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CITRUS: Intentional Living Off-Campus & Beyond

Posted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
Community Initiative To Restore Urban Sustainability (CITRUS), is a cooperative-style and eco-friendly house for SCU students located just a few blocks north of campus. Sustainable living in the house is achieved using a three-pronged approach: responsible resource management, functional design, and community education/outreach. Read More »
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Finding the spirituality of sustainability

Posted on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Every day in October, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, are contemplating the spiritual components of their sustainability behaviors through the Mission Sustainable Challenge. Read More »

Bob Lubecky sustains wholesome dining experience for campus

Posted on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
One of humanity's greatest impacts with the earth is the relationship with food. Robert "Bob" Lubecky strives to create a more sustainable dining experience for SCU and in the process, is helping to change the way the food industry works. Read More »
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Entertaining on a budget: How to get the party started

Posted on Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
The Office of Sustainability teamed up with the Alumni Association's Life After SCU series to provide both a framework and handful of ideas on how to entertain guests with a limited budget and tips for becoming more self-sufficient, environmentally-conscious, and innovative. Read More »

Protecting our oceans, protecting our future: OCEANS club and the plastic water bottle ban

Posted on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013
Students in OCEANS club at Santa Clara explore their passion for marine conservation and ocean protection through partnerships with nonprofit organizations in the community. Read about the club and the work they have done to ban plastic water bottles on campus. Read More »

SCCAP provides service opportunities for students, models way for Broncos to give back

Posted on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
Santa Clara's Community Action Program (SCCAP) provides opportunities for over 400 students every quarter to volunteer in Bay Area communities, serving local people in need. Read more about how SCCAP models the Jesuit ideals of a service-oriented education and promotes the spirit of Broncos giving back. Read More »

SCU alumni take on "Leavey Challenge" to raise over $1 million for the Santa Clara Fund

Posted on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
The Leavey Challenge seeks to raise over $1 million for the Santa Clara Fund this year. The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation will donate $1 million to the Santa Clara Fund if at least 9,000 SCU undergraduate alumni make a donation of any amount. Read more about the challenge and learn how you can give back and leave a legacy at SCU. Read More »

Did you Know?

Posted on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
April is the National Month of Service, and to celebrate, student organizations and departments at SCU have planned a Broncos Giving Back week full of events and programs to raise awareness about local and national community programs. Read more about Broncos Giving Back and view the schedule of events. Read More »

Society of Women Engineers helps high school girls achieve full potential as leaders, engineers

Posted on Friday, Mar. 1, 2013
Nearly 55 percent of college undergraduates are women, but they account for only 20 percent of all engineering students in the United States. Santa Clara University's chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is working to engage more women in the field of engineering in their academic and professional lives. Read about SCU's chapter and the work they have been doing on campus and in the Santa Clara community. Read More »

New Forge Garden Manager looks to expand production, enhance education

Posted on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013
The Forge Garden recently hired a new Organic Garden Manager. Rose Madden, an SCU alumna, has big plans for increasing fruit and vegetable production at The Forge and for enhancing the garden's educational component. Read more about Rose and her plans for expanding SCU's own community garden. Read More »