Alumni Profile

Christie Genochio '06

Teach for America high school instructor; graduate student at Johns Hopkins University

Christie Genochio developed valuable skills working on the California Legacy Project.

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Patrick Semansky '06

Photographer Pat Semansky first went to New Orleans on a Santa Clara immersion trip. Now he lives there and spends his time documenting ongoing attempts to rebuild the Big Easy.

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John Tweten '61

John Tweten '61 joined the Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality program two years ago.

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Christopher Muldoon '02

Christopher Muldoon '02 been a member of the all volunteer Portland Mountain Rescue unit for the last six years. After living in Prague teaching doctors medical English, Chris moved back stateside in 2005. Having been a climber all his life, he was looking for an active mountain rescue community and opportunity to combine his love for climbing with volunteering. Portland Mountain Rescue provided just the program.

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Beth Tellman '09

Beth Tellman is studying how decisions about the food we eat affect people around the world.

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Nancy Hubbell Eldredge '74

Nancy Hubbell Eldredge '74 manifests SCU's Jesuit ideology through volunteer outreach.

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Julie Mellin '08

Julie Mellin '08 wanted travel experience, but after joining the Peace Corps. she gained much more than that.

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St. Raymond School

The Jesuit values that were instilled in Broncos as Santa Clara University students continue as they continue to lead by example and now mentor their children. Without the many dedicated Bronco volunteers, St. Raymond School would not be what it is today. Selflessness is a large factor of volunteer work and no group realizes and lives out this quality more than those in the Bronco community. These alumni volunteers did not even realize the amount of hours they dedicated to the school until Cat Westover '84 interviewed them and brought their significant contributions to their attention.

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Steffany Castro '08

A meaningful education

Civil engineering seniors put their education to work for others.

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Cathlin Atchison '78

Cathlin Atchison '78 sees firsthand the strong relationship between SCU's alumni and service work.

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Robert Kenton '64

Robert Kenton '64 has spent every Wednesday morning since July 2003 at Sacred Heart Community Service Organization. He works in the Pantry making lunches for homeless and hungry customers. Additionally he sorts, packs and distributes food bags to needy families who come to the center to get food for their families.

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Irwin Quinn '50

Irwin Quinn '50 enjoys sparing a couple days a week helping a homeless shelter.

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Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11

Morgan Murphy '08 MA '11 has been teaching as an intern at Sacred Heart Nativity School for the past 3 yrs. Being an intern teacher at Nativity school is similar to volunteering with Teach for America.

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Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06

Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06 educates students about the role of an engineer in today's society.

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Dan Korbel '63, '76 M.A.

One of the Mission campus' many goals is to give everyone the opportunity for a college education.

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Brian Betz '05

This past holiday season, Brian Betz ?05 chapter president of the Seattle chapter organized an inaugural Toys for Tots event, in an effort to bring some smiles to the faces of underprivileged families.

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Jack Locke '65

Jack Locke '65 finds that personally distributing necessities to those in need is the best way to help.

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Kyle Ozawa '08 and Bill Pluto '08

Kyle Ozawa '08 and Bill Pluto '08 traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa to participate in a week-long house build with Amor Ministries. After meeting up with the group of 30 other volunteers, they spent the first day touring Johannesburg and learning more about the country's former Apartheid system of racial segregation which increased their appreciation of the country and all the struggles they have endured with over the last few decades.

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John Turner '64, MA '72

John Turner '64 used his experience as a high school teacher to volunteer at local reading groups and schools.

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Anna Stockel '89

Anna Stockel ?89 founded Christmas Angels and continues as the chief organizer of this secret group of elves who strive to bring Christmas cheer to those whose holidays are often bleak.

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Palm Springs Chapter

Twenty alumni in the Palm Springs Chapter gathered for the Alumni for Others (AFO) service project at FIND (Food in Need of Distribution) facility on April 2.

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Ralph Gomez MBA '74

This past January, my wife Molly and I volunteered to accompany students to a SCU Men?s basketball game. The students from the Sacred Heart Nativity School in San Jose are 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys. This was our third year of participating in this event. These boys look forward to coming onto the SCU campus, attending a college game and just having a fun day.

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Yasemin Kimyacioglu '08

Giving back: an SCU tradition

Choosing a senior design project provides the perfect opportunity to help.

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Joan Stein '81

Joan Stein '81 has been volunteering at the National Alliance on Mental Illness for the last two years. She mostly works the warm line which is the phone line for people to call into if they would like to talk to someone.

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Kathy Anderson

Kathy Anderson '72 is a leading figure in a local education foundation program for inner city students.

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