Evan Gorman, Georgian alumnae stands beside a police cruiser.

Alumni stories

Graduate success stories and news

Every Georgian graduate, student, staff, faculty and friend of our college has a story to tell, and we love to share their stories!


Stay informed with the print and digital editions of our biannual GeorgianView magazine, as well as monthly e-newsletters.


Spring 2023 GeorgianView magazine cover

GeorgianView magazine

GeorgianView magazine is the official publication of the Georgian College Alumni Association, keeping our community connected with each other and to the college. It’s distributed free of charge each spring to Georgian graduates and friends of our college.

GeorgianView magazine fall 2023 digital edition cover celebrating the stories bhind our 100,000 grad milestone picture of recent graduates

GeorgianView digital edition

The GeorgianView digital supplement is the Georgian College Alumni Association’s digital publication in a short, interactive format. The publication is distributed each fall by email to Georgian graduates and friends of our college.

The Loop

Keeping alumni in The Loop

Monthly e-newsletter

The Loop is a monthly e-newsletter intended to keep Georgian College graduates updated and in the loop. It is designed to keep graduates connected with one another and to our college, and to support lifelong learning and career development.

Inspirational alumni

Meet some of Georgian’s inspirational alumni

Be inspired by the accomplishments with this collection of featured alumni stories. Read more amazing stories like these ones.

  • A bride and groom stand next to a car parked at the side of a road near a forest.

    These Georgian grads moved into residence and fell in love

    Meet alumni Emily and Ross, who met after moving into the same residence building and fell in love at Georgian.

  • A selfie of a person sitting in a restaurant next to a window.

    People of Georgian: Social worker embodies inclusion, belonging

    Meet Jermaine James, alumnus of Georgian’s Social Service Worker program at the Orillia Campus.

  • Five people wearing matching uniforms stand in front of a red helicopter.

    People of Georgian: Alumni forest firefighter blazes many career paths

    Meet Joshua Bowles, a student in Georgian’s Paramedic program and a two-time alumnus.

  • A photo collage of five people.

    People of Georgian: Top 5 inspiring stories of 2023

    Here’s a look at our Top 5 most-read People of Georgian stories from 2023.

  • Five people wearing convocation robes stand together in front of a large 100K marquee sign.

    Georgian’s Top 10 good news stories of 2023

    Here’s a look back at some of our favourite good news stories from throughout 2023.

  • A person wearing a blue convocation gown stands in front of a backdrop reading "Georgian" and holds a diploma.

    People of Georgian: International alumnus embraces ‘new life’ at college

    Meet Rhithul Roythomas, alumnus of Georgian’s Computer Systems Technician – Networking program and ONEcard officer.

  • A headshot of a person with short, brown hair, pink jacket, white T-shirt and gold jewellery.

    People of Georgian: Alumna’s automotive career in her blood

    Meet Grace Stein, alumna of the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Automotive Management) program.

  • A person wearing a turqouise, feathery outfit stands outside in the snow against a tree and smiles.

    People of Georgian: Sexual assault survivor changes federal legislation on publication bans  

    Meet Brandy Mullen, alumna and professor in Georgian’s Health, Wellness and Sciences department.

  • A person wearing a blue convocation robe stands behind a marquee sign reading #GeorgianProud.

    People of Georgian: Alumna reconnects with Indigenous culture, finds purpose

    Meet Alicia Thompson, Manidoo Kwe (Spirit Woman), alumna and Community Liaison Officer, Indigenous Services.

  • A person sits in the background with a beige decorative vase with a thick chain across the front sits in the foreground.

    Georgian alumnus wins Etsy Design Award thanks to Sarah Jessica Parker

    Meet Moh Alsulaiman, who also shares how his Human Resources Management graduate certificate helps him in his artistic career.

  • A person takes a selfie while holding up one of their arms, showing a tattoo reading INDC.

    Interior Decorating alumna gets program code tattoo

    We spoke to Mikaela Parker about what her experience was like in the Interior Decorating program and how it prepared her for her career.

  • Three people dressed formally hold up an oversized cheque for $410,000.

    Georgian ignites passion to help students at fundraising gala

    A total of $410,000 was raised and will go toward scholarships, awards and bursaries, as well as the Georgian Food Locker.

Impact reports

Economic impact reports

Georgian alumni add $1.4 billion to regional economy

Thousands of alumni are employed in the Georgian catchment area. As a result of their education, they receive higher earnings and increase the productivity of the businesses that employ them.

According to a recent economic impact study by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), in fiscal year 2019-20, Georgian alumni generated $1.4 billion in added income for the regional economy, which is equivalent to supporting 19,262 jobs.

Donor impact report

Your support is changing lives of Georgian students

Because of You is a way to keep in touch at the start of each semester so donors can learn how their support is changing lives, through bite-sized stories about our students and the Georgian community.

Because of You: Summer 2021

Because of You: Winter 2022

Because of You: Summer 2023

Because of You: Fall 2023

Submit your story ideas

What’s your story?

To share your story, simply fill out this online form, or email us at alumni@georgiancollege.ca.

Share your own story ideas or tell us about the people in your alumni network that are inspiring you!

Connect with us

Georgian Alumni Association logo on dark blue circular tile

Advancement and Alumni Relations Office

Email: alumni@georgiancollege.ca
Phone: 705.722.5173

Alumni Engagement, Room E200
One Georgian Dr.
Barrie ON, Canada
L4M 3X9