Alumni Highlights

To have a degree from USD, whether it's undergraduate, graduate or doctoral, puts our alumni on a personal path to success, to make a difference in others' lives locally, nationally and globally.

Everyone dreams of what they want to be in life. For those who attend the University of San Diego, the answer to this question is often finalized or discovered through education experiences, social interactions, mentoring and leadership opportunities. Here are just a few examples of the more than 60,000 global Torero alumni.

Madrid, Spain will host the next chapter of the Seven-by-Seven alumni speaker series on Oct. 11.

Get Connected: Madrid 7x7 Event Brings USD Community Together

Navigating uncertainty is the key to achieving one’s full potential. That’s the takeaway from a conversation with Leonie Sandelbaum ’14 (MBA), head of client servicing at ING Wholesale Banking, Amsterdam. While she’s well aware that the unknown can be daunting, Sandelbaum believes that it’s essential to embrace the unknown in order to truly open doors to professional growth.

Two researchers collect coral samples

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Simpkins

One of USD Environmental and Ocean Sciences Department's outstanding alumni, Taylor Simpkins, who completed her Bachelors in Marine Science in 2013, i…

Cyprid species identified from plankton samples. (A) Pollicipes polymerus. (B) Chthamalus fissus. (C) Balanus glandula. (D) Tetraclita rubescens. (E) Balanus trigonus. (F) Megabalanus rosa. (G–J) four

Alumni Spotlight: Malloree Hagerty

We are proud to announce a new paper published today by recent EOSC alum Malloree Hagerty! Malloree received her Masters of Science in Marine Science …

Brendan is pointing out to sea

Alumni Spotlight: Brendan Saunders

What year did you graduate and with what Major/Minor? I graduated Class of 2013 with a B.A. in Marine Science and a Minor in Biology. What is your h…

Rasheed Behrooznia Alumni Honors

Leading the Next Generation

2018 Alumni Honors recipient Rasheed Behrooznia helps design the transit systems that get commuters where they need to go. His own road to suc…

Shoshana Jones

Alumni Spotlight: Shoshana Jones, '13

Q&A Shoshana Jones, MA History, 2013After graduating from the Department of History’s MA Program in Spring 2013, Shoshana Jones began a care…

USD alumni, James Brennan. A serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Suja Juice

James Brennan '96

Moving Forward, Giving Back: Advice from One of San Diego’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs USD School of Business alumnus James Brennan is not…