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Goodbye inCircle,
Hello LinkedIn

The social media landscape has changed—so after eight years, the Alumni Association is saying farewell to inCircle effective June 30. We look forward to offering you even more networking opportunities through the Santa Clara University LinkedIn group, including the ability to:
  • Connect with 9,500+ alumni, current students, faculty, and staff
  • Search for jobs posted for Broncos, by Broncos
  • Network across industry, interest, and location

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Thank You to the 2012
New Student Calling Volunteers

Thank you to all the alumni, parents, and current students who graciously gave their time to congratulate students on their acceptance to the University and help answer questions! Your efforts helped many admitted students make the choice to attend Santa Clara University.  
Click through for the full list of 2012 volunteers »

First Co-ed to Receive Honorary Degree

At this year's undergraduate commencement, the University will award an honorary degree to Mary Somers Edmunds '62, representative of the pioneering women in undergraduate education at Santa Clara. In this, the 50th anniversary year of women in undergraduate education, we commemorate the special group who paved the way for women to become a vibrant and integral part of the Santa Clara community. View more about the Co-Ed Experience (video) »

Commencement Speakers

Graduate Commencement: Martha J. Kanter

The woman President Obama is counting on to help educate America’s workforce of the next decade, Martha J. Kanter, the under secretary of education for the U.S. Department of Education, will address SCU’s graduate students at their 2012 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 15. Read More »

Undergraduate Commencement: Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, the iconic co-founder of Apple Computer, current chief scientist at Fusion-io, and one of the original architects of the personal-computing industry, will be the commencement speaker for SCU's undergraduate class of 2012 on Saturday, June 16.
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University News

Cultural Context Enriches Theology

Four dozen graduates received their degrees from the Jesuit School of Theology on May 19. Addressing the class was a leading African Jesuit, Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J., who told the 2012 graduates that "respecting the cultural context in which believers worship adds to the richness of Catholic theological teaching." Read More »

Let Your Own "Metaphysical Guilt" Guide You to Act for Others

Paul van Zyl told SCU law students that "your own sense of metaphysical guilt can be a powerful impetus to defend the right of others." On May 19, the key architect of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission spoke at the Santa Clara School of Law commencement celebration. Read More »

Make an Impact today

Your gift to Santa Clara helps support crucial student programs and scholarships, further University initiatives, and increases the worth of your SCU degree. Choose a cause that matters most to you, whether it's the Alumni Family Scholarship, Santa Clara Fund, or your academic department; every gift can make a difference! Make a gift online today »

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