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Building Bronco Bonds

Grand Reunion weekend brought more than 3,700 people to campus to remember, reconnect, and renew their love of SCU. Enjoy photos from the event, view special moments alumni shared on social, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for next year’s celebration, Oct. 11–14, 2018. No matter when you graduated, we’ve got something for you!


Alumni News

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Serve Your Broncos

Want to help grow, improve, or change the way the Alumni Association serves you and your fellow Broncos? Join the Alumni Board of Directors. Self-nominate or suggest another enthusiastic Bronco by Jan. 15, 2018.

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A Toast to the Holidays

Pair the Mission Wine Collection with your holiday traditions. Set your table with a taste of the Bronco spirit and top off your gatherings with one or more of our selections. It also makes the perfect gift! Order yours today »

Stay In the Know

Did you know we're on Twitter? Follow @SCUalumni to stay connected, learn about upcoming events, and spread the news about the latest University happenings. Visit our hashtag directory to stay in the loop on popular conversation topics including #SCUAlumni, #SCULove, and #SCUProud.

Winning Big

Only a lucky few win radio station giveaways, but that’s exactly what happened to Mike Candau ’85. He was chosen among 577,000 entrants to see all five Golden State Warriors playoff games. Learn more about this experience of a lifetime »


 

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Your Bronco Perspective

Our homepage sports a new feature—Overheard @ SCU, which shares beautiful sentiments direct from alumni voices. Peruse our collection of "Overheard @ SCU" slides to hear from fellow Broncos who are staying connected, voicing their SCU pride, reflecting on our values, and sharing fond memories. Learn how SCU has influenced them and continues to shape them today. Enjoy!


Illuminate: SCU's Thought Leader Blog

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On or Off the Record? Journalism Sourcing 101

By Kurt Wagner ’12
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci lost his job because he thought his conversation was “off the record,” but it ended up in The New Yorker. How do journalists decide the correct way to cite a source in a story? Kurt Wagner ’12 has the scoop »

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Watts Up with Your Electrical Bill?

By Phil Kesten
Do you ever wonder how much it actually costs to run your A/C all weekend or to toast a piece of bread? Phil Kesten explains how to read your electric bill and calculate the cost and energy used for everyday tasks.


Santa Clara Magazine

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From Foes to Family

Two athletes first face off in an international competition. Months later, foes become teammates. Our improbable plot unites soccer transfers Kelcie Hedge ’19 and Maria G. Sanchez ’19.

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The Reformation Matters

It’s been 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door. (Or did he?) Two scholars of religion offer a few answers »

Alumni Events

Nov
18
Phoenix: Alumni for Others

Join fellow Broncos at Feed My Starving Children to help fight hunger around the world.

Dec
7
Sacramento: Annual Christmas Reception

Toast to the holidays with Broncos of all ages.

Dec
10
Santa Clara Valley: Advent Afternoon of Reflection

Take a moment for reflection under the guidance of Rob Scholla, S.J.

Dec
14
Santa Clara Valley: Alumni for Others

Bring holiday cheer to the residents of Homesafe shelter with dinner and crafts.

Dec
16
India: Annual Holiday Party

Join alumni, parents, and friends of SCU for this annual celebration in Bangalore.


University News

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Hear from Herb Sendek

With the season underway, men’s basketball coach Herb Sendek (who also happens to be one of 11 herbs and spices followed by KFC on Twitter!) encourages the team to focus on four goals. Find out what they are and discover more about what’s in store this season »

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Delayed Gratification

More than a decade ago, electrical engineering Adjunct Professor Allen Sweet hit on a discovery well ahead of its time. After years of letting the idea germinate, Sweet now believes his innovation may hold the key to unlocking 5G cellular technology.

Be a Better Coach

Do you coach youth sports? Do you know someone who does? This fall the Coaching for Life Academy is launching an online initiative to help coaches build their leadership skills. Learn more about this unique certificate program »

The Value of Character Education

According to a Gallup poll, more than 81 percent of Americans think society has declining moral values. Yael Kidron, director of character education at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, considers the importance of teaching character development in schools.

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The Hut

Do you have great memories of The Hut like so many other Broncos? Studio Art major Nikki Dully ’20 created a commemorative painting, and now you can own a little piece of Bronco history. Order your canvas or archival print. Proceeds support student learning, visual arts programming, and scholarships for student research.


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