New to the board

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.

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Hoops of Hope

From pink socks to non-profit outreach, Santa Clara Women’s Basketball hosted their annual Pink Game to honor families impacted by cancer.

Flight and Food

Birds can be the key to understanding the environment and SCU students are taking a closer look.

Freedom Fighter

After 22 years leading the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara Law, Linda Starr starts a phased retirement.

Internship Incoming

Alex Zhu’24 shares how she found valuable internships through SCU Career Center’s Handshake platform,