Making the Connection

- Spring 2017

NURTURING TEAMWORK BETWEEN U.S. AND MEXICO

Regina Bernal doesn’t just come to work and put in her time. Rather, the School of Business’ entrepreneurship manager has many of the same traits as those with whom she … Read More

cross at USD

Spring 2017 Class Notes

- Spring 2017

[1962] 

PEGGY THOMPSON (BA) has been traveling and cruising, spoiling her grandchildren and preparing for her son’s wedding. “Yes, I have one more to marry,” she says. “Still coordinating weddings at my church and added being a mentor … Read More

Photograph of Jason Romero running

Unstoppable

- Fall 2016

JASON ROMERO’S REMARKABLE JOURNEY

On May 23, 2016, when Jason Romero ‘92 (BBA) climbed the steps of City Hall in New York City, he completed a 60-day odyssey that began 3,080 miles earlier on the Santa Monica Pier.

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Founders Chori singers with voices raised in song.

Affection For Connection

- Fall 2016

AFFINITY GROUPS PROMOTE SUSTAINED, ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT

Most of us remember Founders Chapel as it appeared from the pews and can still smell lemony polish on hand-carved wood. Homilies focused on love and peace echo, even years later. The … Read More

Aerial view of the University of San Diego

Fall 2016 Class Notes

- Fall 2016

1950s

[1956]

JAMES FREED (BA) served in the U.S. Army for two years after graduating from USD; he reports that he married his wife, Helen, in 1958. He worked at Ryan Aeronautical from 1958 … Read More

Sherman Gillums Jr. '09

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

- Summer 2016

HEAD OF PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA IS A TRUE CHAMPION

After his car rolled for the third time, Sherman Gillums Jr. ’09 (MSGL) came to a rest upside down and, mercifully, alive. A semi-trailer truck, upon being cut off … Read More

Buzzfeed writer Albert Samaha '10

Digging in the Deep

- Summer 2016

REPORTER ALBERT SAMAHA HAS NO PROBLEM GETTING HIS HANDS DIRTY

The internet is a good thing.

If you harbor any doubt, imagine what it would be like if a stack of 50 newspapers from cities across the … Read More

Chris Yanov '03 (MA)

The Long View

- Summer 2016

CHRIS YANOV TURNS DREAMS INTO REALITY

When Chris Yanov ‘03 (MA) spun that wheel  on Wheel of Fortune, 15 years ago, he couldn’t possibly have predicted just whose fortune would be changing. Most people take their game show winnings … Read More