Happy 125th Anniversary

SCU has the oldest alumni organization west of the Mississippi.

On April 27, 1881, a group of alumni formed the Santa Clara University alumni formed the Santa Clara University Alumni Association, making us the oldest alumni organization west of the Mississippi. The spring, our association will celebrate its 125th Anniversary!

For 125 years, your association has been dedicated to cultivating, maintaining, and enhancing life-long relationships between you, your fellow alumni, and this great University.

We hope you will plan to come to campus and join the celebration of this major milestone!

Save the Date:

April 28-30, 2006

Santa Clara

 

  • Baseball pre-game BBQ, SCU vs. St. Mary’s
  • 125th Anniversary Dinner and presentation of the Ignatian Award
  • Mass and Alumni Speaker Series: Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership

May 18-21, 2006

  • Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
  • 125th Annivesrary Family Picnic
  • Mass and Reception

For the latest information on our 125th Annivesary events, including events in your region, please visit www.scu.edu/alumni125

Santa Clara University
(Photos: Courtesy of University Archives)

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