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24 Hours. 5,300 Gifts. Endless Inspiration.

Our 24-hour challenge to fund extraordinary opportunities was met with enthusiasm. The Bronco family made 5,351 gifts and completed 38 challenges to raise more than $2.4 million. THANK YOU for going All In for SCU. Visit givingday.scu.edu to see how each campus area benefited from your generous participation.


Alumni News

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Finding God in All Things

Art Liebscher, S.J., ’69 considers how the teachings of St. Ignatius translate into our contemporary world and into the lives of students. “Let us, in our lives, reflect on ourselves, on the blessings we know, and on our work for young people and the world they enter.” Read more »

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Born to be a Bronco

Do you have a newborn Bronco in your midst? Let us help celebrate your new addition with a complimentary “Born to be a Bronco” bib. Don't forget to send us a photo of your bib-wearing baby for a chance to see your future Bronco featured on our webpage or social media channels.

Update on University Events in Response to COVID-19

The health and safety of our community is of utmost importance to SCU. To do our part in preventing further transmission of the coronavirus, all events on campus of 150 or more people will be altered, postponed, or canceled through April 19th. While there are no known cases of the virus on our campus, this decision was made to slow further spread of the disease. Read more »

Boost a Bronco’s Spirits

Finals are just around the corner and students are feeling the pressure. Let them know you’re in their corner. Share words of encouragement by March 12 and help bolster the spirits of young Broncos during the most challenging time of the quarter.


Santa Clara Magazine

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A Tule Magnificent Boat

Discover how one of the newest pieces in the de Saisset Museum celebrates the history—and future—of the land Santa Clara calls home, and see the Ohlone process for boat making.

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Confronting the Past

Anthropology professor Robin Nelson is taking on her field’s past connection to discrimination by updating its statement on race. Find out why in Santa Clara Magazine »


University News

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A Prayer for the House

University President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., had the honor of delivering the opening prayer before the United States House of Representatives on Thursday, March 5. Watch as he prays for our country and invites leaders to listen to the most vulnerable and voiceless in our community.

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Provost Named

Lisa Kloppenberg looks forward to “building on our momentum to help shape the future of Santa Clara University.” The former dean of SCU’s School of Law and interim provost is in the perfect position to do so as our newly appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs. Learn more »

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Attentive and Grateful

In his first State of the University address, Kevin O’Brien, S.J., expanded on his vision of SCU as a place for generous encounter. He called Santa Clara “strong in the face of some serious challenges, strong above all because of the talent and generosity of the people who make up the extended Santa Clara family.”

Smart ACCESS

Do you remember your ACCESS card—your key to just about everything on campus? Now, SCU students can enter buildings, check out library books, and attend athletic events without a physical ID. Students are doing all of that—and more—with their iPhones and Apple Watches. Discover how mobile credential technology is transforming campus »

Join the Challenge

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation will award $1 million if SCU can secure 18,000 donations of any size by June 30, 2020. Your gift can support whatever is close to your heart—scholarships, capital improvements, athletics—you name it! Every gift counts. Now is the time to amplify your impact »

How to be Kinder to Yourself

When life gets tough, we often berate ourselves for the mistakes we make. But, according to counseling psychology professor Shauna Shapiro, self-compassion is the key to healing. Find out why »


Alumni Benefits

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Get all your favorite Santa Clara gear at The Bronco Corner Bookstore. Whether it’s clothing or gifts, you can find the perfect item to express your Santa Clara pride. Sign up at welcomebackalumni.com and get 10% off Bronco gear. Shop online now!

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University Credit Union is proud to be the official financial institution of Santa Clara University. SCU alumni are eligible for membership. Learn more about the products, services, and benefits University Credit Union has to offer.

 

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