September 13, 2012
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Thank You Alcala Bazaar Staff

Thank you to everyone who helped coordinate the Alcala Bazaar and staffed booths for our students! Check out some of the pictures from the event!



Staff Resources from the Employee Development Committee

As promised, the Employee Development Committee has uploaded Dr. Marilee's Bresciani's powerpoint presentation to the Student Affairs website. Please check out all our resources for staff, including the guide to Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners.

Student Life Facilities Open House

You are invited to attend the Student Life Facilities Open House on Wednesday, September 19 between noon – 2:00 p.m. We will showcase the A/V upgrades to the Hahn UC Forums and inform you of all of the ways we can assist you with planning your events. All are welcome to attend!

USD Fit and Active Preview Week

Campus Recreation & USD FIT present Fit & Active Free Preview Week of Fitness thru Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 (click here for the schedule).

  • Try any Fit & Active group fitness class this week at no cost.
  • Varied times and styles of fitness to appeal to just about anyone.
  • Make time for yourself and your body will return the favor.

If you need a little more personal attention, consider USD's best personal training rate-to-date: 4–Pack Semester Kick-off Training Special ends Sept. 16. For details, please visit

"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states." -Carol Welch

Torero Parents of the Year Award and USD Parents Associate Award of Excellence

At Homecoming and Family Weekend 2012-2013, the Office of Parent Relations will announce the Torero Parents of the Year Award and the USD Parents Association Award of Excellence. The Office of Parent Relations invites you to participate in the nomination process for these awards. Please see below for details.

The Torero Parents of the Year Award is given to parents who are instrumental in USD students’ experience. You can access the nomination form for this award online here.

The USD Parents Association Award of Excellence identifies an administrator, a faculty member, or a staff member who makes a significant impact in the lives of USD students or parents. You can access the nomination form for this award online here.

Nominations for both awards are due this Friday, September 14. Thank you for your participation in the nomination process in recognition of USD’s exemplary parents, administrators, faculty and staff.

Shout Outs!

Shout out to Manda, Mariann and Alejandro for coordinating the Torero Life photo booth at the Alcala Bazaar! We got great pictures and gave out over 400 water bottles! -Kenny

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 Wednesdays at 12 p.m.


upcoming events

Welcome Week
Sept. 13-16
More information

Mass of the Holy Spirit
Sept. 13, 12:15 p.m.
Immaculata Church

Study Abroad Fair
Sept. 18, 12 p.m.
Colachis Plaza

Student Life Pavilion Open House
Sept. 18, 2 p.m.

Student Life Facilities Open House
Sept. 19, 12 p.m.
Hahn UC 210

San Diego Mayoral Debate
Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
Shiley Theatre
More information

For more event information, visit the Torero Life Website.

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Weekends @ USD
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chr@usd events

Intro to Group Fitness
Tuesdays beginning Sept. 18
5:15-5:55 p.m.
MFC 108

Employee Yoga
Sept. 21, 12-12:55 p.m.
Oct. 5, 12-12:55 p.m.
Nov. 2, 12-12:55 p.m.
Nov. 16, 12-12:55 p.m.
Dec. 7, 12-12:55 p.m.
Mission Fitness Center

Employee Bingo
Oct. 17, 12-1 p.m.
Nov. 14, 12-1 p.m.
Dec. 12, 12-1 p.m.
Salomon Hall

Employee Appreciation Football Game
Sept. 22, 1 p.m.
Tailgate 11:30-1 p.m.
Torero Stadium

"Let's Make a Deal" Taping
Oct. 17, 6 a.m.
Email for more info

Alcala Park Readers Book Discussion: "Silent Spring"
Oct. 30, 12:30-2 p.m.
Salomon Hall

Monthly Walks
Click here for more info

Full Schedule