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Enduring Lessons

Family Medicine Physician MaryAnn Dakkak ’04 was separated from her family for three months while treating COVID-19 patients at Boston Medical Center. With many cities now reopened, Dakkak hopes the lessons learned aren’t lost and urges people to remain cautious and follow social distancing guidelines. Read her story and see her heartwarming reunion with her kids »

Alumni News

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Vintage Goes Virtual

The show will go on! This September, enjoy Vintage Santa Clara in a way that’s accessible no matter where you are! Tune in for food demonstrations, wine tastings, interactive games, giveaways, and more! Learn more about our fresh spin on this 37 year tradition »

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Boost Your Business

Do you or an alumnus you know have a business that could use support? We can help spread the word. Add your Bronco-owned or affiliated enterprise to our registry and we’ll share it with our expansive alumni network. And let’s all show our support by shopping at a Bronco business!

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Connecting with Greatness

“When you meet certain people in life, you never forget the date.” Read on as Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce ’98 reflects on leadership, activism, and how meeting civil rights leaders John Lewis, Reverend Joseph E. Lowery, and Ambassador Andrew Young helped shape his life.

A Sense of Magic

Sometimes the lessons learned outside the classroom are the most transformational. That was certainly the case for Kaitlyn O’Hara ’19, Michelle Wang ’19, and Michelle Yau ’19 who got valuable filmmaking experience working alongside SCU communications assistant professor Nico Opper and her creative partner, Shannon St. Aubin, on the award-winning film When I Write ItRead their story »

Spirituality and Wellness

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As Faith Grows

Later this month Lauren Serfas ’20 will begin a new journey as she enters a vocation as a Catholic sister with the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Watch to learn how a degree in bioengineering and a passion for social enterprise helped her discern religious life.

Envision a World of Compassion

Through his latest book, Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical KinshipGregory Boyle, S.J., offers a snapshot into life on the margins and reveals the transformative power of compassion. Take part in a virtual book talk and small group discussion led by Fr. Boyle today, Tuesday, August 4, at 6 p.m. PDT.

University News

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Meet the Dean

On July 1, Daniel Press joined Santa Clara University as the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He describes himself as sentimental and curious, and says he is always on the move. He’s an avid baker and a winemaker, too. Find out what else makes Dean Press tick »

New Trustees

Three accomplished female leaders have been named to SCU’s Board of Trustees. Kathleen Duncan P’17, P’19Molly Joseph ’96, and Gisel Ruiz ’92 bring new perspectives and fresh experiences to the group of 48 individuals who help set policies and strategy for the University. Learn more »

Alumni Benefits

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Show your alumni pride with University Credit Union’s new customized Santa Clara University Visa® debit card. Enjoy fee-free access to over 30,000 CO-OP ATMs, and a secure and convenient way to make purchases. Join UCU and apply online today »

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During these uncertain times, you can count on the power of the Santa Clara family. Take advantage of the Bronco network through Switchboard, our online engagement platform. Ask for what you need or offer what you have and discover a community of Broncos helping Broncos.

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