Meet Megan Smith!
Today you get to meet a member of our Transfer Team! Dustin Adler, pictured above on the far right, serves on this team that is dedicated to assisting transfer students in their transition into USD. Read all about him!
T-Squad is awesome!!
Name: Robert Martinez Major:Finance and Marketing Hometown: Dublin, CA Things you are involved in: Director of Elections for Associated Students, Marketing Chair for “Leaders of Tomorrow” Club, T-Squad 2012 Favorite thing about USD: The weather. Hands down. Favorite thing to order on campus and from where: Warm, toasted sandwiches from Tu Mercado Favorite spot to study on campus: Courtyard in the Student Life and Involvement Center (SLIC) One tip or piece of advice for new students: Attend class and go to office hours for help. It will be tempting to not wake up for you 8:00am class, but if you go to class you will know what the teacher expects on exams. If you are having trouble, go to office hours for help.
Hooray for T-Squad Tuesdays!!
Name: Danielle Riethmiller Major: Biology and Mathematics Hometown: Sierra Vista, AZ USD Involvement: Coaching corps, RHA, T-Squad 2012 Favorite thing about USD: The beautiful campus! Favorite thing to order on campus: Mac & Cheese from La Paloma, yummy (: Favorite spot to study on campus: On the couches in Crossroads One piece of advice for new students: I know its tempting, but the beach will still be there tomorrow, study today!
Another awesome T-Squad memeber!
Name: Hannah HolmquistMajor: Communication StudiesHometown: Lancaster, CAUSD Involvement: InterVarsity Christian Ministry, Work on campus for Dining Services on campus (Tu Mercado), Copy Editor for The Vista (starting Fall 2012), Student Veterans Organization, Intramural Soccer, T-Squad Fall 2011 and Fall 2012Favorite thing about USD: There is always something to do on campusFavorite thing to order on campus: Acai Bowl from Tu MercadoFavorite spot to study on campus: AromasOne piece of advice for new students: Get involved in campus life. You don’t have to join every club, but by getting involved you will meet different people and build so many friendships.
It’s T-Squad Tuesday! Meet more of our awesome T-Squad members!
Name: Benjamin Lee ComptonMajor: CommunicationsHometown: Phoenix, AZUSD Involvement: T-Squad, Pride, Students for Barack Obama, Intramural BasketballFavorite thing about USD: Beautiful weather on a beautiful campus with beautiful peopleFavorite thing to order on campus: Chicken tenders from SLP/La Paloma/Bert’sFavorite spot to study on campus: Copley LibraryOne piece of advice for new students: Get involved to meet people as soon as possible, but be patient and open to new people.
We are starting a series of posts called T-Squad Tuesdays! Every Tuesday we will highlight members of our amazing Torero Squad orientation team. These outstanding student leaders will be the first faces you see when you join us this fall and they will help lead you through the Torero Days orientation program. These folks are great resources who truly want to support you!
First up we have Leanne Falzon - pictured above. About Leanne:
Major: Sociology (minors in Gender Studies and Italian)Hometown: Long Island, NYUSD Involvement: Be Blue Go Green, Intramural Softball, Ambassadors ClubFavorite thing about USD: The sunshine!Favorite thing to order on campus: Grilled cheese with avocado from La PalomaFavorite spot to study on campus: Aromas… Plenty of background noise and good coffee.One piece of advice for new students: Ask your preceptorial assistant how to use DARS… then plan your life with it.
We’re TUMBLING! YAY!
To start- New student packets are stuffed and will ship out soon!! Watch for your packet in the mail, they are FULL of important and helpful information as you begin to plan for your first year at the University of San Diego!
(This photo is of our awesomely fun collating party today — several USD students, staff, and friends came out to help stuff these important packets!)