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Fall 2015 Class Notes

- Fall 2015

1960s

[1965]
PATRICK BARRY (BS) is helping to organize the 50th reunion for USD’s Class of 1965, to be held Oct. 16-18, 2015.

JO KOZICKI FRITSCHEL (BA) received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Cuyamaca … Read More

Built from Scrap

- Fall 2015

JAVIER GUERRERO ’95 BELIEVES IN ACCESS FOR ALL

Javier Guerrero ’95 (BA) quickly combs his fingers through the sand, revealing the tip of a duck-billed dinosaur as he glances over his shoulder at the glass doors leading out to Base … Read More

Hail to the Chief

- Fall 2015

A conversation with President James T. Harris III, DEd

With great excitement, the University of San Diego community welcomed President James T. Harris III, DEd upon his arrival to campus in August. An upcoming series of inaugural activities … Read More

USD President James Harris III.

Meet President Harris

- Fall 2015

Silver Spoon? Nope.
“I remember when my dad received a raise to a dollar an hour. It was a big deal to make one dollar an hour. I also remember the time that he sold his car for $200 and … Read More

Getting His Feet Wet

- Fall 2015

On just his second day on the job, USD’s new president paddled like a pro

There’s a game that the USD Outdoor Adventures team likes to play while en route to outings, particularly when people are … Read More

Meet Lamont Smith

- Fall 2015

AGE: 40

HOMETOWN: Colony, Texas

BONA FIDES: After finishing his playing career at USD in 1999, Lamont Smith began a 16-year run as an assistant coach, with stops at St. Louis University, Saint Mary’s, Santa Clara, Arizona … Read More

All the Right Moves

, - Fall 2015

CORNERBACK DEVYN BRYANT WANTS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Junior University of San Diego cornerback Devyn Bryant is a mechanical engineering major. He selected the specialty, in part, because his mother is a researcher for a pharmaceutical company and … Read More

Making Rules of Law

- Fall 2015

Training lawyers in new judicial reforms

The Justice in Mexico Project has played a key role in helping to implement and enhance judicial sector reform in Mexico since 2009. The freestanding program — which resides in USD’s departments of … Read More

On-the-Job Training

- Fall 2015

Summer internships help students explore potential career paths

Juliana Mascari’s summer volunteer engagement internship with the United Way of San Diego included setting up a community event in City Heights and Vista, Calif. Featuring book distribution and … Read More

Beyster Institute Opening Celebrated

- Fall 2015

The opening of the new Betty and Bob Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice, and Simulation was celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 1, 2015. A lead gift of $8 million from Betty Beyster and the late Dr. Robert Beyster, founder … Read More

Taking Care of Home

- Fall 2015

PROTECTING THE EARTH REFLECTS POPE’S POWERFUL MESSAGE

Pope Francis made a bold statement on the environment in his June encyclical, Laudato Si, with a message that not only validated the sustainability movement at USD, but … Read More

Older? Yes. Wiser? Maybe.

- Spring 2016

WAXING NOSTALGIC WITH JACKSON MUECKE

For the better part of two decades as both a student and administrator, Jackson Muecke ’69 was Alcalá Park’s unquestioned crown prince of conviviality; a freewheeling force-of-nature committed to connecting his fellow Toreros … Read More