Even before the pandemic swept through the U.S., Dr. Tomás Aragón '77 has been one of the leaders in the fight against infectious disease in San Francisco.
Spread across the globe, our Riordan alumni community is over 10,000 strong.
Payton Telea Ilalio '16 has been selected as the winner of the 2019–2020 Rudy Scholz Award as the top men's collegiate rugby player in the United States.
Currently working nights as a nurse at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Francis Sunga '12 talks about the importance of teamwork in health care (now more than ever), basic ways we can care for our community, and how his experience in Riordan’s band set the stage for his current career.
Dr. Claiborne Childs ’98 knows just how bad this pandemic is. When he was interviewed by phone a few days ago from his Philadelphia home, he was about to head to work where 10 patients with COVID-19 were awaiting him. He knew that was only the tip of the iceberg.
From Stanford to Morgan Stanley to Dublin, Ireland, Karl Essig cites a love of reading and dialogue and a respect for all people as the keys to his professional and personal achievements. These were also at the foundation of the life-changing Catholic education he received at Riordan.
Tony Rodoni ’82, the Executive Vice President for Commercial Sales at Salesforce, watched the second tallest building west of the Mississippi rise right before his eyes—his office is just across the street from the Salesforce Tower.
Brian Kosewic ’16, a rising senior at Loyola Marymount University, has found success trying new endeavors.
For a soon-to-be college grad who hopes to design sustainable cars, Wesley Morris ’15 has spent quite a bit of time on foot as part of both Riordan’s and Oregon State’s marching bands.
An aspiring journalist and soon-to-be graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, JC Canicosa ’16 credits his success to Riordan, which taught him the value “of putting [himself] out there” and getting involved. For JC, “out there” includes studying abroad in England and interning for three TV news stations during his time at college.
Fraternal twins Nicolas and Xavier Caracter, who graduated in 2017, are already making a name for themselves at Boise State, where they have carried their passion for Riordan’s Crusader Marching Band over to their college experiences.