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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

Alumni Reimagine Education for Boys

Peter Searby, BA '01, feels that modern schools -- with a scarcity of opportunities for children to work with their hands and use their imaginations to explore their worlds -- are doing boys in particular a disservice. From this recognized deficiency, Searby conceived the idea for Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning. Also finding the education of boys to be a primary concern, Daniel Kerr, BA '03, opened St. Martin's Academy, a Catholic boys' boarding high school in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 2018.

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Crowley Trio: An Evening of Beauty

In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, "Music in the Museum," the first of three concerts that took place this spring. The opening performance rekindled the university's popular Crowley concerts, which first took breath more than two decades ago.

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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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