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Congratulations to our 2013 Alumni Anniversary Award Recipients

We are proud to honor the following distinguished alumni for their service to humanity, the University, and the Alumni Association at The President's Dinner on April 27.

Ignatian Award
Maria Arias Evans '81
The Honorable Robert J. Higgins '80, J.D. '93

Louis I. Bannan, S.J., Award
Steve '88 and Deanna Erbst

Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., Award
Louis '60 and Jane Castruccio

Visit our website for more information about the awards and to RSVP for the event.

Alumni News
Leon Panetta


After Years of Service, Panetta Comes Home

Fellow Bronco Leon Panetta '60, J.D. '63 recently stepped down as defense secretary and returned home. Widely respected by colleagues across the political spectrum, Panetta credits his parents' values and his Jesuit education for providing strong ethics, integrity, and a commitment to service. What's ahead for Panetta? Check out's tribute.

Father Engh


Volunteer for Alumni for Others Projects

Pay tribute to our SCU Alumni Association's founding on April 27, 1881, by volunteering during our National Month of Service. Salute Santa Clara's commitment of service to others by joining an Alumni for Others (AFO) project in your area during the month of April. Learn more »

Bronco Idol Video

SCU Gospel Choir wins 2013 Bronco idol

As part of Bronco Spirit Week, over 100 students gathered to witness eight spirited and passionate groups perform our fight song in this year's Bronco Idol competition. Congratulations to the members of the SCU Gospel Choir who took home this year's Bronco Idol prize of $500! Watch highlights »

Emmett Malloy


emmett malloy '94 wins GRAMMY

Congratulations to Emmett Malloy, Class of '94, who won a Grammy in the Best Long Form Music Video category for his film "Big Easy Express." Watch Emmett's acceptance speech » or Watch the trailer »

attracting our next generation of broncos

"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to contact prospective students. I remember when my son received a call from an SCU alum and how much he was moved by that gesture. What a great program that creates a unique and engaging experience for both the volunteer and prospective student." - Patty '79, calling program volunteer and parent of current student
Help us attract the next generation of Broncos by sharing your experiences with an admitted student. Sign up today »




Hawaii: Catholics in the Public Square:
The Landscape since Vatican II

6 PM | the oahu country club, honolulu

On the 50th anniversary of Vatican II, join us for Theology in the City, where we'll delve into the principles guiding Catholics as they participate in public life today.







Sacramento: Annual St. Patrick's Day Luncheon

11:30 Am | The dante club

Join fellow Broncos, Dons, and Gaels as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day together and hear University updates.






Fresno: St. Patrick's Lenten Day Feast

5:30 pm | piazza del pane

Mix and mingle with fellow Broncos, parents and friends in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.






New York: Catholic Alumni Networking Reception

6 pm | new york athletic club

Meet fellow Catholic alumni in the New York metropolitan area at this professional and social networking event.





Los Angeles: 35th Annual Santa Claran of the Year Award Dinner

6 pm | the california club

Join in honoring Santa Claran of the Year Judy Logan Smith '68, with special guest, University President Michael Engh, S.J.





Visit the Alumni Online Event Calendar
for additional regional, AFO, and association events.


University News

Father Engh

a message of momentum

During this year's State of the University Address, Father Engh reflects on our continued momentum. Highlighting activities that leverage technology to enhance teaching and learning, as well as advances in the area of research and our impact on public policy, he provides evidence of the growth and dynamic education taking place in our effort to build a more just, humane, and sustainable world. Read Father Engh's message » 

Belotti Economic Forecast


belotti predicts slow economic growth in 2013

At the recent economic forecast event, Dr. Mario Belotti, the W.M. Keck Professor of Economics and a veteran observer of the economic trends in Silicon Valley and the nation, offered keen insights on what to expect in the year ahead. He foresees 2.5 percent growth this year and predicts inflation will remain low, along with long-term interest rates. Watch Belotti's presentation & hear more predictions »

You can put SCU over the top

Santa Clara University has just four months left to meet the $1 million Leavey Challenge by receiving 9,000 undergraduate alumni gifts in one year. Imagine the difference a $1 million gift could make toward student scholarships at SCU! Gifts of any size count so what matters most is your participation. You can make your gift and check on our progress at

The End of Overeating

Dr. David Kessler knows food and health. As former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, he’s taken a hard-line policy approach with the food industry to help Americans take control of their insatiable appetite. On April 9, he comes to the Mission Campus to share his insights in the joint Gerald and Sally DeNardo Lectureship and President’s Speaker Series.

For more University news, visit SCU Today.

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