We talked to alumna Yessenia Mejia (COE '18) about how to identify stressors and manage anxiety during these uncertain times. Yessenia also offers some tips on how to manage time and relationships at home, then leads you through a short relaxation exercise. We hope you enjoy this lesson—let us know using the hashtag #DPUAlumniExperts!
"There’s a Maya Angelou quote I remind myself of often: 'People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.'"
Harry Tong’s (JD ’72) story was one highlighted by steadfast perseverance, a strong belief in the power of education and a commitment to service. Born in Guangzhou, China, Harry’s family immigrated to the United States when he was a young boy, settling in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood. Coming from an economically disadvantaged community and dropping out... Continue Reading →
Wagner is an attorney at Pitt, McGehee Palmer & Rivers Tell us about your path to law school and the legal profession? Prior to law school, I had built a successful career in higher education. I worked in university administration, career services and international studies programs. Even though I was rising through the ranks, I... Continue Reading →
As the former Assistant Vice President of DePaul University’s Career Center, Gillian Steele built many lasting relationships across the university, though perhaps not in the places you might expect. An experienced and passionate mentor herself, Gillian’s varied career—she’s worked as an occupational therapist, an ESL teacher, an intercultural consultant, a career management consultant and an... Continue Reading →
Diana Psarras is a shareholder at Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. She graduated from DePaul with a B.A. in History and Religious Studies in 2000, and she finished her law degree at DePaul in 2004. Q: Why did you choose to attend DePaul College of Law? I attended DePaul University as an undergraduate and had a wonderful... Continue Reading →