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Peace Corps Volunteer Finds Family 9,000 Miles From Home

Peace Corps Volunteer Finds Family 9,000 Miles From Home

There’s no electricity in the hut that Samantha Bezdek calls home. She gets fresh water from a well, and chores not completed before nightfall are done by candlelight. “I love this experience and the challenges that come along with it,” said Bezdek. “It’s certainly not for everyone, but it’s something I’ll be proud of the rest of my life.”

Director Makes His Own Luck

Director Makes His Own Luck

Steve Acevedo (B.A. ’00) knows how fortunate he is to have a rising career as a director and cinematographer in Hollywood. “It’s a difficult industry to break into, and I’m grateful I can make a living doing it,” he said.

Bowed Not Broken

Bowed Not Broken

Aleigha Barrera is executive director of a nonprofit with big plans, but she’s not your typical CEO. It’s more likely you’ll find her wearing sneakers and workout clothes than a business suit.

Earning A’s For Entrepreneurial Effort

Earning A’s For Entrepreneurial Effort

The Texas Economy (TE), a publication of the Texas Comptroller’s office, wanted to learn more about the E-Scholars Program offered at the Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies located in the Bill Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University. Managing Editor of thetexaseconomy.org, David C. Bloom, visited with the program’s director, Brooke Envick, Ph.D.

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Brooke Envick, Ph.D., is ...

Sigma Beta Chi Steps Up for Sports Complex

Sigma Beta Chi Steps Up for Sports Complex

Leading the fundraising effort, pictured from left, are Joseph O’Hare (class of 2013), Alvaro J. Rizo-Patron (B.S. ’82), Steven Jansma (B.B.A. ’89), Luis Pinto Jr. (B.B.A. ’96) and Walter Duvall (B.B.A. ’64, M.B.A. ’70).

For months, Steven Jansma has been picturing what it will be like to drive into the new Park at St. Mary’s outdoor sports complex and its FIFA ...

 

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