Portrait of USD alumna Melanie Dellas '13 (MA)

These Precious Things

- Fall 2019

ALUMNA TAKES GOOD CARE OF HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS

When Melanie Dellas ’13 (MA) decided to go back to school, she was parenting two young sons on her own after a divorce. A writer and a business owner, Dellas … Read More

Portrait of USD alumna Karen Stefano, with arms crossed, looking unflinchingly at the camera

More Than Enough

- Fall 2019

KAREN STEFANO TRANSFORMS TRAUMA INTO TRIUMPH

If you could bottle the very essence of San Diego, it would look, feel and sound a lot like this particular Friday evening. Beams of sunlight pierce through fluffy clouds … Read More

Drone photo of USD campus looking toward the bay showing the immaculata and other campus buildings.

Fall 2019 Class Notes

- Fall 2019

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MARILYNN (MAYER) NEVILLE (BA) writes, “Hello out there to the great Class of ’56. We were the first to matriculate at USD for all four years. Our names are somewhere in a cornerstone —or was it a time … Read More

Portrait of Maria Teresa (Carrasco) Pietrok '86 (BA)

Citizen of the World

- Fall 2019

PRACTICING SHUTTLE DIPLOMACY BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN

As the United States and the Soviet Union gritted their teeth through the Cold War, Maria Teresa (Carrasco) Pietrok ’66 (BA) was creating smiles behind the Iron Curtain, the onetime … Read More

USD Nursing alums Sharp HealthCare’s Dan Gross ’97 (DNsc), Pablo Velez ’06 (PhD) and Susan Stone ’93 (MSN), ’08 (PhD). 

Health Care Hotshots

- Summer 2019

THREE STARS FROM USD’S SCHOOL OF NURSING SHINE

The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science consistently ranks among the top programs in the nation, in large part due to its stellar graduate nursing training … Read More

USD alumna Jayme Sanders

Getting Messy

, - Summer 2019

ZEN AND THE SERENDIPITOUS ART OF FINDING YOUR BLISS

There’s a coziness factor that’s unmistakable. On this particular afternoon, it’s evoked by the pleasing smell of burning wood and the sense that there … Read More

Jake Millgard '16 (MFA) of the University of San Diego

Meet Jake Millgard ’16

- Summer 2019

A graduate of The Old Globe USD Graduate Acting MFA Program, Jake hails from Spokane, Washington. He knew his career path early on: “It was either going to be baseball or acting.” But in sixth grade it all … Read More