Santa Clara Stories

InsideSCU’s dealing with the real problems.

Triumph on the pitch. Dedication to providing life-changing opportunities to first-generation college students. Tackling Silicon Valley’s tricky housing market. These Santa Clara stories and others are featured in a new web series launched in fall 2019. Find InsideSCU live here.

InsideSCU Episode 1: Pursuing the Promise of an SCU Education

InsideSCU Episode 2: Building SCU’s National Reputation Through Women’s Soccer

Teaching Empathy, Growing Peace

Seeing war and studying for his Ph.D. taught Bill Stover that empathy can make peace possible. It’s something he spent the rest of his life teaching others. 

Growing Support

Jay MacIntosh ’86 kickstarted a nonprofit to help former foster kids make the transition to adulthood.

Stopping Stigma

Srisruthi Ramesh ’17 works in Southern India to eliminate stigma associated with important parts of a woman’s life. 

Collecting Success

Following stints as a scriptwriter on Happy Days to producing Hannah Montana, Barry O’Brien ’79 is tackling his biggest role yet as showrunner of The Bone Collector TV adaptation.