Santa Clara University will honor world famous soccer athlete, champion of girls’ health, and 1991 SCU graduate Brandi Chastain at the University’s 163rd undergraduate commencement ceremony June 14. Chastain’s selection to give the commencement address memorializes the 50th anniversary of women’s athletics at Santa Clara which the University celebrates this year.
More than 50 years after earning his first degree from Santa Clara University, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta returned to his alma mater to deliver the 162nd undergraduate commencement speech and ask the Class of 2013 to hold government leaders accountable.
Leon and Sylvia Panetta, founders of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy in Monterey, Calif. will be honored at Santa Clara University’s 162nd commencement ceremony on June 15, at which the former Secretary of Defense will give the commencement address.
Pamela A. Eibeck, an award-winning engineering educator and the first woman president of the University of the Pacific, will address Santa Clara University’s graduate students at their 2013 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14.