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  •  Students Learn if They Have What it Takes in Silicon Valley Job Market

    Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
    College students are putting the finishing touches on their resumes, polishing up their online profiles and practicing their pitches for dozens of the top Silicon Valley companies who will be at Santa Clara University’s Malley Center for the annual fall career fair Oct. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m
  •  Solar Decathlon Students Gear up for a Bright Year Doing More Than Building a Solar House

    Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2012
    Santa Clara University's 2013 Solar Decathlon team helps Habitat for Humanity build houses to hammer out their construction skills.
    For the Santa Clara University 2013 Solar Decathlon team, the challenge of building a solar house is testing more than just design and engineering skills. The U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial competition is putting the students in many roles they have never explored.
  •  Fifth Annual Santa Clara County Hunger Issues Forum Examines the Persistent Food Gap

    Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012
    Even in wealthy Santa Clara County, the number of hungry people is growing, with the problem becoming more widespread. How can Silicon Valley’s community partners take action to connect new and existing hungry families with nutritious food where they live, learn, work, and play? These issues will be addressed at the fifth annual Santa Clara County Hunger Forum titled “It’s Complicated: Hunger in Our Community.”
  •  Sacred Texts in the Public Sphere: Series of Talks by the Ignatian Center Begin Oct. 2

    Monday, Sep. 17, 2012
    As the 2012 election approaches, Santa Clara University’s Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education is holding a series of lectures titled Sacred Texts in the Public Sphere.
  •  U.S. News and World Report Ranks Santa Clara No. 2 in the West

    Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2012
    In its annual ranking, “America’s Best Colleges 2013,” U.S. News & World Report ranked SCU second overall among master’s universities in the West. At 96 percent, SCU has the highest freshman retention rate of all master’s universities. Santa Clara’s average undergraduate graduation rate, 86 percent, was the third highest rate of the 625 master’s universities across the country.
  •  Convocation, Awards and Professorships Celebrated

    Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2012
    President Michael Engh, S.J., convened the 2012-2013 academic year at a Mission Church ceremony, by celebrating honors bestowed on several faculty and staff members and sharing ways SCU is working to overcome its newest challenges.

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