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Nidhi Adroja '07

M.S. in Information Systems

M.S. information systems graduate credits the holistic education she received at Santa Clara for getting her job at Cisco.

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Sam Baker '08

Finance major, Music minor

Inspired by the social justice philosophy, alumnus Sam Baker co-founded a business that provides low-cost computers to communities in El Salvador.

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Jesse Baldwin-Philippi '07

Ph.D. student in Political Communication

Communications studies alumna values the faculty-student relationships at Santa Clara.

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Terry Beers

Professor, English

English professor enlists his students to work with the California Legacy Project in reviving California literature.

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Brian Belcher '09

Finance major, Economics major

When Brian Belcher saw the economic problems facing developing countries firsthand, it changed his career path forever.

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Michelle Bezanson

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Anthropology professor's classroom is in the Costa Rican rainforests where students are encouraged to get their hands dirty.

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James Bickford '08

Mechanical Engineering major

Mechanical engineering major gets the tools at SCU to co-found his own startup renewable energy business.

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Aldo Billingslea

Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance

Theatre and dance professor inspires students to recognize social issues and use their acting skills to initiate change.

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Renee Billingslea


Photography professor uses art and the camera to engage students in local and Santa Clara University communities

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Brooke Boniface '11

Political Science major

Political Science senior is thankful for the role SCU has played in shaping her future.