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1952

'52
Edden, Joseph

Joseph B. Edden ’52 writes, “Loved my year at SCU, 1948–49. Since then, I was a Jesuit in the East for 24 years and then was given a dispensation from Pope Paul VI.” After his dispensation, Edden worked in graphic design for 11 years, taught Latin in New York state public schools, and moved to Florida to teach Latin theology. He now lives in Florida with his wife of 43 years and his son, Michael.

submitted Jul. 20, 2017 11:16A

1966

'66
Quilici, Janet

Janet M. Quilici ’66 is retired and registered to perform volunteer Medicare counseling. She is also on the board of Fremont’s city-owned art gallery and working to acquire masterpoints playing bridge. 

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 1:23P
'66
Hall, Patrick

Patrick T. Hall ’66 is celebrating 40 years of civil law practice and has no plans to retire. 

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 1:18P

1972

'72
McGhee, Alison (Little)
Book cover of "My Stroke of Luck: How I Lost My Mind and Found My Sense of Humor"

Alison Little McGhee ’72 published her book My Stroke of Luck: How I Lost My Mind and Found My Sense of Humor. She writes, “Having a stroke is no joking matter ... until it is. I decided to compile a group of anecdotes that exhibited the comical side of trying to overcome the devastating effects of having a stoke (‘Oh woe is me’ is not in my nature.) I learned to laugh at the quirky predicaments in which I found myself (I’ve fallen and can’t get up!) Not funny to you? Read my book. It is available on Amazon.”

submitted Jul. 7, 2017 12:49A

1974

UGRD Arts & Sciences '74
Schumacher, Maureen (Strohm)

Maureen Strohm ’74 has launched a new family medicine residency program for southern Nevada—“a state with profound needs for physicians, especially in primary care and psychiatry!” This marks her third “round” as a program director and second program startup as founding program director. “I’m proud to be part of the solution.”

submitted Jul. 1, 2017 8:03A
'74
Ruckriegel, Kara

After being named District Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2015, Kara Lee (Macey) Ruckriegel ’74 decided to retire at the end of the 2016 school year. She is now enjoying her work as an instructional coach, which doesn't require writing lesson plans, at St. Louis Catholic School in Austin, TX!

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:52P

1975

UGRD Leavey Business '75
Phillips, Andrew

Andrew M. Phillips ’75 has joined Lincoln Law School of San Jose as vice dean. He continues to teach tort law and lives with his wife, Mary Ann, in Willow Glen.

Contact Andrew
andy@winehack.net www.winehack.net www.almanor.org
submitted Jun. 22, 2017 10:05P

1983

'83
Repich, Wayne

Wayne Repich ’83 has received associate design-build professional certification from the Design-Build Institute of America. He is the director of client services at the New York City office of Dewberry, a leading market-facing firm that provides professional services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Repich has more than 34 years of experience in real estate, finance, and development and is responsible for various projects across several service lines at Dewberry. He is a member of Design-Build Institute of America; the New York Building Congress, where he serves on the government affairs committee; the Performance Based Building Coalition, where he serves on the legislative committee; the Society for College and University Planning; the American Institute of Architects–New York; Professional Women in Construction; the Metropolitan Railway Club of New York; the Building Owners and Managers of New York; and the California Association of Mortgage Professionals.

submitted Jun. 22, 2017 9:54A

1984

'84
Howard, Bart
Alumni Bart Howard, Steve Silvestri, and Dick Lambert together in Malta.

Retired Colonel Bart Howard ’84 served as a featured military history guest lecturer on a Viking Ocean Cruises ship sailing around the Mediterranean. While on board, he befriended two other Broncos: Steve Silvestri ’75, MBA ’77, and Dick Lambert ’76, MBA ’79. Here they are in Malta. What a small Bronco world!

submitted Jul. 7, 2017 11:37A

1993

GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '93
Day, Lena (Sousa)
Book cover of "A Journey Through My Soul (Poems From My Youth)"

Lena Sousa Day M.A. ’93 has written A Journey Through My Soul (Poems from My Youth). These lyrical poems range from her teenage years through adulthood and include the excitement of early love relationships, experiences on friendship and betrayal, desperately missing a loved one stationed overseas, and what it might feel like to be handicapped. Available on Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com.

submitted Jul. 7, 2017 3:36P

2003

'03
Waxman, Aaron

San Francisco Business Times has named Aaron Waxman ’03 one of its 2017 40 under 40 award winners. Part of the leadership team for wealth management firm B|O|S, Waxman has helped shape the vision for a company considered a top RIA and financial advisor by Forbes and Financial Times. He also serves on the board for nonprofits Headlands Center for the Arts and Stern Grove Festival Association. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, drawing, and pillow fighting with his two children—and walking his dog, Mr. Wilson. Stroll down memory lane long enough, and you’ll learn he was once an accomplished classical pianist.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:55P

