Illustration of refugees seeking a better life.

Lessons Taken to Heart

, - Summer 2020

KROC PEACE SCHOOL GRADUATE ASSISTS REFUGEE COMMUNITY

Every day the coronavirus crisis goes on, Womaniala Gerald ’19 (MA) appreciates the skills he learned in conflict management and resolution a little more.

Even before COVID-19 began upending lives, … Read More

Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in NYC smile as they pose next to a stack of donated pizzas

A Slice of Hope

, - COVID-19

PIZZERIA FEEDING NYC HOSPITAL WORKERS

A New York pizzeria is stepping up to feed hospital workers in New York City — as well as in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens — in the wake of the region’s upsurge in … Read More

Illustration of woman in chair listening to headphones

Self-Care is Community Care

- COVID-19

FINDING CONNECTION, TRUST AND SAFETY IN A CRISIS SITUATION

As you and your loved ones stay home, as you and your colleagues work remotely, we do so to stay safe and protect ourselves and each other. We are … Read More

Tiny Toreros Story Time

- Summer 2020

NEW PODCAST AIMED AT THE LITTLES LAUNCHES

Parents looking for a way to entertain their toddlers, preschoolers and young children as they shelter in place have a new resource by the name of Tiny Toreros Story Time, a … Read More

Donated PPEs for pandemic responders.

Doing Their Part

- COVID-19

TOREROS STEP UP TO LIGHTEN THE LOAD DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter most. In this time of social distancing, uncertainty and remote learning and working, it can be easy to … Read More

USD alumnus James Brennan with COVID-19 first responders at San Diego ERs

Stepping Up

, - COVID-19

SUJA JUICE CO-FOUNDER JAMES BRENNAN DELIVERS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM WORKERS

It’s mid-afternoon on Wednesday, and James Brennan ’96 (BBA) is on the road, driving to the first of the three or four San Diego emergency rooms where … Read More

USD nursing student Madison Molotky next to her father, Peter.

Rx for Better Healthcare

- Summer 2020

FATHER’S GIFT STARTS SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATE NURSING

When Madison Molotky started talking about how much she liked her doctoral of nursing practice (DNP) program at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, her father took notice.Read More

USD's community engagement award winner Maria Silva

Quite a Team

, - Summer 2020

NAYVE, SILVA RECOGNIZED AS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LEADERS

Chris Nayve and Maria Silva have the same approach to community engagement service. The focus is team-first, followed by action. It’s all about working alongside the community and — ideally — developing … Read More