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Godfrey MungalDean's Message
For 100 years, the School of Engineering has been educating leaders and innovators of the future.

NumbersEngineering by the Numbers
Engineers tend to like numbers, so here are some interesting statistics.

Campus ChangesCampus Changes
A lot has changed since Santa Clara first opened its doors in 1851.

SCCA rose by any other name…
Confused by the changing names at Santa Clara? Here's an explanation.

Pattern Shop 1914Contributions to Society
A student in 1915 describes the contributions engineers make to society.

100poem Call in the Engineers!
Bronco pride has always been strong among Santa Clara engineers as evidenced by this poem found in the 1920 yearbook, The Redwood.
 
sullivan1914It Wasn’t All Hard Work
George Sullivan, "The Iron Chancellor," wasn't always focused on running a tight ship. Bill Nicholson '36 recalls Sullivan and his wife fostering a family atmosphere.



The ShipWhere There’s Smoke…
George Sullivan recalls a 1919 prank involving a faux fire at the Ship.

Mrs George SullivanThe Hostess Becomes the President
Eunice Sullivan, wife of George Sullivan, helped organize the Catala Club and was the first president of the philanthropic organization.



1943: Sullivan and studentsThe War Effort
In 1941, Santa Clara helped train personnel in engineering to help the war effort.


Post-war students A Memory from Clyde Boyd ’52
Clyde Boyd '52 shares one of his favorite memories of SCU engineering.





Energy ProgramsA History of Energy Programs
SCU has a long history of involvement in sustainble energy studies.

1970 bedframesEngineering Bedframes
In the 1970s, a group of SCU engineers set out to determine how high a stack of bedframes they could make.



HaitiHeads, Hearts, and Hands at Work in Haiti
Last year, three engineering senior design teams helped Haiti rebuild stronger and more affordable homes.

Peak SurgicalPeak Surgical
SCU bioengineers work with a local company to turn the spark of an idea into a breakthrough innovation.



Fr. Jim ReitesFather Reites
SCU's Solar Decathlon team has a secret ingredient that jazzes up their work and he's nicknamed "Papa."
thumb"The Art of Engineering"
SCU associate professor of Italian, Tonia Caterina Riviello, pays homage to the School of Engineering on its 100th anniversary.
generic Tales of Early Santa Clara Life...
Submitted by Larry Burke, Class 1956
Professional Engineer, with licenses to practice in three disciplines in State of California