Kathleen Coughlan

Assistant Director of Alumni and External Relations

  • BS, Journalism, Boston University
  • MBA, University of San Diego (expected January 2015)

Kathleen Coughlan is the Assistant Director of Alumni and External Relations for SOLES and is responsible for strengthening alumni and constituent engagement with the school, university, and greater community through strategic communication, event management and stewardship.

Prior to joining the University of San Diego, she managed operations for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego and stewarded corporate sponsors and season ticket holder constituents for the San Diego Padres. Coughlan earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at the University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration. Coughlan is a 2014 graduate of LEAD San Diego's EMBARK program.