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Fan Favorites

From Grand Reunion to Bronco Experts and University history, 2021 offered a host of fun reads and compelling stories to share. Find out what made the Bronco Connect Top 10–revisit a favorite or discover something you missed that resonated with fellow alumni readers. 


Alumni News

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Networking on Your Terms

Be a part of something great with Bronco Exchange Student & Alumni Connections, our new networking platform. Designed with you in mind, this tool brings together engaged individuals who are invested in your success. Ask questions, seek guidance, or lend your expertise to a fellow Bronco. A simple conversation can change a life. Build your profile today to start the dialogue »

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Forging a Path

Tanesha Cartwright ’18, M.F.T ’23 had a plan, but sometimes life leads you in unexpected directions. When the former hairstylist went looking for a therapist who could relate to her experience as a Black woman, she came up short. Now, Cartwright aims to change that and fulfill her dream of becoming a therapist for Black community members. Read her inspiring story »

Moving the Needle

Two new funds help students from underrepresented backgrounds attend Santa Clara. Philanthropists Jim Hulburd ’82 and the Bagley family hope their gifts, totaling $2.3 million, inspire others to chip in. Learn more »

In Remembrance: Marygrace Colby ’91

The Santa Clara family mourns the loss of Marygrace Colby ’91 who passed on Jan. 17, 2022. Colby joined Santa Clara Athletics in 1963 to oversee the women’s recreational athletics program. Despite pushback from many critics at the time, Colby pressed forward and laid the groundwork for a program that would elevate and celebrate women in sports. Read more about her legacy »


Santa Clara Magazine

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How Water Comes to Life

As fire, drought, and the climate crisis threaten our world, SCU professors and students look to art to inspire others to action. The multimedia dance production, The Water Project, tackles a vital resource.

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Tiny History, Big Impact

What can an old receipt teach? A lot—at least when students dig into an ancient tablet. Held in the University Archives, a cuneiform tablet helps teach classic myths, technology, and art.


Virtual Events

Feb
2
Ignatian Spirituality Evening Reflection Series

Follow the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius in the third session of this virtual series.

Feb
17
Bronco Expert Series: Fireside Chat with Blye Faust ’97

Academy Award-winning producer Blye Faust ’97 discusses her career and shares insights into the entertainment industry.

Feb
22
Virtual Examen with Fr. Jack Treacy ’77

Find a sense of inner calm as you pray the traditional Ignatian Examen alongside Jack Treacy, S.J., ’77.

Feb
28
Virtual Barre Sculpt Fitness Class

Join Barre instructor Sonia Li ’00 for a fun workout focused on toning, sculpting, and lengthening all muscle groups.

Mar
9
Author Talk with Charles Yu

“Interior Chinatown” author Charles Yu answers questions and discusses his writing in a Live Virtual Q&A. Open to everyone.


University News

The Fierce Urgency of Now

Last month, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Santa Clara Law students hosted a virtual conversation with Clarence B. Jones, a social justice champion and Dr. King’s attorney, friend, and adviser. Jones spoke of the past and the present, urging students to commit to the fight for social and racial justice. Watch now »

Memory Lane

In his latest Illuminate blog, SCU Counseling and Psychology professor David B. Feldman explains why nostalgia is on the rise and explores the benefits and pitfalls of reflecting on the past.

Bystander Intervention

We’ve all seen it–racist hate speech or cyberbullying on social media. But, why does it happen and how can we effectively intercede? SCU Assistant Professor of Communication Melissa Brown shares some strategies »


Alumni Benefits

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Create lasting connections with your SCU friends and colleagues with help from Alumni Association social channels. Follow us on your favorite platforms to stay connected to each other, hear about the latest happenings at your alma mater, and feel the nostalgia of #beautifulscu.

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University Credit Union knows that sometimes financial issues arise, and they want to ease the burden. Therefore, they are eliminating overdraft fees for good. This is just one of the many ways that UCU gives their members a financial advantage. Learn more and join today!

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