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Goodbye 2021. Hello 2022!

May the days ahead shine with a renewed sense of possibility. After weathering another challenging year, we encourage you to take time to feed your spirit and nurture your soul. Whether it’s joining an activity with a friend, relaxing with a good book, taking a walk outside, or lifting your heart to God, may you discover new ways to care for yourself, your friends and family. From all of us at the Alumni Association, we wish you a year filled with light, good health, and love.


Alumni News

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Social Impact

Samuel Bertram ’16, MS ’17, co-founder and CEO of OnePointOne, has been named to the Forbes list of “30 Under 30: Social Impact.” With a goal of solving some of the world’s largest food challenges, OnePointOne aims to revolutionize the way we grow plants.

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New Year, New Reads

Kick off the New Year with a renewed commitment to readingfor education, fun, or just for you. Need some inspiration? Grab a copy of Charles Yu’s “Interior Chinatown” through the Alumni Book Club and join our next reading period, Jan. 6 through March 10.

Last Call for Nominations

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is looking for enthusiastic leaders to help advance our mission, strengthen alumni-to-alumni connections, and expand our ties to SCU. Wherever you are in the world, you can help guide our association forward. Raise your hand by Jan. 25 »


President’s Reading List

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Acting University President Lisa Kloppenberg wishes the Santa Clara alumni family a blessed start to the New Year. Like many of us, she enjoyed time to read, reflect, and safely reconnect with family over the holidays. Find out what’s on her bookshelf and what she has been reading recently »


Virtual Events

Feb
2
Ignatian Spirituality Evening Reflection Series

Follow the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius in the third session of this five-part virtual series.

Feb
17
Bronco Expert Series: Fireside Chat with Blye Faust ’97

Academy Award-winning producer Blye Faust ’97 talks about her career, inspiration, and shares insight into the entertainment industry.


Santa Clara Magazine

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Informed by Struggle

Hardship forged a sense of gratitude in Navah MBA ’84 and Meir Statman, professor of finance at SCU. Gratitude propelled them forward during challenging times and sparked a generosity for SCU. Read more »

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Equity Leaders: Why Now?

Santa Clara Magazine breaks down the job that defined 2021—chief officer of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Higher education, reflecting the larger community, also adopted the role. Take a look at how we got here »


University News

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Pathways for Tomorrow

With the help of a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., SCU’s Jesuit School of Theology aims to better serve pastoral leaders in the Latina/o community. Find out how »

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The Stretch Years

How do you create a more meaningful life as you age? SCU Professor of Education and Counseling Psychology Jerrold Lee Shapiro shares his thoughts on the Illuminate blog »


Alumni Benefits

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Create lasting connections with your SCU friends and colleagues with help from Alumni Association social channels. Follow us on your favorite platforms to stay connected to each other, hear about the latest happenings at your alma mater, and feel the nostalgia of #beautifulscu.

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Join University Credit Union, the official credit union of SCU. Enjoy benefits including up to 5.00% Annual Percentage Yield on a University Checking Account, our Lowest Loan-Rates-in-the-Nation Guarantee, and more than 30,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide. Certain terms and restrictions apply.

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