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.
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 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 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.
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.
People of Georgian: Paralympian shares ‘unreal’ experiences he nearly missed
Meet Brad Bowden, two-time Georgian alumnus, medal-winning Paralympic athlete, and recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mother and daughter nursing students head back to school together
Meet Tonya Kennedy and her daughter, Jess Cos, who are both studying to be nurses at Georgian College.
People of Georgian: Student uses painting to share autism journey
Meet Emily Slaght, a student graduating from Georgian’s Fine Arts program this June.
People of Georgian: Artist dreams up future as entrepreneur
Meet Monica Levac, artist and alumna of Georgian’s Hospitality – Hotel and Resort Operations Management program.
People of Georgian: Alumnus celebrates the weirdness of life
Meet Dan Hendley, alumnus from Georgian’s Visual Photography and Imaging program.
People of Georgian: ‘Bubbles’ makes full-circle college journey
Meet Lisa Lavigne, Georgian alumna and Academic Program Assistant at the college’s Owen Sound Campus.
People of Georgian: Student by day, wrestler by night
Meet Corbin Crawford-Joslin, alumnus from Georgian’s Advertising and Marketing Communications program.
People of Georgian: Aviation student launches food truck after co-op in Nunavut
Meet Sachin Sharma, alumnus from Georgian’s Aviation Management program and owner/operator of Foodiez food truck in Barrie.
People of Georgian: One comment changed the course of Paramedic student’s life
Dustyn Paton, an alumnus and current student in Georgian’s Advanced Care Paramedic program.
People of Georgian: Paralympian finds ‘pure happiness’ in sports despite setbacks
Meet Darda Sales, Georgian alumna, and Paralympian gold and silver medalist and World Champion swimmer and wheelchair basketball player.
People of Georgian: Family’s key to ‘the good life’ for events coordinator
Meet Beedahsiga Elliott, Events Coordinator with Georgian’s Indigenous Services and a three-time Georgian alumnus.
Golfing this weekend? Georgian alumnus launches golf safety device during pandemic
Meet James Skrypec, a Georgian alumnus, who helped launch Pin Caddy, a device aimed at helping make golfing safer.
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.
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Advancement and Alumni Relations Office
Alumni Engagement, Room E200
One Georgian Dr.
Barrie ON, Canada