USD Magazine Fall 2013
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20 / DECADE OF DI ST INCT ION As the University of San Diego celebrates Mary Lyons’ first 10 years at the helm, the campus remembers milestones that have changed the landscape, launched new academic endeavors, highlighted academic and athletic achievements, and made Alcalá Park known worldwide as the place where Catholic traditions are alive and Changemakers thrive.
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TORERO NEwS 4 / Connection and Community
Living Learning Communities bring academic and student life together to create a powerful freshman experience.
6 / No Learning Curve Needed The College of Arts and Sciences’ new dean, Noelle Norton, PhD, isn’t new to leading successful endeavors on campus and, in her new role, plans to lead the college to national renown. 8 / Engagement Through Action Painting houses, enhancing curb appeal and changing the lives of a local family are all in a day’s work for the USD Parent Corps, who model what it means to meet challenges and lead change. 10 / Upward Trajectory Chell A. Roberts, PhD, founding dean of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, believes outside-the-box thinking will turn today’s students into tomorrow’s innovators.
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TORERO ATHLET I CS 14 / Committed to Excellence USD’s new head football coach, Dale Lindsey, wants to instill in his players the instinct that on and off the field, team comes first.
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