Gifts at Work

Created by alumni for students, the USD Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund provides scholarship aid in perpetuity for deserving and qualified students at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The current status of this year’s contributions to the fund is just over $50,000 of its $75,000 goal. To learn how to make a difference in a student’s life and to leave a legacy for those who will follow, call (619) 260-4819 or go to

Construction has begun on the new Student Life Pavilion, a four-story, 50,000 square-foot space for student learning and engagement. The project is the latest in a series of major campus improvements designed to en hance the USD student experience. With an aim toward advancing academic excellence and creating community, the new building will include dining areas, patios and plazas, a rooftop garden, and a variety of co-curricular student services and activity centers. The building is slated for completion in September 2009 including renovation of 25,000 square feet of the adjacent Hahn University Center. To learn more, call (619) 260-7514 or contact Sandra Ciallella at