Jenna Shuey ’24 takes over Santa Clara University’s Instagram to showcase a collaborative project by art students and San Francisco-based artist Kara Maria. The installation, which highlights animal extinction, will be on display in the de Saisset museum in 2022.
Two new funds help students from underrepresented backgrounds attend Santa Clara. Philanthropists Jim Hulburd ’82 and the Bagley Family hope their gifts, totaling $2.3 million, inspire others to chip in.
Associate Professor Grace Stokes helps her chemistry students visualize equations by integrating Python coding into her curriculum.
Former hairstylist Tanesha Cartwright ’18, M.F.T. ’23 is fulfilling a dream of becoming a therapist for Black community members.
Half of $10 million investment supports new solar panel initiative; energy cost savings will be reinvested into campus sustainability plan.
“It’s a very beautiful school. I think that online tours and pictures on the internet don't do it justice—I'm being very genuine. It really stunned me when I walked on campus. It’s a very, very beautiful school. I'm lucky to be here.”
“I always hear that the Santa Clara community is so strong, and people are just so nice. I really feel that.”
“It’s a lot of pressure to succeed, but it's my own self-pressure.”
“I also had to learn how to take care of myself mentally. Over the last year, I’ve learned that I have overcome a lot, but I still have a long way to go.”
“I brought my posters of Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, and Obama. I’m Black and Mexican-American, and it gives me pride and hope to see educated Black men up there. It reminds me I have to do the same.”
- More pages: