USD To Host "Defining Hope"

SAN DIEGO: The University of San Diego will host the only southern California screening of the film Defining Hope to coincide with National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The documentary follows eight patients with life-threatening illness and the nurses who assist them, as well as exploring end of life issues.


Who:      Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science and Graduate Nurses Student Associations

What:     Film Screening of Defining Hope, a film that explores palliative care

Where:   University of San Diego

               Peace & Justice Theatre

               5998 Alcala Park

               San Diego, CA 92110

When:    Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:00pm.


RSVP to Carol Scimone at or 619/ 260-4730.



About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


Melissa Olesen
619/260-4569 x4