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SANTA CLARA like YOU'VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE
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A Bird’s-Eye View

The SCU Alumni Association is excited to introduce never-before-seen shots of Santa Clara’s beautiful campus. Watch as “SCUter” (pronounced skoo-ter) makes its first flight down the Abby Sobrato Mall (formerly Palm Drive), over the rose garden, and through Mission Gardens. Follow us on Facebook and stay tuned for more amazing videos from SCUter! Watch the video »

2014 COMMENCEMENT

"Everybody Matters"

Brandi Chastain ’91 addressed over 1,200 graduates at the 163rd undergraduate commencement. She encouraged them to help others realize their potential and to remember that everybody matters. Read more about her inspirational speech and watch the highlights video. Check out photos of the Graduation Picnic in our Facebook album and on Flickr

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ALUMNI NEWS
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Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to everyone who submitted a picture in the #SCUMissionWedding photo contest. Congratulations to our winners Francis A. Ogbogu '86 and Linda (Phipps) Ogbogu '86 (pictured on the left). Check out the SCU Mission Wedding photo album on Facebook.

   
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CAREER WEBINAR: "GRADUATED – NOW WHAT?”

The Career Center and Alumni Association collaborated to offer their inaugural webinar. Watch the webinar to hear job search tips for recent graduates from alumni career counselor Jill Klees.

 
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Calling All Broncos Living Abroad

Update your address in the SCU Alumni Online Directory, so we can bring Santa Clara to where you live and share info about local alumni events and University news. If you are in the U.K. on Sept. 4, join us in London for a cocktail reception. RSVP here »

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ALUMNA NOMINATED AS ALL-STAR TEACHER

People Magazine named Kerri (Falzon) Baetkey '93 as a finalist in the All-Star Teachers program. She is making a difference in the lives of English Language Learner students and their families by advocating for their needs and allowing their voices to be heard in their community.

SANTACLARAMAGAZINE.COM
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Closing the Gap

SCU's School of Education and Counseling Psychology is expanding its reach to create more graduate educational opportunities for Hispanic communities.

 

The Fragility of Faith

How can a thinking person still believe in God? Michael McCarthy, S.J., considers the role of God at academic institutions and the necessary conditions for faith to endure.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

July

THURSDAY

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Alumni Association: Pre-Trip Get Together - SCU England Summer 2014

4 PM | ADOBE LODGE

Meet fellow travelers before heading to England

RSVP
 

THURSDAY

24

Sacramento: Young Alumni Brewery Tour & Mixer

6 PM | TRACK SEVEN BREWING CO.

Sample beer, while mingling with Broncos

RSVP
 
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August

THURSDAY

21

Chicago: Annual Night at Wrigley Field & Pregame Reception

5:30 PM | MURPHY'S BLEACHERS & WRIGLEY FIELD

Watch the Chicago Cubs take on the SF Giants

RSVP
 

SATURDAY

23

Boston: Alumni Night at Fenway Park & Pregame Reception

Noon | JILLIAN'S OF BOSTON & FENWAY PARK

Watch the Boston Red Sox vs. the Seattle Mariners

RSVP
 

*NEW DATE*
WEDNESDAY

27

Sacramento: 42nd Annual Santa Claran of the Year Award Dinner

6 PM | MULVANEY'S B&L

Honoring Fox Sports rules analyst, Mike Pereira '72

RSVP
 

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

UNIVERSITY NEWS
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New VP of Finance

Alumnus Michael Hindery ’76 is Santa Clara’s new vice president of finance and administration. Michael will be a principal member of the University’s executive team, reporting to University President Michael Engh, S.J. He will play a key role in the University’s upcoming capital campaign, construction projects, and the implementation of the overall strategic plan. Read more »

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$7.7M Athletics Gift

Santa Clara University alumna and trustee, Mary Stevens '84, and her husband Mark donated $7.7 million to SCU athletics. The gift will be used to build a new soccer training center, upgrade the current soccer stadium, and build a new plaza to recognize and honor the history of the sports played on that field. Watch a video of the groundbreaking ceremony for the new soccer training center.

 

President's Message

University President Michael E. Engh, S.J., talks about Santa Clara’s recommitment to the athletics program. Inspired by the bold new strategic vision, the goal is to have an athletics program that is nationally prominent, ethically focused, and a vibrant force on campus. He is grateful to the Stevens Family, whose generous gift helps the University move forward with our goal. Read his full message »

     
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Victor B. and Julia Botto Vari Hall Dedication

More than 200 well-wishers turned out on May 15 for the Victor B. and Julia Botto Vari Hall dedication. Victor and Julia bequeathed an estimated $8 million of their estate to SCU to fund an endowment for the arts and humanities. Check out photos and videos of the dedication ceremony.

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Record-Breaking Senior Gift!

Congratulations to the Class of 2014 who had the highest participation in SCU history for the senior gift. Over 52 percent of the 2014 senior class contributed this year. Way to go!

For more University news, visit SCU Today

 
 
 

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