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Stories Worth Remembering

Students who have worked through UD's Office of Personal Career Development have had some incredible professional outcomes after their time in the heart of Irving, Texas.

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Joe Blute

Joe BluteB.S. Chemistry, 2012

Joe Blute credits the University of Dallas’ Office of Personal Career Development with helping him build the relationships necessary to secure a permanent position after graduation. Upon graduation, Joe secured a position as an Expense Analyst at GE Capital. Since then, Joe has worked for Goldman Sachs and Capital One.



Andrew Bossert

Andrew BossertB.A. Economics and Finance, 2014; M.S. Accounting, 2015

Upon graduation, Andrew obtained an internship in Market Assurance for Pricewaterhouse Coopers. In May 2015, he completed the final year of his ROTC training. He is now serving as First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.

 

 

Mary Mackenzie

Mary MackenzieB.A. History and English, 2014

Mary Mackenzie says that getting involved with a variety of activities during her time at the UD helped her gain the experience that led to her permanent position as the Internship Program Coordinator at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. She is now a Compensation Analyst for 7-Eleven.

 

News

Professor Applies Lessons Learned from Autistic Sons to All Life

Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

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Alumnae Unpack Dense Theological Concepts, Aim to Impact Culture

The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body" was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers, including DeAnn (Barta) Stuart, Ph.D., BA '98 MH '04, and Annie (Duffin) Vining, MTh '03. This group went on to found The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team Inc. (TOBET) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, 2001.

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University of Dallas Names New Vice President for Advancement

UD is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Wu Trujillo as its new vice president for university advancement. Trujillo currently serves as chief development officer and director of the Honor the Future campaign at the University of Virginia (UVA) Law School Foundation, which conducts alumni relations, external affairs, fundraising and endowment management for the benefit of the UVA School of Law. He begins his new role at the end of June.

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