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upcoming events

Ole Music Festival
Apr. 5
Valley Parking Lot

Sexual Assault Awareness Week
Apr. 7-11

Strawberry Fest
Apr. 10, 11:30am
Plaza Mayor

Student Affairs Collaborative Meeting Schedule
Apr 16, 2:30pm
Salomon Hall

May 21, 3:30pm
Hahn UC 107

For more events, visit the Torero Life Website

employee development


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Weekends @ USD
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Fit into Fall
Yoga Fusion
1st and 3rd Friday of the month 12:30-1:25pm
Mission Fitness Center

Total Body Conditioning
Every Wednesday
Mission Fitness Center

Employee Bingo Schedule
Apr. 16, 12-1pm
Hahn UC 128

May 14, 12-1pm
Hahn UC 107

Monthly Walks
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Full Schedule

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Map-Works Excellence Award

Residential Life and the Center for Student Success are excited to share the University of San Diego has received the national MAP-Works 2014 Excellence Award for the third consecutive year!

This year we were recognized for our project titled "Using MAP-Works to Inspire & Track Student Leader Interactions" that highlighted the use of MAP-Works by our undergraduate student leaders to better support students in their roles.

As the award recipient, the University of San Diego will receive a complimentary registration to and recognition at the Mastering MAP-Works & Benchmarking Conference, as well as an invitation to present a session at the MAP-Works Conference.

Congratulations to all of our on-campus collaborators and MAP-Works users for this exciting recognition!

Ole Music Fest and Block Party

We hope you can join us for the return of the "OLÉ MUSIC FEST & BLOCK PARTY" to campus this Saturday, April 5th from 2- 6pm! For the first time, this event will be free to USD community members and guests!

Check out the promo video and the full festival lineup below:

Main Stage:
- Delta Spirit
- DJ Decon

Side Stage:
- Brothers Gow
- Tony Ferrari
- Dawn Mitschele

Block Party:
- Screen Printing
- Photo booth / Flipbooks
- Henna
- Dunk Tank
- & More!

Food Trucks (on sale):
- InSlider SD
- Torero Tu Go
- Carnival Games


Employee Development Committee: Weekly Self-Care Tips

Weekly Self-Care Tip #20: Be able to tolerate some “ambiguous professional loss” when your work with a student ends abruptly or the professional relationship is terminated unexpectedly.

Shout Outs

Shout out to Porcha Ingram and Corinne O’Connor for helping make the UFMC Around the World Formal a huge success! The little details were many and your attention to these was awesome. –Mayté Pérez-Franco

Shout out to Luke LaCroix. Thank you for your outstanding work and support throughout the year for our Relay for Life team. -Irene Bubnack

Shout out to Matt Farrar, Angie Garbo and Barbara Zackowski for planning, implementing and conducting stellar Campus Recreation student employee development meeting! Awesome work! -Serena Gandara

Want to recognize a colleague for their great work or general awesomeness? Submit a Shout Out for the next Student Affairs Newsletter to Liberty at

Please send any news or events for the upcoming week to Kenny Eng by Wednesday at 12pm.