DePaul's alumni volunteers are important points of connection between you and your alma mater. In their roles as chapter leaders and committee members, volunteers help plan and coordinate the alumni programming offered by the Office of Alumni Relations. This summer, we're sitting down with a few of our volunteers to get to know them and... Continue Reading →
Brandon Helms is a 2007 graduate of the College of Law. He is an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan. We talked to Brandon about his DePaul Law experience and his journey after graduation. Q. Tell us about your path to DePaul Law and the... Continue Reading →
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 →
With Alumni & Family Weekend 2019 just weeks away, we asked LaReyna Griffin (LAS '08) and Sandra Mentus (LAS '64, MA '70) to share their unique DePaul experiences, discussing what's changed about DePaul and what's stayed the same. Watch below as they talk about campus growth, student life and how a DePaul education shaped their... Continue Reading →