When USF graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas on Dec. 12, their exalted smiles hardly betrayed that many were already thinking ahead to careers intent on changing the status quo — whether in health care, politics, or performing arts.
USF will toast its newest batch of graduates at the winter commencement exercises on Dec. 12.
Maria Poyer ’15 didn’t learn to read until she was nearly 14. She never learned phonics, and before she came to USF, she’d never written an essay. In fact, she’d spent less than four years of her life in school.
District 4 Supervisor and USF law student Katy Tang JD ’17 was recently elected interim president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Her six-week term began Dec. 1.