September 20, 2012
U.S. News Best College Ranking
USD has been ranked #92 amongst U.S. News and World Reports's National Universities. According to U.S. News, schools in the National University category offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus masters' and Ph.D. programs. These colleges also are committed to producing groundbreaking research!
Our first-year retention rate for students that entered Fall 2011 is 90%, the highest in USD's history and a 3-percent increase from the previous year.
LLC Retention Rates (Fall 2011-Fall 2012):
92.7% - Honors
CHR@USD Employee Appreciation
Saturday, September 22nd vs. Valparaiso
Tickets to this football game can be picked up from the Jenny Craig Pavilion Ticket Office. Faculty and staff members receive free admission to all USD athletic events and are eligible for up to four tickets per sporting event.
Each employee is eligible to receive four food vouchers good for one meal at the tailgate. Food vouchers must be picked up prior to the football game in the Department of Human Resources, Maher 101. The deadline is September 21, 2012.
Graduate and Law Student Welcome Reception
Thank you to all of the Student Affairs representatives who attended the Graduate and Law Student Welcome Reception and Resource Fair on Wednesday, September 12th! A big shout out to the following areas around campus for providing information and resources to the graduate and law students:
You all helped to make the event a success!
Shout out to the Counseling Center staff for stepping-in to address the needs of students while Steve is recuperating! -Moises
Shout out to Dr. Kim Woodruff, the SHC staff and all the RA's who've worked so hard to ensure incoming students are protected against communicable diseases! -Pam
Shout out to Anna Hamilton who coordinated the fabulous SHC Open House. -Pam
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send any news or events for the upcoming week to Kenny Eng by Wednesdays at 12 p.m.
Romero Immersion Information Session
Homecoming & Family Weekend
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