Matthew E. Carnes, S.J., M.Div. ’03 has been assistant professor of government at Georgetown University since 2009 and is the recipient of several awards for outstanding teaching and faculty excellence. He received his doctorate in political science from Stanford, where he also received his bachelor’s in international relations. A Jesuit priest since 2003, he was a Jesuit scholar-in-residence at Unity Residential Learning Community at SCU from 2004 to 2008 and from 2011 to 2012, and coordinated student immersion trips to Tijuana, Mexico.

Erick Berrelleza, S.J., serves as a pastoral minister at St. Mary–St. Catherine of Siena Parish, in Charlestown, Massachusetts, and researches with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University. His previous appointments have included advocacy for asylum seekers with Jesuit Refugee Service in Munich, Germany, and work in the Dominican Republic and Uruguay. He taught religious studies at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose from 2010 to 2012 and has served on special assignment at the president’s office at SCU.

Innovating with a Mission

James Taylor croons, SCU unveils a plan to raise $1 billion in the Campaign for Santa Clara. A big night at the 53rd annual Golden Circle!

Meditations on Our Lady

Examining the importance of Our Lady of Guadalupe in everyday lives as part of Santa Clara’s annual La Virgen Del Tepeyac performance.

Best Cover in the Land

FOLIO: Magazine honors Santa Clara Magazine with best cover. Plus, lots more awards news.