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Virtual Resources

During these unprecedented times it’s more important than ever we stay connected with each other and to what gives us strength and peace. "Our building is closed, but we remain open and committed to keeping you connected to the University and each other." Please see below for opportunities to engage with your Bronco family online. And, please check back often - we’re working to bring you even more digital programming. Take good care of yourself and one another.

Latest University News & Leadership Updates

Read a collection of updates regarding COVID-19 from our office and the University.

Ask/Offer in your Bronco Community

In these challenging times, trust your Bronco network! Switchboard is our online platform, exclusively for Broncos, where you can ask for what you need, or offer what you have to give. It's free to join and takes just 30 seconds to sign up. Visit our SCU Switchboard and post your ask/offer today!

Career Resources

No matter where you are in your career journey, the Alumni Association is here to help!

Watch a Career Webinar. From networking to self-care at work, to re-entering the workplace after time off. We've got nine helpful webinar recordings!

Watch a recording of an alumni career event:

Visit our career website for many more online resources!

The Career Center offers services for new grads and Alumni for your on-going career management needs. Take advantage of online career tools including their Job Prep Toolkit, Big Interview (a video mock interview platform), as well as COVID-19 specific Job Search strategies & resources. Virtual alumni career coaching appointments are available with your alumni career counselor Kristina Kwan via Handshake. Don't have a Handshake account? Sign up for a free account.

Celebrate Broncos on the Frontlines

We're honoring Broncos working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response by featuring their stories! Whether it's serving as an essential worker in public health and safety, retail, food service, manufacturing, non-profit, or another way, we're grateful for alumni efforts during this unprecedented time.

Want to be featured? Share Your Story»

Help One Another

  • If you know a Santa Clara student, reach out to them and offer your support and care. Or reach out to a fellow alumnus to share a laugh or a kind word of encouragement. In addition, the University has established the SCU Student Emergency Assistance Fund to help students in particular need.
  • Support a Bronco Business: Alumni-owned small businesses need our help in these uncertain times, so we’re compiling a list of Bronco-owned and affiliated businesses to help meet your essential or takeout needs. Please show your Bronco pride by supporting these enterprises. Do you know of a shop or restaurant we missed? Add it to the growing list »

Join a Virtual Alumni Event

In light of the cancelation of many in-person SCU alumni events, we're doing our best to bring you some virtual events online! We'll continue to add to this list, so check here and sign up to reserve your spot.

Listen to an SCU Podcast

Listen to, "Voices of Santa Clara", a podcast that shares stories and lessons learned from some of the unique and interesting professors and students at Santa Clara University.

Listen to Music

The University has it's very own Spotify Channel! Tune in now to hear curated playlists. 

Nostalgia

Take a break and daydream about when you were on campus!

Read a Book

  • Alumni Book Club: Join our free virtual community to connect with fellow Santa Clara alumni, faculty, staff, and friends and enjoy reading, lifelong learning, personal growth, novels and other books.
  • Alumni Bookshelf: Read books by Bronco authors featured on our Alumni Bookshelf.

Religion, Prayer, and Meditation

If you are interested in viewing the Zoom Mass presided by our wonderful SCU Jesuits, please visit Campus Ministry's website for registration details.

Campus Ministry is planning a series of meditation opportunities on Instagram Live through the summer at 9 A.M. on Instagram, @scuspirit:

  • Mindful Monday J.C. Santos will lead a different mindful practice each week.
  • Wednesday "at the Well" featuring a short interview on Instagram each week with a different colleague about spirituality.
  • Reviewing the Week with the Examen on Fridays J.C. will lead a different version of the Examen each week.

Add the names of loved ones to our Book of Prayers and include our Bronco family in your prayers. If you feel so moved, during your prayer time, please offer the following prayer for our Santa Clara Community:

Merciful God,
I pray for our Bronco family and the intentions made in the Bronco Book of Prayers. We lift up our hearts to you, Oh God, and trust in your loving care.

Learn more about Ignatian Spirituality with the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education. Visit their Ignatian World view webpage to learn about the many facets of Ignatian Spirituality.

Visit the Ignatian Center's Mission Monday webpage which posts the bi-weekly email series which serves as an opportunity to connect with and celebrate the mission and tradition that unites our campus and the wider Jesuit network. Every other week the ICJE will offer a short reading or other form of content, a few key resources, and a brief reflection video from a member of the Santa Clara community.

SCU Thought Leaders

Read Illuminate- Santa Clara University’s thought leader blog, featuring alumni, faculty, and staff who write interesting content to share with the Santa Clara community. This central hub offers diverse articles from experts in their fields who can offer a unique point of view.

Read articles and watch videos from the Markkula Center about the ethics of COVID-19 from varying industry perspectives by SCU campus ethics leaders.

Show your SCU Pride

Social Media

From campus updates, to nostalgia, to hearing what your fellow Bronco's are up to, our Social Networks have it all! Follow us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn to stay connected.

Engage with your community in one of our 95+ Facebook Groups! We've got class year, regional, affinity and identity-based Facebook groups to meet all of your interests.

Watch an SCU Webseries

Watch "Inside SCU", recordings of a web series where you'll hear captivating stories from inside Santa Clara University, featuring personal accounts from the Mission campus as well as the newest initiatives our Bronco students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents are engaging in.

The Ethics Center has launched a new video series "Essential Ethics," where they're bringing you short interviews with Ethics Center staff and SCU experts on timely topics in the headlines. Watch now!

Yoga and Workout Opportunities

Bobby Karle, S.J. M.Div. Class of 2021 has developed a yoga method, Ignatian Yoga, which incorporates Christian meditation, Ignatian Spirituality and yoga poses.

  • Join Ignatian Yoga team members from around the country as we explore how the Ignatian spirituality and Yoga can ground and guide us in the midst of this global pandemic.

Bronco Jaden Zhao M.S. ‘14 founded the non-profit Jiaran Yoga Studio in Santa Clara. Jiaran Yoga has started providing Zoom classes (full class, monthly subscription) as well as an Instagram livestream (complimentary partial class) during this time. To join the full yoga classes through Zoom, contact Sarah Bonini and receive the Alumni discounted rate of $30/month.

Check out other workout opportunities and resources from SCU Campus Recreation.

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