Santa Clara University

Points of Excellence

Staff Accomplishments



Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J. published his first collection of poetry, The Right Taxi (CreateSpace, 2012), which was named to a Best of 2012 list by Kirkus Reviews.



Susan Popko, International Programs, was awarded the IES Abroad Professional Development Award at the 2011 IES Annual Conference.

Rebecca Schapp, de Saisset Museum, received $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to support "California History Community Education and Family Day Workshops."



Matt Cameron, Student Life, received the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Service to Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Matthew Duncan, Office of Student Life, received a one-year subcontract award of $43,625 from Palo Alto University in 2010 to support "Competition to Prevent High-Risk Drinking and Violent Behavior Among College Students."

In 2011, Elizabeth McKeigue, University Library, co-wrote an article, "Going Beyond the Desk: 21st Century Reference, Outreach, and Teaching Services," which was published in the book, Reference Reborn: Breathing New Life into Public Services Librarianship.

Elspeth Rossetti and Elizabeth Thompson, Career Center, presented "The Courage to Be Creative: Revitalizing Career Center Work” at the annual conference of the Mountain Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers in Newport Beach in December 2010.



Chuck Barry, Office of Marketing and Communications, won a photography award at the 39th Annual University & College Designers Association Design Competition in 2009. The award was for a photo of Alumnus John Hannegan '72, owner of an Irish Pub in Santa Clara, taken for the Santa Clara Magazine.

AJ Howell-Williams, Undergraduate admissions, participated in a panel discussion during The California Foundation’s 55th Anniversary Celebration of Brown v. Board of Education and Back-to-School Summit in September 2009.

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