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.
Jack Locke '65
Jack Locke '65 finds that personally distributing necessities to those in need is the best way to help.
Matthew Frey '91
Matthew Frey '91 has been volunteering at the Seattle Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation which was created to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Chuck Blay '65 MBA '69
Last year Chuck Blay '65 MBA '69 became involved with a Jesuit organization, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality (CISS). It provided just the impetus for him to seek a way to help the less fortunate.
Dan Korbel '63, '76 M.A.
One of the Mission campus' many goals is to give everyone the opportunity for a college education.
Yasemin Kimyacioglu '08
Giving back: an SCU tradition
Choosing a senior design project provides the perfect opportunity to help.
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.
Ashkon Jafari '08
Ashkon Jafari '08 found that SCU's concept of the "Three C's" were really instilled in him for years to come.
Cathlin Atchison '78
Cathlin Atchison '78 sees firsthand the strong relationship between SCU's alumni and service work.
Robin Hepworth '06
As a voluntneer coordinator, Robin Hepworth '06 works to help undeserved communities from building houses to organizing after school teaching programs.
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.
Beth Tellman '09
Beth Tellman is studying how decisions about the food we eat affect people around the world.
Haydee Diaz '96
For the past four years Haydee Diaz ?96 has lived in San Salvador, El Salvador. Her volunteer experience has been focused on dealing with the issue of migration and how to promote policies and programs that will help Salvadorans stay at home instead of making the life-threatening journey to migrate to the U.S. or elsewhere. However, her most recent volunteer program has been the most rewarding to date.
Christina Fialho '06
Christina Fialho '06 learned outside of the classroom at SCU and discovered her true calling as a legal advocate for forced immigrants.
Lauren Fendel '10
After graduating last year and looking for a full time job, Lauren decided the best way to spend her days in the meantime was volunteering. She chose West Valley Community Services because of its mission of providing for low income families/individuals and homeless to stabilize their situation and get them back on their feet.
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.
Steffany Castro '08
A meaningful education
Civil engineering seniors put their education to work for others.
Blake Boznansky '98
Blake Boznansky '98 serves as a positive role model and works one-on-one as a "big brother" for others.
Joseph Knapp '71
Doctor Joseph Knapp '71 reaffirms his choice for specializing in health care.
Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06
Matthew O'Connor '01, MS '06 educates students about the role of an engineer in today's society.
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.
Denise (Lilian) Delong '69
In 2007, Denise(Lilian) Delong ?69 and her husband became involved with American Assistance for Cambodia.
Hedy Hightower-Reeves '86
Hedy Hightower-Reeves '86 has helped youth through economic, academic, and mental health support to earn college degrees.
Michael Neumann '03
As an engineering student, Michael Neumann was unable to study abroad or take part in University immersion trips to Columbia or El Salvador as some of his classmates did, so when he was finishing up his master?s work and considering what to do next, he ?thought it would be nice to go to another country and learn a new language and culture.?
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.