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Fr. Engh delivering 2017 State of the University address.

State of the University

University President Michael E. Engh, S.J., spoke of hope and optimism in his State of the University Address. He acknowledged the University's challenges and outlined steps to alleviate them. He called for SCU to be a model of civility, compassion, and discourse in a divided national environment, and evoked wishes for an “uncloudy day” ahead. Read his remarks or watch the presentation »

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Broncos Go All In

2017’s Day of Giving on March 8 was a tremendous success with a record 5,324 donors to SCU—the most ever on a single day! Loyal alumni, parents, students, and friends gave more than $2.27 million to show their support for Santa Clara. Thanks to you and the entire Bronco family for going All In for SCU. Learn more about the day’s successes »

Alumni News

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Let's Keep in Touch

Update your contact info and learn about the latest alumni happenings. Connect on social media to network, swap stories, and view cool pics. Sign up for Switchboard, a place where you can ask for what you need and offer what you have to give, exclusively with other Broncos.

Prof. Mario Belotti delivering 2017 Economic Forecast.

2017 Economic Forecast

Should we expect a recession in 2017? Not according to esteemed Professor Mario Belotti. He's optimistic about the year ahead, estimating an overall growth in the U.S. economy of 2.6 to 2.7 percent.

From Battlefield to Ballfield

Former NFL official Mike Pereira ’72 wanted to combine his love of sports with his passion for assisting veterans, so he and his wife, Gail, launched Battlefield to Ballfield, an organization that helps former servicemen and women pursue careers in officiating. Learn more »

Welcome Future Broncos!

Acceptance letters are on their way, and bright young students will soon be choosing where to spend the next four years. Let’s give potential Broncos a warm welcome! Join the New Student Welcome Program and help us meet our goal of connecting with every recently admitted student.

Illuminate: SCU's Thought Leader Blog

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Make America Kind Again

With the remarkable meanness, rancor, and base insults that have been commonplace in our current political environment, Thomas Plante suggests how we can “make America kind again” by holding ourselves to higher communication standards centered on respect and civility. Read more »

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How to Protect Your Online Identity

By Kurt Wagner ’12
Your digital footprint can come back to haunt you, but don’t fret, Kurt Wagner ’12 offers a few simple tips to help safeguard your online identity.

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Sports Skills Can Strengthen Tomorrow’s Workforce

By Kelly Crowley ’99
The workforce will eventually resemble the elite sports world. There will be many people seeking just a few well-paying jobs. Kelly Crowley ’99 offers insights to prepare our kids for success in their adult lives.

Santa Clara Magazine

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Remembering Ramón

Professor Ramón D. Chacón was a man of many hats, but his influence on the Mission Campus went far beyond just his fashion sense. Read more »

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Staying Present

A life of service is never easy. Last year's valedictorian Gus Hardy ’16 reflects on why having autism can make it even harder.

Alumni Events

Sacramento: St. Patrick's Day Luncheon

Enjoy lunch with alumni from SCU, USF, and St. Mary's, and don't forget to wear green!

Denver: A Night Under the Star(Wars)

Take in Star Wars and the Power of Costume and hear Phil Kesten break down the science vs. the sci-fi of Star Wars.

Phoenix: Giants Spring Training

Join your fellow Broncos for lunch then watch the Giants take on the Padres in Scottsdale.

Sacramento: Alumni for Others Bronco Night at Saint John’s Program for Real Change

Help women and children in need by serving dinner, making crafts, and organizing donations.

Bay Area: How to Find Work-Life Balance

Career Counselor Dean Ku M.A. ’09 moderates a panel on finding balance in the Bay Area.

University News

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Top 10 Catholic Universities

USA Today published a list of “The 10 Best Roman Catholic Colleges in the U.S.” Guess what? We’re on it! Find out where we rank and who else made the cut »

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Turning a Loss into a Win

In the wake of a disappointing loss at the 2016 NCAA Women’s Soccer tournament, SCU senior Jenna Roering discovers what it takes to be a winner, no matter what »

SCU Findings on Diversity and Inclusion

In spring 2016 Santa Clara University President Michael E. Engh, S.J., convened a Blue Ribbon Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. With the hope that the SCU community will respond with openness, Fr. Engh recently released the commission's final report, which details an aspirational vision and suggests strategies to meet the goals of improved diversity and inclusion at SCU.


With the season of Lent upon us, Campus Ministry helps facilitate reflection and prayer. Learn about resources available to campus. Watch as James Martin, S.J., reflects on the meaning of Lent. Or, listen as Bishop Patrick McGrath considers the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Now Online: Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education

Each fall and spring, the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education distributes copies of Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education magazine to the SCU campus. Thanks to the launch of a new website, broader and more sustainable distribution is now available. View complete issues online and join the conversation »

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