CORINNE (DOLLEY) HELENA (B.A.) is a clinical program consultant with Well Point Behavioral Health. She also writes, “I am a grandmother and enjoying every minute of it.”

MARK MURPHY (B.S.) is an orthopedic surgeon at the V.A. San Diego Medical Center and an associate clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the UCSD School of Medicine. He spent 22 years in active duty in the U.S. Navy and retired as a captain in 2002.

LAURIE (VASQUEZ) WORTHINGTON (B.A.) has been teaching world history at Coronado High School for 15 years.


THOMAS SCHARF (M.A.) retired from his position as editor and publications director for the Zoological Society of San Diego in 2006, and he moved to a farm in northern Washington state. “The best thing I learned at USD is that education never stops, no matter how old you get,” he writes. “It’s what keeps life interesting.”


COLIN STILLWAGEN (B.S.) is a home loan consultant and has a real estate brokerage for residential/commercial properties and businesses.

CRAIG WALKER (J.D.) was recently appointed acting administrator of the Department of Economic Security Risk Management Administration for the state of Arizona. Previously, he was an administrative law judge handling unemployment appeals. Craig has two sons and one grandchild. His son Scott graduated from USD in 2003 with a degree in history and is now working toward a doctorate in history at Arizona State University. His son Mike works at Honeywell in Phoenix.


JOSEPH GIBBS (B.A.) owns a civil litigation law firm, specializing in real estate, business, commercial, corporate and employment law. He and his wife, Karen, who attended USD from 1973 to 1975, have three children: Joe Jr., a 2006 USD graduate; Katie, a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara; and Brad, a UCSB student. Joseph has enjoyed living in the Coachella Valley area for 30 years. He reports that he would like to spend all of his free time with his wife at their ranch in Santa Ynez, Calif.


ALICE (RODRIGUEZ) GONZALEZ (B.S., M.B.A. ’86) enjoyed power walking and biking at Mission Bay every day last summer. “I’m lucky enough to have grown up in Clairemont, and I still live in Clairemont, 10 minutes from the bay,” she writes. She is in her third year teaching third grade at St. Martin of Tours Academy in La Mesa, Calif.

JOYCE (WEIGEL) KLEIFIELD (B.S.) retired from the insurance industry in 1991 and became a stay-at-home mom. She raised three children and was very involved in Los Angeles public schools. In 2004 Joyce was named part-time administrative manager for the local neighborhood council, and she recently was hired as director of development for Fairfax High School. She and her husband, Steven, a Los Angeles superior court judge, have been married for 24 years.

JIM STANT (M.A., M.Ed. ’78) retired in 2005 after 29 years as a secondary teacher in the Oceanside Unified School District. He is currently commissioner for the North County Conference in San Diego County.


MICHAEL COSTANZO (B.A.) teaches 30 special needs students in middle school. He also coaches high school football and track, and he’s a student council adviser. Michael and his wife, Mary, celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2006. They have four grown children and two grandchildren.


JANICE MULLIGAN (B.A., J.D. ’81) is the chair of the Medical Professional Liability Standing Committee for the American Bar Association and president of the San Diego Inn of Court. Janice’s husband, Harvey Berger, is a 1982 graduate of USD’s School of Law and their daughter, Vanessa Berger, is a student at USD.

MAUREEN (DONNELLY) RYMER (B.A.) has taught physics and chemistry at Sweetwater High School for 24 years. She has been married for 31 years to her high school sweetheart, David, and they have three children. Maureen is also a cantor at St. Pius X Church in Chula Vista.


KRIS SORENSON (B.A., B.A. ’81) was ordained as a deacon in the Diocese of Fresno, Calif., in June 2007.