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Stories Worth Remembering

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

University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

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Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

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Longtime Campus Safety Officer Sworn In to UDPD

Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. He has loved the camaraderie of the CSO, but it has always been his dream to become a police officer. Then, a little over a year ago, UD finally got a police department. On Sept. 10, Tijerina was sworn in by President Thomas Hibbs as an official part of the UDPD team.

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