Giving

  • One in a million

    One in a million

    A note of thanks to the SCU alumni. You came through in record numbers to secure a $1 million challenge grant for the University.

    Fall 2013

  • A million to one

    A million to one

    SCU alumni came through in record numbers to win a $1 million gift for the University.

  • Sprinksing into action

    Sprinksing into action

    Students come together to thank donors on the first annual “Sprinksgiving” event.

  • The $1 million question

    The $1 million question

    Can SCU alumni win the university’s first-ever challenge grant?

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Burning bright

    Burning bright

    From building bonfires to businesses, Hall Evans ’51 understands why it's important to support a bright idea.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Santa Clara through and through

    Santa Clara through and through

    Emma Anderson’s life was deeply intertwined with this place—and her legacy continues in the alumni and current students attending college thanks to her support.

    Winter 2013

  • The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    SCU can receive a major grant—but needs gifts from 9,000 undergraduate alumni to make it happen.

    Fall 2012

  • The storyteller

    The storyteller

    In retirement, Anne Middleton '71 follows her passion.

    Summer 2012

  • Peace of mind

    Peace of mind

    Sylvia Tellez '79 gives back to the Santa Clara community by supporting the scholarship she once received.

    Winter 2012 | GIFT PLANNING

  • A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    A dazzling (and new!) first impression

    Prepare to be dazzled by two new buildings rising on the Mission Campus: the Patricia A. and Stephen C. Schott Admission and Enrollment Services Building—and a brand new Graham Hall.

    Fall 2011

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Winter 2014

Table of contents

Features

Rise up, my love

There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.

The chaplain is in the House

With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.

Welcome to Citizenville

Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.

Mission Matters

Goooaal!

Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.

Patent trolls, beware

The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.

A sight of innocence

George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.