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Cecilia Dugyon

Admission Counselor


Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Alma Mater: University of Dallas, 2020

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Why I love UD/Why I Recruit for UD: I love UD because of the community and education. The community is so personable and welcoming, and I loved being able to continue my education of studying the Great Books.

Favorite Spot on Campus: Capp Bar and Capp Bar patio. 

Where Do You Hang Out in Dallas?  I love hanging out in Bishop Arts or Lower Greenville. There are some great brunch places and coffee shops in those areas that I like to hangout at on the weekends.

Favorite Book: Till We See Faces by C.S. Lewis

Favorite Place to Eat in DFW: There are so many great places to eat in the DFW area. I love getting brunch on the weekends and one of my favorite brunch spots is Jam & Toast in Irving. I love going there for brunch with friends and family on the weekend. I also love Oddfellows in Bishop Arts.

Favorite UD Event: I loved going to TGIT as a student. It was always something to look forward to before the weekend and it was a nice study break for my Thursday evenings.

Favorite/Coolest Place I have Visited: Greece

Advice to Prospective Students: Ask questions and visit campus, particularly when school is session. Visiting schools in person can really help determine which school is the best fit for you.


Alumni Spotlight: A Personal Pledge to Pay it Forward

For Vince Pawlowski, BA ’85, the decision to generously support the new Class of 1985 Scholarship Fund with a $100,000 lead gift was born out of a simple desire to give back to the institution that had given him so much. I recently sat down with Pawlowski, a successful defense attorney who sold his practice in Florida and now manages real estate properties around the country, to talk about his ongoing philanthropy, most recent gift and his personal pledge to give back.

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