Now that’s Italian!

The American Catholic Historical Association has honored historian Gerald McKevitt, S.J., with its annual Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History. McKevitt, the Ignacio Ellacuría University Professor of History at SCU, earned the award for his book Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919. The prize recognizes the leading book of the year on Italian history. “Combining religious history and immigration history,” the judges noted, “the book shows how the missionaries’ Italian cultural background helped shape their efforts at conversion and, more generally, their interactions with others in a rapidly changing multicultural environment.”

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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.