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.?
Lon Normandin '56, Butch Erbst '60, Mel Russi '60, Adolph Quilici '53
For many years, Broncos have been helping serve meals at Martha?s Kitchen in San Jose. On any given Tuesday or Wednesday, there will be a group of SCU alumni behind the counter organizing the meal preparations and directing the other volunteers on getting ready to serve the evening meal.
Katie Fitzgerald '09
Katie Fitzgerald '09 loved the fact that the Theatre Arts department was small and therefore she knew everyone and received individual attention the teachers.
Beth Tellman '09
Beth Tellman is studying how decisions about the food we eat affect people around the world.
Julia Hopkins Powers '09
Julia Hopkins Powers '09 finds a way to work with others to manifest the good she wants to see in the world.
Julie Mellin '08
Julie Mellin '08 wanted travel experience, but after joining the Peace Corps. she gained much more than that.
Fred Lentz '65
After attending Santa Clara, and after retiring from teaching himself, Fred Lentz '65 cofounded a program to help under represented students attend college.
Julia Hagan '79 Annie Murphy-Hagan '10
Mother - daughter team, Julia Hagan ?79 and Annie Murphy-Hagan '10 shared their first Alumni for Others (AFO) service day together as fellow alumni.
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.
Kyle Ozawa '08 and Bill Pluto '08
Kyle Ozawa '08 and Bill Pluto '08 traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa to participate in a week-long house build with Amor Ministries. After meeting up with the group of 30 other volunteers, they spent the first day touring Johannesburg and learning more about the country's former Apartheid system of racial segregation which increased their appreciation of the country and all the struggles they have endured with over the last few decades.
Christopher Muldoon '02
Christopher Muldoon '02 been a member of the all volunteer Portland Mountain Rescue unit for the last six years. After living in Prague teaching doctors medical English, Chris moved back stateside in 2005. Having been a climber all his life, he was looking for an active mountain rescue community and opportunity to combine his love for climbing with volunteering. Portland Mountain Rescue provided just the program.
Irwin Quinn '50
Irwin Quinn '50 enjoys sparing a couple days a week helping a homeless shelter.
Louise Damberg '74
Through the SCU Tutoring Program, Louise Damberg '74 helps devoted children reach their dreams.
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.
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.
Stephanie Wessels '10
With the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Stephanie has had the exciting and challenging experience of living for the past eight months in New York City. JVC's slogan is "ruined for life" and for her it has been life changing. As cliche as it may sound, Stephanie notes that it rings quite true for he
St. Raymond School
The Jesuit values that were instilled in Broncos as Santa Clara University students continue as they continue to lead by example and now mentor their children. Without the many dedicated Bronco volunteers, St. Raymond School would not be what it is today. Selflessness is a large factor of volunteer work and no group realizes and lives out this quality more than those in the Bronco community. These alumni volunteers did not even realize the amount of hours they dedicated to the school until Cat Westover '84 interviewed them and brought their significant contributions to their attention.
Jack Locke '65
Jack Locke '65 finds that personally distributing necessities to those in need is the best way to help.
Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11
Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11 has been teaching as an intern at Sacred Heart Nativity School for the past 3 yrs. Being an intern teacher at Nativity school is similar to volunteering with Teach for America.
Dan Korbel '63, '76 M.A.
One of the Mission campus' many goals is to give everyone the opportunity for a college education.
Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04
Giuliana Chion MA '01, MA '04 volunteers at the Nativity Schools twice a week with their Spanish classes.
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.
Yasemin Kimyacioglu '08
Giving back: an SCU tradition
Choosing a senior design project provides the perfect opportunity to help.
Anna Stockel '89
Anna Stockel ?89 founded Christmas Angels and continues as the chief organizer of this secret group of elves who strive to bring Christmas cheer to those whose holidays are often bleak.
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.