Veronica Alonzo, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor of Catholic School Leadership

Professional Experience & Education

Veronica Alonzo, Ed.D. has worked for 20 years in numerous Catholic schools. She is currently the Associate Superintendent for Operations for the Diocese of Dallas. Dr. Alonzo received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame, her Masters of Art in Teaching from the University of Portland, and her Doctorate from the University of Phoenix in Educational Leadership. In addition, Dr. Alonzo has completed the Catholic School Leadership Program from the University of Dallas and is a graduate of the Alliance for Catholic Education Program from the University of Notre Dame that focuses on advanced teaching methods and a rigorous fellowship program. 

Dr. Alonzo has worked closely with the Superintendent of Dallas, Dr. Matthew Vereecke to strengthen and revitalize Catholic schools in the Diocese of Dallas. Together they are working to provide hope, opportunity and access for the most vulnerable.


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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