The Jenny Craig Pavilion has provided its share of memorable moments through athletics contests, inspirational speakers, music concerts and alumni gatherings. This Saturday and Sunday, the University of San Diego’s all-purpose facility will host three Class of 2010 graduation ceremonies with 1,800 students sporting big smiles and eco-friendly gowns while family and friends cheer from their seats.
Approximately 650 students on Saturday, including Ghulam Ishaq Hassan, Amy Carney and Michael Curtin, will participate in the 1 p.m. Graduate Schools ceremony for recipients of master’s and doctoral degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Leadership and Education Sciences, Hahn School of Nursing and Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies.
Hassan is earning a master’s in peace and justice studies and aspires to work for human rights, specifically women’s rights, in his native Afghanistan. Carney, set to receive her PhD in nursing, did a research study on elder abuse accumulated through legal cases in San Diego. Curtin, who’ll earn an MBA, will work for NASA as a budget analyst through the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program. (Full Story Inside USD)