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January Newsletter
Join us for the winter quarter meeting and faculty lecture on Saturday, February 21! RSVP Today! Meeting is $15 per person and includes continental breakfast, meeting and parking. Following the meeting, take the family to the Highlander Invitational as UCR takes on Cal Poly. Tickets are $5 per person.

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and other leaders from UC Riverside traveled to China for two weeks to seek out new research partnerships, make new connections, and to see if new resources can be brought back to the Inland region.

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Commencement 2015
We are very pleased to announce that University of California, Riverside’s 61st Commencement will be held on UCR’s beautiful central campus on the Pierce Lawn, east of the Bell Tower, June 12 – 15, 2014.

If your student will be graduating and plans to walk at Commencement, please visit the Commencement web site for additional information regarding participation.

Parent Spotlight: Steve Shatkin
Parent Spotlight
Steve Shatkin '89 is not only a proud UC Riverside alumnus but he's also a UCR parent. Steve shares his unique perspective and experience as both a student at UCR as well as father of a UCR Student.

Contact us to be featured in our parent spotlight.

Housing: Winter Quarter
"For many of you, your student's fall grades may have been a source of difficult conversations over the break. Your student may not have done as well as you—or they—had hoped. This isn't uncommon, and you are not alone. A good number of our students don't perform to the level that they are used to, but with a few considerations and adjustments your student's grades can return to what you are used to seeing. " - Mary Tregoning

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Receptions with Chancellor Wilcox
Regional Receptions
Receptions with New Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox
Alumni and parents are invited to a special reception to meet Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox. Mix and mingle with alumni and parents and hear about the exciting developments occurring at UCR. Reception is Free but space is limited.

Long Beach: February 9, 2015
Washington D.C.: March 16, 2015
New York City: March 26, 2015

Help Your Student Succeed
Registration is now open!

The Student Alumni Association (SAA) will be hosting its inaugural Engineering Career Conference on February 07, 2015. Alumni from various fields of engineering are brought onto campus to answer students' questions and give insight into potential careers.

The conference is FREE for SAA members ($20 for non-members, includes membership), and includes a networking luncheon.

Be sure to have your student take part in this nationally recognized, award-winning program!

Are you an alumni working in the field of engineering or computer science? We need your expertise! Volunteer and serve as a panelist.

Travel the Globe and Expand your Horizons
May 24-July 2, 2015
Contact the UCR Alumni Association for information at 951-827-2586

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Riverside, CA 92521
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Parents Association
2203 Alumni & Visitors Center
Riverside, CA 92521-0110

Tel: (951) 827-2586
Fax: (951) 398-4887