The Executives in Residence program aims to connect University of Dallas students with executive mentors to help them navigate the transition from student to employee. Mentors help educate students about the types of industries and jobs available, provide practical wisdom, practice interviewing skills, and even celebrate job offers with their mentees.
Randy Muck is a former managing director at Accenture and the founding member of the Executives in Residence program. Since 2016, Muck has mentored 10 undergraduate students in the Gupta College of Business. Read more about his experience as a mentor.
Doug Johnson joined the Executives in Residence program in 2017 and currently mentors three undergraduate students. Johnson is the global human resources leader at Sabre Inc. and volunteers his time to help UD students discover their passion and potential.
Dallas-area native and Door Number 9 designer Elisa Choffel Low, BA '03, will have her latest dress design showcased on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. The silver open-back vintage-style gown includes a striking chainmail jewelry inset created in collaboration with Toronto jewelry designer Kyra Matsui.+ Read More
On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.+ Read More
Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.+ Read More