Changemakers at USD take a selfie and smile

Our Job is to Serve Others

- Fall 2021

CELEBRATING THE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF USD’S CHANGEMAKER DESIGNATION

Education is an adventure, as well as a gift, bringing with it huge responsibility. Over the past decade, many things have changed on the University of San Diego campus. … Read More

USD student Faith Osei-Tutu

Paying it Forward

- Fall 2021

ALUMNI SUPPORT NAMESAKE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FUTURE TOREROS

When Erin Alex Fullinwider ’05 (BS/BA) graduated from the University of San Diego’s electrical engineering department, she was one of three women studying in the program. But that wasn’t … Read More

USD senior Mitch Flippo

Living the Dream

- Fall 2021

CREATING A CAREER PATH THAT FEELS LIKE PLAY

For all intents and purposes, USD senior Mitch Flippo is living the dream. The 21-year-old has crafted a career path doing what he loves: creating visual stories through video, photography … Read More

View of USD campus from Tecolote Canyon

Action and Understanding

- Fall 2021

HORIZON PROJECT LAUNCHES TO BUILD A MORE INCLUSIVE CAMPUS

In the spring of 2021, the University of San Diego announced the Horizon Project, an initiative designed to move USD into the forefront of Catholic higher education by following Pope … Read More

USD student Vicenta Martinez Govea ’21

Dressed for Success

- Summer 2021

TORERO CLOSET PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE

A spacious meeting room on campus was transformed this spring into a well-organized clothing boutique, all due to the generosity of donors. Temporarily set up for students to visit … Read More

USD student Brittany Espinosa-Arevalo

Opening Doors

- Summer 2021

MACDONALD COMMUNITY SCHOLARS ON GIVING BACK

Each year, a new cohort of four first-year students become MacDonald Community Scholars. The scholarship’s founder, Scott MacDonald, launched this scholarship at USD in 2017, leading to recipients contributing hundreds … Read More

USD student Cailyn Ann Teague ’21 (BA)

Superhero, Activate!

- Summer 2021

CAILYN ANN TEAGUE IS IN A LEAGUE OF HER OWN

Sometimes there isn’t a roadmap forward. For Cailyn Ann Teague ’21 (BA), that’s not a barrier, but rather, an opportunity to chart her own path.

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University of San Diego alumna Hannah Otte ’19 (BA)

Bridging the Gap

- Spring 2021

USD RECEIVES MAJOR GRANT TO BOOST THE FUTURE OF STEM

In 2010, as a senior at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista, Nick Day ’15 (BA) was interested in biology and participated in what was then … Read More