Beth Tellman '09
Beth Tellman is studying how decisions about the food we eat affect people around the world.
Andrew Kok MBA '06
Andrew Kok '06 is a dedicated crew captain of a team that participates in "3 Day for the Cure."
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.
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.?
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.
Christina Fialho '06
Christina Fialho '06 learned outside of the classroom at SCU and discovered her true calling as a legal advocate for forced immigrants.
Rodger Powers '64
Roger Powers '64 provides support for impoverished communities through ministry organizations.
Alicia K. Gonzales '09
Studying abroad had a profound effect on Alicia Gonzales' undergraduate experience.
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.
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.
Jack Locke '65
Jack Locke '65 finds that personally distributing necessities to those in need is the best way to help.
Steffany Castro '08
A meaningful education
Civil engineering seniors put their education to work for others.
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.
Joseph Knapp '71
Doctor Joseph Knapp '71 reaffirms his choice for specializing in health care.
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.
Ralph Gomez MBA '74
This past January, my wife Molly and I volunteered to accompany students to a SCU Men?s basketball game. The students from the Sacred Heart Nativity School in San Jose are 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys. This was our third year of participating in this event. These boys look forward to coming onto the SCU campus, attending a college game and just having a fun day.
John Tweten '61
John Tweten '61 joined the Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality program two years ago.
Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06
Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06 educates students about the role of an engineer in today's society.
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.
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.
Joan Stein '81
Joan Stein '81 has been volunteering at the National Alliance on Mental Illness for the last two years. She mostly works the warm line which is the phone line for people to call into if they would like to talk to someone.
John Turner '64, MA '72
John Turner '64 used his experience as a high school teacher to volunteer at local reading groups and schools.
Lauren Fendel '10
After graduating last year and looking for a full time job, Lauren decided the best way to spend her days in the meantime was volunteering. She chose West Valley Community Services because of its mission of providing for low income families/individuals and homeless to stabilize their situation and get them back on their feet.
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
Denise (Lilian) Delong '69
In 2007, Denise(Lilian) Delong ?69 and her husband became involved with American Assistance for Cambodia.