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GREETINGS FROM THE PRESIDENT
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A Christmas Blessing

Christmas holds a special place for us, one with many memories, rich religious meaning, and deep emotional resonance. Wishes for joy, good will, and peace on earth rank high in our hopes for ourselves and for those we love. During this prelude to Christmas and throughout the holidays, I am praying that you can take the break that your spirit needs. Read his full message »

ALUMNI NEWS
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Alumni Awards

Nominations Due: Friday, Dec. 13

The association annually honors the many unsung heroes who make a difference in the world but whose good works often go unnoticed. Your recommendations are needed for the Ignatian Award, Louis I. Bannan, S.J. Award, and Paul L. Locatelli, S.J. Award. Read more about each award and submit your nominations online »

All recipients will be honored at The President's Dinner in April 2014.

 

Join Us in England

Not sure what to get that special person in your life for Christmas? A trip for two to England with your fellow Broncos—what could be better? Join us next summer on a memorable trip to England as we celebrate 50 Years of Study Abroad at SCU. This unique Bronco adventure will feature excursions to interesting historical sites, lectures from beloved professors, and a reception with local alumni and students.

Space is limited so sign up today! »

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A "Beautiful and Refreshing" Film

Liam Satre-Meloy '09 co-produced the independent feature film, The Motel Life, starring Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, and Kris Kristofferson. Learn more »

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Congratulations to Father Scott Santarosa

Scott Santarosa, S.J., ’88 will serve as the next provincial of the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus, helping unite the California and Oregon provinces in alignment with the national shift to bring more harmony to the community. Read more »

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Confronting the Unspeakable

Peace activist and writer James Douglass ’61 finds hope in the tragedy of Kennedy’s assassination. Nov. 22 marked the 50th anniversary of that painful day.

 

Reading the Way

Something to be thankful for: literacy and social good. The stories of Francisco Jiménez ’66 inspire, both in the U.S. and Mexico.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

December

FRIDAY

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Alumni Association: First Friday

12:05 PM | MISSION CHURCH & DONOHOE ALUMNI HOUSE

Mass followed by an informal lunch with fellow alumni.

RSVP
 

SATURDAY

7

Los Angeles: AFO Tutoring in Downey

8:45 AM | ST. MATTHIAS IN DOWNEY

Help students prepare for high school entrance exams.

RSVP
 

SUNDAY

8

Alumni Association: Advent Afternoon of Reflection

11:30 AM | DONOHOE ALUMNI HOUSE

Fr. Rob Scholla helps us reflect on God's gifts.

RSVP
 

THURSDAY

12

Sacramento: Annual Christmas Reception

6 PM | SUTTER LAWN TENNIS CLUB

Join Broncos in an evening of holiday cheer!

RSVP
 

SATURDAY

14

Washington DC: AFO Wreaths Across America

8:30 AM | ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETARY

Lay wreaths at the graves of our veterans.

RSVP
 

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

UNIVERSITY NEWS
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Father Engh Re-Elected for Second Term

Michael E. Engh, S.J., has been elected to another six-year term as President of Santa Clara University. In unanimously re-electing Engh, the trustees praised him for creating and nurturing an environment of scholarly research and inspired teaching on campus. Read the official press release »

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Notable Placement

Santa Clara University was named in Kiplinger's 2014 list of top Private College Values in California. Check out the full list of rankings »

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Reducing Stress During the Holidays

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Finance Professor Hersh Shefrin offers tips for reducing stress. Among the recommendations, set holiday spending budgets and avoid carrying a lot of debt. Read his full blog post »

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Reflecting on a Memorable Season

Santa Clara women's soccer tied Virgina Tech in the Sweet 16 but failed to advance on penalty kicks. Watch a video of some of the Bronco leaders talking about the end of the season. Congratulations to the entire team on a great season!

CHEMISTRY IN BASEBALL

Research by Psychology Professor Katerina Berzukova was featured in ESPN Magazine. Her study of five baseball seasons found teams can look at fault lines or divisions to help create winning chemistry.

GROWING STRONG

Launching the careers of hundreds of leaders in winemaking, commercial farming, packing and food processing, SCU’s Food and Agribusiness Institute (FAI) is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

NEIGHBORHOOD PROSPERITY

The Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative provides opportunities for students to contribute to and learn from those in local low-income neighborhoods. Read what they're up to in the NPI student blog »


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