An intimate group of alumni and friends joined Comité Mexico for the University of San Diego’s Ninth Annual Alumni Reunion on March 2 in the auditorium at Club Piso 51 in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City.
During the event’s inaugural educational lecture, Jaime Alonso Gómez, PhD, the dean and a professor of management at USD’s School of Business, discussed the Strategy and Culture in a Global Economy: Skills and Competencies for Effective Decision Makers.
Today I am providing you “The Excuse List”. I hear this all the time; for example, I hear how people don't have time to take care of themselves, to work out, and eat healthy. I am lucky to have a job that keeps me in shape, but I also know plenty of men and women that have regular jobs, are full time parents, and still manage to squeeze in the time to eat healthy and exercise each day.
Here is a list of excuses and their solution. Now get up and get moving!
Carolina Bustamante de Garcia is the former First Lady of Tijuana, Baja California. She is an inspiration to all mothers by showing that it is possible to have, and do it all. Not only has she been an amazing wife and raised two beautiful daughters, she also runs her own business, Mercado Licha. Above and beyond these impressive feats, she has also been helping orphanages while managing to take care of herself and live a healthy life style. After learning more about her, I hope she inspires you, as she did me.
The Southwest Airlines Community Affairs & Grassroots Team works tirelessly to build strong and strategic relationships in the communities we serve. By fostering these true partnerships, Southwest Airlines proves its commitment to making a difference. Southwest Airlines believes community is more than a place - it’s at the heart of what brings us together. As part of our journey of commitment to education, we feature UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and his dedication to improving college access and affordability in underrepresented and low-income families. We applaud Chancellor Khosla for his commitment to giving back.
Since their beginnings in 1961, Mission Federal Credit Union has been dedicated to strengthening, enriching, and improving the communities in which we live, work and play. Through regional partnerships with a children’s hospital, a food bank, schools, and over 200 nonprofit organizations directly committed to a healthier, stronger, vibrant and resilient San Diego County, they are on a mission to ensure that San Diego’s success is their bottom line.
San Diego County boasts over 40 museums, including a world-class children’s museum located in the heart of downtown. The New Children’s Museum opened in 2008 and has steadily made a name for itself with its practice of commissioning contemporary artists to create room-sized interactive and engaging art installations. One year shy of its 10th anniversary, the Museum has collaborated with dozens of contemporary artists from the United States, Mexico and beyond to create art focused on current and meaningful themes like recycling, food scarcity, nutrition, water conservation and sustainability.
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), the oldest high school in San Diego and the only all girls’ school in the county, recently launched zSpace virtual reality (VR) technology on campus. The school is the first all girls’ school in Southern California and the first school in San Diego County to embrace this new technology.
At Carlsbad’s Pacific Ridge School, ethical responsibility is a daily aspect of the student experience. The school has a comprehensive service learning program and many students become ardent supporters of various causes, developing creative ways to address communities in need.
A wonderful trait of Giving Back readers is their love of bringing friends together for a great cause. That’s what happens at Dinner with Friends, an annual evening of food, entertainment, and fundraising at San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House, taking place on May 6th.
On March 12, 2017, the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park will debut its marquee exhibition for the year titled Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego’s Jewish Community. The exhibit provides a beautiful and vital narrative of the Jewish experience in our region told through historically-significant and eye-catching artifacts, oral history kiosks, and an interactive general store.