Faith, Justice, and the Intellectual Life

As an interdisciplinary Center of Distinction, the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education serves the core vision and mission of Santa Clara University. More About the Center

Thriving Neighbors Initiative Open House


The Ignatian Center invites you to join us for the Thriving Neighbors Open House on Tuesday, October 28th. Please join us in celebrating the start of a new school year and the opening of our initial facilities on the Washington Elementary School campus in San Jose.


Bannan Institute

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Ignatian Leadership

Drawing on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, the 2014-2015 Bannan Institute will explore the theme of Ignatian leadership as a vocational practice, a way of proceeding, and invite you to discern how justice, faith, and the intellectual life are integrated within your own vocational commitments and leadership.


In the Spotlight


On this the 25th Anniversary of the Jesuit assassinations in El Salvador, we remember our fallen Jesuit brothers and fellow educators by celebrating their legacy to keep alive their memory and our hope. Read More.


Thriving Neighbors Initiative
Santa Clara University's Thriving Neighbors Initiative works to build strong ties between the University and Greater Washington area with the goal of expanding educational choice and improving pathways to prosperity. Read more.