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Lt. Col. Gregory Gadson (G’09)

2nd Battalion 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, U.S. Army Honorary Co-Captain for the New York Giants, Super Bowl XLII Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) In 2007, Army Lt. Col. Gadson was critically wounded by an improvised explosive device while serving in Iraq. Here, Lt. Col. [...]

Bruce Simmons (B’69)

Retired Managing Director, Citigroup Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) As a finance student at Georgetown, Simmons was the quarterback and co-captain of the football team. Now, he mentors student-athletes and, since 1974, has interviewed prospective students as part of the Alumni Admissions Program. After [...]

Ann Sarnoff (B’83)

Former President, Dow Jones Ventures Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C., during John Carroll Weekend 2010 Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Influenced by her older sister, Sarnoff applied to only one college. She fondly remembers the course titled “The Problem of God,” English classes, professor Michael Foley, playing field hockey and working [...]

Jim Welch (C’71, G’05)

Deputy Managing Editor, Sports, USA Today Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Welch majored in government and international relations at Georgetown in the late 60s. During his senior year, he landed a job at the National Journal, where he served as a reporter during the Watergate scandal. Here, [...]

Michael L. Vespoli (B’68)

Former Olympian and CEO, Vespoli USA, Inc. Location: Philodemic Room, Healy Hall, Georgetown University Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Vespoli learned of Georgetown through his church. Upon his admissions rejection, he made a successful appeal to Rev. Joseph Sweeney, S.J., then director of admissions. Here, Vespoli reveals that he still has [...]