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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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Chuck Cantoni ’57 may be the oldest person to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco—all to raise money for research into a potentially deadly brain condition.

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