September 7, 2012
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Thank You Move-In and Welcome Week Teams

Please help us thank everyone who was involved in Torero Days, move-in weekend, and the first days of Welcome Week. Here's a collection of pictures taken at various events and locations around campus!


Student Life Pavilion the evening before T-Days New student leader welcome


Diego with a prospective Torero Maher Check-In Staff


AS Executive Team at the Mass of Welcome SYE BBQ in the Vistas

Follow Torero Life on InstaGram!

Photos from the Student Affairs Breakfast and Student Health Center Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to the Employee Development Committee and Dr. Marilee Bresciani for leading us in a thoughtful and reflective Student Affairs Breakfast this morning.



Also, please help us extend our congratulations and thanks to everyone involved in opening the new Student Health Center. Check out these photos from the September 7 ribbon cutting ceremony.

ribbon cutting shc

medical providers

medical providers

To see more pictures, visit the Torero Life Facebook Page.

Student Wellness Fall Wellness Groups

Student Wellness is offering nine Wellness Groups for fall 2012:

  • Alcohol & Other Drugs Behavioral Change
  • Guy Talk: A Group for Men
  • LGBTQQ & Allies Discussion Group co-sponsored with PRIDE
  • Like Skills in 60 Minutes
  • Nutrition 101
  • Support Group for Helping Professionals
  • Women of Color Discussion Group co-sponsored with the Women's Center
  • Understanding Yourself and Others

You can find more information about the groups by visiting Please see the groups available this semester and share this information with students you think would benefit from participating. Each unit in Student Affairs will receive Wellness Group brochures in the next couple weeks for reference or to be used in waiting areas. For general questions, contact Group Coordinator Sylvie Marques at or contact the facilitator of the group you have questions about.

Fourth Annual Out-of State Student Dinner

On Wednesday, September 19, the Out-of-State Student Council will be hosting their Fourth Annual Dinner for Out-of-State students. The event will take place in the Hahn UC Forums and will begin at 7 p.m. The purpose of this program is to provide out-of-state freshmen the opportunity to connect with other students from their respective state, region, or country. This dinner enhances the first-year experience and helps out-of-state students transition successfully to USD! If you are interested in attending this event, please send an e-mail to with your name, department/title and home state by Friday, September 14th.

Shout Outs!

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. 7-16
More information

9/11 Interfaith Service
Sept. 11, 10 a.m.
Kroc IPJ 9/11 Memorial

Alcala Bazaar
Sept. 11, 11:30 a.m.
Marian Way

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

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

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. 11
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
Sept. 12, 12–1 p.m.
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
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Full Schedule