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!

Publications

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

GeorgianView

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.

  • An action shot of five people playing rugby.

    People of Georgian: Rugby teaches international student life lessons

    Meet Rahal Delpachitra, alumnus of the Business Administration – Human Resources program and former varsity rugby player.

  • Two photos superimposed together, showing the same athlete wearing a white swim cap and black goggles swimming across a pool, on the left, and in a wheelchair with brown hair in a ponytail, wearing a red jersey and black shorts and holding a basketball and looking up, on the right.

    People of Georgian: Paralympian finds ‘pure happiness’ in sports despite setbacks

    Meet Darda Sales, Paralympian and alumna of Georgian’s Therapeutic Recreation program.

  • A person, pictured from the shoulders up, smiles in front of trees with green leaves.

    People of Georgian: Library technician finds satisfaction in helping students succeed

    Meet Jana Bickell, Library Technician and two-time alumnus of Georgian’s Business – Accounting and Library Technician programs.

  • Three people sit on a couch and one of them gives a thumbs up.

    Mother’s Day: ‘Three Musketeers’ mom and kids work at Georgian

    To celebrate Mother’s Day, we caught up with a mom and her two kids who all work at Georgian.

  • Two people stand together outside on a deck overlooking a body of water and a skyline in the distance.

    People of Georgian: Administrator driven by helping international students

    Meet Sid Taneja, Georgian alumnus and International Community Engagement Coordinator, International Education and Development.

  • A group of people stand on a stage and each hold up an award.

    Georgian celebrates inspiring partnerships and people at Awards of Distinction

    Meet the recipients of this year’s Georgian College Board of Governors Awards of Distinction, the college’s highest honour.

  • Three people wearing medals stand in a row, with the person in the middle putting their arms up in the air.

    People of Georgian: Alumna skates her way to Special Olympics Canada gold  

    Meet Brooke Thomas, an alumna who won gold at the 2024 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

  • 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.

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

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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