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Alumni News

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Pack Your Bags

Join us for an unforgettable trip to Ashland, Oregon, this August as part of the Alumni Travel Program. Attend a variety of shows at the Shakespeare Festival, gain insights from theatre professor Aldo Billingslea, share some meals with fellow Broncos, and explore all the area has to offer. Learn more and make your deposit today »

Broncos at the FIFA Women’s World Cup

This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup will include a bevy of Bronco talent. Leslie Osborne ’05, Danielle Slaton ’02, and Aly Wagner ’10 will take part in the broadcast, and keep your eyes peeled for Santa Clara women’s soccer player Julie (Johnson) Ertz ’14 on the field. Find out more »

Zen and the Art of Firefighting

Fifteen years ago, recently retired San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White ’86 became the first woman to head the department. In that time, she has ushered in a new era of diversity, led with empathy, and learned to roll with the punches. Read more about her tenure with the SFFD »

Exceptional Broncos, Avid Readers

Each year, through Broncos Read, the University Library honors faculty, staff, students, and alumni who share a passion for books and embody the three Cs: Conscience, Competence, and Compassion. Join us in congratulating Ann Manchester ’66 and her fellow honorees! Learn more about this year’s Broncos Read winners »


Santa Clara Magazine

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Headwinds

The adult world underappreciates delight. It goes hand in hand with discovery—and gratitude. Discover more in an excerpt from John Seibert Farnsworth’s Coves of Departure: Field Notes from the Sea of Cortez »

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Technology, Wonder, & Us

We are at the center of a high-speed world that allows for information to flow more quickly than ever. This good science and good technology needs technical expertise—and also literacy in being authentically human. Read more »


Alumni Events

May
18
Hawaii: Food Packing Month of Service Opportunity

Help pack 1,200 healthy meals for senior citizens.

May
22
Bay Area: How to Start a Side Hustle While Keeping Your Day Job

Alumni counselor Dean Ku, M.A. ’09, talks about ways to join the gig economy to make some extra income.

May
31
Denver: Happy Hour and Bluegrass Concert

Kick off the summer with your SCU family at the Buffalo Rose Saloon.

Jun
6
Santa Clara Valley: SCU Presents Romeo & Juliet

Enjoy an exclusive interview with director and actor Aldo Billingslea before the show.

Sep
8
Save the Date: Vintage Santa Clara XXXVI

Save the date for the Alumni Association’s signature food and wine festival. Tickets go on sale July 1.


University News

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New Dean of Engineering

This August, Elaine Scott, Ph.D., will join SCU as the new dean of the School of Engineering. With a distinguished career in academic leadership, Scott brings a wealth of experience to the position at a time when strong and innovative thinking is critical. Learn more about her background and myriad accomplishments »

Illuminate: Find Your Voice

Words are like paint on a brush, or chemicals—put them together and strange reactions happen. Award-winning poet and Director of Creative Writing Kirk Glaser reflects on what it means to be a poet, whether writing for a publication or just for yourself.

Can Money Buy Happiness?

The old adage says “money can’t buy happiness,” but studies show that it can—at least to an extent. David Feldman, chair of SCU’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology, considers how money affects our psychological well-being and why »

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