In an attempt to find a cure for a rare neuromuscular disorder, the Rupel family will be competing in a 60-mile cycling event in honor of their son. Matt Rupel, now 23, graduated from Santa Clara in 2013.
“Santa Clara did a great job preparing me for playing basketball overseas. The tough, long practices at Santa Clara have helped me to adjust to play basketball every day, twice a day, at a high level of intensity.” – Raymond Cowels II, Class of 2013
Over 2,000 individuals donated to Santa Clara’s first ever one-day giving challenge on Wednesday, raising over $200,000 with more than 1,001 benefactors contributing gifts to the university in the first 150 minutes of the launch.