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Congratulations to...

The Alumni Association is proud to honor the following distinguished alumni for their service to humanity, the University, and the association at the 7th Annual Alumni Anniversary Awards Celebration on April 28.

Ignatian Award
Robert Downey ’92
Dori Rose Inda J.D. ’00
Deacon Larry McDonald ’66
Louis I. Bannan, S.J. Award
Nick Livak ’59, J.D. ’63
Paul L. Locatelli, S.J. Award
Dr. Francisco Jimenez ’66

New Student Calling

“I really appreciate the time you took to email me. It's nice to see the SCU community looking after their future students. This outreach is what makes Santa Clara so appealing to me."
- a 2012 admitted student

Get involved with the New Student Calling Program to share your SCU experience with admitted students, help with questions, or simply say "Welcome to Santa Clara!"
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Service and Spirituality

The Service and Spirituality section of the new alumni website offers a vast selection of spiritual opportunities and community service activities. Take advantage of the Alumni for Others (AFO) program, our National Month of Service in April, spiritual events and retreats, lent opportunities, and much more.
Explore the Service & Spirituality
Section Today »

A New Way to find Alumni on LinkedIN

Other than your degree, what is the most valuable result of your time at SCU? Your alumni network! Tap into this rich network through LinkedIn Alumni – a new networking tool. Just choose Santa Clara University under Contacts to bring up this new feature. Learn more about LinkedIn Alumni and while you're exploring, make sure to join the Santa Clara University & Alumni Association Group.

Alumni Highlight: Talking Dust Bowl Blues

You enter the theater for the one-man show starring Rob Tepper '00 about folk-singer Woody Guthrie and you snap on a plastic ID bracelet from the Brooklyn State Psychiatric Hospital, where Guthrie spent many years battling Huntington’s Disease.
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JST Theology in the City Lecture

March 11 3PM | Wilshire Country Club, Los Angeles
March 14 5:30PM | Oahu Country Club, Hawaii

A riveting discussion on "Where's the 'Jesuit' in Jesuit Schools?"




Sacramento Annual St. Patrick's Day Luncheon

11:30AM | The Dante Club

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Santa Clara alumni.





Asian Pacific Islander (API) Night at the Movies

7PM | Camera 3 Cinemas, San Jose

Join fellow Broncos at the Asian American Film Festival.





Peninsula Wine Tasting Reception

6Pm | Domenico Winery, San Carlos

Enjoy delicious wine and cheese with alumni and friends.





Los Angeles Santa Claran of the Year Award Dinner

6pm | The California Club, Downtown Los Angeles

Honoring the great works of alumnus Thomas Barron '62. 



Visit the Alumni Online Event Calendar
for additional regional, AFO, and association events.

President's message

Who are we, Who are we Becoming, and Are we Happy?

On Wed. Feb. 15, before a packed crowd in the Mission Church, Fr. Engh presented his annual State of the University address. Answering the questions, who are we; who are we becoming; and are we happy, Fr. Engh looked to recap the previous year's successes and look forward to the next year. Share in the conversation by viewing the recording or reading the transcript

A letter to the Alumni Family

On Jan. 5, California Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed 2012/2013 budget. As you may know, it included substantial cuts to the Cal Grant student aid program. It proposes to cut the maximum award from $9,708 to $5,472 for eligible students attending nonprofit, independent California colleges and universities, such as SCU. Read More »

Also, make sure to learn more through Fr. Engh's
Mercury News Op Ed. »

University News

Santa Clara Athletics Receives Full Certification by NCAA

The Santa Clara Athletic program has been fully certified, announced the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Committee on Athletics Certification. Read More »

Two Law Alums Receive Top Corporate Counsel Awards

Two Santa Clara University School of Law alumni were honored with top prizes in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Corporate Counsel awards. Read More »

Nominate an SCU Professor --by April 11

Did you have a professor who had a powerful impact on your learning and life? If so, nominate them for the University's most prestigious teaching honor, the Brutocao Award for Teaching Excellence. Eligibility guidelines, selection criteria, and list of past winners can be found online »

For more University news, visit SCU Today.

Check out the new and improved Alumni website at


Donohoe Alumni House
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, California

Tel 408-554-6800
Fax 408-554-2155

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