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November 2012 Gr a du a te a nd La w Stu dent New s a n d V iew s What’s Inside Meet USD’s Veteran Student Services Coordinator! Meet USD’s Veteran Student Timothy McCandless joined the University of San Diego this summer and fills a new position as the Veteran Student Services Coordinator. Tim is a veteran, who served for 30 years in the United States Navy until his retirement in May, 2010, at the rank of captain. Services Coordinator 1 Changemaker FEST Schedule of Events 2 GSC’s Fight for Air Walk 3 Campus Announcements 4 Campus Announcements Continued… 5 Health Survey 6 Five USD Law Students Ensure Justice Is Served 6 Upcoming Events & Contributions Stay Connected via Social Media USD Graduate and Law Student Commons @USDGradLawLife 7 Prior to his move to San Diego, from 2010 – 2012, Tim trained military attachés at the Joint Military Attaché School, Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington, DC. In his final assignment on active duty, from 2008 until 2010, Tim was a member of the faculty of the Department of Strategic Leadership, National Defense University, where he helped prepare selected senior military officers and civilians for strategic positions in government and private industry. From 2005 – 2008, Tim was assigned to the US Embassy in Berlin, Germany, where he served as the U.S. Naval Attaché to Germany and principal advisor to the ambassador on naval matters affecting the U.S.German bilateral relationship. Tim is a graduate of the University of Vermont, the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and the Royal Naval Staff College in Greenwich, London. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies. Tim currently resides in San Diego, CA, with his wife of 29 years. He has three children (aged 27, 25 and 22). In his role as the Veteran Student Services Coordinator, Tim is an advocate for all veteran students attending the University of San Diego and serves as a single point of contact for veteran students at USD in order to connect them with both the on campus and community resources available to them. Tim reports to the Director of One Stop Student Services. Tim’s office is room 116 in the Hahn University Center. He can be reached at (619) 260-5945 or by e-mail at

GLNV November 2012

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