Experiential Initiative

Carlyse Franzia Ciocca ’77 and Arthur Ciocca help fund the education of future business moguls.

An $11 million gift will help educate the business leaders of tomorrow. Alumna Carlyse Franzia Ciocca ’77 and her husband, The Wine Group founder Arthur Ciocca, bestowed $7 million on Santa Clara University in the name of enhancing entrepreneurship on campus. The Charles Koch Foundation supplemented that gift with a $4 million contribution of its own. The donations fund upgrades to existing entrepreneurial programs, enhancements to courses, new faculty hires, and research opportunities in a new initiative.

Taking a Seat at Café AI

With the rise of ChatGPT and generative AI on college campuses, SCU faculty reckon with what it means for the future of education.

A Message in the Wind

Every year, SCU faculty and students gather beneath the trees and listen to the teaching of Laudato Si’.

Commence: 2023

As the class of 2023 graduates, speakers urge them to create lives of love that can change the world.

The Gentlewomen of SCU Rugby

Santa Clara’s women’s rugby team has a reputation for bringing brutal competition and being a safe haven.