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Expert Benefits

Since November, Broncos have been stepping forward to share their knowledge on everything from cookies to self-care through the virtual Bronco Experts series. If you missed any of the monthly installments of these engaging programs, or want to revisit your favorites, check out the event recordings. Then peruse the events listings below or visit the calendar to see what we have planned next.


Alumni News

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Spring Into Reading

If you could exchange this life for a different onelike swapping books at the librarywould you? Follow along as Matt Haig explores this question in his latest novel The Midnight Library, the spring pick for the Alumni Book Club. Grab a copy, then share your thoughts in an exclusive online forum just for Broncos.

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Expand Your Network

Discover who’s doing what and where. The LinkedIn Alumni Tool puts information at your fingertips so you can find and connect with Broncos in any industry and every geographic region. Learn how to tap into the expansive Bronco network with a 3-minute tutorial that will show you how to maximize this dynamic tool.  

Keeping You Connected

It’s been nearly a year since the doors closed at the Bannan Alumni House, but we remain as committed as ever to keeping you connected to SCU and each other. Over the last year, we’ve built out a robust list of virtual resourcesfrom Bronco-owned businesses to career resources, from Zoom backgrounds to faith-building activitiesto help you find opportunity, support, and community among your fellow Broncos. See what’s new »


Spiritual Growth

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Reaching Toward Unity

In recent months, we have heard a call for unity. While coming together may prove challenging, Jesuit Alumni liaison Art Liebscher, S.J. ’69, M.Div. ’84 JST, S.T.M. ’86 JST reminds us that “faith traditions offer a way forward based...on something more local and engaging: community.” Read on as Fr. Art reflects on faith, unity, and the strength of community »

A Heart Renewed

Nourish your soul and renew your spirit with the Jesuit School of Theology and members of the SCU community this Lenten season. Receive daily reflections in your inbox through Easter. Subscribe now »


University News

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New Gift To Amplify STEM

Tech CEO John Ocampo ’79 has shown that a little luck and a lot of hard work can pave a path to success. Now, he and his wife Susan are making a transformative $25 million gift to SCU that will enhance STEM education at the new Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation. Read his story »

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Investing in Mental Health

Sheri Sobrato Brisson ’94 and Eric Brisson understand the critical nature of adolescent mental health. Their recent gift to the School of Education and Counseling Psychology establishes an endowed chair in child and adolescent mental health and provides funding for research and thought leadership. Learn more »

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The Colorful History of SCU

Most of us are familiar with the University colors. Everything from our athletic team jerseys to our favorite Bronco gear to the SCU website are branded in red and white. But how—and when—were those colors chosen? Discover the colorful story of our school palette in a recent blog from Arthur’s Attic »


Virtual Events

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.

Mar
9
Virtual Examen with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77

Pray the Ignatian Examen with Fr. Treacy during this monthly opportunity for reflection.

Mar
10
Spiritual Sips: Happy Hour with the Jesuits

Featuring University President Kevin O’Brien, S.J. and Tony Cortese, S.J., from the Ignatian Center.

Mar
31
Environmental Cafe

Join professor emeritus John Farnsworth for a virtual reading of his latest book, “Nature Beyond Solitude: Notes from the Field.” 

Mar
31
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Update

Tune in to hear the Real Estate Alumni Group summarize the current real estate market and provide a forecast for 2021.

Apr
7
Expert Series: Take Charge of Your Brand

Guisselle Nuñez '97 shares strategies to help you weave personal branding into your daily professional actions.


Santa Clara Magazine

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Pandemic Stories: In Laos

Not only did Hana Seastedt ’20 graduate in three years, majoring in public health, she did so halfway across the world. When the new coronavirus struck, Seastedt made the best out of a novel situation »

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A Presidential Connection

Bronco values go far! Joe Biden’s grandfather helped mold him into the man he is. And Ambrose Finnegan? He was shaped by Santa Clara. Learn more in Santa Clara Magazine »


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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