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SCU kicks off school year with day of celebration for students, staff and faculty
The events began with a noontime Mass at the Mission Santa Clara de Asís, where participants prayed for the safety and success of the SCU community throughout the academic year. Following Mass, a community lunch was held on Bellomy Field where students, faculty, and staff sat together at picnic tables and on blankets, soaking up the afternoon sun before heading into the
During Convocation, students displaced by Hurricane Katrina and attending SCU were recognized, as well as students, faculty, and staff who received awards for their outstanding achievements and service to the University. The day’s events closed on a high note with the band, Slightly Stoopid, performing an exclusive, private concert for SCU students on Bellomy Field.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its 8,213 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the third-highest graduation rate among all