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
Mar 2015

An Alumna's Compassionate Care Abroad: Mary Grace Reich

By Na’Tasha Jones Managing Editor, Georgetown Alumni All members of the Georgetown community are familiar with and committed to the mission of being “women and men for others” within their daily...
Medical Spotlight
William A. Longo, M.D.
Feb 2015

Medical Spotlight: William A. Longo, M.D. (M'77)

Retired Surgeon "The uniqueness about my experience at Georgetown was the broad range of exposure to a myriad of illnesses in a variety of settings. From the suburbs surrounding Arlington Hospital,...
Alumni Spotlight
Michael C. Patterson
Jan 2015

Michael C. Patterson (C’05)

Franchise President, HR Director and Sign Spinner, AArrow Sign Spinners In 2002, Michael Patterson helped his Georgetown roommate, Max Durovic (B’05, MBA’10), put a new spin on advertising. With help...
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...
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Jan 2015

Georgetown Alumni Politicians Reflect on Their Recent Campaigns

In 2016, many Georgetown alumni showed their commitment to being women and men for others by campaigning for U.S. political offices . From grassroots efforts to major campaigns, these Hoyas set out...
Alumni at Work
GUSA Alumni: Where are they now?
Jan 2015

Where Are They Now? - GUSA Alumni Edition

The mission of the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) is to serve as the "official voice of students to the university administration and the greater community." Hundreds of students...
In Memoriam
Dec 2014

Remembering Nina Hyde—A Legacy of Hope

#HoyasforOthers 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of Georgetown's Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research , named in honor of renowned Washington Post fashion editor Nina Hyde , who raised...
Hoya Highlight
Lori Levin
Dec 2014

Hoya Highlight: Lori Mihalich-Levin (L'05)

Founder, Mindful Return Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. By day, I am the director of hospital and graduate medical education payment policies at the Association of...
Hoya Highlight
Kevin McMahon
Dec 2014

Hoya Highlight: Kevin McMahon (C'94)

Founder, Art Heroes Describe your current position and what led you to your job. I am a full-time instructor of design and the founder of Art Heroes, a nonprofit initiative that connects a growing...
Hoya Highlight
Peter Gasca
Dec 2014

Hoya Highlight: Peter Gasca (MBA'03)

Founder and CEO, Wild Creations/Yumbev Describe your current position and what led you to your job. I am the CEO of Wild Creations, a company I founded almost eight years ago, and an associate...
Hoya Highlight
Julia Farr Connolly, Ann Tierney Prochnow
Dec 2014

Hoya Highlight: Julia Farr Connolly (C'88) and Ann Tierney Prochnow (C'88)

President and Creative Director, Julia Farr Collection, LLC Julia Farr Connolly and Ann Tierney Prochnow met their freshman year at Georgetown, when they were living on 2nd New South. They didn't...
Hoya Highlight
Emily Stone
Dec 2014

Hoya Highlight: Emily Stone (C'07)

Co-founder and CEO, Maya Mountain Cacao Describe your current position and what led you to take your job. I started Maya Mountain Cacao in 2010 in collaboration with chocolate makers and indigenous...