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Introducing the Alumni Bookshelf

Looking for a good summer book? Check out the Alumni Bookshelf and discover compelling reads on a wide range of topics by Bronco alumni authors. The list is growing, so check back to see what's new, or submit a recommendation and let us know of a great book we should add to our list!


Alumni News

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Kids + Ethical Choices

Want to empower children to make ethical decisions? Join us for “Raising Ethical Children & Teens,” a free course offered exclusively to SCU alumni. Presented by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics in partnership with the Alumni Association, the course takes three to four hours to complete. Watch a quick course intro and sign up before July 15.

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Tag, You're It

Some Broncos just never grow up! For 28 years, two Broncos have been playing an epic game of tag with their friends. For one month each year, the players do whatever it takes—hiding, traveling distances, and donning disguises—to tag a new “it.” On June 15, the thrill of the chase hits the big screen with TAGCheck it out and join us for an Bronco advanced screening »

Join the #Convo on Social!

Stay connected to your alma mater and #SCUalumni by following us on social media. Feel the #SCUlove on the social platform of your choice (we’re on 10!) Make us a part of your social circle »

Artistic Accolades

Ceramic professor Francisco “Pancho” Jimenez, Jr. ’93 is leaving his mark on the South Bay art scene. Jimenez was recently honored as a 2018 SVLaureate by Silicon Valley Creates for his exceptional achievement in the arts. Learn about the award, view Pancho’s work, and show your support.


Illuminate: SCUs Thought Leader Blog

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The Healthier Choice: Burger or Hot Dog?

By Phil Kesten
With summer BBQ season right around the corner, find out which option is healthier »

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2 Key Filters to Improve Relationships

By Thomas G. Plante
Incivility seems to be more commonplace—and sadly, people seem to be acting out with bitter divisiveness. Thomas Plante says these two key filters will improve relationships »


Santa Clara Magazine

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The Ballad of Jesus Ortiz

Poet Dana Gioia on true crime and a cowboy ballad.

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Born LEADer

Yuridia (Estrada) ’07 and Juan Esquivel ’09 welcome the first LEAD baby.


Alumni Events

Jun
7
LGBTQ+: Lavender Senior Ceremony

Celebrate the achievements of this year's graduates at the Lavender Senior Ceremony.

Jun
9
Washington, D.C.: Day at the Nationals Game & Pregame Reception

Gather at The Bullpen before the game, then watch the Nationals take on the San Francisco Giants.

Jun
14
Pan Asian, Black, and Chicanx/Latinx: Senior Ceremonies

Join the Alumni Association to welcome students from the Class of 2018 into these remarkable alumni groups.

Jun
20
Sacramento: Annual Mentoring Reception

Learn tips and tricks from communications professional and career training expert Marty Boyer ’78.

Jun
21
SCUBBA: Campus Tour of Current and Future Projects

Project manager Marissa Pimentel ’10, MBA ’15 from SCU’s Planning & Projects department leads a tour of SCU construction projects.


University News

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Take Risks

In his commencement address to the Santa Clara University School of Law, Howard S. Charney MBA ’73, J.D. ’77, urged graduates to “balance the magnitude of the upside against the severity of the downside,” and be willing to take the leap. Read more of his message »

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Cross Country Immersion

To help round out their SCU experience, cross country coach Pete Cushman began taking his athletes on immersion trips with the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education. The trips not only provided meaningful experiences for the students, they helped improve team dynamics. Find out how »

Women of Influence

Caryn Beck-Dudley, dean of the Leavey School of Business, has been recognized as one of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2018 women of influence. She is honored alongside eight SCU alumnae. Find out who these outstanding women are and learn more about Dean Beck-Dudley’s impact at SCU »

Top Trends in Engineering Education

Dean Alfonso Ortega identifies two trends that are shaping engineering education today. Discover how SCU stacks up and what changes are on the horizon »

Students Say Thank You

Students came together this spring for the annual Sprinksgiving celebration. With personal notes and heartfelt testimonials, Broncos expressed their gratitude to the individuals and families who make their SCU experience possible by supporting scholarships, immersion trips, club budgets, new buildings, and more. See video footage from the day »

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