Watch LMU SOE Dean’s 2018 Convocation Address


On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, Interim Dean Mary K. McCullough presented her convocation address to nearly 200 members of the LMU SOE community in Hilton Auditorium at LMU. The address highlighted the SOE’s accomplishments and the innovative ways the SOE is making a difference in classrooms and communities here and abroad. Click here to view pictures from the event.

The address also featured a dynamic expert panel of SOE alumni, faculty and staff who discussed how their magis-fueled work with the SOE has impacted their leadership roles in education.


  • Nick Melvoin, M.A. ’10, LAUSD Board of Education, District 4
  • Sr. Rosemarie Nassif, SSND, Ph.D., Executive Director, LMU Center for Catholic Education
  • Ernesto Colín, Ph.D., M.A. ’01, B.A. ’99, SOE Associate Professor of Urban Education
  • Darin Earley, Ed.D., Director, LMU Family of Schools