Tasaki named National Scholar-Athlete

Tasaki wins big honors.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association honored Katie Tasaki of women’s crew as a 2005 National Scholar Athlete. She was among 25 recipients of the award from the Western Region and one of only nine WCC student-athletes to be chosen.

The award recognizes second-, third-, and fourth-year student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher while also competing in at least 75 percent of her team’s races during the 2005 spring season.

Digging Into Making a Difference

Benjamin Grundy ’21 found a way to make an impact during the pandemic, working with a Ugandan company through a Miller Center fellowship.

Sinatra Chair

Santa Clara welcomes actor and activist BD Wong as the 2021-22 Frank Sinatra Chair in the Performing Arts.

Kick, Ball, Buzz

Math major and tap dancer Alissa LaFerriere ’21 combined her two passions to help create a device that teaches wearers how to kick, ball, change through buzzes.

Reaching Out

Marrkula Center for Applied Ethics gets out the word about vaccinating hard-to-reach communities.