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Sam Hernández

Described as “a giant of the art department,” Sam Hernández taught for 37 years at Santa Clara and was instrumental in developing the program from its small beginnings into its robust presence in the life of the University today. Sam was an inspiring teacher and was the first studio arts faculty member to receive tenure. […]

Daniel Saracino

Daniel Saracino was an accomplished collegiate athlete and found work in the service of others. He was the dean of undergraduate admissions at Santa Clara University, where he and his wife raised their three children. After 20 years, Dan returned home to his alma mater of University of Notre Dame, serving for 13 years as […]

J. “Phil” Smith ’57

J. “Phil” Smith ’57 had a successful career in engineering. As part of the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, he was stationed in France with the 82nd Engineer Battalion. Phil completed active duty with the rank of 1st Lieutenant, then found work with Texaco and remained active in industrial and professional committees. He was also […]

Henry Soldati ’55

Henry Soldati ’55 provided compassionate care and delivered many babies over more than 50 years as an OB/GYN. He took on several leadership positions at St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco. After retiring from private practice in 1992, Henry continued his passion for delivering babies for another 16 years throughout the country in mostly underserved […]

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CA, Here I Come

CA, Here I Come

“This is where life slides / Into wild worlds,” writes Paul Totah ’79 in his book of poetry, inspired by California and accompanied by lush photography from around the state.

World Stage
World Stage

Sofia Huerta ’15 and Julie Ertz ’14 bring Bronco talent to the global stage in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

The Climate Lawyer
The Climate Lawyer

Attorney Phil Gregory J.D./MBA ’80 headed back to court to fight on behalf of young people for the right to a better environment.

Cinematic Sisters
Cinematic Sisters

While sisters Malarie ’14 and Nia Howard ’15 always knew they’d be writers, Santa Clara’s communications department helped them discover their medium.

Feathered Fortunes
Feathered Fortunes

Bloomberg tech reporter Kurt Wagner ’12 returns to campus to discuss his new book on Twitter’s takeover and the humans behind the corporate curtain.

Swing and a Hit
Swing and a Hit

Bringing the professional sports experience to college women golfers is part of the game.

Back to School
Back to School

SCU Alumni and senior community members are pursuing life-long education at SCU.

Funding Unlocked
Funding Unlocked

Two Bronco alums announce next-round funding for projects aimed at helping the Earth and her people.

Go Guam
Go Guam

The first-ever elected attorney general of Guam is back in office for a second term. And he’s a Bronco.

Payday
Payday

SCU graduates are in the top 1 percent of average salaries post-graduation.

To Belong
To Belong

What does it mean to belong? To a place, a community, a family? Jill Fordyce J.D. ’89 explores the theme in her debut novel, Belonging.