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A Grand Return

After too many months apart, it was invigorating to welcome our alumni family back to campus for a memorable Grand Reunion Weekend. More than 5,000 joined in-person or virtually from 43 states and six international locations to renew and reconnect. Whether you missed the celebration or just want to relive the good times, peruse all the photos, highlights, and event recordingsAnd, don’t forget to mark your calendars for next year. See you Oct. 6-9, 2022!


Alumni News

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A Legacy Continued

Four years after losing Julian Fraser ’18 to a rare form of bone cancer, Fraser’s family and friends cycled across the country to honor his memory and raise money for cancer research. They built a legacy of hope in the process. “TODAY” caught up with them on the final leg of the journey to SCU. Watch the touching interview »

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The Future of Work

How has COVID-19 shaped the next generation of employees? Alumna Melanie Lougee ’93, Head of Employee Workflow Strategy at ServiceNow, shares her thoughts on the topic and reveals how Santa Clara’s dual emphasis on academics and Jesuit values helped propel her career forward. Read on in Forbes »

Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month

This November, as we honor the Native peoples who have lived here for centuries, we invite you to join our Native American Alumni Community. And, take a Google Earth tour of SCU’s campus to learn about the Indigenous heritage of the lands where our University sits.

Power Up Your Job Search

Make the most of your professional journey. Get acquainted with Handshake, SCU’s intuitive job board, to discover five ways to advance your job search. Then, sign into Switchboard to find a community of Broncos willing to help you take that next step. Ask for what you need or offer what you have to give—more than half of all posts are career-related!

Let’s Get Mathematical!

Whether you’re a member of the Alumni Book Club or not, you can take advantage of one truly excellent perk. Join Matt Parker, author of “Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World,” for a delightfully fun, humor-filled conversation at 10:30 a.m. PST on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Register now, then sign up for the Alumni Book Club to discover your next great read.


Spiritual Growth

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Waiting in Joyful Hope

This Advent season, embark on a spiritual journey alongside members of the Jesuit School of Theology and the SCU community. Receive daily Gospel reflections in your inbox throughout Advent as we await the coming of our Savior.

Enhance Your Ignatian Spirituality

Celebrate the Ignatian Year with a multi-part series of evening reflections centered on contemplation. Unfolding over the next several months, these virtual gatherings will enhance your understanding of Ignatian principles and guide you through the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius. Register to join the next session, which takes place Dec. 1.


Santa Clara Magazine

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The Long Run: Caregiving

Long-distance runner Lena Chow MBA ’83 tackles a different kind of marathon in her new podcast—caretaking for loved ones with Alzheimer’s. She hopes to create for others the map she didn’t have.

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A Bronco Tweeting Good

There’s an SCU alumnus who can find hope, authenticity, God, and, yes, cat pictures online. Santa Clara Magazine jumped at the chance to talk with @padreSJ. Find the good online »


Virtual Events

Nov
17
Bronco Expert Series: No-Nonsense Nutrition

Certified nutrition coach and host of The Health Investment Podcast Brooke Simonson ’07 shares tips on how to eat healthy without the fuss.

Nov
17
Virtual Thanksgiving Examen

Take time to meditate with a special Thanksgiving Ignatian Examen prayer with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77.

Dec
2
Bronco Expert Series: Calligraphy Creations (Hybrid*)

Learn simple calligraphy techniques from Vicki Pope ’77 and wow your friends and family with your new-found skills.

*In-person and virtual attendance options available

View full calendar


University News

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Celebrate STEM

Santa Clara University celebrated the official opening of the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation with a week-long series of events capped off by a star-studded dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. Peek inside the state-of-the-art interdisciplinary facility that will change the way SCU teaches STEM »

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Meet the Class of 2025

Earlier this fall, SCU welcomed the largest incoming class of students in University history. Chosen from 17,763 applicants, the 1,558 first-years and 241 transfers represent the best of the best. They hail from 45 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and 34 countries/regions. Find out what else sets them apart »

Cool School

For the fourth consecutive year, Santa Clara University has earned a top spot in Sierra magazine’s “Cool Schools” list for 2021. This list celebrates colleges and universities that prioritize sustainability and lead efforts to protect and preserve the environment. Learn how SCU pivoted during the pandemic to stay focused on climate change »


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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Join University Credit Union, the official credit union of SCU. Enjoy benefits including up to 5.00% Annual Percentage Yield on a University Checking Account, our Lowest Loan-Rates-in-the-Nation Guarantee, and more than 30,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide. Certain terms and restrictions apply.

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