Category: Georgetown Faces

Title: Miguel Fuentes (SCS’18, G’19)

Date Published: October 31, 2019

A sense of belonging is a basic human need, and the Georgetown community has done a great job making me feel welcome while integrating me into the broader community. However, I felt a great sense of relief when I connected with a group of military-related students whose similar experiences forged a common bond. 

Georgetown has made me a better student, leader and person by welcoming my diverse perspective and by encouraging me to challenge the status quo.

I’ve fully embraced Georgetown’s motto, utraque unum, which translates into “both are one.” This idea that faith and knowledge can co-exist ultimately has made me better prepared as a leader facing complex world challenges.

My experience in the international business master’s program allows me to experience many contemporary global issues firsthand that I will never forget. My travels to Vietnam and Germany with Georgetown allowed me to better understand the complex problems between business and policy. Only Georgetown can create such a unique experience.

Many argue that their sense of purpose peaks after military service. I would say that Georgetown sparks that purpose back to light.