de Saisset Museum
Support the continued development of this exciting new permanent exhibition.

Since the late 1970s, the de Saisset Museum has presented a permanent history exhibition, which has offered SCU students and the greater community a sense of the history of this place. 

 

The former exhibition, California History, underwent several changes and developments over the decades with the addition of new artifacts and interpretive information. However, since 2015 the museum has undergone a focused, concerted project of redesigning the messaging and offerings of this exhibition.

California Stories from Thámien to Santa Clara, that opened in January 2020, is the museum's new permanent history exhibition that traces aspects of Ohlone heritage, Mission period history, Californio lifestyles, and early Santa Clara College events, to offer insight into the changes across Santa Clara Valley and the roots of Santa Clara University.

 

Though “permanent”, this exhibition is not seen as static. Through continued work and collaboration with the Ohlone community, subject matter experts, and SCU faculty, staff, and students, we look forward to incorporating more stories. In the next phases of this redesign, we plan to incorporate oral histories, sound, and additional resources. We cannot wait to engage with SCU students in multimedia projects to grow this exhibition’s offerings.

Your support through a donation to the de Saisset Museum California History Fund will enable us to continue to expand this exhibition and this resource for future Broncos and the greater Bay Area community.


Bronco Nation Location Nation
Rank State Donors
1 CA 23
2 NY 1
2 OR 1
Leaderboard
Total Number of Gifts
Total number of gifts by a participating group
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 1,733
2 Sustainability Initiatives 444
3 Santa Clara Fund 423
4 Campus Recreation & Club Sports 327
5 Men's Rugby 312
6 Kids on Campus 264
7 Leavey School of Business 261
8 College of Arts and Sciences 259
9 Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education 207
10 School of Engineering 187
11 Other 164
12 LEAD Scholars Program 159
13 Alumni Family Scholarship Program 156
14 Diversity and Inclusion 129
15 Student Life & Student Organizations 125
16 Markkula Center for Applied Ethics 113
17 Fr. Coz Scholarship 98
18 Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship 94
19 Bronco Bench Foundation 84
20 Catala Club 72
21 Campus Ministry 65
22 School of Law 51
23 Education & Counseling Psychology 41
24 Jesuit School of Theology 40
25 University Library 28
26 Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation 27
27 de Saisset Museum 26
28 OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute 24
29 Northern California Innocence Project 24
30 Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center 20
Ended
Leaderboard
Total Dollars Raised
Total dollars raised by a participating group
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics $468,634.82
2 Other $289,043.73
3 College of Arts and Sciences $181,983.26
4 Leavey School of Business $153,894.37
5 Bronco Bench Foundation $123,940.59
6 Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education $115,543.00
7 Santa Clara Fund $106,850.08
8 Men's Rugby $63,620.69
9 Campus Recreation & Club Sports $56,963.40
10 School of Engineering $37,375.14
11 Fr. Coz Scholarship $29,405.00
12 Markkula Center for Applied Ethics $27,905.38
13 Alumni Family Scholarship Program $20,585.04
14 Jesuit School of Theology $19,150.00
15 Catala Club $17,640.00
16 Sustainability Initiatives $17,238.37
17 Student Life & Student Organizations $16,464.20
18 LEAD Scholars Program $15,749.00
19 Diversity and Inclusion $13,532.20
20 Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship $13,390.00
21 School of Law $11,085.20
22 Kids on Campus $10,169.00
23 Campus Ministry $6,175.00
24 Education & Counseling Psychology $5,910.00
25 Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation $5,360.00
26 de Saisset Museum $3,775.00
27 Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center $3,630.00
28 University Library $3,615.00
29 OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute $3,055.00
30 Northern California Innocence Project $2,225.00
Ended
Leaderboard
Which Alumni Class is All In for SCU
Total amount raised by alumni class year
Undergraduate Class Year (if applicable)
Rank Answer Amount
1 1982 $216,999.00
2 1980 $120,485.00
3 1984 $59,975.00
4 1990 $40,300.00
5 1985 $37,250.00
6 1997 $33,622.00
7 1992 $30,550.00
8 1972 $29,330.00
9 1970 $24,875.00
10 1986 $23,605.00
11 1995 $22,450.00
12 1977 $21,880.00
13 1976 $21,675.00
14 1973 $21,545.00
15 1975 $19,700.00
16 2006 $19,186.06
17 1991 $18,650.00
18 1994 $18,576.00
19 1960 $16,850.00
20 1978 $16,425.64
21 1968 $16,085.00
22 1988 $14,175.00
23 1966 $13,210.00
24 1969 $13,190.00
25 1993 $12,700.00
26 2004 $12,355.00
27 2005 $12,265.00
28 1987 $9,425.00
29 2001 $8,825.00
30 2000 $8,670.00
31 1981 $8,670.00
32 2003 $7,130.00
33 1989 $6,783.89
34 2013 $6,330.13
35 2008 $6,165.16
36 2016 $6,040.32
37 2017 $6,015.20
38 1998 $5,790.00
39 2014 $5,418.32
40 1979 $5,300.00
41 1967 $5,050.00
42 2009 $4,915.00
43 1983 $4,900.00
44 2012 $4,752.12
45 2011 $4,720.00
46 2010 $4,687.50
47 2018 $4,553.36
48 2015 $4,474.45
49 2019 $4,375.37
50 2007 $4,200.00
51 1974 $4,110.00
52 1999 $3,950.00
53 1971 $3,800.00
54 2002 $3,285.00
55 1962 $3,050.00
56 1996 $2,845.00
57 2021 $2,703.00
58 1950 $2,500.00
59 2020 $2,416.60
60 1963 $2,200.00
61 2022 $1,634.21
62 1953 $1,500.00
63 1961 $1,400.00
64 1958 $1,250.00
65 1957 $1,158.00
66 2023 $775.00
67 1949 $775.00
68 1965 $700.00
69 1956 $500.00
70 1954 $500.00
71 1964 $400.00
72 1959 $50.00
Ended
$25,000
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