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.
Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.+ Read More
In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.+ Read More
Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.+ Read More