USD Alumna Michelle Moore '85 (BA) in Maui

Thriving in Business and in Nature

- Fall 2018

HOW ONE USD ALUM IS REDEFINING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL LANDSCAPE

Entrepreneur-turned-horticulturalist Michele Moore ’85 (BA) knows what it takes to build a flourishing enterprise — both in business and in nature.

After graduating from the USD School of Business … Read More

USD campus

Together, We Lead

- Fall 2018

A LASTING IMPACT

Making a lasting impact is at the heart of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD. Since the fundraising drive began in 2010, the engine to achieve our ambitious $300 million goal has been in overdrive. … Read More

sunset at USD

Celebrating Milestones

- Fall 2018

MAJOR GIFTS PAVED THE ROAD TO CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

In 2010, the University of San Diego launched the silent phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD with an ambitious goal of $300 million, the largest campaign in the … Read More

USD baseball stadium, Fowler Park

Major League Worthy

- Fall 2018

FOWLER PARK AS MUCH OF A STAR AS PLAYERS WHO’VE PLAYED THERE

On February 2013, the University of San Diego cut the ribbon and unveiled its redesigned stadium, Fowler Park and Cunningham Field, to rave reviews, … Read More

USD donors, the Busch family

Parent’s Hood

- Fall 2018

USD IS HOME AWAY FROM HOME FOR THE BUSCH FAMILY

Kim Busch has one regret. “I really wanted to attend the University of San Diego,” she says. “I thought it would be the perfect place for … Read More

Artist rendering of sculpture

Numbers Game

- Fall 2018

MATH DEPARTMENT SOLVES ITS SPACE PROBLEM

Thanks to a $1 million award from The Fletcher Jones Foundation, USD’s math department is poised to transform its Serra Hall home into a dynamic, state-of-the-art environment for student collaboration, … Read More

USD donors John and Rafaella Belanich

A Better Place

- Fall 2018

$10 MILLION GIFT IS TRULY TRANSFORMATIVE

As John Belanich announced a $10 million gift to the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, he held up a slide rule. The calculation tool, virtually unknown to today’s students, shows how far … Read More

Father Larry Dolan celebrates Mass.

R.I.P. Father Dolan

- Fall 2018

FATHER LARRY DOLAN, ’62 (BA), OFM passed away May 15, 2018 in Oceanside, California. A beloved member of the USD community for decades, Father Larry, 78, had been a priestfor 53 years.

In 1973, he served as an assistant professor of Religious … Read More

USD School of Law alums David Casey ’74 (JD) and Virginia Nelson '79 (JD)

Lawyering Up!

- Fall 2018

PAIR OF SCHOOL OF LAW ALUMNI LEAD CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

The two friends having lunch at Cucina Urbana near Balboa Park had known each other for years. There were old times to be relived, to be sure, … Read More

USD alumnus Edred Utomi

Role of a Lifetime

- Fall 2018

ACTOR EDRED UTOMI LANDS DREAM JOB

When last seen in San Diego, Edred Utomi ‘13 (BA) was rocking a bright-red wig as an ensemble member in Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Old Globe.Read More

Outgoing University Relations Vice President Timothy L. O'Malley, PhD

He’s Got Answers

- Fall 2018

LEAD FUNDRAISER CELEBRATES CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

On July 1, 2010, Leading Change: The Campaign for USD was launched under the direction of President Mary E. Lyons and Board Chair Ron Fowler. The behind-the-scenes work and fundraising was led by … Read More