March 23, 2023
March 23, 2023
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As a young lawyer feeling the stress of competing client and senior attorneys’ demands, Professor Rhonda Magee recalls getting calls on a Thursday night with new deadlines that would upend her weekend. Add the fact she was one of only a handful of women and the only Black lawyer in the law office, plus the demands of a relationship. In this storm’s eye, Magee found mindfulness essential in prioritizing obligations, acknowledging when to demand more time or seek assistance.
In a quiet moment by a hospital room window, I received what I consider one of the highest regards from a patient: “I’m glad we met.”
Aleksandra Kuzmanovic serves as Social Media Manager at the World Health Organization. In this role, she supports and advises the WHO Director-General and the Organization's senior leadership on social media activities. She is also leading WHO's partnerships with social media platforms, including those focused on fighting COVID-19 mis- and disinformation.
Students, faculty, staff, and the community have the opportunity to hear from a racial justice leader in conversation with USF’s Dr. Clarence B. Jones at St. Ignatius Church on Nov. 19.
Colton Alexander ’24 grew up in the Bay Area and signed up for the Army when he was 17 — something he needed his family’s permission for because he was still a minor. After four years, including a deployment to Afghanistan and several traumatic brain injuries, Alexander retired from service and turned his sights to college.
On First-Generation College Celebration Day, Nov. 8, we recognize three first-gen students, two first-gen staff members, and one professor who helps first-generation students navigate higher education.
There are law professors who identify as scholars first. Other professors identify as practitioners first. I identify as a teacher first. For me, teaching is the greatest job in the world. Nothing could have been more exhilarating.
Since 2018, USF’s Food Pantry has operated as an extension of the university’s Student Assistance Fund. At the start of the pantry program, Associate Vice President of Student Life, Shannon Gary, and Vice President of Student Life, Julie Orio, worked alongside ASUSF, and a small group of Student Life staff to drive awareness and foster empathy for students facing financial hardship or food insecurity.
When the Art for Justice Fund told Sergio De La Torre that he had won a $100,000 grant from them, he didn’t believe it.
The six USF Law alumni serving as chief public defenders in California are changing the system from the inside out.