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A Big Bronco Weekend!

Save the date for Grand Reunion Oct. 11–14. Join fellow alumni and their families for a chance to return to campus, reconnect with friends, and renew your Bronco spirit. Not your “official” reunion year? No problem! With loads of campus-wide events taking place all weekend, there’s something for everyone. Register now »


Alumni News

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Wear Your SCU Pride

Woohoo! Our alumni family has officially grown to more than 100,000 members, each with a unique story to tell. Help us celebrate this incredible milestone by proudly sporting your commemorative alumni gear. Check out our online pop-up shop before it closes for good on Friday, Aug. 31 »

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Alumni Story Spotlight

Amanda Harris ’18 reflects on how SCU helped shape her. From being a first-generation college student and LEAD scholar to mentoring students and dancing in a hip hop group, Amanda says SCU gave her every tool she needs to pursue a career in dentistry. Watch her story, and then share yours »

Missed Connection: Fellow Bronco

I knew you by your license plate frame. Did you recognize my alumni sweatshirt? Are you new in town? There are lots of us around. We connect through local chapters and groups. It’s a great way to meet fellow alumni, learn about happenings at SCU, and cultivate your pride for your alma mater. Hope to see you soon. — A Fellow Bronco

Blazing a New Trail

Known for her skill on the soccer field, Aly Wagner ’03 also has a talent for calling games. She became the first American woman to commentate a World Cup match on a television network in English, and in doing so is paving the way for others. Read more »


Illuminate: SCUs Thought Leader Blog

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Life Lessons from an Orange

By Jeff Mitchell
What is the meaning of life? What lies within you? Like an orange, you, too, can be “juiceful.” Consider these “juiceful” opportunities »

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Entrepreneurs Innovating Workforce Development

By Drew Starbird MBA ’84
The entrepreneurial mindset is alive and well in sectors devoted to workforce development. Here are a few workforce ventures with high ambitions »


Santa Clara Magazine

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Fight Every Day 

Steve Nash ’96 talks about his time at SCU, his experience in the NBA, and his Hall of Fame induction. Read the exclusive interview »

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How I Won a Fulbright

Here are a few ideas for what’s led to a record number of these prestigious fellowships for Santa Clara students. Learn more » 


Alumni Events

Aug
18
Santa Clara Valley: Astronomy Observing Night

Look and learn with a night of stargazing hosted by the physics department.

Aug
25
Portland: Summer Reception and Polo Match

Join incoming and current students for polo, food trucks, and family fun.

Aug
26
Atlanta: Summer Reception

Take part in the first-ever Atlanta summer send-off and help welcome incoming Broncos.

Sep
6
Fresno: Summer Reception

Join fellow alumni for a send-off celebration of incoming and returning students.

Sep
7
Las Vegas: Summer Reception

Connect with students, their families, and your local Bronco community at this annual send-off celebration.


University News

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Coming Full Circle

Three decades after graduating with a degree in marketing, Celine Schmidek ’88 joins SCU as associate vice president for University Marketing and Communications. With 25 years of experience working in the area, she looks forward to helping amplify the stories of SCU students, faculty, and alumni. Learn more »

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Taye Diggs on Campus

Acclaimed actor, singer, and children’s book editor Taye Diggs has accepted a new role, this time as an honorary Bronco! The newly named Frank Sinatra Chair in the Performing Arts will share his talents with the campus community throughout the 2018-2019 academic year. Find out more about his artist residency »

Explore: Questions of Social Justice

Peruse the latest issue of explore magazine from the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education’s Bannan Institute. The Spring issue considers pressing issues of economic, ethnic, gender, and environmental justice. 

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