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SCU Golf   Palm Drive

These Golden Years

A yearlong jubilee to celebrate the first half century of women's athletics at SCU. Visit the 50th Anniversary of Women’s Athletics website to read the history, view historic photographs, and post your own stories and memories.

 

Palm Drive 2.0

A new year, a new look! Over the summer, our campus underwent several changes including the transformation of Palm Drive into a pedestrian walkway. This closes phase one of a two-phased project to eventually eliminate traffic through campus. What a grand entrance leading up to the Mission for students, staff, alumni, and visitors! Check out photos »

A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Father Engh

Moments of Reflection

A recent trip to El Salvador helped frame Father Engh's remarks for the Convocation address and posed important questions for reflection as we begin a new year. Read his full message and watch a video of the event. He also invites alumni to submit personal prayer requests for departed loved ones in preparation for the Month of Remembrance.

SPIRITUAL & SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Mission Altar   New Orleans_Group

In Remembrance

Join the Santa Clara community in preparation for All Saints Day by submitting the names of your departed relatives and friends. Submissions will be collected through Oct. 28 and placed in the Book of Names for remembrance at the All Saints Mass on Friday, Nov. 1. The book will remain on display through Nov. 25. Submit the names of your loved ones online »

 

New Orleans Immersion

SCU alumni and students are headed to New Orleans on March 22-29, 2014, to rebuild homes for families still affected by Hurricane Katrina. This is a meaningful opportunity to work together with SCU students to make an impact on a community in need. View our slideshow and check out photos from our most recent trip in 2012. Sign up to participate today »

SANTACLARAMAGAZINE.COM
Tommy Medica '10   Jorma Kaukonen

A Good First Impression

Another Bronco is in the majors after Tommy Medica ’10 makes an impressive debut with the San Diego Padres.

 

The Psylodelic Era

Jorma Kaukonen ’64 is paying tribute to the sounds and styles of the late 60s with his newly opened Psylodelic Gallery.

ALUMNI PROFILES
Chile

Rural Life Preserver

After years in the high-tech industry, Teri Graf-Pulvino MBA ’83 didn’t suspect that her second career would be helping local and indigenous communities protect their island culture and natural resources via geotourism on Chile’s Chiloé Island.

Kurt Rambis

Behind the Scenes: Kurt Rambis ’80

Showtime is developing a basketball drama about the Los Angeles Lakers with a focus on the family who owns the team. The show will feature NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and alumnus Kurt Rambis ’80. Read more about the show »

GET INVOLVED: SHARE YOUR SCU SPIRIT WITH PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Admissions is looking for help connecting with prospective students in your local area. Each fall and spring there are numerous high school events that introduce students to college opportunities, from college nights to regional college fairs and receptions. Volunteer training is provided so all that is required is your spirit, passion for SCU, and a few hours. To learn how you can help spur on the next class of Broncos, please contact Maria von Massenhausen ’87 in the Alumni Office.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October

FRIDAY

4

Alumni Association: First Friday

12:05 PM | MISSION CHURCH & DONOHOE ALUMNI HOUSE

Mass followed by an informal lunch with fellow alumni.

RSVP
 

SUNDAY

6

Orange County: Mass, Brunch & Solar House Tour

9 AM | PAUL MARTIN'S AMERICAN GRILL & ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK

Come support our 2013 Solar Decathlon Team!

RSVP
 

SATURDAY

12

Red & White Scrimmage at Grand Reunion

9 AM | LEAVEY ACTIVITIES CENTER

Preview men's basketball and mingle with the players.

No RSVP
required.
 

SATURDAY

12

Los Angeles: AFO Tutoring in Downey

8:45 AM | ST. MATTHIAS IN DOWNEY

Help students prepare for high school entrance exams.

RSVP
 

WEDNESDAY

23

Peninsula: AFO at Second Harvest Food Bank

6 PM | SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK

Volunteer to sort food in San Carlos.

RSVP
 

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

UNIVERSITY NEWS
Learning Commons

SCU Comes in Strong in Notable U.S. Rankings

Santa Clara holds strong on top lists this year! We maintained second-place among master’s universities in the west in U.S. News and World Report's rankings, PayScale confirmed our alumni earn among the highest salaries nationwide, and we're named among Sierra's top 50 Cool Schools!

Pope Francis

A Closer Look at Pope Francis

Listen to the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics' recent talk highlighting Pope Francis, reform in the Church, and organizational ethics, hosted by Thomas Reese, S.J., a senior analyst at National Catholic Reporter and visiting scholar.

Trip to China

A World Apart

This summer, business students traveled to China with Professor John Toppel to understand the business, cultural and political environment there. Read more about their experiences while abroad »

 

Stay In-The-Know on Bronco Sports

Go Broncos! Download free apps for your iPhone or Android device for up-to-the-minute news and scores on Bronco sports — simply search Santa Clara Broncos. Or, follow SCU Athletics on Twitter for the latest sports updates: @santaclarabroncos.

BANNAN INSTITUTE

The 2013–14 Bannan Institute publicly engages one of the most significant questions of our time: "What Good Is God?" through a series of lectures and dialogues. Learn more »

DIAMOND ON TWITTER

Steve Diamond (Law) talked to NPR’s widely aired news show and public media’s Marketplace program about Twitter’s unconventional IPO launch.

JIM KOUZES

Jim Kouzes (Business) wrote an op-ed for The Economic Times about acting now to leave the legacy you want.

For more University news, visit SCU Today

 
 
 

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