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.
In an age when differences often lead to divisiveness, Associate Professor of Management Richard Peregoy, D.P.S., uses his research on mindfulness and spirituality to build bridges across cultures, religions and political orientations.+ Read More
At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24 years has increased the endowment by nearly 27 percent, or $16 million, bringing the current value to over $76 million. Further, this increase is predicted to eventually generate an additional $800,000 annually for UD's operations, capital and maintenance budgets.+ Read More
Although she can no longer see, Tia does her best, like the mother she still is, to ensure the comfort of those around her from her perch on the edge of her bed. She is one of three elderly residents of St. Adelaide in Grand Prairie, one of Gospel of Life Dwellings' two locations. First conceived by Joe Flaherty, M.D., BA '86, a geriatrician, the idea for these homes was embraced and implemented -- and is continuously sustained -- by numerous UD alumni.+ Read More