Sister Virginia Rodee — recipient of the 2018 Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill Award and retired assistant vice president for Mission and Ministry at USD — is a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart and a native San Diegan who grew up … Read More
Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award for the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, Eleonora-Markella Mantika is Political Affairs/Liaison Officer for the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.
She hails from Greece. After earning her Master … Read More
Recipient of the Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award for the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Cindy Steckel is the Vice President and Chief Nursing and Operations Executive of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
Chet and Marguerite Pagni Family Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Sue Snyder was head coach for the women’s volleyball team for nine seasons, from 1990-1998. During her outstanding coaching career she directed the Toreros to the NCAA Tournament four … Read More
Recipient of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences’ Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award, Catherine “Caity” S. Riddle Meader is a quiet Changemaker working in a difficult field that is seldom discussed — serving those affected by the ravages of … Read More
Recipient of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering’s Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award, Rasheed Behrooznia is vice president of engineering at Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), where he leads all engineering for North America. His team designs and develops fare-collection … Read More
Every month during the school year, in conjunction with University Ministry, students from the University of San Diego prepare dinner, deliver it and dine with residents of Rachel’s Night Shelter, a residence for homeless women.
WHAT WAS BROKEN IS NOW WHOLE University of San Diego alumna Jeni Dominelli ’98 (BA) believes in the power of music to help people reimagine their own life stories. She knows what it’s like to see life skid out of … Read More
There is one complicated but simple idea at the core of what started as USD’s Office of Volunteer Services, became the Center for Community Service-Learning, and is now the Karen and Tom Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness … Read More
The spirit of sustainability has deep roots at the University of San Diego in academics, in business practices and in the lives of our students. In his 2015 encyclical letter, On the Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si’), … Read More
Learning doesn’t end when you retire, in fact, that’s the best time to lean in and get learning! The University of the Third Age celebrates its 40th Anniversary at the University of San Diego this year as the … Read More