Joseph Mazza, B.A. 2013

Joseph Mazza, B.A. 2013

Claire Ballor, B.A. 2015

Joseph Mazza graduated from UD in 2013 with a B.A. in English.  After graduation, he taught at Great Hearts Academies in Arizona for three years before attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art for his MA in Classical Acting. During his time at LAMDA, he had the privilege to perform in the grand opening of their new Sainsbury Theatre as well as the title role in Shakespeare‚Äôs Pericles.  He is incredibly thankful for the UD English Department and credits its exceptional faculty for deepening his love of Shakespeare and classical literature.  He now works as an actor and fight choreographer in Atlanta, Georgia, in film, television, and voice-over.

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Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

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.

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Words of Wisdom, Advice Bolster Educators Now Teaching from Afar

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.

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Help Us Help UD Students Affected by COVID-19

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.

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