In Memoriam

Joseph Grassi

Joseph Grassi

Joseph Grassi, professor emeritus of religious studies, died on Dec. 9, 2010. Author of more than 20 books and founder of the Skip-A-Meal program for the hungry, he served the poor in Guatemala for three years and, together with his wife, Carolyn, also taught in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SCU. In his honor, since 2003 the Joseph A. Grassi Social Justice Award has been presented annually to a graduating student in SCU’s Department of Religious studies who exhibits an outstanding commitment to social justice. A funeral Mass was held at the Mission Church. He is deeply mourned by his family, including sons Peter Grassi ’93 and Eddie Grassi ’92.

Marisa Solís & Steven Boyd Saum

Spring 2011

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Features

Life cycle

Luminous beauty and the delight of discovery in a photo essay by Susan Middleton '70.

The Pause for Coz

A much-beloved Jesuit, Fr. Richard Coz touched the lives of generations of Broncos—who established a scholarship in his honor with the goal of raising $1 million.

Mission Matters

Here's the plan.

It’s a new strategic vision for Santa Clara University. And a road map for the years ahead.

Taking innovations to scale

An inaugural conference on the Mission Campus draws the best of the Tech Awards. The goal: Take brilliant ideas, then replicate.

Bronco Profile

Man in motion

Rich McGuinness ’89 is a football force to be reckoned with. He’s the man behind The Ride and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

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