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Santa Clara's $1 Billion Innovating with a Mission Campaign

A University Transformed

Santa Clara University Campus

The Innovating with a Mission campaign resulted in the largest transformation in Santa Clara’s 173-year history.

New buildings are home for connection, creativity, athleticism, discovery and innovation.

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One of the Largest STEM Educational Campuses in the Nation

A campus hub for big ideas. A center of inquiry. A place to change the way we solve problems. Discover the new Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation due to a transformative gift from John A. '60 and Susan Sobrato.

Building an Athletics Program That is Nationally Prominent, Ethically and Academically Focused, and a Vibrant Force on Campus

A major gift from Santa Clara University Trustee Mary Stevens ’84, and her husband Mark launched a new state-of-the-art soccer training center and upgraded the current soccer stadium.

“There’s more opportunity here than there is anywhere in the world.”

Stephen A. Finn MBA ’76 is bullish on Silicon Valley, and the opportunities that it creates for Santa Clara University. It’s one reason he’s given $25 million (and counting) in gifts to SCU, including the new Stephen A. Finn Residence Hall and the Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation.


Climate change is a priority for us. Solar panels have been a no-brainer way to make an impact.”

Jeff Bird, together with his wife Tina, established the Bird Solar Initiative Plan. In addition, the Birds named the Innovation Zone in SCDI and helped create and fund new programs to support the success of first year students.

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