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SCU Stories

Alumni Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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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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Dana Caulley Pelton '04

Math major

Math major praises the impact her SCU education has made on her life.

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Michelle Dezember '06

Art History major, Sociology major

Working with NYC museums for inner-city kids leads art history major to win a grant to study museums in Barcelona.

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Vanessa DiCarlo '08

Religious Studies major

Through the Arrupe Center, alumna grasps the importance of community-based learning as elementary school volunteer.

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David Doroquez '99, '07

Ph.D. MIT

Biology major conducts the entire scientific experiment, from developing a hypothesis to publishing an article on his findings.

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Kevin Dowling '84

Political Science major

Political science graduate, and current vice-major of Hayward, praises SCU's faculty and thrilling basketball games.

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Sandra Figueroa Renteria '03

Sociology major

Sociology major's field work at a women's shelter grounds her decision to go the social service route.

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Randee Garber '08

Communication major

Alumna's hands-on experience putting on a show leads her to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.

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Annie Garrison '01

Math major

Math major publishes a topology paper as an undergraduate and now pursues teaching math education.

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Shannon Gleeson '02

Sociology major

SCU teaches sociology major qualitatively and quantitatively, opening up a range of career paths in the field.