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

Illustration of Glenn White '78

Ready to Do Good Things

- Summer 2016

THE LEGACY OF A BELOVED TEACHER RESONATES

It’s been four decades since Glenn White ’78 sat in rapt attention as teacher Francis Wilson ’62 expounded on the wonders of biology at San Diego’s St. Augustine High School.

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2016 USD Alumni Honorees: Janice Deaton ’10 (MA); Andrew Putnam ’03 (BS/BA), ’03 (BA); Sam K. Attisha ’89 (BBA); Leigh Ann (Robinson) Brown ’08 (BA); the Honorable Dave Camp ’78 (JD); Vincent J. Kasperick ’84 (BBA); Maj. Gen. William M. Matz Jr. (Ret.) ’73 (MA); Diana Combs Neebe ’08 (MEd); Pablo Velez ’06 (PhD); Miguel D. Vasquez ’94 (BBA).

One Enchanted Evening

- Summer 2016

2016 ALUMNI HONORS CELEBRATES CROWNING ACHIEVEMENTS

Alumni Honors, USD’s annual alumni celebration, turned 21 this year. Like most 21st birthdays, it was a night to remember. The April event at the sold-out IPJ Theatre was a reflection of remarkable … Read More

USD campus

Summer 2016 Class Notes

- Summer 2016

1960s
[1960]

DOMINI COLLINS (BA) lives quietly in Santa Clara. She and her husband stay busy enjoying the beach, friends and prayer groups.

[1964]

DELLE WILLETT (BA) is working on a history video of USD … Read More

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

Stained glass detail

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

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

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

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

Summer 2015 Class Notes

- Summer 2015

 

1960s

[1961]
MARY DUGAN (BA) reports that her son, Tom Louie, married Denise Ovaldson in Los Angeles. Mary completed nearly two years as a part-time grant writer with College and Community Fellowship. “Celebrating my friend … Read More

Loss and Recovery

- Summer 2015

ALUMNAE-LED NONPROFIT SUPPORTS AND GUIDES GIRLS

Navigating through the pain of losing a mother toward a pathway to acceptance and healing is the goal of nascent nonprofit Chula’s Mission.

Co-founded by Mayra San Juan ’07 (BBA) … Read More

Taking Care

- Summer 2015

USD GRADUATES LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED WITH THEIR EFFORTS TO HEAL

The nurse is answering a woman’s question, but she makes sure to look at the boy standing next to her and talk to him as well. “… Read More