view of USD campus from Maher Hall

Summer 2019 Class Notes

- Summer 2019

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LOUIS CAPPELLO (BBA) retired from his job as a mortgage banker in 2010.

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ELOISA THOMPSON (BA) is enjoying blessings of good health, family and living by the ocean in Baja. She has three … Read More

Catholic Charities head Vino Pajanor

A Bounce in His Step

- Summer 2019

CATHOLIC CHARITIES HEAD VINO PAJANOR WALKS THE WALK

Appaswamy “Vino” Pajanor ‘02 (LLM) knows what it’s like to be a newcomer. That’s exactly what he was when he arrived in San Diego in the fall of 2000, having … Read More

USD alumnus Bryan Carpenter

Brewing Up Business

- Spring 2019

THE CRAFT BEER CPA HAS FOUND HIS NICHE

Bryan Carpenter ’07 (BAC/BBA) is enthusiastic about suds. That makes perfect sense, given that he’s the self-proclaimed “craft beer CPA,” using his expertise and training to benefit … Read More

View of Linda Vista Road from USD.

Spring 2019 Class Notes

- Spring 2019

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LeROY PENDRAY (BBA) reports that he and his wife, Fran, celebrated their 10-year anniversary in November 2018. “We live in an equestrian area, Orange Park Acres, and I am currently on the OPA board,” LeRoy says. “Can’t … Read More

USD alumna Hannah Payne

The Power of Love

- Spring 2019

HANNAH PAYNE’S FASHION LINE MAKES A STATEMENT

At the age of five, Hannah Payne ‘12 (BA) was already piecing together her future. From organizing neighborhood fashion shows to viewing each day of elementary school as a … Read More

USD alumna Lynn Hijar Hoffman

Woman of the World

- Spring 2019

WHEN THE JOURNEY TURNS OUT TO BE THE DESTINATION

As a teenager, Lynn Hijar Hoffman ’98 (BBA), ’06 (MSGL), ’18 (MS) didn’t see higher education as part of her future.

“In truth, I didn’… Read More

USD Alumnus Byron Palmer

Natural Son

- Spring 2019

An honest embrace of the world: Byron Palmer walks the walk

The view from Sonoma Mountain ripples with layers. Up close, there are rolling hills of grass, mostly in shades of brown this early in the fall. A … Read More

Dancer and choreographer Natasha Ridley is an alumna of USD.

The Work of Art

- Spring 2019

NATASHA RIDLEY FINDS SOLACE AND RELEASE IN DANCE

When it comes to what’s important in life, Natasha Ridley ’16 (MA) is clear: “I can’t live without art. I find freedom in dancing. For me, it’s another … Read More