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SCU students moving into the dorms during Welcome Weekend 2021

Back in the (Bronco) Saddle

After nearly 18 months apart, an enthusiastic group of faculty, staff, and alumni volunteers greeted more than 2,400 joyful students moving onto campus last month during Welcome Weekend. In a message to students, Acting President Lisa Kloppenberg expressed her pride in the way students persevered through the pandemic and world events to get to this point. Read more about move-in weekend »


Alumni News

Grand Reunion 2019 attendees

We’re Ready For You!

We can't wait to see you Oct. 7-10 at Grand Reunion. Can't make it in person? Participate virtually with our new hybrid event technology that enables you to stream live events, engage with fellow Broncos, and more! Register online through midnight tonight, Oct. 5, for in-person and virtual events, then learn more and prepare for a safe and memorable experience.

NBC Sports Bay Area interview with Justin Viele ’13

Helping Hitters Rebound

San Francisco Giants hitting coach Justin Viele ’13 talked to NBC Sports Bay Area about the offensive tips he and fellow coaches shared with Brandon Crawford, Buster Posey, and other players this year. The Giants have thrived this season, becoming the first team to clinch a spot in the 2021 MLB postseason and just won the National League West! See what coach Viele had to say »

Broncos Got Talent

Santa Clara University alumnus and Super Bronco Sean Wallace ’19 competed in the final round of America's Got Talent in September. He is part of the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, made up of athletes from California and South Korea, whose goal is to promote peace and unity through the sport. Watch their impressive performance »

Humble Pi: The Next Alumni Book Club Choice

Join the discussion Oct. 14-Dec. 16 as the Alumni Book Club reads “Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World” by Matt Parker. Be sure to get your hands on a copy of this laugh-out-loud exploration of the stories behind some of history’s greatest mathematical mishaps. 

Twice a Citizen

Actor/producer Shemar Moore ’92, who has played several roles in law enforcement during his career, was honored by the Los Angeles Police Reserve Foundation on Sept. 18. The “Criminal Minds” and “S.W.A.T.” star received the Twice a Citizen Award for his commitment to the Los Angeles Police Department, the City of Los Angeles, and its citizens. Read more »


Santa Clara Magazine

SCU in Quarantine: Our Pandemic Stories

Pandemic Diaries

Explore SCU’s quarantine stories, poems, and artworks gathered by Santa Clara Magazine and University Archives. This project is part of the global clearinghouse of COVID-related digital collections held by New York University and the University of Delaware.

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Value Proposition

Real life is not a one-way street. It’s a random checkerboard of choices. Is picking the college route a good choice? As more people go to college, Santa Clara Magazine explores the value of a degree, what we know, and how the liberal arts can shape who we can become.


Alumni Events

Oct
9
Bronco Experts: Power of Diverse Storytelling (Hybrid*)

Director Tyshun Wardlaw ’06 will discuss the importance of diversity in storytelling and her journey in the entertainment industry.

Nov
17
Bronco Experts: No-Nonsense Nutrition

Brooke Simonson ’07 teaches how to transform your eating habits to help you become the healthiest and trimmest version of yourself.

Dec
2
Bronco Experts: Calligraphy Creations

Learn simple calligraphy techniques with Vicki Pope ’77 and wow your friends with beautiful, handcrafted cards this holiday season.

*In-person and virtual attendance options available

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University News

Portrait of Students Manuel Torres and Charles Graves from the SCU Digital Collections.

Honoring Latinx Heritage

During its first 25 years, nearly a quarter of the 1,650 students at Santa Clara College hailed from Mexico or South America. In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, join us in celebrating the generations of Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched our SCU community. Learn the history behind some of our earliest alumni in this post from “Arthur's Attic” archival blog.

From left, RRC co-founder Kyle Arrouzet ’13, Vice Provost for Student Life & Dean of Students Jeanne Rosenberger, RRC co-founder Devin Wakefield ’13 and then-President Michael Engh, S.J., during the grand opening of the Rainbow Resource Center in 2011.

A Welcoming Community

When Kyle Arrouzet ’13 co-founded the Rainbow Resource Center (RRC) at Santa Clara in 2011, he didn’t realize he was doing something revolutionary. He was simply trying to create the space he would have wanted for himself. As we honor LGBTQ+ history month, we salute Arrouzet and other courageous alumni who are helping others by being their authentic selves. Read more »

Santa Clara to Host 2021 NCAA Women’s College Cup

Santa Clara University will serve as the host site for the 2021 NCAA Women's College Cup, which is set for Friday, Dec. 3, and Sunday, Dec. 5. This marks the second time in the last three seasons the championship will have been played in the Bay Area, and the first time since 1996 that it has been played at SCU. Learn more and get your tickets »

Trending Among the Top: U.S. News Rankings

SCU ranked No. 55 out of nearly 400 national universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Colleges” edition. The designation again places Santa Clara among the top 15% of national universities across the United States—a distinction it has held since its first rating as a national university in 2019. Find out how else SCU shines »


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 wants to reward you! When you open a new official Broncos Rewards Credit Card, you can earn 7 points for every $1 you spend for the first 70 days, and then 2 points per $1 thereafter. Certain restrictions apply. Apply today!

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