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2013-2014 President’s Speaker Series

Each year, SCU's President welcomes speakers to campus to further the University's commitment to intellectual rigor and scholarly excellence. Join us this year for a series focused on shared values in the world, the nation, and the community, which kicks off during our Grand Reunion weekend and features:

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.scu.edu/speakerseries.

ALUMNI NEWS
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Broncos Off Broadway

Despite being spread across several states, SCU theater alumni Chad Eschman '08, Lauren Baines '08, Matthew Johns '09, Devin Bertsch '09, and Scotty Arnold '08 keep their Bronco connection strong as they reunite to self-produce Eschman's new play The Memory Tax, which runs off-Broadway this month. Learn more about their production »

A Radiant Send Off

We recently sent our 2013 Solar Decathlon team off to Irvine in true Bronco style with a ceremony behind Sobrato Hall – best of luck to our Broncos as they compete Oct. 3-13! Watch an interview with junior Brian Grau to learn more about what makes this year's solar-powered home design stand out, and show your support via Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

ALUMNI PROFILES
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Entrepreneur Spotlight: The Better Man Project

Evan Sanders '12 initially began a personal 30-day challenge towards becoming a better man, but it soon developed into a lifelong challenge. He shares his daily journey toward betterment, and the many lessons he learns throughout the process. Learn more »

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The Triple Bottom Line: People, Profit, and Planet

Thirsting for more knowledge and a bigger impact in the community, Second Harvest Food Bank CTO Michael Enos MBA '10 uses skills learned from the Leavey School of Business to improve the food bank community, locally and nationally. Read his story »

GET INVOLVED: SHARE YOUR SCU SPIRIT WITH PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Admissions is looking for alumni and parent volunteers to help connect 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 at mvonmassenhausen@scu.edu or 408-554-5004.

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When Place Means Flint

Department of Communication senior lecturer and Rust Belt prodigal Gordon Young discusses all things Flint, Mich., as well as his new book, Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City.

 

The Music of Geometry

A new exhibit at the de Saisset Museum explores the workspace and methods of renowned sculptor Fletcher Benton.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

September

THROUGHOUT

SEPTEMBER

 

Regional Summer Send Off Receptions

VARIOUS CITIES

A great opportunity to meet incoming Broncos.
Learn more about receptions in your area »

 
 

THURSDAY

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Los Angeles: Young Alumni Mixer

8 PM | GOLDEN ROADS BREWING

Relax, socialize, and network with fellow recent grads.

Walk-Ons
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WEDNESDAY

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Marin: 80th Annual Dinner

6 PM | THE SPINNAKER

Hear from Fr. Michael Engh and enjoy dinner by the bay.

RSVP
 

THURSDAY

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Boston: Alumni Night at Fenway Park

5:30 PM | JILLIAN'S OF BOSTON & FENWAY PARK

Cheer as the Red Sox take on the Orioles.

RSVP
 

THURSDAY

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Washington, D.C.: Annual Broncos, Dons, and Gaels Networking Reception

6 PM | GORDON BIERSCH

Network with SCU, USF, and St. Mary's alumni.

RSVP
 

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

UNIVERSITY NEWS
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A Message From Father Engh

As we approach the start of a new academic year, Father Engh highlights the incoming freshman class, the upcoming Mass of the Holy Spirit, Jim Lyons' appointment as new Vice President for University Relations, the Oracle Education Program, and Rosh Hashanah greetings. Read his full message »

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Furthering Education

Two students participating in the Business School's Global Fellows program have been working with the Association for Social and Environmental Development to bring solar-powered lights to students in the Sundarban forests of India. Watch their video and spread the word about their work.

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Social Entrepreneurs Converge in Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs converged on campus for the Global Social Benefit Institute Accelerator to receive hands-on training in building impactful social startups. The class of 2013 includes a low-cost water purification provider and a non-profit that uses talking books to help illiterate farmers improve crop yields. Learn more »

INTELLECTUAL INFLUENCE

Colleen Chien of SCU's Law School was named one of the 50 most influential people shaping intellectual property today, alongside top academics, judges, and policymakers, in Managing Intellectual Property.

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE

Economics professors Hersh Shefrin and Mario Belotti explain how the stock market game can teach your child about finances. Read their report titled "Born to Spend."

THE BEHAVIORAL PITFALLS OF RETIREMENT PLANNING

Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance Meir Statman advocates a structured, total-return approach to income so retirees can tap their portfolios responsibly. Watch his interview »

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