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Words of Wisdom

Before becoming official members of the alumni family, the class of 2012 celebrated their achievements at the annual commencement ceremony and Graduation Picnic.

The undergraduate class was not only inspired by the advice from Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, but also by the captivating words from valedictorian Nathan Rogers '12. Nathan encouraged his classmates to live a constructive life and be the stewards of the Santa Clara mission and spirit wherever life takes them. Read Nathan Roger's address (full text) »

Watch the Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies (full length videos) »

A Bronco Remembers 75 Years of an Icon

The thick suspension cables of the Golden Gate Bridge were already draped across the entrance to the San Francisco Bay and the road sections were about to be connected mid-span when Bill Adams '37 got an opportunity to tour the construction site. Read more about Bill's amazing story »

Network with Santa Clarans on LinkedIn

Tap into a rich community of professionals in the Santa Clara LinkedIn group to add to your network; find jobs posted by Broncos for Broncos; and network across industry, interest, and location. There are already 10,700 Broncos looking to connect with you. Why wait, join the group today »

Mark Your Calendars: Vintage Santa Clara XXIX

Vintage Santa Clara, the association's annual wine and food festival, is just around the corner. Tickets for the September 9 event go on sale online Monday, August 6 at 8 a.m. Don't miss the opportunity to join the alumni family for delicious food, great wines, and a spectacular afternoon of fun. Learn more »

So many ways to give back

Are you looking for a way to reconnect with your alma mater? The association's Get Involved Program provides the opportunity for you to do just that. Peruse our current offerings for ways to give back to the Santa Clara community, recruit prospective students, or volunteer with other Broncos in your area.
Sign up to participate today »




Chicago Jesuit Alumni Mass and Reception

5PM | East Quad of the Loyola Lake Shore Campus

Catch up with old friends and meet new acquaintances at this great event on the Loyola University Chicago campus.





Chicago Annual Alumni Night at Wrigley Field

5PM | Murphy's Bleachers and Wrigley Field

Watch the Cubs take on their division rival, the
Cincinnati Reds.





Santa Clara Valley Earthquakes Game and BBQ

5:30PM | Santa Clara campus

An exciting day of BBQ and soccer with Santa Clara friends.





San Diego Alumni Day at the Padres

11:30am | Park Lofts and Petco Park

"Take me out to the ballgame" - an annual tradition of friends, food, and baseball fun.



August & September

Regional Summer Send Off Receptions

various cities

A great opportunity to meet incoming Broncos in your area.
Learn more about a reception in your area »


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

University News

Class of 2012 Students Selected to Receive University Awards

Congratulations to our newest alumni, the class of 2012! Amidst pomp and pageantry we closed the academic year and honored our graduates at the 161st Commencement Exercises. A special tradition at the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony is to acknowledge members of the class selected to receive University awards. Read more about this year's recipients »

New Trustees Join the Board of Santa Clara University

Five highly experienced alumni: Kristi M. Bowers '90, MBA '97; Howard S. Charney MBA '73, J.D. '77; Mary Mathews-Stevens '84; Jeffrey A. Miller '73, MBA '76; and Betsy S. Rafael '83 were elected to Santa Clara University’s Board of Trustees, bringing the number of members of the governing body that helps steer strategies and priorities of the 161-year-old private University to 45. Read more about each new Trustee »

De Saisset explores the Intersection of Art and Craft 

The de Saisset Museum will open two new exhibits this fall which examine the materiality and function of art. Beyond Function: Fiber, Fabric, and Finery explores innovations in textile art through the work of eleven Bay Area artists. Whereas Jeweled Prosthetics: Jewelry as Extension of Self, features pieces by two artists who take jewelry beyond the realm of conventional adornment. Both exhibitions will be on view August 17 – December 2, 2012. Learn more about the two exhibits »

10th Anniversary of the Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

Celebrate 20 accomplished social entrepreneurs and listen to them pitch their business plans in Santa Clara's Mayer Theatre on August 23. Tackling everything from smallholder farmer crop insurance to off-grid electrification, to women's reproductive health, the class of 2012 is bringing positive, lasting change to impoverished communities around the globe.
Read more about each social entrepreneur »

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Santa Clara, California

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