Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06
Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06 educates students about the role of an engineer in today's society.
Denise (Lilian) Delong '69
In 2007, Denise(Lilian) Delong ?69 and her husband became involved with American Assistance for Cambodia.
Steve Erbst '88
My wife and I challenged our boys (Cameron & Shane) to find ways to give back to others. As a result, my family came up with a model/program called "Play It Forward Sports". Essentially, the goal was to help low-income families have the opportunity to play sports and also to attend college or professional sporting events.
Christie Genochio '06
Teach for America high school instructor; graduate student at Johns Hopkins University
Christie Genochio developed valuable skills working on the California Legacy Project.
Nancy Hubbell Eldredge '74
Nancy Hubbell Eldredge '74 manifests SCU's Jesuit ideology through volunteer outreach.
Mayra Contreras '09
Mayra Contreras '09 - As an intern-teacher at Sacred Heart Nativity School, Mayra Contreras ?09 feels she has learned a lot at this learning based community. She started last year by teaching Writing, Literature, Spanish, and P.E. Although the classes were led by a lead teacher, as the year progressed Mayra was able to teach half the class on her own.
Palm Springs Chapter
Twenty alumni in the Palm Springs Chapter gathered for the Alumni for Others (AFO) service project at FIND (Food in Need of Distribution) facility on April 2.
Beth Tellman '09
Beth Tellman is studying how decisions about the food we eat affect people around the world.
Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04
Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04 volunteers at the Nativity Schools twice a week with their Spanish classes.
Matthew Frey '91
Matthew Frey '91 has been volunteering at the Seattle Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation which was created to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Brian Betz '05
This past holiday season, Brian Betz ?05 chapter president of the Seattle chapter organized an inaugural Toys for Tots event, in an effort to bring some smiles to the faces of underprivileged families.
Steffany Castro '08
A meaningful education
Civil engineering seniors put their education to work for others.
Haydee Diaz '96
For the past four years Haydee Diaz ?96 has lived in San Salvador, El Salvador. Her volunteer experience has been focused on dealing with the issue of migration and how to promote policies and programs that will help Salvadorans stay at home instead of making the life-threatening journey to migrate to the U.S. or elsewhere. However, her most recent volunteer program has been the most rewarding to date.
Ashkon Jafari '08
Ashkon Jafari '08 found that SCU's concept of the "Three C's" were really instilled in him for years to come.
Jack Locke '65
Jack Locke '65 finds that personally distributing necessities to those in need is the best way to help.
Robert Kenton '64
Robert Kenton '64 has spent every Wednesday morning since July 2003 at Sacred Heart Community Service Organization. He works in the Pantry making lunches for homeless and hungry customers. Additionally he sorts, packs and distributes food bags to needy families who come to the center to get food for their families.
Michael Neumann '03
As an engineering student, Michael Neumann was unable to study abroad or take part in University immersion trips to Columbia or El Salvador as some of his classmates did, so when he was finishing up his master?s work and considering what to do next, he ?thought it would be nice to go to another country and learn a new language and culture.?
Irwin Quinn '50
Irwin Quinn '50 enjoys sparing a couple days a week helping a homeless shelter.
Francesca McKenzie '09
Francesca McKenzie '09 helps students learn, hands-on, outside of the classroom and rebuild this community.
Rodger Powers '64
Roger Powers '64 provides support for impoverished communities through ministry organizations.
Dan Flynn '61
Dan Flynn '61 voluntarily uses his knowledge of other languages to assist others abroad.
Alicia K. Gonzales '09
Studying abroad had a profound effect on Alicia Gonzales' undergraduate experience.
John Tweten '61
John Tweten '61 joined the Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality program two years ago.
Cathlin Atchison '78
Cathlin Atchison '78 sees firsthand the strong relationship between SCU's alumni and service work.
Dan Korbel '63, '76 M.A.
One of the Mission campus' many goals is to give everyone the opportunity for a college education.