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 2021 cover page

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 person wearing a firefighter's uniform walks across a parking lot.

    People of Georgian: Sister’s death inspires firefighter’s career

    Meet John Wilcox, an alumnus and part-time instructor in the Pre-service Firefighter Education and Training program.

  • A person wearing blue scrubs uniform, holding a snake around their neck in a veterinary clinic.

    Veterinary Technician grad finds employment thanks to placement

    Did you know that almost all Georgian programs offer formal work-integrated learning experiences? Sasha Pratt, a recent Veterinary Technician grad, was able to secure her dream job thanks to her clinical placement.

  • Two adults take a selfie together.

    People of Georgian: Three-time student studies leadership with mom

    Meet Elissa Kozub, a current student and employee at Georgian, as well as two-time alumna.

  • Two adults, wearing a suit and wedding dress, respectively, pose in front of a lake with their arms around each other.

    People of Georgian: Musical connection leads to grad’s whirlwind wedding

    Meet Matias Contreras Perez, International Recruitment Officer – Offshore and two-time Georgian alumnus.

  • A person stands outside in front of a strawberry mural on a black wall.

    People of Georgian: Alumna ditches policing for public art  

    Meet Monica Loney, an alumna of Georgian’s Police Foundations and Human Resources Management programs.

  • A black-and-white photo of an adult sitting at a desk in front of a pile of papers and turning toward the camera with a smile.

    People of Georgian: Helping students ‘an honour,’ says retiring coordinator

    Meet Terri Edmonstone, Student Life Coordinator, who is retiring after 33 years. She’s also a two-time Georgian alumna.

  • A person with short, black hair, glasses and a goatee stands outside on a sidewalk and smiles, with an orange sunset sky above.

    People of Georgian: Alumnus uses artificial intelligence to detect skin cancer

    Meet Arjun Pawar, a two-time Georgian College alumnus.

  • A selfie of a person who is wearing glasses, a blue toque, black shirt and blue scarf.

    People of Georgian: Determination drives woman to college, help Indigenous communities

    Meet Tiffany McCue, Anishnaabe kwe, Indigenization Initiatives Lead, alumna, and part-time faculty.

  • Three people each wearing a rainbow headband take a smiling selfie together.

    People of Georgian: 2SLGBTQIA+ equity top of mind for co-op consultant

    Meet Jacob Chevrier, a Co-op Consultant and two-time Georgian alumnus.

  • A person wearing a scubasuit sits on a white boat that's driving across a blue ocean.

    People of Georgian: Alumnus finds confidence by trying new things

    Meet Arjun Batra, alumnus of Georgian’s Mechanical Engineering Technology – Automotive Manufacturing program.

  • Two people attached to each other skydive in tandem, while one of them covers their eyes with a hand.

    People of Georgian: Friend’s death sparks woman’s life-changing travel

    Meet Joanne Foxton, Manager of #ChangeTheNow and Georgian alumna.

  • A person with long, brown hair and pink dress shirt smiles while standing outside against a wall of windows.

    People of Georgian: International alumna’s key to success staying open to opportunities

    Meet Prerna Sharma, an alumna of Georgian’s Big Data Analytics program.

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

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

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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