2008

UGRD Arts & Sciences '08
Poulter, Stuart

Kristina Chiapella Poulter ’09 and Stuart Poulter ’08 of Pacific Grove welcomed their first child, Ella Catherine, into the world on March 24.

submitted Jun. 23, 2017 9:03A
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '08
Ludlow, Esther
Esther Armendariz Ludlow in the studio

Esther Armendariz Ludlow M.A. ’08 recently celebrated the first anniversary of her podcast, “Once Upon a Crime,” which has been downloaded more than 2 million times. Ludlow writes, produces, and edits the weekly true crime podcast independently. “Once Upon a Crime” has been written up in The Mercury News and Entertainment Weekly, and Ludlow has been a featured speaker at historical societies and other community organizations. She is working on her first book about a true crime case that took place in her hometown.

Contact Esther
www.truecrimepodcast.com www.twitter.com/uponacrime www.facebook.com/onceuponacrimepod www.instagram.com/onceuponacrimepod
submitted Jul. 6, 2017 12:56P

2009

'09
Taylor, Kelli (McCormick)
Wedding portrait of Kelli (McCormick) Taylor ’09 and Michael Taylor ’09 sitting on a bench.

Kelli (McCormick) Taylor ’09 and Michael Taylor ’09 are pleased to announce their marriage on April 29 at The Club at Ruby Hill in Pleasanton. Santa Clara alumni in the bridal party included Emily Stewart ’09, Katrina (Bakamus) Stump ’09, Hana Francisco ’11, Chad Dupic ’09, Brian Belcher ’09, Derek Brown ’09, Jason Cook ’09, and the bride’s brother, Michael McCormick III ’13. The wedding was officiated by the bride’s uncle, Matthew McCormick ’87. Kelli is a psychologist and an adjunct professor at Santa Clara’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology, and Michael is senior director of market development at Addepar. They live in Los Gatos with their dog, Milo.

submitted Jun. 26, 2017 9:29P
'09
'12
Lambrecht, Cherie (Motobu)
Claire Lambrecht born on March 17, 2017.

Cherie (Motobu) Lambrecht ’09 and Greg Lambrecht ’10 welcomed their first child, Claire, on March 17. Scott Motobu ’13 is thrilled to be an uncle for the first time.

submitted Jun. 22, 2017 5:08P

2014

GRD Law '14
McMorrow, Jack (McMorrow)

Jack J. McMorrow J.D. ’14 is a family law attorney at Harris Ginsberg LLP in Los Angeles. He was recently elected president of the barristers’ section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He will serve as president-elect before his official term starts September 2018.

Contact Jack
Work: (310)444-6333
submitted Jun. 22, 2017 2:07P

2016

'16
Nazareno, Jane

Jane Nazareno ’16 has been accepted into the doctor of pharmacy program at the University of Washington in Seattle, class of 2021.

submitted Jul. 20, 2017 10:52A

2017

'17
Ridley, Zipporah

Zipporah Ridley ’17 was awarded the Gracelyn Rillorta Bateman Student Inclusive Excellence Award for her commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives at SCU. In addition to serving as chair of the Student Council on Inclusive Excellence, Ridley was a Markkula Center Hackworth fellow and a Leavey School of Business Global fellow. For her Global fellowship placement, she interned with Bright Generation Community Foundation in Kumasi, Ghana, completing a comprehensive report on the effects of the TOMS Giving initiative. Next up, she’ll be heading to Syracuse to work as a JVC. 

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 1:14P
'17
Datar, Neil

Neil Datar ’17 was awarded the Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. Award at commencement. Datar was actively involved in the SCU community, serving on Associated Student Government all four years, including senate chair his senior year. Datar is also part of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu, Pi Sigma Alpha, and Phi Alpha Theta honor societies. He will begin law school at Duke University this fall. 

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:12P
'17
Bhullar, Nanki

The Maddy Institute at Fresno State named Nanki Bhullar ’17 a 2017 Wonderful Public Service Graduate fellow. A Sikh-American daughter of immigrant farmers and a Fresno, California, native, Bhullar is earning dual master’s degrees in social work and public health (focusing on community health sciences) at UCLA. After completing her Ph.D., she plans to return home to work with a public interest agency furthering minority wellbeing and mental health in the community. Through a $112,000 scholarship funded by The Wonderful Company, the fellowship aims to educate the next generation of San Joaquin Valley leaders by helping Bhullar and other students complete graduate degrees and return home to support the Valley through their careers.

submitted Jun. 21, 2017 4:12P

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