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...
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.

Head shot of Greg Coleman (B’76), former president of BuzzFeed, wearing glasses and a blue shirt.
Mar 2018

Former BuzzFeed President Urges Students to Take Risks, Build Relationships

Greg Coleman (B’76), former president of Buzzfeed...

SCS alumnus Myles B. Caggins III speaks at the National Press Club.
Mar 2018

PRCC Alumnus, an Army Colonel, Says Helping Others is Key to Success

Myles B. Caggins III was the unofficial first student of the Public Relations & Corporate Communications...

Tony Essaye (C’55) practices boxing.
Mar 2018

Lawyer Depicted in The Post Movie is Georgetown Alumnus, Boxing Teacher

Tony Essaye (C’55), depicted in the movie The Post, helped defend The...

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...
Hoyas for Others
THRIVE SC, Mackie Moore
Oct 2017

Alumna Teams Up With Alumnus Mayor to Aid Survivors of Domestic Violence

The Tri-County area of Charleston, South Carolina has more than 700,000 residents, but few available beds for emergency victims of the 36,000 reported incidents of domestic violence each year. South...
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...