Best and Brightest

- Spring 2016

CELEBRATING STELLAR ACHIEVEMENTS 

Alcalá Park welcomes its best, brightest and most renowned alumni home for Alumni Honors, which will be held on April 30. Each year, this on-campus event commemorates the exceptional achievements of illustrious alumni, recognized for their … Read More

Nothing but Net

- Spring 2016

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH CINDY FISHER IS TENACITY, PERSONIFIED

The girl, all of 7 or 8 years old, would walk outside her Cheyenne, Wyo., home, put chalk to cement, designing basketball plays. Then she would pick up her basketball … Read More

Practical Idealism

- Spring 2016

A conversation with new School of Business Dean Jaime Alonso Gómez

With more than 30 years of experience as a professor, researcher and consultant, Jaime Alonso Gómez brings exemplary credentials to his new position as the dean … Read More

From Start to Finish

- Spring 2016

ADMISSIONS, CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER MOVE INTO SHARED SPACE

While every journey is different, one common element is universal: a start and a finish. Given that reverberations from major decisions such as choosing a college can ripple for years, … Read More

Community Celebration

- Spring 2016

Harris inauguration events span full week

After his first 123 days on the job, James T. Harris III, DEd, was inaugurated as the University of San Diego’s fourth president at a formal installation ceremony on Dec. 4, 2015.

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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

R.I.P. Author E. Hughes

- Spring 2016

Author “Art” E. Hughes, PhD, whose 24 years as the University of San Diego’s first president was highlighted by his leadership during a 1972 merger that created USD, passed away on Sept. 6, 2015, after a brief illness. He was 85. His solid leadership, … Read More

Classics, Reimagined

- Spring 2016

A Tip of the Hat to Janessa Leoné

The hat that inspired it all sounds downright delicious: “It’s rounded, made of  fur felt, and is supple, worn-in and buttery. A cross between olive-green and gray, it was … Read More