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.

Hoya Highlight
Nicole Orphanos
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Nicole Orphanos (SLL'95)

Vice President, Douglas Elliman Describe your current profession and what motivates you most to stay in your role. My current profession involves interacting with clients from all over the world...
Hoya Highlight
Ario Keshani
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Ario Keshani (SFS'05)

CEO, Split Technology, Inc. Describe your current profession. I am the CEO at Split ( split.us ), a shared ride startup based in DC. Split is a convenient, sustainable and affordable way to get...
Hoya Highlight
Sabahat Chaudry
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Sabahat Chaudhary (L'06)

Co-founder/owner, Magpie Cookshop Describe your current profession. I co-founded and own a small business, Magpie Cookshop, which designs and makes sustainable kitchen textiles. All of our products...
Hoya Highlight
Rande Coleman
Jun 2015

Hoya Highlight: Rande Coleman (SLL'75)

Executive Vice President, Douglas Elliman Real Estate Describe your current profession and what motivates you most to stay in your role. My current job in real estate involves helping individuals...
Alumni Spotlight
Kathleen "Katie" Kingsbury (F'01) is Ideas Editor for Boston Globe Media
May 2015

Katie Kingsbury Wins Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing

When Katie Kingsbury joined the Boston Globe editorial board in 2013, she noticed that the issue of income inequality would come up frequently in discussions. The board wanted to weigh in on this...
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...
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...
Image of American Flags
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...
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...