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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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Anthony Campise

AC B.A. Business, 2015

Anthony attributes many lifelong skills to UD’s core curriculum, saying, “The education provides cornerstone transferable skills, such as excellent writing, critical thinking, and the ability to articulate yourself well, among others. These ‘transferable’ skills can be applied to any professional discipline and give an immediate advantage in any role.

Dominic Del Curto

Dominic DCB.A. Politics, 2018

Dominic claims that he would not trade his liberal arts degree from UD for anything in the world, for it has taught him to live well. “If you use the virtues you studied at UD you will be very successful in any field.” He says he found incredible support among UD peers, professors, and faculty, and the exemplary community guided him in his every pursuit. “The liberal arts classes at UD and the discussion, virtues, and friendships that they spurred are about living, living well and helping other people to do the same.” 

Marie Dixon

Marie DixonB.A. English, 2016

Through the liberal arts education provided by UD, Marie found that she grew in her Christian faith, established a successful work ethic, and was taught how to think for herself and “to seek truth, encouraged to be curious, and learned skills in communication, whether on paper or in person.” Marie said that she was able to find what she was most passionate about by taking a variety of classes under many superior professors and becoming involved in a variety of organizations such as Crusaders For Life, RHA, and the athletic department.

 

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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