TIMOTHY WILBUR (B.A.) is retired and lives in the Ocean Hills Country Club neighborhood in Oceanside. Timothy’s wife, Molly (Breen) Wilbur, who attended the College for Women from 1958 to 1960, passed away in 2002. Molly was the owner of M.T. Wilbur Graphics.
ELIZABETH F. BRADLEY (B.A.) and her daughter, Elizabeth L. Bradley, also a USD alumna, are partners in the business litigation law firm of Bradley & Bradley in Los Angeles. “Visit our virtual home at www.twobradleys.com,” writes Elizabeth F., who practices law as Elizabeth Franco Bradley.
COL. WILLIAM AMBRE (B.A.) is retired and spends time with his grandchildren in San Diego and Flower Mound, Texas. He is active with the Knights of Columbus.
PAT (YOUNG) WILLIAMS (B.A.) reports that she is still working. She is a substitute teacher in local Catholic schools. Pat also enjoys spending time with her daughter, Reina (Williams) Robinson — who graduated from USD in 1995 — and her grandsons, Sam and Ian. “Would love to hear from some of my former classmates!” Pat writes.
BEVERLY (TURSE) JUMP (B.A.) is a professional artist in the Pacific Northwest. She paints with acrylics, and her work is represented by the Roby King Gallery on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
FRED COVER (B.A.) recently toured France and made his fourth trip to Estonia in July and August 2007. He previously visited Estonia in 2002, 2004 and 2005. Fred also has traveled to Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Austria, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands.
PAUL MAJKUT (B.A.) is a full professor at National University, where he teaches graduate English and philosophy. He was a Fulbright Teaching Fellow (Argentina, 2003), a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar (Cambridge University, 2006), and Fulbright Senior Specialist (Finland, 2007). He has been invited to speak on media, literature and philosophy at universities in Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. He has also been invited to speak by groups in Australia and Germany. During the 1990s, Paul won many journalism awards from the Greater Los Angeles Press Club, the San Diego Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Conference of Christians and Jews for investigative journalism, political commentary and film reviews.
AGNES WEST-KOHLER (B.A.) writes, “As I approach the magic date for retirement, I can hardly wait to move back to San Diego. My children are dispersed in New York City, Helena, Montana, and San Francisco.” Last summer, Agnes attended partial family reunions in Virginia and Maine. “My work in gerontology research encourages me to stay active at church, in the choir and at Habitat
for Humanity,” she adds.
EDWARD BRENNAN (J.D.) practices estate planning, tax and trust law at Newham, Fitzpatrick, Weston & Brennan in La Jolla.
JOHN VALDEZ (B.A., M.A. ’02) is chair of the Multicultural Studies Department at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif. He was nominated to present papers on diversity at Lincoln College, Oxford University, in March 2006 and 2007. John’s daughter, Micaela, is a published poet and artist. She teaches at Thurgood Marshall High School in San Francisco. John’s son, Joaquín, is a soccer player, trainer and coach, and is doing graduate studies in sports psychology.
LUCINA (SANDOVAL) DALE (B.A.) lives in Scottsdale, Ariz. She is widowed, and has a daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter, who all live in Scottsdale.
PATRICIA (RUSSELL) JOHNSON (B.A.) is a Realtor with McMillin Realty in San Diego. Her husband, William Johnson, passed away. “I think USD Magazine is the very best!” she writes.
WILLIAM BUCKLEY (B.A.) received his Ph.D. in British and American literature, and rhetoric, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a professor of English at Indiana University and is the editor of Critical Essays on Céline and the author of Lady Chatterley’s Lover: Loss and Hope.
He is an internationally published poet and artist: By the Horses Before the Rains (best chapbook from Modern Poetry in 1997), Sylvia’s Bells, Lost Heartlands Found and On Heartland Soils. William is the founder of the first journal of studies on Sylvia Plath, 20th century American poet.
CHRISTINE SCHANES (B.A.) reports that in 1986, her children, Chrissy and Patrick, ages 8 and 6 at the time, founded Children Helping Poor and Homeless People. “Please visit our Web site at www.chphp.com for further information,” she writes.