White sage plant in USD's Kumeyaay Garden

Native Beauty

- Fall 2017

HONORING THE KUMEYAAY PEOPLE

Kumeyaay Garden is the new name of the University of San Diego’s Tecolote Memorial Garden, celebrating that our campus is located upon the traditional territory of the Kumeyaay people, a Native … Read More

Beauty shot of USD campus

Fall 2017 Class Notes

- Fall 2017

1960s

[1963]

FATHER DAVID PAUL BALTZ, MCCJ (BA) was ordained a Comboni Missionary priest in 1967 after theology studies in Italy. In 1975, he was assigned to work with the Logbara people in Uganda. On … Read More

Bishop John Dolan

A Joyful Spirit

, - Fall 2017

POPE FRANCIS NAMES JOHN DOLAN ’85 AUXILIARY BISHOP

This spring, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed Fr. John P. Dolan ’85 (BA) as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Diego; he took up his duties in June 2017. In … Read More

USD students on a Torero Trek to Adobe.

Meeting of Minds

, - Fall 2017

PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO TURN CAREER DREAMS INTO REALITY 

Toreros helping Toreros. As the University of San Diego approaches its 75th anniversary in 2024, the focus is on student success. Professional development is at the heart of this mission, evidenced … Read More

Colin Supko

Keeping the Faith

- Fall 2017

USD’S ALUMNI VETERAN NETWORK KEEPS TOREROS CONNECTED 

While deployed to Afghanistan in 2004 as a Navy SEAL, Colin Supko’s teammate received word that his wife had been robbed at gunpoint while selling a car through … Read More

USD students say thank you

Students First

- Fall 2017

EMPLOYEE GIVING HITS AN ALL-TIME HIGH 

Michelle Rohde, USD’s employee relations coordinator, began working on campus nine years ago. Six years later, she was followed by her husband, Luke, who joined the university as a … Read More

HENRY VIII AND THE BARBER SURGEONS, HANS HOLBEIN

Technically Advanced

- Fall 2017

DIGITAL HUMANITIES IS A GAME-CHANGER FOR SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS 

New Torero alumna Emily Bezold has fond memories of her undergraduate student experience, but one decision she made early on at USD will forever be a personal “… Read More

Children at Bayside/Thrive groundbreaking

Anchored in Community

- Fall 2017

USD COLLABORATES WITH NEIGHBORS TOWARD A SHARED VISION

Throughout much of the Linda Vista community, the 180-acre USD campus can be seen from virtually any vantage point. Whether it be one of five monument signs greeting … Read More

Show Your Pride

- Fall 2017

DEAR TOREROS,

It is my great privilege to serve as the new president of the USD Alumni Association, working with our dynamic board of directors, more than 1,000 alumni volunteers and the Alumni and Parent Relations staff to involve … Read More

Mary Powell in the Career Development Center

A Life’s Work

, - Fall 2017

USD’s Career Development Center, or CDEV, does the special work of preparing students for career success. Throughout the entire college journey, students can come in for interview prep, travel to companies on Torero Treks, and attend networking events and … Read More

Jenny Cavellier on the set of Masterchef's 7th season

Hail to the Chef

- Fall 2017

JENNIFER CAVELLIER TAKES THE HEAT ON TV REALITY SHOW

When watching competitive cooking shows on TV, there’s one burning question that viewers want answered: Isn’t the food cold by the time the judges taste … Read More

Watch: Anchored in Community

- Fall 2017

USD COLLABORATES WITH NEIGHBORS TOWARD A SHARED VISION

On June 23, 2017, dignitaries and community members, including USD top administrators, joined together at the Bayside Community Center to welcome Thrive Public Schools to Linda Vista.