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Marin Independent Journal: With over 30 years in the sports media relations business, Novato's Young feeling fortunate to be working at alma mater USF

Marin Independent Journal: With over 30 years in the sports media relations business, Novato's Young feeling fortunate to be working at alma mater USF | USF in the News | Scoop.it

Not many people can say that they love their job. Even fewer work in a job they love for his or her alma mater. [via @marinij]

Media Relations for the University of San Francisco's insight:

With over 30 years of experience working in sports communications for organizations in the Bay Area such as Santa Clara University, Stanford and the A's, Young returned to the University of San Francisco, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1985.


"I just feel very fortunate to be back here at USF," said Young, who went to high school at Marin Catholic. "As a graduate it's very rewarding personally to service my alma mater at this time in my career. I'm in a position that provides a certain work-life balance that is very welcomed right now. For the first time in 12 years I feel very settled in all aspects of my life."

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, June 17, 2013 1:40 PM

"With over 30 years of experience working in sports communications for organizations in the Bay Area such as Santa Clara University, Stanford and the A's, Young returned to the University of San Francisco, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1985."


[via Marinij]

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Catholic San Francisco: Pope Francis models ‘what it means to be fully human,’ says Jesuit

Catholic San Francisco: Pope Francis models ‘what it means to be fully human,’ says Jesuit | USF in the News | Scoop.it

Pope Francis is offering the contemporary world the example of Christ as a model of “what it means to be fully human,” in a way that is consistent with the previous two popes but breaks new ground in putting the Gospel into action, Jesuit Father James Hanvey said in an interview with Catholic San Francisco.“Most of the issues we’re fighting are not religious but what it means to be human,” said Father Hanvey, the current Lo Schiavo Chair in Catholic Social Thought at the Joan and Ralph Lane Center at the University of San Francisco. “What does it mean to have a destiny, more than materialism? There’s a deep hunger in the human spirit that contemporary life does not answer.” [via @catholic_sf]

Media Relations for the University of San Francisco's insight:

Fr. James Hanvey, S.J. is a member of the British Province of the Society. He specialises in systematic theology and Catholic Social Thought and Ignatian Spirituality and currently holds the Lo Schiavo Chair in Catholic Social Thought at the Joan and Ralph Lane Centre, USF. He entered the society in 1975 and was ordained in 1983.

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The Los Angeles Times: Keeping up with Kevin Starr

The Los Angeles Times: Keeping up with Kevin Starr | USF in the News | Scoop.it

Asking Kevin Starr a question is like turning on a fire hose. First there's a blast of erudition. Then, as his intellect gathers, information rushes out in a deluge.


After graduating from the University of San Francisco, then a small Jesuit university, he served two years in the Army and went to Harvard on a fellowship. It was at Harvard, where he earned his PhD, that he began to think about the history of California, from an insider's perspective.[via @latimes]

University of San Francisco's insight:

Kevin Starr is the California State Librarian Emeritus and University Professor of History at the University of Southern California, where he researches California history, history of American culture, urban history, and government. More than 30 years in the making, his eight-volume book series titled Americans and the California Dream, 1850–1915 captures the enigmatic blend of dreams and hardscrabble reality that loosely define California. Starr earned his master's and Ph.D. at Harvard University and his master's in library science at the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated from USF in 1962 with a bachelor's degree in English.

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Catholic San Francisco: ‘A PLACE OF GIVING’: The unseen, the invisible, the isolated find community at the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Wellness Center

Catholic San Francisco: ‘A PLACE OF GIVING’: The unseen, the invisible, the isolated find community at the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Wellness Center | USF in the News | Scoop.it


On a cold day in early January, an unusual meeting took place at the St. Vincent de Paul Wellness Center on Howard Street.  [via @catholic_sf]
Media Relations for the University of San Francisco's insight:

“It’s so important to have the students from the University of San Francisco and high schools, and volunteers, because that’s the only way an organization like ours is going to be sustainable,” he said. “And it gives the clients a whole different life experience.


There is something for the students and volunteers as well.


“It’s seeing Jesus in the face of the poor people,” he said. “And these children are blessed to be able to do that.”

 

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