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

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

Father and daughter, Maurice and Cailey Benard

Out in the Open

- Summer 2017

FATHER AND DAUGHTER MAURICE AND CAILEY BENARD CLEAR THE AIR

Maurice Benard has been in the spotlight as an actor, playing the role of Sonny Corinthos on the daytime TV show General Hospital.

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Joined Together

- Summer 2017

RELAY FOR LIFE A SUPPORTIVE SPACE

Mere mention of the word “cancer” evokes emotion. It’s rare for someone to not be affected in some capacity by this deadly, debilitating disease. However, discussing cancer can be … Read More

Olivia Gonzalez '17, USD's President for a Day

Meet Madam President

- Summer 2017

OLIVIA GONZALEZ ’17 SHINES AS PRESIDENT FOR A DAY

Every day is a busy one for Olivia Gonzalez on the University of San Diego campus. A graduating senior Communication Studies major, Gonzalez typically wakes up at 5 a.m. for … Read More

Vijay Patel '19

To Feel at Home

- Summer 2017

EXTENDING A HAND TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Most Thursdays around lunchtime, Aziz Albaijan can be found in the International Students Organization (ISO) lounge on the fourth floor of the Student Life pavilion. Albaijan, a 20-year-old junior from Saudi Arabia, … Read More

Jhonnatan chinchilla '17

To Lead by Example

- Summer 2017

Student veteran is a man on a mission

It was early in the Iraq War. Mortars and sandstorms were a daily occurrence for Jhonnatan Chinchilla ‘17.

“We were the support system for the marines going door-to-door,” recalls … Read More