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February Newsletter
RSVP Today! Join us for the winter quarter meeting and faculty lecture on Saturday, February 21! 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.

The fourth annual Dance Marathon was held January 31, 2015 to benefit the Guardian Scholars which provides assistance to former foster youth at UCR. By midnight, the Dance Marathon raised $29,848.05 for the Guardian Scholars Program and received a matching grant from the Pritzker Family Foundation of $25,000, for a total of $54,848.05. With donations still coming in, the total amount raised has been adjusted to over $55,000.

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Commencement 2015
View the schedule for Commencement 2015 and learn about tickets, parking, directions, and more.

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

Be Featured in our Parent Spotlight Series
Parent Spotlight
Share your story with fellow UCR parents. Help show the difference being involved makes to your student's success. If you'd like to be featured email

View past parent spotlights

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.

Washington D.C.: March 16, 2015
New York City: March 26, 2015

Career Corner
Part-Time Job Search/Resume Writing: 2/24
Choosing a Major: 2/25

Visit the Career Center website for more information on upcoming events.

Did your student hold an internship for at least 10 weeks between March 2014 and March 2015? If so, let them know about WINternships!

What’s a Win-tern-ship?
1. A chance for UCR students to win prizes by submitting an entry describing an awesome internship experience. UCR students in all class levels and majors are encouraged to share their internships with the campus community.

More information.

Also, check out our “Career Thursdays” on the Alumni Blog to get career-related tips and see our upcoming events.

Travel the Globe and Expand your Horizons
Undiscovered Italy: Apulia
May 12-21, 2015
Contact the UCR Alumni Association for information at 951-827-2586

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