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Stories You Love

There’s no doubt about it—2020 was tough. But amidst challenges, there are always stories worth celebrating. From books to business, resilience to reunions, Bronco Connect aimed to uplift, inform, and inspire. Find out which stories captured the hearts of our alumni family and read more of what you love »


Alumni News

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Your Voice Matters

We’re here for you, Broncos. Our goal is to serve the entire alumni community and provide meaningful and engaging programs, whether we’re connecting from a distance or joining together in person. Tell us how we can better support you by completing this brief survey. You could win a $100 Visa gift card!

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For the Love of Storytelling

Malarie Howard ’14 had her heart set on journalism until a film class at SCU sparked her love for storytelling. Currently developing her own TV series, Howard is no stranger to challenges. Watch as she reflects on her time at SCU, her career experience, and what it’s like to be a person of color in Hollywood »

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BEST College Prep

Former MLB player Randy Winn ’96 shared his story during the first-ever Black Excellence, Success, and Trailblazing (BEST) college prep program. In partnership with the SCU Admission Office, BEST brought together faculty, staff, students, and alumni, including Winn and SCU Regent Latanya Hilton ’96, to mentor Black students and encourage the pursuit of higher education. Watch Winn’s virtual keynote address »

Full Circle

Pat Gelsinger ’83 is taking the reins as Intel’s next CEO. For Gelsinger, it’s a bit like coming home. He started his career at Intel in 1979 following a job interview he landed during his first-ever plane flight. Now, more than 40 years later, Gelsinger is poised to lead the company forward. Read more »


Social Media Spotlight

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Hugs All Around

Valentine’s Day will soon be here, but it’s never too early to offer a hug—even a virtual one. In this time of social distancing, we could all use a little squeeze to lift our spirits. Tag a fellow Bronco on Instagram to let them know you’re thinking of them. Then discover more great content and reasons to love SCU on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


Virtual Events

Feb
10
Virtual Examen with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77

Enjoy this monthly opportunity to reflect on God’s gifts as you pray the Ignatian Examen with Fr. Treacy.

Feb
11
Expert Series: Beer Education

Celebrate San Francisco Beer Week with Broncos in the industry! Learn tips about tasting and selecting the best beers for you.

Mar
4
Expert Series: Decluttering Your Love Life

Candice Jalili ’15, author of “Just Send the Text,” shares steps for letting go of dating-related stress and anxiety.


University News

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Inaugural Mass

A longtime friend of the Bidens, University President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., presided over the inaugural Mass of then President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C. on Jan 20. Recalling the words of the prophet Isaiah he preached, “Let us meet the dawn together, brothers and sisters, emboldened by our faith and civic conviction, full of promise and hope.” Read his homily »

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The Future of STEM at SCU

The Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation is on track to open in fall 2021. Take an interactive virtual tour and enjoy an inside look at this state-of-the-art interdisciplinary facility, with spaces built to maximize collaboration and innovation. Then, check out the live construction cam to track the building progress. Discover how campus is transforming » 

Illuminate: 2021 Thought Leader Predictions

Illuminate asked nine SCU alumni, faculty, and staff members to share an innovative product, idea, trend, or concept they’re looking forward to in 2021. From improved trust to wellness gains, from new hard seltzers to reflections on sustainability, discover what they had to say »


Alumni Benefits

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Don’t just shop local, shop Bronco! Whether you're looking for delicious food, wellness resources, handmade goods, or anything in between, the SCU alumni community is here to help. Check out the Bronco Business Registry for a growing list of alumni enterprises.

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University Credit Union could help you lower your monthly mortgage payment by refinancing to near historically low rates. Now is the time to save! Visit us online to refinance your mortgage today!

 

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