Category: News & Announcements

AOC: Christine Garde & the “Could You?” Campaign

By Katie Cota ‘20, Katya Cerny ‘19, and Maggie Brady ‘19 Christine Garde is the Founder and CEO of “Could You?” a non-profit group that combats poverty in Africa by providing opportunities for education, economic investment and healthcare. In 2016, Garde was recognized as one of Forbes “Forty Women Over Forty” who are impacting the… Read more »

Angie Gascho Earned An EdD in Organizational Leadership

Angie Gascho Earned An EdD in Organizational Leadership Angie Gascho has earned an EdD in Organizational Leadership through the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. Dr. Gascho’s dissertation “Reconstructing The Literary Canon: An Innovation Study”  focuses on diversifying the canon and teaching through the lens of critical race theory in order to provide… Read more »

AOC: Danielle Dietz-Livolsi

Danielle Dietz-Livolsi, a “Nutty” Architect of Change! By Valerie Carrillo ’20, Wessley Edmonds ’20, Sofia Rojo-Kratochvil ’20, and Nicole Stepovich ’19 It started with a love for peanut butter and family. . . As a “self-proclaimed foodie,” philanthropist, mom, and wife, Danielle Dietz-Livolsi truly embodies the characteristics of an Architect of Change who challenges what… Read more »

Summer College Camps

College Camps: May 27 – 31 (Morning Session): May 27 – 31, 2019 (Afternoon Session): June 3 – 7, 2019 (Morning Session): June 3 – 7, 2019 (Afternoon Session): June 10 – 14, 2019 (Morning Session): June 10 – 14, 2019 (Afternoon Session):

OLP’s Feeding America Members are Feeding San Diego

OLP’s Feeding America Members are Feeding San Diego By Annie Danaher ‘19, Ana Serrano ‘19, and Isabella Velarde ‘19 379,130 people in San Diego County are food insecure, meaning that they do not know where their next meal will come from. Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger relief organization, with over two hundred food banks… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Michelle Guerrero ’10

By Jeanette Handelsman, Alumnae Relations Coordinator OLP Alumna Newest Member of the San Diego Union Tribune Staff As a student at OLP, Michelle Guerrero ‘10  was highly respected for her creative and artistic talents. And now she has taken these talents and moved into the field of print media.  In December, Michelle joined the staff… Read more »

AOC: Mike Fasulo

By Margaret Brady ’19 At the end of January, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace was blessed with the opportunity to interview the COO of Sony Electronics, Mike Fasulo. This live conversation was a very exciting event, where Mr. Fasulo shared with us about some of the new and exciting innovations and developments coming… Read more »

NAHS Memory Project

Here are some recent portraits that were done by NAHS (National Art Honor Society) students for the Memory Project. The portraits are of Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh. The Rohingya ethnic minority has been called the “most unwanted” people on Earth. Nearly a million fled genocide in Myanmar (formally Burma) last year and are currently sheltering… Read more »

Alumna of the Year 2018: Mary Caratan Sloper ’58

Mary Caratan Sloper ‘58. She has lived a life dedicated to “all of which woman is capable” and has been a consummate example of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. A graduate of OLP from 1958, Mary also graduated from our Sister college, Mount Saint Mary’s University in 1962 with a nursing degree. She… Read more »

AOC: Anna Runyan

By Andrea Deinard ’19, Brigid Hanczor ’20, Alyse Saucedo ’21, Isabella Velarde ’19, and Katie-Marie Zickert ’20 Entrepreneur Anna Runyan is the founder of Classy Career Girl, an influential e-learning platform structured to help women discover careers that align with their personal passions. Runyan not only strives to assist women in finding career fulfillment, but… Read more »