Mission Matters

  • Goodbye & Hello

    Goodbye & Hello

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    When valedictorian Gus Hardy ’16 was in high school, he was’t expected to go to college. So what changed? 

    Summer 2016 

  • A Day for You, a Life for Others

    A Day for You, a Life for Others

    Ed Cohen, 15 Aug 2016

    This year’s commencement speaker teaches a new version of the ABCs.

    Summer 2016

  • His and Hers Gavels

    His and Hers Gavels

    Ed Cohen, 15 Aug 2016

    Lessons from the past for future lawyers. A reverend encourages theologians to be trail guides. Rosemary Beebe '76 flaunts her knack for names once again. These are just some of the highlights from Santa Clara's many commencement ceremonies.

    Summer 2016

  • Santa Clara of the Midwest

    Santa Clara of the Midwest

    SCM Staff, 15 Aug 2016

    The nation’s VP gave us a shout-out in May—recalling when Bronco football set the standard.

    Summer 2016

  • Keep It Clean

    Keep It Clean

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Udall Foundation Scholarship winner Déjà Thomas ’17 will advocate for communities disproportionately affected by environmental issues.

    Summer 2016
     

  • Beyond Borders

    Beyond Borders

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Four fabulous Fulbright fellowships: to Australia to study the pond apple, to Morocco to forge ties between policymakers and grass roots organizations, to Ghana to study health care, and to the Czech lands to teach English.

    Summer 2016

  • Elite Company

    Elite Company

    Esther Young ’18, 15 Aug 2016

    Known as the Rhodes Scholarship of China, the selective Schwarzman Scholars program offers Jesse Caemmerer ’14 a chance to study and travel in China.

    Summer 2016
     

  • Who Rebuilt the Mission?

    Who Rebuilt the Mission?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    Fire destroyed the fifth Mission Church in 1926. Here’s the architect who rebuilt from the ashes—and restored a sense of historical identity.

    Summer 2016

  • Go Pro

    Go Pro

    Eryn Olson ’16, 15 Aug 2016

    The world of professional soccer isn’t quite so big when you’re a Santa Clara alum. Two former teammates reunite on the pitch, this time as opponents.

    Summer 2016
     

  • Sister Sync

    Sister Sync

    Eryn Olson '16, 15 Aug 2016

    How Mary Kriege ’15, MBA ’16 and Grayson Murphy ’17 tear up the track—together.

    Summer 2016