Santa Clara University

clear

banner

 

 

Nash_v7

 

Carry the torch

SCM SUMMER 2010

When the eyes of the world are watching—as they were when Steve Nash '96 lit the Olympic cauldron this winter. Or when it's a long, lonely trek. In this issue, read about journeys others have taken across decades and miles, and what sustains them along the way.

Read More
» Nash's 2010 Olympic moment

» Marty Stortz's pilgrimage

» The historians: Giacomini and O'Keefe

 


 

 

pilgrimage_100 

Pilgrimage

Walking the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, and learning a few things along the way: about big questions, saints, direction, and feet.

» Read More

 

widgetclassnote

gotabook_4

 
historians_thumbnail_100 

The historians


INTERVIEW | BY RON HANSEN M.A. '95
Between them, historians George Giacomini ’56 and Tim O’Keefe can claim nearly a century of educating Santa Clara students. This year, both close the books on teaching in the classroom. But first they pause to reflect on the good, the bad, the beautiful, and the true. With a reading list for you.
» Read More

Haiti_100 

Courage in the face

PHOTO ESSAY | BY MICHAEL LARREMORE '08
A journey to document humanitarian work by doctors in the wake of the January quake.
» Read More



applyyourself_100 

Apply yourself


FULL ARTICLE | BY ANNE FEDERWISCH
SCU alumni reach out to high school students in Los Angeles who have economic odds stacked against them. They show that Santa Clara is within reach—and they tutor kids as young as 13 to get them ready.
» Read More

knopf-golder_100 

Good, raw work


FULL ARTICLE | BY MAGGIE BEIDELMAN '09
With teens from some of the toughest schools in Boston, Kelly Knopf-Goldner ’90 has spent the past six years teaching a couple basic lessons: Writing matters. And here’s how you do it.
» Read More

 

 

web exclusives

webexclusives_192
Akwaaba: Photos from Ghana
In the Twi language, akwaaba means “welcome.” Last year, director of SCU’s Food & Agribusiness Institute Greg Baker led business students on the first immersion trip to Ghana. Sophie Asmar ’09 captures the journey in photos.

 

margo_will_portrait_192
Expanded Class Notes! With pics!
Online Class Notes are updated regularly. Share your news (and photos, and links) today. Above: Margo Gaitan ’00 and Will Arroyo ’05, M.S. ’07, who took their vows at the Mission Church.

 

giocingrass_192
More from the historians
Read the interview with George Giacomini ’56 and Tim O’Keefe here—then read some of their writing from our archives here.