneur, but I think when Oprah Winfrey devoted a half page in her...
Hoya Highlight
Doug Bouton
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Doug Bouton (C'07)

President & COO, Halo Top Creamery What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? If I had to choose, I think the fact that we employee more than 100 people right now. It's very...
Hoya Highlight
Christina Gaberino Van Houten
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Christina Gaberino Van Houten (C’89)

Chief Strategy Officer, Mimecast What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Doing my first book signing after my first big keynote in Las Vegas What do you wish you had known earlier in...
Hoya Highlight
Patrick J. McGinnis
Apr 2018

Hoya Highlight: Patrick J. McGinnis (F’98)

Author, The 10% Entrepreneur Founder, Dirigo Advisors What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Combining all of the experiences and lessons learned from investing in fast-growing...
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. 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
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...
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.