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.

Hoyas for Others
Mark and Ismini Svensson at Healy Hall
Nov 2014

Georgetown Couple ‘Stays United’ for Others

Georgetown has been the meeting place for many couples. When these college sweethearts get married, they often pay tribute to the university that brought them together. Mark (C’12) and Ismini...
Alumni Spotlight
Zack Schwab (C’11) and Calvin Andrews (B’11): Co-founders, Givons
May 2014

Zack Schwab (C’11) and Calvin Andrews (B’11): Co-founders, Givons

When Zack Schwab and Calvin Andrews graduated from Georgetown, they realized they were headed for real-world office jobs and would need to dress like the semi-presentable, newly-minted adults they...
Hoya Highlight
May 2014

Hoya Highlight: Hilary Linder (MSFS'11)

President, Kudzu Films Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am the founder and president of Kudzu Films, a production company dedicated to spreading social justice through...
Alumni Spotlight
May 2014

Proud Georgetown Firsts: School of Nursing & Health Studies Graduates

With commencement fast approaching for the Class of 2014, it is important to remember some of the Georgetown pioneers who paved the way for the diverse, ever-evolving student body today. In...
Alumni at Work
Image of the tree on Copley Lawn
Apr 2014

Living Green, Giving Green

Each month, Georgetown Alumni Online features alumni who are "Living Georgetown"—Hoyas who are living and working in a way that reflects the Georgetown mission of being "women and men for others."...
Alumni Spotlight
Matthew Schmidt
Aug 2013

Dr. Matthew Schmidt (G’11)

Assistant Professor of Political Science, U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies While earning his doctorate at Georgetown, Schmidt was exposed to design-planning concepts. In 2009, he...
Hoya Highlight
Mike Malloy
Jul 2013

Hoya Highlight: Mike Malloy (SCS'12)

CEO, Waveborn Describe your current position and what led you to your job: I am a professional Ultimate Frisbee player who travels the world selling sunglasses and helping people. I am the CEO at...
Alumni Spotlight
Neil Shah, Arthur Woods
Oct 2010

Neil Shah (B'10) and Arthur Woods (B'10)

Social entrepreneurs Inspired by their own experience trying to start a business, Georgetown alumni Arthur Woods (B'10) and Neil Shah (B'10) formed Compass Partners , a venture that provides...