Toreros Together


The University of San Diego community has come together to confront the urgent challenges we all must face in these unsettling and uncertain times. This page is dedicated to sharing the stories of compassion, courage, insight and resilience that define the Torero spirit.

Have a story to share? We’d love to hear from you! On social, tag your content #TorerosTogether, or send us an email at

Black Lives Matter

"Statement from USD Mathematics Department"

The Department of Mathematics at the University of San Diego stands alongside the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office at USD, the Mathema…

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English Department Virtual Commencement

On Sunday, May 24, 2020, the originally scheduled day for commencement, the English Department held its own virtual graduation celebration for our Eng…

Open House

The Value of Saying Farewell

Saying goodbye is important — and often difficult — even under normal circumstances. So, with the campus closure this spring coupled with …

USD Business School Grad Tribute

The University of San Diego School of Business found a creative way to celebrate graduating students.…

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"I Believed That I Would See Her Again"

Karen Teel has been a member of the department of theology and religious studies at the University of San Diego since 2007. Her research and teaching …

Founders Chapel Choir Performs "Amazing Grace"

Coming Together in Song

All of us take comfort in our communities. For a group of University of San Diego students and alumni, that community is the Founders Chapel Choir.…

Congratulations Carly Deale

Congratulations, Carly Deale

Carly has accepted the job offer from her alma mater of Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, CA. She will be teaching mathematics and assistant…

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USD Alumna Looks Ahead to Medical School

"Oh the places you will go!" While Dr. Seuss may have imagined a whole book of fantastical imaginary places, one recent USD alumna of the College…

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We Are #TorerosTogether

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our university, our country and our world is unsettling, and unprecedented. In these tumultuous times, we've se…