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Celebrating 140 Years

On April 27, 1881, a small group of Santa Clara graduates came together to form the Alumni Association. One hundred and forty years later, the Bronco network includes more than 106,000 alumni around the globe. While our Santa Clara family has grown, the Alumni Association continues to inspire lifelong connections and foster a passion for SCU. As we commemorate 140 years together, find out how it all began and discover fun facts about our thriving Bronco family »


Alumni News

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A Day to Shine

On April 21, in an extraordinary display of generosity, Bronco alumni, friends, and family successfully raised $3.5 million through a total of 4,570 gifts during SCU’s annual Day of Giving. Donations supported 250 student-centered funds, including emergency assistance and diversity scholarship efforts, demonstrating a deep commitment to our students and to SCU’s Jesuit values. Learn more »

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A Perfect Pairing

For decades, the Franzia family has been making dreams come true in the wine industry. Through strategic partnerships with vintners like Phil and Debra Long of the Longevity label, this three-generation Bronco family has grown the Bronco Wine Company into the fourth largest producer in the U.S. Find out how family heritage and Santa Clara values played a key role in building this storied union »

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

This May, we honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month and invite Broncos who identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander to join our growing alumni group. Through this network of Broncos, we aim to build connections and engagement opportunities that celebrate the shared heritage and experiences of our entire alumni family.

Job Prep Tool Kit

SCU’s Career Center isn’t just for students, it’s for alumni too! Whether you’re currently searching for a job or considering a future move, the Career Center’s job prep tool kit can help you up your game. Learn to boost your resume, optimize your network, stand out in an interview and so much more.


Santa Clara Magazine

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Bronco Baby Blankets

Join Santa Clara Magazine for a knit-along! We’ve got a pattern for an SCU baby blanket. And, don’t forget to share your Bronco blanket on social media. You can find the pattern right here »

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Vaccines: An Ethical Puzzle

As Americans line up for vaccines, COVID-19 spreads rapidly through India. How we care for one another is not just an ethical question, it impacts the health of us all. Stay safe. Be well.


Virtual Events

May
12
Virtual Examen with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77

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

May
13
Expert Series: Miracles

Katie Mahon ’78 shares stories of wonder, joy, and mystery from her new book, "The Miracle Collectors."

May
20
Alumni Book Club: Live Author Talk

Join the Alumni Book Club to participate in this exclusive Q&A with Matt Haig, best-selling author of “The Midnight Library.”

Jun
23
Expert Series: Thrivers

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


University News

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2021 Commencement News

SCU is offering the Class of 2021 both a virtual and in-person option for commencement. All students and their families are invited to commemorate the accomplishments of these amazing young Broncos in a virtual ceremony on June 12. A limited in-person alternative will be offered on campus June 11. Find out more »

Multicultural Recognition Ceremonies

In keeping with tradition, we’re partnering with SCU’s Office for Multicultural Learning and the Rainbow Resource Center to celebrate the achievements of graduating students of color and LGBTQIA+ students. Alumni are invited to join the virtual recognition ceremonies to welcome the Class of 2021 to our Bronco family.

An Essential Insight

SCU professor of psychology Thomas G. Plante has spent four decades practicing psychotherapy. He’s learned a lot in his lengthy career, but one thing stands out. Find out what the Augustin Cardinal Bea, S.J., University professor identifies as his most important insight »


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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Exclusively for Alumni: University Credit Union wants to pay the closing costs on your home purchase or refinance loans! This offer is available for both adjustable and non-conforming fixed rate mortgages. Learn more »

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