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.

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Randy Goldberg
Apr 2017

Hoya Highlight: Randy Goldberg (B'00)

Co-founder, Bombas Where did you find your inspiration for Bombas? Can you tell us a little about the story behind the name? My co-founder and I read a quote in a press release from the Salvation...
Hoya Highlight
Mar 2017

Hoya Highlight: Richard E. Bennett II (B'03) & Renee Cherkezian (N'03)

Co-Founders, Epicured What inspired you to start Epicured? Was it the Jesuit motto of cura personalis , or care of the whole person? RICH: The phrase cura personalis and the idea of “women and men...
Hoya Highlight
Mar 2017

Hoya Highlight: Paul J. Coughlin III (C'86)

Owner, Taconic Distillery How has your love for the great outdoors and appreciation for American history inspired Taconic Distillery? With a passion for the outdoors and a desire to work the land, my...
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Ahilan Arulanantham
Feb 2017

A Voice for the Voiceless

Awarded a 2016 MacArthur "genius grant," ACLU lawyer Ahilan Arulanantham (C'94) seeks to transform U.S. immigration policy. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. By...
Hoyas for Others
Frank C. Andolino II, Daniel T. O'Donnell
Feb 2017

Georgetown Alumni Dentists Recognized for Humanitarian Work

#HoyasForOthers Frank C. Andolino II, D.D.S. (D'86) Frank Andolino II (D'86) almost didn't go into dentistry. He studied zoology as an undergraduate student and worked at both a racehorse farm and...
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Jason Claire
Jan 2017

Hoya Highlight: Jason Claire (MBA’02)

Director of Corporate Partnerships, FoundersCard Who do you consider to be your influencer? My dad was a big brand business executive for many years and then became an entrepreneur in his 50s. Happy...
Georgetown Magazine
New Thompson Center
Dec 2016

Slam Dunk: New Thompson Center Opens

Georgetown’s more than 700 student-athletes from all 29 sports have a new, state-of-the-art athletic center, named for legendary men's basketball coach John R. Thompson Jr. The naming celebrates...
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Sister Deirdre Byrne
Nov 2016

Sister, Surgeon, Soldier

Sister Deirdre Byrne is a religious sister of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts and a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. As an Army and missionary surgeon, she has performed...