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Women's Soccer celebrating their NCAA Championship.

Women’s Soccer for the Win

For the first time since 2001, Santa Clara Women’s Soccer brought home the College Cup after a nail-biting run in the NCAA Championship—and Bronco alumni were there to cheer them on. From former players to eager fans, alumni tuned in, Zoomed in, and flew in to watch. Catch up on what happened and get a behind-the-scenes account from Danielle Slaton ’02, captain of the 2001 championship team, about what it was like to be in the stands.


Alumni News

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Reimagining a City

Spurred by his experience as a student leader at SCU, Alumni Association Board of Directors member Neil Datar ’17 is teaming up with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics to help the City of Santa Clara become more equitable and inclusive. Find out how Datar’s experience at SCU prepared him for this role »

SCU participation in 2019 SF Pride Parade.

Celebrate Pride Month

There’s no better time to get involved or be an ally of the LGBTQ+ community. Show your support for graduating Broncos who identify as LGBTQ+ by tuning in at 6 p.m. PDT to Thursday’s Lavender Graduation. Or, join the LGBTQ+ Alumni Group to discover a safe and supportive place to connect and network.

Making History

Santa Clara Women’s Soccer player Alex Loera ’21 has won the prestigious Honda Sport Award, joining fellow Bronco honorees Brandi Chastain ’91, Aly Wagner ’02, and Leslie Osborne ’04. For the last 45 years, the award has recognized the best of the best in collegiate athletics. Learn more »

Summer Reading

Summer is upon us and there’s no better time to escape into a good story. Dive into Liz Moore’s heart-pounding novel “Long Bright River” with members of the Alumni Book Club through July 29. And, mark your calendar for a special opportunity to listen to a Q & A with the author on July 28.

Level Up Your Career

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the workforce for years, it’s never too late to hone your professional skills. Check out Career Boost from SCU’s Career Center. Choose from a collection of brief videos on everything from interview tips to identifying your values to find exactly what you need to take your career to the next level.


Spiritual Growth

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A Special Beginning

The arrival of Commencement always brings about a renewed feeling of hope and anticipation—this year more so than ever. Despite a challenging year, Jesuit Alumni Liaison Art Liebscher, S.J. ’69, M.Div. ’84 JST, S.T.M. ’86 JST celebrates the connections we have made and looks forward to the days ahead.

Bronco Book of Prayers

Coming together to pray is powerful, and our Bronco community is here to support you. If you or someone you know needs a prayer, enter the person’s name into the Bronco Book of Prayers and let us lift them up together.


Santa Clara Magazine

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Stories with Purpose

Charles Erekson spent more than 30 years on the Mission campus, sharing stories and purpose with SCU as he worked his way from the Office of Student Affairs to the Provost’s Office. Read on »

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In the Lab

Terri Wrin ’79 has spent decades in the lab searching for ways to address some of the world’s deadliest viruses, starting with HIV and now COVID-19. Follow her journey in Santa Clara Magazine »


Virtual Events

Jun
14
Virtual Examen with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77

Pray the Ignatian Examen with Fr. Treacy during this monthly opportunity for reflection.

Jun
23
Expert Series: Thrivers

Michele Borba ’72, M.A. ’75 discusses her book, “Thrivers,” and shares seven skills to help kids bounce back from adversity.

Jul
28
Author Talk with Liz Moore

Tune in for a Q & A with Liz Moore, author of “Long Bright River,” courtesy of the Alumni Book Club. Open to everyone.


University News

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Cheer On Our Grads

Wherever you are, you can help celebrate the undergraduate Class of 2021. Tune in to the Virtual Commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. PDT on Saturday, June 12 to join the festivities and honor the many accomplishments of our graduating students.

SCU Fulbright finalists Armand Aibara ’21, Jocelyn Chi ’21, Ryan Nazari ’21, and Anjali Rangaswami ’21

Four Fulbright Winners

Seniors Armand Aibara ’21, Jocelyn Chi ’21, Ryan Nazari ’21, and Anjali Rangaswami ’21 join a growing list of Broncos who’ve been named Fulbright finalists since the program’s inception 50 years ago. Find out whats next for these incredible scholars »

Leadership + Spirituality

When we think of leadership, we don’t always consider spirituality. But, for Professors Jennifer Woolley and Nydia MacGregor the two ideas go hand-in-hand. Their new podcast, “The Mac and Woolley Show,” explores the intersection of business and spirituality to uncover insights every leader should know. Listen now »


Alumni Benefits

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Don’t just shop local, shop Bronco! Whether you're looking for delicious food, wellness resources, handmade goods, or anything in between, the SCU alumni community is here to help. Check out the Bronco Business Registry for a growing list of alumni enterprises.

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University Credit Union is celebrating their 70th anniversary by giving back to the universities they serve. As a proud partner of SCU, UCU will make a donation to the Bronco Food Pantry for every Broncos card issued. Certain restrictions apply. Learn more »

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